CHAPTER 174

DIRECTING THE REPAIR OF DIKES IN CITY OF NEW CASTLE

AN ACT DIRECTING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO REPAIR OR RECONSTRUCT CERTAIN DIKES AND TIDE GATES ALONG THE DELAWARE RIVER IN THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE AND APPROPRIATING MONEY THEREFOR.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. The State Highway Department of the State of Delaware is directed to repair or reconstruct the dikes and tide gates located along the Delaware River at the foot of Third Street and North of the old ferry slip in the City of New Castle, and to place each thereof in such condition that tidal waters of the Delaware River will not overflow the river banks at those places and damage the public highways adjacent thereto.

Section 2. The sum of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) is appropriated for the purposes stated, and the State Treasurer is directed to pay the amount appropriated upon proper vouchers drawn by the State Highway Department.

Section 3. The State Highway Department shall without delay proceed to carry into effect the purposes of this Act and the sum hereby appropriated shall remain available for said purposes until the purposes of this Act have been fully carried out.

Section 4. This bill shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the moneys hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury from sums not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 26, 1953.