CHAPTER 199

RELATING TO A DIKE ON RED LION CREEK CAUSEWAY

AN ACT DIRECTING THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE TO REPAIR OR RECONSTRUCT A CERTAIN DIKE AND SLUICE GATE AT THE RED LION CREEK CAUSEWAY ON THE SHORE ROAD BETWEEN THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE AND DELAWARE CITY IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY, 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 a dike and sluice gate located at Red Lion Creek Causeway on the shore road between the City of New Castle and Delaware City, in New Castle County, putting it in such condition that tidal waters of the Delaware River will not overflow the river banks at that place and damage the public highway adjacent thereto.

Section 2. The sum of Eighty-Five Thousand Dollars ($85,000.00) 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 monies hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury from sums not otherwise appropriated.

Approved June 29, 1953.