CHAPTER 285

RELATING TO TRAFFIC LIGHT AT WILMINGTON

MANOR FIRE HALL

AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO INSTALL A PUSH BUTTON TRAFFIC LIGHT CONTROL IN THE WILMINGTON MANOR FIRE HALL.

WHEREAS, it is necessary for the engines of the Wilmington Manor Fire Company to cross the duPont Highway when answering fire alarms, and,

WHEREAS the traffic of the said duPont Highway is exceedingly heavy

NOW THEREFORE :

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

Section 1. That the State Highway Department is hereby authorized and directed to install a push button control in the Wilmington Manor Fire Hall which will, when operated, instantly cause the two traffic lights on the duPont Highway nearest to the said Fire Hall to turn red for all traffic and stay red for a period of two minutes before automatically returning to its normal operation.

Section 2. That there is hereby appropriated to the State Highway Department the sum of $650.00 for the sole purpose of installing the aforesaid automatic control. Such sum shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the General Fund from money not otherwise appropriated. Any portion of the said sum of $650.00 which shall remain unused after the installation of the aforementioned control shall revert to the General Fund.

Approved June 13, 1955