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AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 17, DELAWARE CODE, ENTITLED "HIGHWAYS", RELATING TO THE COST AND EXPENSE OF ALTERING AND RELOCATING PUBLIC UTILITIES OWNED AND/OR OPERATED BY A MUNICIPALITY OR BY ANY GOVERNMENTAL BODY OR SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.

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

Section 1. Title 17, Delaware Code, is hereby amended by adding thereto a new Section 145 to read as follows:

§ 145. Any alterations or relocation of poles, manholes, conduits, sewer pipes, water pipes, water distribution facilities of any kind or other structures and appliances and their appurtenances owned and/or operated by a public utility of a municipality, or by any governmental body or subdivision of the State of Delaware, placed within the right of way of a public highway required by reason of the construction, reconstruction, relocation, repair or maintenance of the highway shall be made by and at the sole expense of the State Highway Department.

Approved January 16, 1962.