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12-1142. Agencies qualified to institute proceedings; jurisdiction of court; right of plaintiff to enter upon land

A. A federal agency, state public body or authorized corporation may institute condemnation proceedings under this article for acquisition of real property necessary for a public works project. The proceedings may be instituted in the superior court in a county in which any part of the real property or the proposed public works project is located, and they shall be entitled to precedence over other civil actions.

B. The plaintiff may enter upon the real property proposed to be acquired for the purpose of making a survey thereof, or posting any notice thereon required by this article. The survey and posting of notice shall be done in such manner as will cause the least possible inconvenience to the owners of the property.