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179.210 Removal of obstructions by contractor or engineer -- Repair of bridges -- Payment of cost. When a county road is suddenly obstructed or a county bridge becomes unsafe, if it is <br>under contract for continuous maintenance as provided in KRS 178.140, the county <br>engineer shall immediately notify the contractor on whose section of road the obstruction <br>occurs, and within twenty-four (24) hours or as soon as practicable thereafter, such <br>contractor shall remove the obstruction. If the contractor makes no effort to remove the <br>obstruction within twenty-four (24) hours, the county engineer shall immediately employ <br>necessary persons, machinery and teams, and without avoidable delay, cause the <br>obstruction to be removed from the public road, or the bridge to be made safe. The cost of <br>removal shall be recoverable from the contractor, as provided in KRS 179.150. But if the <br>section of obstructed road is not under contract, the county road engineer shall <br>immediately remove the obstructions in like manner, and the cost thereof shall be paid by <br>the fiscal court out of the county road fund. Effective: October 1, 1942 <br>History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 4334.

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179.210 Removal of obstructions by contractor or engineer -- Repair of bridges -- Payment of cost. When a county road is suddenly obstructed or a county bridge becomes unsafe, if it is <br>under contract for continuous maintenance as provided in KRS 178.140, the county <br>engineer shall immediately notify the contractor on whose section of road the obstruction <br>occurs, and within twenty-four (24) hours or as soon as practicable thereafter, such <br>contractor shall remove the obstruction. If the contractor makes no effort to remove the <br>obstruction within twenty-four (24) hours, the county engineer shall immediately employ <br>necessary persons, machinery and teams, and without avoidable delay, cause the <br>obstruction to be removed from the public road, or the bridge to be made safe. The cost of <br>removal shall be recoverable from the contractor, as provided in KRS 179.150. But if the <br>section of obstructed road is not under contract, the county road engineer shall <br>immediately remove the obstructions in like manner, and the cost thereof shall be paid by <br>the fiscal court out of the county road fund. Effective: October 1, 1942 <br>History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 4334.

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Statutes > Kentucky > 179-00 > 210

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179.210 Removal of obstructions by contractor or engineer -- Repair of bridges -- Payment of cost. When a county road is suddenly obstructed or a county bridge becomes unsafe, if it is <br>under contract for continuous maintenance as provided in KRS 178.140, the county <br>engineer shall immediately notify the contractor on whose section of road the obstruction <br>occurs, and within twenty-four (24) hours or as soon as practicable thereafter, such <br>contractor shall remove the obstruction. If the contractor makes no effort to remove the <br>obstruction within twenty-four (24) hours, the county engineer shall immediately employ <br>necessary persons, machinery and teams, and without avoidable delay, cause the <br>obstruction to be removed from the public road, or the bridge to be made safe. The cost of <br>removal shall be recoverable from the contractor, as provided in KRS 179.150. But if the <br>section of obstructed road is not under contract, the county road engineer shall <br>immediately remove the obstructions in like manner, and the cost thereof shall be paid by <br>the fiscal court out of the county road fund. Effective: October 1, 1942 <br>History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 4334.

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