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179.300 Engineer may enter private lands to prevent flooding of roads. The county road engineer may enter upon any of the lands adjacent to any public road for <br>the purpose of opening any existing ditch or drain, or for digging a new ditch or drain for <br>the free passage of water for the drainage of public roads. He may enter upon land <br>adjoining streams to drive piles, throw up embankments, or to perform any other work <br>necessary to keep the streams within their proper channels, and to prevent their <br>encroachment upon public roads or abutments of bridges. He may also enter upon the <br>lands adjoining a public road, which during the time of high water is subject to overflow <br>from streams to remove or change the position of a fence or other obstructions, <br>preventing the free flow of water under or through a bridge or culvert whenever it is <br>necessary for the protection of a public road or bridge. Effective: October 1, 1942 <br>History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 4352.

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179.300 Engineer may enter private lands to prevent flooding of roads. The county road engineer may enter upon any of the lands adjacent to any public road for <br>the purpose of opening any existing ditch or drain, or for digging a new ditch or drain for <br>the free passage of water for the drainage of public roads. He may enter upon land <br>adjoining streams to drive piles, throw up embankments, or to perform any other work <br>necessary to keep the streams within their proper channels, and to prevent their <br>encroachment upon public roads or abutments of bridges. He may also enter upon the <br>lands adjoining a public road, which during the time of high water is subject to overflow <br>from streams to remove or change the position of a fence or other obstructions, <br>preventing the free flow of water under or through a bridge or culvert whenever it is <br>necessary for the protection of a public road or bridge. Effective: October 1, 1942 <br>History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 4352.

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Statutes > Kentucky > 179-00 > 300

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179.300 Engineer may enter private lands to prevent flooding of roads. The county road engineer may enter upon any of the lands adjacent to any public road for <br>the purpose of opening any existing ditch or drain, or for digging a new ditch or drain for <br>the free passage of water for the drainage of public roads. He may enter upon land <br>adjoining streams to drive piles, throw up embankments, or to perform any other work <br>necessary to keep the streams within their proper channels, and to prevent their <br>encroachment upon public roads or abutments of bridges. He may also enter upon the <br>lands adjoining a public road, which during the time of high water is subject to overflow <br>from streams to remove or change the position of a fence or other obstructions, <br>preventing the free flow of water under or through a bridge or culvert whenever it is <br>necessary for the protection of a public road or bridge. Effective: October 1, 1942 <br>History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 4352.

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