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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter39 > 39-1802

39-1802. Public roads; drainage facilities; construction and maintenance; authority of county board; damage to property outside of right-of-way.The county board shall have the authority to construct, maintain and improve drainage facilities on the public roads of the county. The county board also shall have the authority to make channel changes, control erosion, and provide stream protection or any other control measures beyond the road right-of-way limits wherever it is deemed necessary in order to protect the roads and drainage facilities from damage. The county board and any person acting in its behalf shall have the authority to enter upon private or public property for the above purposes. In case of any damage to the premises, the county board shall pay the owner of the premises the amount of the damages. Upon failure of the landowner and county board to agree upon the amount of damages, the landowner, in addition to any other available remedy, may file a petition as provided for in section 76-705. SourceLaws 1957, c. 155, art. V, § 2, p. 552.