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Statutes > New-mexico > Chapter-3 > Article-49 > Section-3-49-2

3-49-2. Straightening or altering streets; exchange of street land for land on new route; consent of owner; deeds.

Whenever it is necessary to straighten or alter any street to facilitate traffic, the governing body may:   

A.     with the consent of the owner, exchange the land on which the street lies for any land owned and held in fee simple;   

B.     convert the land received from the owner in fee simple to a street; and   

C.     execute a deed to the land on which the street lies to the owner who has exchanged his land with the municipality for the land on which the street lies.