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Sec. 1. Ten (10) or more resident freeholders may petition the county executive for assistance in grading any public highway connecting at either end with a county or state highway, connecting with any highway improved under this chapter, or connecting with the boundaries of any municipality. If the executive determines that it would be a public utility to grade and drain the highway, the executive shall order the engineer to survey the highway and prepare plans and specifications for its improvement. The plans and specifications must show:
(1) the profile, grade, and cross-section of the old and new roadway at least at each one hundred (100) feet, that the roadway shall be graded to a width of twenty (20) feet between the inside of ditches (except where physical conditions make that width impossible) and that the roadway shall have a cross-section crown of eight (8) inches, and a grade not to exceed six percent (6%);
(2) the design of any necessary supplemental road parts; and
(3) the method of grading and finishing the roadway.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 8. Utilities and Transportation § 8-19-3-1 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-8-utilities-and-transportation/in-code-sect-8-19-3-1/
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