Pennsylvania Statutes Title 53 P.S. Municipal and Quasi-Municipal Corporations § 57083. Railroad crossings

Every township constructing a street across a railroad shall construct the same above or below the grade thereof, unless permitted by the Public Utility Commission to construct the same at grade.

Any such crossing of a railroad by a street, or any vacation of any street crossing a railroad, shall be constructed only in the manner prescribed by and under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission.  In such cases compensation for damages to the owners of adjacent property, taken, injured or destroyed, shall be ascertained, fixed, and paid in the manner prescribed in the Public Utility Law.  1

1 66 P.S. § 1101 et seq. (repealed);  see now, 66 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq.

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