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§ 12939. Highways in cities

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 11 Pa.C.S.A. CitiesEffective: January 25, 2016

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 11 Pa.C.S.A. Cities
Part V. Third Class Cities (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 129. Streets
Effective: January 25, 2016
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12939
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 37939
§ 12939. Highways in cities
(a) Power over highways.--Powers, rights and duties given to a city over its streets shall extend to highways to the extent that the city is legally responsible for them, pursuant to agreement or otherwise.
(b) Damages.--A city shall not be responsible for damages to property owners abutting a highway under subsection (a) for acts of the Commonwealth unless the city shall assume them under this chapter or the act of June 1, 1945 (P.L. 1242, No. 428),1 known as the State Highway Law.

Credits

2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].

Footnotes

36 P.S. § 670-101 et seq.
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12939, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12939
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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