§ 24-2-9. Common law rights and remedies preserved.
Nothing contained in this chapter shall be so construed as to hinder or prevent the public from acquiring, by dedication or user, lands or any interests in lands for highways or other public uses, according to the course of the common law, or to take away or abridge any legal or equitable remedy by the common or the general law provided in cases of injuries to, or obstructions to, the enjoyment of lands, or in any interest in lands thus or otherwise by law acquired by the public, or devoted to public uses.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 71, § 26; G.L. 1909, ch. 82, § 26; G.L. 1923, ch. 95, § 26; G.L. 1938, ch. 72, § 26; G.L. 1956, § 24-2-9.)