Maintenance of Town Highways

SECTION 24-5-21

§ 24-5-21. Penalty for neglect of boundary line bridge.

If any town adjoining any boundary line bridge shall refuse or neglect to keep in good repair the part of the bridge within and next adjoining the line of the town, the town so neglecting or refusing shall be fined not less than twenty dollars ($20.00) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), and execution shall issue for the amount of the fine and costs against the town; but nothing contained in this section shall be so construed as to impair any agreement made between any towns relative to the supporting and repairing of bridges.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 72, § 20; G.L. 1909, ch. 83, § 20; G.L. 1923, ch. 96, § 20; G.L. 1938, ch. 73, § 20; G.L. 1956, § 24-5-21; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 56.)