Abandonment By Towns

SECTION 24-6-5

§ 24-6-5. Abandonment by non-use.

Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this chapter, when a public way of any kind in the town of Glocester has ceased to be used by the public and maintained by the town of Glocester for a period of twenty (20) years or more it shall be deemed abandoned and the abutting landowners shall not be entitled to recover damages against the city or town. Upon such abandonment the abutting landowners shall have a private right of access to their land along the abandoned way.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 511, § 1.)