TITLE 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

CHAPTER 39-8
Railroad Crossings

SECTION 39-8-3


§ 39-8-3 Consent to establishment of grade crossing.

No railroad corporation shall lay out or build its road or lay its tracks across any railroad, street, highway, turnpike, or traveled way at grade, and no street, highway, turnpike, or road shall be laid out or built across any railroad track at grade, except by the consent of the commission thereto; provided, that if the commission shall consent or refuse to consent to any crossing at grade, the corporation or any party aggrieved by the consent or refusal may petition the supreme court for relief in accordance with chapter 5 of this title, and the decision of the court shall be final.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 187, § 45; P.L. 1899, ch. 658, § 1; C.P.A. 1905, § 1226; G.L. 1909, ch. 215, § 49; G.L. 1923, ch. 251, § 40; G.L. 1938, ch. 124, § 40; G.L. 1956, § 39-8-3; P.L. 1973, ch. 199, § 6; P.L. 1984, ch. 81, § 14.)