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Title XIV ROADS AND WATERWAYS

Chapter 229

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  229.030.  Roads cleared of obstructions. — Public roads shall be cleared of all obstructions therein that hinder or interfere with travel or traffic thereon, and shall be made firm, and the surface thereof shall be kept in a reasonably smooth and level condition; and all necessary bridges and culverts shall be constructed for same.

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(RSMo 1939 § 8472)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7826; 1919 § 10624; 1909 § 10434

CROSS REFERENCE:

Approaches of roadways over levees to be built, 245.430, 245.530

(1974) held that public has the right to exclusive use of highways for public purposes and any unauthorized obstruction or encroachment thereon constitutes a nuisance. State ex rel.  State Highway Commission v. Johns (A.), 507 S.W.2d 75.

(1977) Held, erection of barricades by city of St. Louis did not violate this section. State ex rel. Schmitz v. City of St.  Louis (A.), 551 S.W.2d 848.


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