Section 11-14-23

Acquisition of lands for drainage ditches, lime and stone quarries, etc.

Counties may acquire by purchase or by condemnation land necessary for drainage ditches and borrow pits, lime and stone quarries, clay and clay pits, sand and sand pits, chert and chert pits, gravel and gravel pits, together with any and all other materials of every character that may be necessary or essential or desired in the construction and maintenance of highways and bridges, and may tap and draw material from the same and acquire such road right-of-way as may be necessary for ingress or egress to and from such material. The reasonable market value, if any, of such land and material shall be paid for same.

(Acts 1923, No. 516, p. 687; Code 1923, §6757; Code 1940, T. 12, §198.)