New York Highway Law
Sec. § 148
Damages to Owners of Lands


Where lands are entered upon under the provisions of the preceding section, the town superintendent shall agree with the owner of such lands, subject to the approval of the town board, as to the amount of damages, if any, sustained by such owner in consequence of such entry in performance of the work authorized by such section, and the amount of such damages shall be a town charge. If the town superintendent is unable to agree with such owner upon the amount of damages thus sustained the amount thereof shall be ascertained, determined and paid in the manner that damages are so ascertained, determined and paid, where new highways are laid out and opened and the town superintendent and land owners are unable to agree upon the amount thereof.
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Dec. 13, 2016