N.Y. Highway Law Section 59
Additional width, different type of construction or other additional work under repair or reconstruction contracts


Whenever in the maintenance, repair or reconstruction of state highways the commissioner of transportation shall have determined upon the necessity of resurfacing or reconstructing such highway, the county, town or village wherein the highway is located may petition the commissioner of transportation to provide an additional width, a different type of pavement, or both, or any additional work or any or all of same, in the plans providing for such resurfacing or reconstruction. The additional expense of such widening, different type of construction or additional work shall be borne wholly by such county, town or village and the provisions of sections forty-six, forty-eight and forty-nine shall apply to such additional width, different type of construction or any additional work under such repair or reconstruction contract in the same manner as under a construction contract as provided in those sections.

Source: Section 59 — Additional width, different type of construction or other additional work under repair or reconstruction contracts, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/HAY/59 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Property for highways, bridges and other highway uses and purposes to be acquired by acquisition
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Acquisition by the state of property required for the construction and reconstruction of state highways and structures thereon
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Exchange of reservation lands of the Seneca Nation of Indians
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Contracts for construction or improvement of highways
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Patented material or articles
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Authority of commissioner of transportation with respect to the performance of contracts for construction, reconstruction or improvement ...
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Maintenance of highways after preliminary work pending permanent paving
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Maintenance of detours during construction
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Establishment of temporary detours when state highways are being maintained or repaired
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Intersections, grading and paving on county roads and town highways at intersection with and during construction or reconstruction of sta...
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Acceptance of state highways when completed
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Entry upon adjacent lands and streams
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State highways in villages
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Connecting highways in villages
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State highways of additional width and increased cost at expense of town
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Improvement of state highways at expense of county or at the joint expense of such county and any city, village or town
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Petition for improvement of highway where a street surface railroad is laid
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Repair of highways at railroad crossings
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Permits for work within the state highway right of way
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Highways and bridges on Indian reservations
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Highways on Indian reservations
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Sidewalks along improved state highways
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Reestablishment of approaches to private lands
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Emergency aid for control of snow and ice in municipalities
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State to maintain roads improved by state appropriations under special laws
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Maintenance by state of canal bridge approaches
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Liability of state for damages
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Additional width, different type of construction or other additional work under repair or reconstruction contracts
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Sprinkling
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Payment by counties of a portion of the cost of construction under repair contracts
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Improvement of alignment and of dangerous conditions on repair work
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Discontinuance of part of highway due to grade crossing elimination
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Maintenance by state of certain improved roads and highways
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Lands may be sold or leased
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Replacement water sources

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 59’s source at nysenate​.gov

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