Wicomico County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted as indicated in text.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bridges — See Ch. 9.
[1959 Code, sec. 272. 1953, ch. 724, sec. 249] [Amended by L. Wic. Co., 1965, ch. 4, sec. 272] [Amended 10-24-2000 by Bill No. 2000-6; 10-17-2006 by Bill No. 2006-11[1]]
A. 
Anything in this article or in law to the contrary notwithstanding, the County shall have full power and authority to open, close, plan, construct, maintain, repair, improve, protect, preserve, alter, relocate, straighten, widen, rebuild, and in general control all bridges, highways, roads, (whether or not taken over as county roads) sidewalks, alleys, stormwater drains, watercourses, landings, culverts and ferries and such other facilities, appurtenances, or adjuncts as may be deemed necessary or advisable in conjunction with the establishment and continuance of an efficient county road, bridge, sidewalk, and stormwater drainage system.
B. 
The County shall have the right to acquire property by condemnation, which shall be exercised in accordance with the provisions of the Annotated Code of Maryland, Real Property Article, Title 12, § 12-101 et seq., and any amendments thereto.
C. 
To the extent allowed by applicable law, the Director of Public Works is authorized to install and maintain traffic control devices.
[Added 1-15-2019 by Bill No. 2018-12]
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Editor’s Note: This bill also repealed former § 77-1, Jurisdiction, adopted 1959 Code, Sec. 258. 1953, Ch. 724, sec. 235, as amended; former § 77-2, Levy for roads; use of funds, adopted 1959 Code, sec. 259. 1953, ch. 724, sec. 236, as amended; former § 77-3, Borrowing power, adopted 1959 Code, sec. 266. 1953, ch. 724, sec. 243, as amended; former § 77-4, Surpluses, adopted 1959 Code, sec. 268. 1953, ch. 724, sec. 245, as amended; former § 77-5, Investment of unexpended funds, adopted 1959 Code, sec. 269. 1953, ch. 724, sec. 246, as amended; former § 77-7, Authorization, adopted 1959 Code, sec. 275. ch. 71, as amended; former § 77-8, Authorization, adopted P.L.L. 1930, Art. 23, sec. 253; 1959 Code, sec. 276. 1906, ch. 36, sec. 1; 1959, ch. 107, sec. 253; former § 77-9, Supervision; compensation, adopted P.L.L. 1930, Art. 23, sec. 254; 1959 Code, sec. 277. 1906, ch. 36, sec. 2; 1959, ch. 107, sec. 254, as amended; former § 77-10, Custody and health of prisoners, adopted P.L.L. 1930, Art. 23, sec. 255; 1959 Code, sec. 278. 1906, ch. 36, sec. 3; former§ 77-11, Prisoner escape, adopted P.L.L. 1930, art. 23, sec. 256; 1959 Code, sec. 279. 1906, ch. 36, sec. 4. 1959, ch. 107, sec. 256; and former § 77-12, Permission to build, adopted P.L.L. 1930, Art. 23, sec. 257; 1959 Code, sec. 280. 1916, ch. 167, as amended, and renumbered former § 77-6 as § 77-1.