City of Scranton, PA
Lackawanna County
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Whenever public service companies or any other person shall dig up any street, avenue, alley or lane in the city, it shall be the duty of such company or person at all times to keep the same guarded by fenceboards, boxes or by any other sufficient means and during the nighttime to keep, at such place one (1) or more lights and, after the work is done, to replace such street, avenue, alley or lane in as good condition as before.
Whenever any company or person shall dig up the space allotted for sidewalk on any street, avenue, alley or lane in the city, for the purpose of excavating a cellar, cellar-way or vault, such company or person shall erect over such space a good and sufficient walk, at least four (4) feet wide and guard the same securely by railing or otherwise.
Whenever any company or person shall dig or excavate any cellar or cellar-way on any street, avenue, alley or lane traveled by the public, such company or person shall keep the same securely guarded at nighttime by railing or otherwise. If the Director of the Department of Public Works shall deem it necessary, the owner or contractor digging or excavating as aforesaid shall keep a light at such place.