[ Text of section effective until April 18, 2014. Repealed by 2014, 79, Sec. 6.]
Section 45. Notwithstanding clause (f) of section 4 or any other general or special law to the contrary, the commonwealth, through the division of highways, may reimburse the owner of an underground utility or utility facility whenever such underground utility or utility facility has been relocated because of construction of a project which is to be reimbursed federally in whole or in part. The reimbursement authorized herein shall be to the extent that the cost of relocating the facility is reimbursed by the federal government.