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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 78: Expense of widening; way not presently containing track

Section 78. If application is made for a location in a public way where no street railway tracks are located, and such way is widened under chapter eighty or eighty-two by an order declaring the widening to be necessary for public convenience for the purpose of granting such location of street railway tracks therein, a proportionate share of the expense of such widening may be assessed upon a company accepting a location in the way so widened; but the amount of such assessment, in addition to the amounts assessed on real estate, shall not exceed one half of the total cost of such widening.