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An act concerning roads and public highways

Sidebar by Colorado Legislature

Public Roads – March 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine


Approved March 12, 1877

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado

2375. SECTION 1. All roads and highways heretofore established in accordance with law, excepting those of corporations and individuals used as toll roads, under articles of incorporation properly filed and duly authenticated, and roads for private use, are hereby declared to be public highways of the respective counties through which they pass, and are to be kept in repair by the proper authorities of said counties as long as they remain in general use by the traveling public.

2394. SEC. 20. All public highways now in general use are sixty feet wide, and all county or public roads hereafter to be laid out or changed, shall be sixty feet in width, unless otherwise ordered by the county commissioners.