Massachusetts Highway Commission Report, Volume 7, Part 1900

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Page 125 - Such advertisement shall state the time and place for opening the proposals in answer to said advertisement, and shall reserve the right to the officer or board to reject any or all proposals.
Page 138 - AN ACT RELATIVE TO STATE HIGHWAYS. Be it enacted, etc., as follows : SECTION 1. Section two of chapter four hundred and ninety-seven of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-four is hereby amended by inserting after the word "file", in the fifth line of said section, the words : — a certified copy of, — and by striking out the last sentence of said section and inserting in place thereof the words : — No opening shall be made in any such road, nor any structure placed therein, nor...
Page 137 - States or its equivalent; and said scrip or certificates of indebtedness shall be sold and disposed of at public auction or in such other mode and at such times and prices and in such amounts and at such rates of interest, not exceeding the rate above specified, as shall be deemed best.
Page 126 - SECT. 6. Any city or town in which a state highway is situated shall be liable for injuries to persons travelling upon a state highway the same as upon other highways, but the amount actually recovered as damages for such injuries shall be repaid within one year thereafter to such city or town by the Commonwealth. A city or town may make temporary necessary repairs of a state highway without the approval of said commission.
Page 116 - SECTION 4. County commissioners and city and town officers having the care of and authority over public roads and bridges throughout the Commonwealth shall, on request, furnish the commissioners any information required by them concerning the roads and bridges within their jurisdiction.
Page 133 - ... shall apportion thereto from year to year an amount sufficient with the accumulations of said fund to extinguish at maturity the debt incurred by the issue of said bonds. The amount necessary to meet the annual sinking fund requirements and to pay the interest on said bonds shall be...
Page 141 - Commission • has right to use highway shall have been constructed in a county where said machines. there is road machinery purchased under the provisions of this act the highway commission shall have the right to use said machinery at such times as said road machinery is not in use by any town, for the maintenance and repair of such highway. SECTION 4. The provisions of section one of chapter five hundred and forty-one of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-six shall apply to the repair...
Page 137 - Said scrip or certificates of indebtedness shall be issued as registered bonds or with interest coupons attached, and shall bear interest not exceeding four per cent.
Page 132 - State road, the Massachusetts Highway Commission shall construct and maintain that portion of the way between the inside lines of sidewalks upon either side. The sidewalks of said road may be constructed and maintained in accordance with the public statutes and amendments thereto, and the provisions of section six of chapter four hundred and ninety-seven of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-four shall only apply to that portion of the way between the inside lines of sidewalks. The...
Page 69 - ... and at the same time valuable results have been obtained from it on the very class of materials in which we are most interested. We will understand hardness, therefore, to be the resistance which a material offers to the displacement of its particles by friction.

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