1523.14 Slack-water dams.

The director of transportation in constructing highways, bridges, and culverts as provided by law; the board of county commissioners in constructing highways, bridges, and culverts as provided by law; the board of township trustees of any township in constructing highways, bridges, and culverts as provided by law; and any municipal corporation constructing or improving viaducts, bridges, and culverts under section 717.01 of the Revised Code, either severally or jointly, upon request of the chief of the division of soil and water resources and with the approval of the director of transportation, may construct and maintain slack-water dams in connection with the highway, highway bridge, or culvert so as to create reservoirs, ponds, water parks, basins, lakes, or other incidental works to conserve the water supply of the state.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.

Effective Date: 09-28-1973