Whenever it is deemed necessary by a majority of the board of directors of a street railway company to cross the streets, avenues, alleys, ways, or any part thereof, of any municipal corporation or any public highway outside of a municipal corporation, the legislative authority of such municipal corporation, or the public officers owning or having charge of such highways outside of municipal corporations, may agree with such company as to the manner and mode of such crossing and the compensation to be paid for it. If the parties fail to agree, such company may proceed in accordance with sections 163.01 to 163.22, inclusive, of the Revised Code. In its final order the court shall fix the manner and mode of such crossing. Upon compliance with such decree, the company may construct and maintain such crossing in accordance with the order in said cause.
Effective Date: 01-01-1966 .