Upon receiving satisfactory evidence that the road has been changed as authorized by it under section 5553.25 of the Revised Code, and opened to the legal width and improved as required by it, the board of county commissioners shall declare such new road a public highway and cause a record thereof to be made and at the same time vacate so much of the old road as is rendered unnecessary by the new road. The person petitioning for such change shall in all cases pay all costs and expenses in connection with the proceedings, as found and determined by the board, and the expense of making such change including the cost of relocation of any conduits, cables, wires, towers, poles or other equipment or appliances of any public utility, located on, over or under such road. The petitioner shall, on the filing of the petition for such change, give bond to the satisfaction of the board in such amount as it determines to secure payment of the costs of the proceeding and to cover the expense of making the change called for by the proposed improvement.
Cite as R.C. § 5553.26
History. Effective Date: 08-01-1955