Montana Code Annotated 2019



Part 21. General Provisions Related to County Roads

Removal Of Obstructions On County Roads

7-14-2133. Removal of obstructions on county roads. (1) When a county road becomes obstructed, the board of county commissioners, or the county surveyor if the surveyor is in charge, shall remove the obstruction upon being notified of the obstruction.

(2) This section does not hold the board or any member responsible or liable for anything other than willful, intentional neglect or failure to act.

(3) For the purposes of this section, "obstruction" means an obstacle, such as a rock or a fallen tree, that if not removed would remain in the road indefinitely. The word does not mean snow, ice, or any other obstacle that will melt or dissipate on its own accord.

History: En. Sec. 5-204, Ch. 197, L. 1965; R.C.M. 32-2904(part); amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 245, L. 2001.