RAILROADS AND OTHER PUBLIC UTILITIES
RIGHTS OF WAY FOR OIL AND GAS PIPELINES
62-1101. Grant of authority. Any person, company or corporation incorporated or that may hereafter be incorporated under the laws of this state or of any state or territory of the United States, and doing business in this state, for the purpose of owning, controlling or operating any pipeline for the transmission, delivery, furnishing, or distribution of natural, or manufactured, gas for light, heat, or power, or of owning, controlling and operating any pipeline for the transportation, distribution or delivery of crude petroleum, petroleum products, or of owning, controlling and operating any pipeline as defined by section 61-114, Idaho Code, shall have, and is hereby given, the right to construct, maintain, and operate such pipeline upon, along, and over, or under, any and all public roads, streets, and highways, except within the limits of incorporated municipalities, and across the right of way of any railroad, or railroad corporation, together with the necessary fixtures and appliances and other personal property, including telephone, telegraph and power lines, necessarily incident or appurtenant to the construction, operation, maintenance or management of such pipeline, in such manner and at such places as not to incommode the public use of the road, street, highway, or railroad, or to interrupt the navigation of water.
[(62-1101) 1931, ch. 30, sec. 1, p. 58; I.C.A., sec. 60-1101; am. 1951, ch. 57, sec. 1, p. 83.]