HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
40-2315. Damage to highways or ditches by livestock. (1) Any person owning livestock or an employee or agent of the owner of livestock, who shall drive, range or graze the livestock along or across the public highways or ditches, or who shall permit them to range or graze along or across public highways or ditches, and thereby obstruct or partially obstruct the highway, by rolling rocks, brush or other debris on it, or destroy or injure any grades, ditches, bridges or approaches to bridges, shall immediately repair the damage done to the highway or ditch at their own expense. Any person owning livestock who shall refuse or neglect to repair any and all damage done to highways or ditches, within twenty-four (24) hours, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
(2) All commissioners, directors of highways, highway district commissioners, and the board and their deputies, are directed to supervise the enforcement of this section.
[40-2315, added 1985, ch. 253, sec. 2, p. 696.]