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Code of Virginia
Title 33.2. Highways and Other Surface Transportation Systems
Chapter 29. Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority

§ 33.2-2912. General powers of City of Richmond and Counties of Henrico and Chesterfield.

The City of Richmond and the Counties of Henrico and Chesterfield may enter into and perform contracts or agreements with the Authority providing for furnishing to the Authority one or more of the following cooperative undertakings or any combination thereof:

1. The preparation, acquisition, loan, or exchange of survey, engineering, borings, construction and other technical reports, studies, plans, and data;

2. The providing of engineering, planning and other professional and technical services, labor, or other things of value;

3. The construction, in whole or in part, of public highways, bridges, tunnels, viaducts, interchanges, connecting highways, grade crossings, and other highway facilities;

4. The providing of funds in lump sums or installments to assist in paying the cost of any Authority facility or any Authority undertaking authorized by this chapter or the operation and maintenance thereof;

5. The acquisition and transfer to the Authority of land, including easements, rights-of-way, or other property, useful in the construction, operation, or maintenance of any Authority facility;

6. The making of payments or contributions to the Authority for the use of or in compensation for the services rendered by any Authority facility in lieu of the payment of tolls or other charges therefor, and such payments and contributions shall be deemed revenues of the project to the same extent as the tolls, rentals, fees, and other charges collected in the operation of the project;

7. When requested by the Authority, the vacating or changing of the location of any public highway or other public way or place or any portion thereof, public utility, sewer, pipe, main, conduit, cable, wire, tower, pole, or other equipment or appliance owned or controlled by or under the jurisdiction of either the City of Richmond or the County of Henrico or Chesterfield, in the manner required or authorized by law conferring such power on the City of Richmond or the County of Henrico or Chesterfield, and to construct the same in such new location as shall be designated by the governing body of the City of Richmond or the County of Henrico or Chesterfield, and the cost of vacating or changing the location or reconstruction thereof and any damages resulting therefrom required to be paid by the City of Richmond or County of Henrico or Chesterfield shall be reimbursed by the Authority as a part of the cost of the project in connection with which such expenditures have been made; and

8. The connection of any project of the Authority with the streets, highways, roads, and other public ways in the City of Richmond and in the Counties of Henrico and Chesterfield.

2009, c. 471, § 15.2-7012; 2014, c. 805.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.