WVC 17 - 27 - 14
§17-27-14. Utility crossings.
The developer and each county, municipality, public service
district, public utility, railroad and cable television provider
whose facilities are to be crossed or affected shall cooperate
fully with the other in planning and arranging the manner of the
crossing or relocation of the facilities. Any entity possessing
the power of condemnation is expressly granted the powers in
connection with the moving or relocation of facilities to be
crossed by the qualifying transportation facility or that must be
relocated to the extent that the moving or relocation is made
necessary or desirable by construction of or improvements to the
qualifying transportation facility, which includes construction of
or improvements to temporary facilities for the purpose of
providing service during the period of construction or improvement.
Any amount to be paid for the crossing, construction, moving or
relocating of facilities shall be paid by the developer.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session