1482 LAWS OF MARYLAND.
464. And in all cases where roads are hereafter dedicated
to the use of the public by private grant, such grants shall be
taken to carry with them the right at all times to properly
drain such highways without liability to abutting owners for
injuries occasioned in consequence thereof.
1910, ch. 484, sec. 177O.
465. Whenever any public road of said county crosses at
grade the line of any railroad worked by steam or other power,
or any other road, public or private, the said county commis-
sioners shall have power to determine whether public safety or
convenience requires that such public road shall be carried
across such railroad or public or private road, at the place in
question, by another grade, or over or under grade crossing,
and upon such determination to make such changes in grade
and construction of such public road as may be necessary for
such overgrade or undergrade crossing, as the case may be, and
to construct and provide for the construction of such bridges,
archways or culverts as may be needed for such overgrade or
undergrade crossings, and to provide, by contract or otherwise,
for the maintenance thereof. Said county commissioners shall
have power to determine, after such reasonable opportunity as
it may fix, for notice to all persons or corporations in interest,
how much, if any, of the cost of the work made necessary by
such change of grade, or the cost of the construction or mainte-
nance of such overgrade or undergrade crossing, or of such
bridges, archways or culverts as may be needful therefor, shall
be borne by the county, and how much of the same in each
instance shall be borne by any person or persons, corporation
or corporations so as aforesaid in interest.
466. In order that any claim or claims of adjoining prop-
erty owners may be fairly dealt with, the said county commis-
sioners shall have power, on presentation of such claim, after
such reasonable notice as they may fix, to the claimants 'and
all other parties interested, to determine such claim or claims,
and fix the amount thereof, and at the same time to determine
what part thereof, if any, shall be paid by the several parties
interested, and benefited by such change, and to compel pay-
ments of the amounts so assessed in the same manner as assess-
ments are collected in the case of the opening of new roads or
condemnation as provided by this sub-title of this article, the
parties so assessed or interested to have the right to appeal
from the order of the said commissioners as herein provided.
1910, ch. 484, sec. 177P.
Said county commissioners, in addition to their other
powers and duties under this sub-title of this article, shall have