STREETS AND ROADS, ABANDONMENT
                  Act of Mar. 30, 1911, P.L. 30, No. 35               Cl. 53
                                  AN ACT

     Relating to streets, lanes, and alleys that were originally laid
        out on plans of lots and which have been vacated as public
        ways, and limiting the time within which actions may be
        brought to enforce private rights therein.

        Section 1.  Be it enacted, &c., That where any street, lane,
     or alley laid out by any person or persons in any village or
     town plot, or in any plans of lots on lands owned or controlled
     by such person or persons, shall have been accepted as, or in
     any manner become, a public highway, and the said street, lane
     or alley, or any part thereof, has been or shall hereafter be
     duly and lawfully vacated as a public highway, and shall have
     been actually closed upon the ground, any action at law or
     equity by any person to enforce any right in said street, lane,
     or alley so vacated, or easement in the ground embraced within
     the boundaries of the same, by reason of ownership of or
     interest in any lot or lots in said plan, or otherwise, shall be
     brought within five years after the vacation of said street,
     lane, or alley as a public highway and the closing of the same
     on the ground, and not thereafter: Provided, That any person who
     would be sooner barred by this act shall not be thereby barred
     for one year from the approval hereof.
        Section 2.  From and after the expiration of a period of five
     years after the vacation of a street, lane, or alley, as
     mentioned in the preceding section, without the bringing of any
     such action as in said section mentioned, the designation of
     said street, lane, or alley upon said plan shall have no force
     or effect, and all easements in the ground covered by said
     street, of every nature and kind whatsoever, and either public
     or private, shall cease and determine.