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.