(70 ILCS 2605/10a) (from Ch. 42, par. 330)
    Sec. 10a. Any district organized under this Act shall have power to build and maintain highways along or near any canal or channel built by the district, upon land owned by said district, and to repair and maintain public highways near or along any such canal or channel, whenever such highways so constructed, or so repaired or maintained, are necessary, in the discretion of the board of trustees, to make accessible and available for convenient use dock property owned by the district. Any such district shall have power to remise, release, quit-claim, convey and dedicate for highway purpose, the land, in whole or in part, owned by any such district upon which any highway has been or shall be constructed pursuant to the provisions of this section, to the State of Illinois or any political subdivision thereof, within the territorial limits of which a highway has been or shall be constructed, upon such terms and conditions as the parties thereto may agree.
(Source: Laws 1935, p. 765.)