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The Department of Streets shall determine the location, time, method and manner of making any opening or excavation in any City street, of installing any underground street structure, and of any repaving required because of such openings, excavations, or installations.
Sources: Ordinances of the City of Philadelphia, March 17, 1884.
Purposes: The Department of Streets absorbs the functions of the Board of Highways Supervisors. Street openings and excavations should not be made haphazardly and without the planned interruption of the use of City streets.