Article 1 San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
Article 3 San Pedro-Terminal Island Bridge
Article 4 Bridges Across Carquinez Straits
Article 4.5 Antioch Bridge
Article 5 San Francisco-Oakland Rapid Transit Tube
Article 6 San Mateo-Hayward and Dumbarton Bridges
Article 7 San Diego-Coronado Bridge

Terms Used In California Codes > Streets and Highways Code > Division 17 > Chapter 2 - Particular Highway Crossings

  • Antioch Bridge: means the high-level fixed-span bridge across the San Joaquin River near Antioch together with the approaches thereto and the toll collection facilities for the bridge. See California Streets and Highways Code 30760
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Approaches: means all facilities between the terminus in Alameda County and the first station thereafter in the county for the discharge of passengers, and all facilities between the terminus in the City and County of San Francisco and the easterly end of the passenger platform of the Montgomery Street Station defined as "approaches" in the agreement between the department and the district, dated March 3, 1966. See California Streets and Highways Code 30771
  • Authority: means the Bay Area Toll Authority created pursuant to Chapter 4. See California Streets and Highways Code 30600
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beneficiary: means a person to whom a donative transfer of property is made or that person's successor in interest, and:

    California Probate Code 24

  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Benicia-Martinez Bridge: means the toll bridge across the Carquinez Straits on Interstate Route 680 connecting the Cities of Benicia and Martinez, together with any existing or new and additional approaches thereto, necessary or desirable with respect to the present span or any spans and toll collection facilities for the bridge and any additional spans. See California Streets and Highways Code 30750
  • Bona fide transferor: means a person or public agency as defined in Section 20009 of the Government Code with a contract for sale of water that may be conditioned upon the acquisition of conveyance facility capacity to convey the water that is the subject of the contract. See California Water Code 1811
  • Carquinez Bridge: means those certain bridge spans on Interstate Route 80 across the Carquinez Straits near Crockett, together with any existing or new and additional approaches thereto, necessary or desirable to connect with the present spans or any additional spans and the toll collection facilities to serve both the existing bridge span and any additional spans. See California Streets and Highways Code 30750
  • Child: means any individual entitled to take as a child under this code by intestate succession from the parent whose relationship is involved. See California Probate Code 26
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town. See California Streets and Highways Code 15
  • Claim: means a demand for payment for any of the following, whether due, not due, accrued or not accrued, or contingent, and whether liquidated or unliquidated:

    California Probate Code 9000

  • commission: means the California Transportation Commission. See California Streets and Highways Code 22
  • Construction: includes :

    California Streets and Highways Code 29

  • County: includes city and county. See California Water Code 14
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation of this state. See California Streets and Highways Code 20
  • Devisee: means any person designated in a will to receive a devise. See California Probate Code 34
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • District: means the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. See California Streets and Highways Code 30771
  • Emergency: means a sudden occurrence such as a storm, flood, fire, or an unexpected equipment outage impairing the ability of a person or public agency to make water deliveries. See California Water Code 1811
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair compensation: means the reasonable charges incurred by the owner of the conveyance system, including capital, operation, maintenance, and replacement costs, increased costs from any necessitated purchase of supplemental power, and including reasonable credit for any offsetting benefits for the use of the conveyance system. See California Water Code 1811
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Heir: means any person, including the surviving spouse, who is entitled to take property of the decedent by intestate succession under this code. See California Probate Code 44
  • highway: includes bridges, culverts, curbs, drains, and all works incidental to highway construction, improvement, and maintenance. See California Streets and Highways Code 23
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Instrument: means a will, a document establishing or modifying a trust, a deed, or any other writing that designates a beneficiary or makes a donative transfer of property. See California Probate Code 45
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • interested person: includes any of the following:

    California Probate Code 48

  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • maintenance: includes any of the following:

    California Streets and Highways Code 27

  • minor child: means a child of the decedent who was under the age of 18 at the time of the decedent's death and who survived the decedent. See California Probate Code 6601
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Water Code 19
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or other entity. See California Probate Code 56
  • person: includes any city, county, district, the state, or any department or agency thereof, and the United States to the extent authorized by law. See California Water Code 1835
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal representative: means executor, administrator, administrator with the will annexed, special administrator, successor personal representative, public administrator acting pursuant to Section 7660, or a person who performs substantially the same function under the law of another jurisdiction governing the person's status. See California Probate Code 58
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • power: includes electricity, electrical power, and other power. See California Water Code 1751
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership and includes both real and personal property and any interest therein. See California Probate Code 62
  • Rapid transit tube: means a subaqueous tube across San Francisco Bay between the City and County of San Francisco and the County of Alameda, its approaches and fixed transit facilities, including, but not limited to, ventilation towers and equipment, tracks, and electrical distribution, control, lighting, and communication systems for the accommodation of rail rapid transit. See California Streets and Highways Code 30771
  • Real property: includes a leasehold interest in real property. See California Probate Code 68
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Spouse: includes domestic partner, as defined in Section 37 of this code, as required by Section 297. See California Probate Code 72
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Water Code 18
  • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See California Probate Code 74
  • State highway: means any highway which is acquired, laid out, constructed, improved or maintained as a State highway pursuant to constitutional or legislative authorization. See California Streets and Highways Code 24
  • State Highway Account: means the State Highway Account in the State Transportation Fund. See California Streets and Highways Code 30
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Toll bridge: means that certain bridge across San Francisco Bay known as the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the approaches thereto. See California Streets and Highways Code 30600
  • toll bridge: means a toll bridge, with at least four lanes, across Los Angeles Harbor from San Pedro at or near Boschke Slough to Terminal Island, and the approaches thereto. See California Streets and Highways Code 30680
  • Trust: includes the following:

    California Probate Code 82

  • United States: means the United States of America, and in relation to any particular matter includes the officers, agents, employees, agencies, or instrumentalities authorized to act in relation thereto. See California Water Code 20
  • Unused capacity: means space that is available within the operational limits of the conveyance system and that the owner is not using during the period for which the transfer is proposed and which space is sufficient to convey the quantity of water proposed to be transferred. See California Water Code 1811
  • water: includes the term "use of water. See California Water Code 1000
  • Water Commission Act: means Chapter 586, Statutes of 1913, as amended. See California Water Code 1003
  • Will: includes codicil and any testamentary instrument which merely appoints an executor or revokes or revises another will. See California Probate Code 88
  • works: includes dams, tunnels, diversion works, ditches, and other works or constructions. See California Water Code 1750