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Sec. 11.61.150. Obstruction of highways.
 (a) A person commits the offense of obstruction of highways if the person knowingly
     (1) places, drops, or permits to drop on a highway any substance that creates a substantial risk of physical injury to others using the highway; or

     (2) renders a highway impassable or passable only with unreasonable inconvenience or hazard.

 (b) It is an affirmative defense to a prosecution under (a)(1) of this section that
     (1) the defendant took reasonable steps to remove the substance from the highway; and

     (2) no person suffered physical injury as a result of the presence of the substance on the highway.

 (c) Obstruction of highways is a violation punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000.

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