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act approved August adopted Amount appropriated amount available Amount estimated amount expended Appendix appropriated by act Board breakwater bridge built carried cents channel charge close commerce Company completion of existing compliance with requirements condition Congress construction continued contract cost Creek cubic yards depth dike distance dredging east ending June 30 Engineers entrance examination exclusive of liabilities existing project expended during fiscal expended in fiscal feet at mean feet deep feet wide fiscal year ending harbor acts improvement increased Island jetty land less liabilities outstanding July material mean low water miles mouth navigation necessary obstructions officer opened operations original outstanding liabilities Point port present profitably expended proposed reason removal repairs required for completion requirements of sections resulted river and harbor Rock Secretary shoal side stone Submitted in compliance survey tons United vessels width York
Page 399 - That any bridge constructed under this act, and according to its limitations, shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post-route, upon which, also, no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge...
Page 381 - Plans, etc., to shall be built and located under and subject to such, regulations for the bo approved by security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall pre-fya"®tttry of b-cribe; and to secure that object the said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the...
Page 408 - That any bridge constructed under this Act and according to its limitations shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which also no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States, than the rate per mile paid for their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes...
Page 390 - ... between them shall be decided by the Secretary of War, upon a hearing of the allegations and proofs of the parties...
Page 388 - That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to repeal or modify any of the provisions of law now existing in reference to the protection of the navigation of rivers, or to exempt this bridge from the operation of the same.
Page 399 - That if any bridge built under this act shall be constructed as a drawbridge, the same shall be constructed as a pivot drawbridge, with a draw over the main channel of the river at an accessible and navigable point, and with spans of not less than one hundred and sixty feet in length in the clear on each side of the central or pivot pier of the draw...
Page 390 - War, for his examination and approval, л design and drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving, for the space of one mile above and one mile below...
Page 689 - I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said original law. ' Given under my hand and the seal of office of the Secretary of State, at the city of Albany, this third day of May, in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five.
Page 402 - That the structure herein authorized shall be built and located pian8t°etcPPTOVe under 'and subject to such regulations for the security of the navigation of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and to secure that object the said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and...
Page 376 - ... as will effectually obviate such obstruction ; and all such alterations shall be made and all such obstructions be removed at the expense of the owner or owners of said bridge. And in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction...