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act approved July act of March adopted Amount appropriated Amount estimated amount expended Appendix appropriated by act approved July 13 balance available balance unexpended boats breakwater bridge built canal channel charge close commenced Company completion of existing compliance with requirements condition Congress construction contract Corps of Engineers Creek cubic yards dams deep at mean depth dike distance dredging ending June 30 entrance estimated cost examination existing project expended during fiscal expended in fiscal expenditures feet deep feet wide fiscal year ending harbor acts improvement increased Island jetty Lake length lock material mean low water miles mouth navigation necessary obstructions operations original outstanding liabilities plans Point present profitably expended proposed removal repairs required for completion requirements of sections resulted river and harbor rock Secretary shoals snags Submitted in compliance sundry civil act survey tide United vessels width
Page 548 - War ; and in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to navigation created by the construction of any bridge under this Act.
Page 517 - ... at all stages, and the soundings, accurately showing the bed of the stream, the location of any other bridge or bridges, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; and until the said plan and location of the bridge are approved by the...
Page 529 - 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 534 - ... payment of a reasonable compensation for such use; and in case the owner or owners of said bridge and the several railroad companies, or any one of them, desiring such use shall fail to agree upon the sum or sums to be paid, and upon rules and conditions to which each shall conform in using said bridge, all matters at issiie between them shall be decided by the Secretary of War upon a hearing of the allegations and proofs of the parties; and equal privileges in the use of said bridge shall bo...
Page 575 - That no bridge shall be erected or maintained under the authority of this act which shall at any time substantially or materially obstruct the free navigation of said rivers; and if any bridge erected under such authority shall, in the opinion of the Secretary of War, obstruct such navigation, he is hereby authorized to cause such change or alteration of said bridge or bridges to be made as will...
Page 530 - War shall pre- lon' scribe; And to secure that object, the said company or corporation shall sub- Plans, mit 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 space of one mile...
Page 517 - ... security of 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 drawings of the bridge, and a map of the location, giving...
Page 49 - June 14, 1880, provides for the widening and deepening of the river so as to secure a channel of at least 12 feet depth at high water, with 100 feet width from its mouth up to Berkley Bridge (above Dighton); thence 12 feet depth with 80 feet width (100 feet width at bends) up to Briggs shoal; thence 11 feet depth with 80 feet width up to the "shipyard...
Page 559 - ... shall be made and all such obstructions shall 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 to the free navigation of said river...
Page 553 - ... or such as may be provided by government authority require same, modify the order granting the privilege to mine by the hydraulic mining process so as to reduce amount thereof to meet the capacities of the facilities then in use, or, if actually required in order to protect the navigable rivers from damage, may revoke same until the further notice of the commission.