WVC 17 - 17 - 31
§17-17-31. Same -- Acquisition of existing bridges.
Any city or county so situated with reference to any river
or stream, over and across which there is now a highway bridge,
owned and operated by any bridge company or corporation, and
situated partly within such city or county, is authorized and
empowered to purchase such bridge, with funds obtained in the
manner and from the source or sources mentioned by section one of
this act, and to own and operate the same, as a self-liquidating
enterprise or project; and also to obtain the possession, control
and operation of such bridge, under and by a lease or other
contract, with the owner or owners thereof, upon such terms and
conditions, and for such period of time, as may be agreed upon by
such city or county court, and the owner or owners of such
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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