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16-613. Bridges; repair; duty of county; aid by city, when.All public bridges within such city, exceeding sixty feet in length, and the approaches thereto, over any stream crossing a county highway, shall be constructed and kept in repair by the county. When any city has constructed or repaired a bridge over sixty-feet span with approaches thereto, on any county highway within its corporate limits, and has incurred a debt for the same, then the treasurer of the county in which said bridge is located shall pay to the treasurer of the city seventy-five percent of all bridge taxes collected in said city until said debt and interest upon the same are fully paid. The city council may appropriate a sum not exceeding five dollars per linear foot to aid in the construction of any county bridge within the limits of such city, or may appropriate a like sum to aid in the construction of any bridge contiguous to said city on a highway leading to the same. SourceLaws 1909, c. 19, § 1, p. 183; R.S.1913, § 4912; C.S.1922, § 4080; C.S.1929, § 16-609; R.S.1943, § 16-613; Laws 1955, c. 31, § 1, p. 137. AnnotationsCity is required to exercise reasonable care and diligence in keeping streets and bridges in a safe condition for travel, even though they may not be frequently used by the public. City of South Omaha v. Powell, 50 Neb. 798, 70 N.W. 391 (1897).

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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter16 > 16-613

16-613. Bridges; repair; duty of county; aid by city, when.All public bridges within such city, exceeding sixty feet in length, and the approaches thereto, over any stream crossing a county highway, shall be constructed and kept in repair by the county. When any city has constructed or repaired a bridge over sixty-feet span with approaches thereto, on any county highway within its corporate limits, and has incurred a debt for the same, then the treasurer of the county in which said bridge is located shall pay to the treasurer of the city seventy-five percent of all bridge taxes collected in said city until said debt and interest upon the same are fully paid. The city council may appropriate a sum not exceeding five dollars per linear foot to aid in the construction of any county bridge within the limits of such city, or may appropriate a like sum to aid in the construction of any bridge contiguous to said city on a highway leading to the same. SourceLaws 1909, c. 19, § 1, p. 183; R.S.1913, § 4912; C.S.1922, § 4080; C.S.1929, § 16-609; R.S.1943, § 16-613; Laws 1955, c. 31, § 1, p. 137. AnnotationsCity is required to exercise reasonable care and diligence in keeping streets and bridges in a safe condition for travel, even though they may not be frequently used by the public. City of South Omaha v. Powell, 50 Neb. 798, 70 N.W. 391 (1897).

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter16 > 16-613

16-613. Bridges; repair; duty of county; aid by city, when.All public bridges within such city, exceeding sixty feet in length, and the approaches thereto, over any stream crossing a county highway, shall be constructed and kept in repair by the county. When any city has constructed or repaired a bridge over sixty-feet span with approaches thereto, on any county highway within its corporate limits, and has incurred a debt for the same, then the treasurer of the county in which said bridge is located shall pay to the treasurer of the city seventy-five percent of all bridge taxes collected in said city until said debt and interest upon the same are fully paid. The city council may appropriate a sum not exceeding five dollars per linear foot to aid in the construction of any county bridge within the limits of such city, or may appropriate a like sum to aid in the construction of any bridge contiguous to said city on a highway leading to the same. SourceLaws 1909, c. 19, § 1, p. 183; R.S.1913, § 4912; C.S.1922, § 4080; C.S.1929, § 16-609; R.S.1943, § 16-613; Laws 1955, c. 31, § 1, p. 137. AnnotationsCity is required to exercise reasonable care and diligence in keeping streets and bridges in a safe condition for travel, even though they may not be frequently used by the public. City of South Omaha v. Powell, 50 Neb. 798, 70 N.W. 391 (1897).

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