Railroad Co., 17 Conn. 56, 42 Am. December 716; Owner of Bridges v. Land Imp. Co., 13 N.J. Eq. 511; Rusch vs. Davenport, 6 Iowa, 455; Whitall v. Gloucester County, 40 N.J. Law, 305.
A stone or wooden building built above a river, for the general lightness and benefit of travelers. Jacob. Bridges are public or private. Public bridges are those that are part of the highway, common, according to their character of bridges on foot, on horseback or by carriage, for the general public, with or without tolls. State vs. Road, 117 Ala. 203, 23 South. S07; Everett vs. Bailey, 150 Pa. 152, 24 Atl.
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