81.36.090  <<  81.36.100 >>   81.36.120

Bridges over navigable streams.

Any railroad corporation heretofore duly incorporated and organized under the laws of this state or of the territory of Washington, or which may hereafter be duly incorporated and organized under the laws of this state, or heretofore or hereafter incorporated and organized under the laws of any other state or territory of the United States, and authorized to do business in this state and to construct and operate railroads therein, shall have and hereby is given the right to construct bridges across the navigable streams within this state over which the projected line or lines of railway of said railroad corporations will run: PROVIDED, That said bridges are constructed in good faith for the purpose of being made a part of the constructed line of said railroad: AND PROVIDED, That they shall be constructed in the course of the construction of said railroad or thereafter for the more convenient operation thereof: AND PROVIDED FURTHER, That such bridges shall be so constructed as not to interfere with, impede or obstruct the navigation of such streams.
[ 1961 c 14 § 81.36.100. Prior: 1890 p 53 § 1; RRS § 10468.]


Bridges and trestles across state waterways: RCW 79.110.130, 79.110.140.
Railroad bridges across navigable streams: RCW 79.110.110.
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