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act approved September adopted Amount appropriated amount covered Amount estimated amount expended Appendix appropriated by act approved September 19 August balance available balance unexpended boats breakwater bridge built carried channel charge close commenced Company completion of existing compliance with requirements Congress construction continued Corps of Engineers covered by uncompleted Creek dams deep at mean depth dike distance dredging ending June 30 entrance estimated cost examination existing project expended during fiscal expended in fiscal expenditure feet deep feet wide fiscal year ending further harbor acts House improvement increased Island jetty July Lake lock mean low water miles mouth navigation necessary obstructions officers operations original outstanding liabilities placed Point present profitably expended proposed reasons removal repairs required for completion requirements of sections resulted river and harbor rock Secretary shoals snags Submitted in compliance survey uncompleted contracts United vessels width
Página 484 - 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 the transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge...
Página 499 - ... 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 across said bridge.
Página 499 - ... 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...
Página 495 - ... such map to be sufficiently in detail to enable the Secretary of War to judge of the proper location of said bridge, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject; and until the said...
Página 490 - 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.
Página 263 - The original project for the improvement, adopted in 1879, which has not been materially changed, proposed the contraction of the channel or waterway by means of wing and closing dams to such an extent as, by means of the scour thereby caused, to afford a channel of sufficient width and of a depth of 4.5 feet at low water, to be eventually increased to 6 feet by further contraction.
Página 421 - That where it is made manifest to the Secretary of War that the establishment of harbor lines is essential to the preservation and protection of harbors he may, and is hereby, authorized to cause such lines to be established, beyond which no piers, wharves, bulkheads, or other works shall be extended or deposits made, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by him...
Página 498 - That said draw shall be opened promptly, upon reasonable signal, for the passage of boats...
Página 486 - ... regulations shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction thereof in any district court of the United States within whose territorial jurisdiction such offense may have been committed, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment (in the case of a natural person) not exceeding six months, in the discretion of the court.
Página 841 - ... as against 11 feet at mean low water in 1899, when the last previous survey was made. The channel had moved slightly to the north of its 1899 position, but retained about the same width that it had at that time. Merrimac River. The present approved project for the improvement of this river provides for a channel 150 feet wide and 7 feet deep at mean low water (ordinary low water stage of the river), from Newburyport to Haverhill. The first work under this project was begun in June, 1901, and...