The council shall have power to construct any bridge declared by ordinance necessary
and proper for the passage of railway trains, street cars, motor trains, teams and
pedestrians across any stream either adjacent to or wholly within any city of the
metropolitan class at any point on such stream or within two miles from the corporate
limits of such city, with such conditions and regulations concerning the use of such
bridge as may be deemed proper. It shall have power to license and regulate the keeping of toll bridges within or
terminating within the city for the passage of persons, teams, and property over any
river passing wholly or in part within or running by and adjoining the corporate limits
of any such city, to fix and determine the rates of toll over any such bridge, or
over the part thereof within the city; and to authorize the owner or owners of any
such bridge to charge and collect the rates of toll so fixed and determined, from
all persons passing over or using the same.
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