Section 253 Use of toll bridge by public service corporations; conditions; powers of town board
Use of toll bridge by public service corporations; conditions; powers of town board. After a bridge shall be acquired by the state under the provisions of this article, the same shall not be used by any railroad, telephone, gas, electric light, heat or power company or any other public service corporation, for any purpose except upon such terms and the payment of such rental as shall be determined by the town board of the town or towns and the common council of the city or cities within which it is situated. The money received therefor shall be divided equally between the localities. The provisions of this section, however, shall not affect any existing contract for the use of such bridge by any such corporation, except that the compensation provided for such use in such existing contract shall be paid to the localities as herein provided.