AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS TO ERECT AND MAINTAIN A BRIDGE
              Act of Feb. 2, (1966) 1965, P.L. 1880, No. 597          Cl. 36
                                  AN ACT

     Authorizing the Department of Highways, with the approval of the
        Governor, to erect and maintain a bridge over the Conemaugh
        River between the Borough of New Florence, in Westmoreland
        County and the Village of Huff, West Wheatfield Township, in
        Indiana County and to provide the necessary approaches and
        connections with State highways; empowering the counties to
        pay certain damages; and making an appropriation therefor.

        The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
     hereby enacts as follows:

        Section 1.  The Department of Highways, with the approval of
     the Governor, is hereby authorized to erect and construct a
     bridge over the Conemaugh River from a point in the Borough of
     New Florence, in Westmoreland County to a point in or near the
     Village of Huff, West Wheatfield Township, in Indiana County.
        Section 2.  In the construction of said bridge and the
     approaches thereto and connections with State highways, the
     Department of Highways shall have all the powers and authority
     conferred with respect to the relocation, widening or
     construction of State highways, including the exercise of the
     power of eminent domain. Any damages sustained by reason of
     taking property in the location, widening or construction of any
     such bridge, the approaches thereto and connections with State
     highways, shall be ascertained in accordance with laws
     applicable to the ascertainment of damages in relocating,
     widening or constructing State highways and such damages, when
     ascertained, shall be paid by the Commonwealth or county as may
     be agreed upon in accordance with the laws relating to State
     highways.
        The Department of Highways shall have authority to make and
     carry out and to do every other act necessary to carry out the
     project herein authorized.
        Section 3.  After the completion of such bridge and the
     approaches thereto, they shall be reconstructed and maintained
     by the Department of Highways in accordance with present or
     future laws governing the reconstruction and maintenance of
     State highways.
        Section 4.  So much of the money in the Motor License Fund
     from time to time as may be needed to carry out the provisions
     of this act is hereby specifically appropriated to the
     Department of Highways for such purposes.