When it becomes necessary for two or more railroads to cross any of the navigable waters of this state at or near the same point, by drawbridge or swing bridge, the companies or persons owning or controlling such railroads, if practicable, shall use the same bridge and approaches thereto. The right to use any such bridge and its approaches, or other similar structure, so situated and used as to make it necessary for the companies or persons owning or operating two or more railroads to agree upon a common use thereof, in order to comply with this section, when such companies or persons cannot so agree, may be appropriated by the company or persons owning or operating a railroad for which such use is desired, in accordance with sections 163.01 to 163.22 , inclusive, of the Revised Code.
Cite as R.C. § 4961.25
History. Effective Date: 01-01-1966