5591.40 Right to bridge forfeited.

When the board of county commissioners appropriates a bridge, as provided in sections 5591.38 and 5591.39 of the Revised Code, and fails to pay for it within three months after the assessment of compensation, the right of the board to make such appropriation on the terms of the assessment so made shall cease and such bridge shall be relieved from all encumbrances on account of the proceedings in such case. The judgment or order of the court, directing such award or assessment to be paid, shall cease to be of effect, except as to the costs adjudged against the board.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .