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441.48 MAY PURCHASE OR CONSTRUCT BRIDGES.

Every city which shall by ordinance have determined to exercise the powers granted by sections 441.47 to 441.55 shall have the right to acquire, purchase, construct, maintain, and operate any such bridges and approaches thereto across, above, or under any railroad or public utility right-of-way and in, upon, under, or above any public or private road, highway, street, alley, or public ground, or upon any property owned by any municipality, political subdivision, or agency of this state, and any such city may acquire, occupy, possess, and use all real estate, easements, rights in land, structures, buildings, equipment, appurtenances, machinery, and other real, personal, or mixed property necessary or incidental in the acquisition, purchase, construction, maintenance, or operation of any such bridges and approaches thereto by purchase or by condemnation or expropriation, in accordance with the laws of the state governing the acquisition of private property for public purposes by condemnation or expropriation, and in accordance with the laws of any foreign state where it becomes necessary to so acquire real estate and other property needed for the acquisition, purchase, construction, operation, or maintenance of any such bridges and approaches thereto.