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BRIDGE. A building constructed over a river, creek, or other stream, or ditch or other place, in order to facilitate the passage over the same. 3 Harr. 108.
     2. Bridges are of several kinds, public and private. Public bridges may be divided into, 1st. Those which belong to the public; as state, county, or township bridges, over which all the people have a right to pass, with or without paying toll these are built by public authority at the public expense, either of the state itself, or a district or part of the state.
     3. - 2d. Those which have been built by companies, or at the expense of private individuals, and over Which all the people have a right to pass, on the payment of a toll fixed by law. 3d. Those which have been built by private individuals and which have been dedicated to public uses. 2 East, R. 356; 5 Burr. R. 2594; 2 Bl. R. 685 1 Camp. R. 262, n.; 2 M. & S. 262.
     4. A private bridge is one erected for the use of one or more private persons; such a bridge will not be considered a public bridge, although it may be occasionally used by the public. 12 East, R. 203-4. Vide 7 Pick. R. 844; 11 Pet. R. 539; 7 N. H. Rcp. 59; 1 Pick. R. 432; 4 John. Ch. R. 150.

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Priming and painting works of the drawbridge bridge in the port of santander.
The Florida Department of Transportation is looking at three possible fixes: repairing and updating the existing bridge, building a new 35-foot-tall drawbridge or constructing a 65-foot-tall fixed bridge.
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In another gallery is an exhibition by The Drawbridge Art Group, which shows 97 art works, mainly paintings, by 18 members of the Drawbridge Art Group, founded in 1972 by six members of the Central Electricity Generating Board.
We saw from the audience the way Britain has now split between those who believe our problems can only be solved by pulling up the drawbridge and those who want to strengthen the bridge across the Channel.
Mitchell too quick on the drawbridge TORY MSP Margaret Mitchell has a lot to say about the strain foreigners can put on domestic public services.
They are supported by seven Business Development Advisors (BDAs), each of whom specialises in specific curriculum areas: | Joe Drawbridge (Retail and Business Administration) | Aled Hughes (Construction, Engineering, Nuclear and Renewable Energies) | Gary Jones (Hospitality, Hairdressing, Construction and Engineering) | Heather Jones (Business, Management and Hospitality & Catering) | Siw Owen (Health & Care including Early Years) | Christine Rhisiart (Land-based and IT) | Andrew Thomas (Health & Care, Childcare and Hospitality & Catering).
Drawbridge and his wife, Donna of Campton Hill, IL; five grandchildren, Mary Muszynski, Anna Muszynski, Adam Muszynski, Lauren Drawbridge and Lisa Lasiter; many nephews, nieces, grand nieces and grand nephews.
At national level by all means vote for a party whose policy appears to be to pull up the drawbridge and pretend we're back in the 1930s if you want.
A drawbridge shelf cart is ideal for protecting and delivering totes, containers or unpackaged parts from warehouse to sequential operations in production.