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1078 July 25, 1939 [H. R. 5984] [Public, No. 210] Monongahela River. Bridges authorized across, in Allegheny Co., Pa. Dravosburg to Mc- Keesport. Rankin to Whit- aker. 34 Stat. 84. 33U. .C.. 491- 498. Amendment. PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 346, 347-JULY 25, 1939 [CHAPTER 346] AN ACT [53 STAT. Granting the consent of Congress to the county of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, to construct, maintain, and operate free highway bridges across the Monongahela River, in Allegheny County, State of Pennsylvania. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress is hereby granted to the county of Allegheny, Pennsyl- vania, its successors and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate free highway bridges and approaches thereto- (a) Across the Monongahela River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, from Dravosburg, Pennsylvania, to a terminus at or near the dividing line between the city of McKeesport and the borough of Glassport, Pennsylvania, to replace the existing Dravos- burg Bridge from Dravosburg to McKeesport, Pennsylvania. (b) Across the Monongahela River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, from the borough of Rankin, Pennsylvania, to the borough of Whitaker, Pennsylvania, to replace the existing Rankin Bridge, all in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters", approved March 23, 1906, and subject to the conditions and limitations contained in this Act. SEC. 2. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved, July 25, 1939. [CHAPTER 347] AN ACT July 25, 1939 IH. R. 605] To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to accept on behalf of the United States (Public, No. 211] certain land in the city of Seattle, King County, Washington, with improvements thereon. Seattle, Wash. Acceptance of cer- tain land with im- provements thereon from, authorized. Use. Provisos. No Federal expense. Conditions of ac- ceptance. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy is hereby authorized on behalf of the United States to accept from the city of Seattle and county of King, Washington, a site free from all encumbrances, the title in fee simple, together with the improvements, rights, privileges, and appurtenances belonging thereto, including an armory building constructed or to be con- structed thereon in accordance with plans to be approved by the Secretary of the Navy, for use of the United States Naval and Marine Corps Reserve: Provided, That the acquisition of said land shall be without cost to the United States, and that the grading and land- scaping of said land and the construction and completion of said armory building thereon shall not entail any obligation against appropriations of the Navy Department or relief funds apportioned to it: Provided further That the acceptance by the Secretary of the Navy shall not be made until the grading and landscaping of the said land and the construction of said armory building are satisfactorily completed. Approved, July 25, 1939.