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634 PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 594, 595-JULY 24, 1946 [60 STAT. and its successors and assigns to construct, maintain, and operate a free highway bridge and approaches thereto across the Des Moines River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, at or near the town of Eddyville, Iowa, in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navi- 34 Stat.84 4 gable waters", approved March 23, 1906, and subject to the conditions 33U.S.C.§§491- - 498. and limitations contained in this Act. SEC. 2 . The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved July 24, 1946. [CHAPTER 595] July 24, 946 AN ACT [H. R. 64071 Authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on [Public Law 525] rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Rirverandtharbors United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following works of improvement of rivers, harbors, and other waterways are hereby adopted and authorized to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of War and supervision of the Chief of Engineers, in accordance with the plans and subject to the conditions recommended by the Chief of Engineers in the respective reports hereinafter desig- Penstocks. nated: Provided, That penstocks or other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam herein authorized when approved by the Secre- tary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and of the Federal Power Commission, and such recommendations shall be based upon consideration of the proper utilization and conservation in the public interest of the resources of the region: Provided, That the provisions of section 1 of the River and Harbor Act approved 59Stat. 10 . March 2, 1945 (Public, Numbered 14, Seventy-ninth Congress, first session), p.shall govern with respect to projects herein authorized; and the procedures therein set forth with respect to plans, proposals, or reports for works of improvement for navigation or flood control and for irrigation and purposes incidental thereto shall apply asif herein set forth in full: And provided further, That the word "navigation" 59 Stat. 11 . appearing in paragraph (b) of section 1 of the River and Harbor Act Ante, p.6. approved March 2, 1945 (Public, Numbered 14, Seventy-ninth Con- gress, first session), shall in respect to the Arkansas River and tribu- taries include the use of water herein referred to for power purposes: Maine. Portland Harbor, Maine; House Document Numbered 510, Seventy- ninth Congress; Massachusetts. Boston Harbor, Massachusetts; in accordance with the report of the Chief of Engineers dated July 1, 1946; Fall River Harbor, Massachusetts; House Document Numbered 628, Seventy-ninth Congress; Rhode Island. Wickford Harbor, Rhode Island; Senate Document Numbered 141, Seventy-ninth Congress; Connecticut New Haven Harbor, Connecticut; House Document Numbered 517, Seventy-ninth Congress; Bridgeport Harbor, Connecticut; House Document Numbered 680, Seventy-ninth Congress; Stamford Harbor, Connecticut; House Document Numbered 676, Seventy-ninth Congress; New Jersey. Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey; House Document Numbered 358, Sev- enty-ninth Congress; Absecon Inlet, New Jersey; House Document Numbered 504, Sev- enty-ninth Congress;