Nebraska Revised Statute 14-1238
The commission is hereby authorized to purchase in the State of Nebraska and in any adjoining state when authorized by such state or the government of the United States, if such authority be necessary, solely from funds provided under the authority of sections 14-1201 to 14-1252, such lands, structures, rights-of-way, franchises, easements or other interests in lands, including lands under water and riparian rights of any person, railroad, or other public or private corporation, necessary or convenient for the acquisition, construction, extension or enlargement of said bridges and approaches thereto, upon such terms, prices or consideration as may be considered by it to be reasonable and can be agreed upon between it and the owner or owners, title thereto to be taken in the name of and to vest in the city.
Laws 1929, c. 176, § 16, p. 626;
C.S.1929, § 14-1216;
R.S.1943, § 14-1238.