(605 ILCS 5/10-601)
(from Ch. 121, par. 10-601)
The corporate authorities of any municipality, have the power
to acquire by purchase, lease, or gift, ferries, bridges, the approaches
thereto, and not exceeding 4 acres of land within the corporate limits, or
within 5 miles of the corporate limits thereof for each ferry or bridge.
They also have the power to maintain, regulate and fix the tolls on these
ferries and bridges.
(Source: Laws 1959, p. 196.)