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We have a bridge for our access, however it technically connects their property, as they own a small portion of land on our lot. Would the bridge be considered a continuance of the driveway, since the survey depicts the easement leading up to, passing over, and continuing past the bridge, therefore constituting a 50/50 split of the bridge cost?
Yes, in order to maintain the easement, you have to maintain anything on it that makes ingress/egress possible so that the easement can be used. So the bridge may be owned by one or the other of you, but the maintenance requirement would fall equally on both parties according to your agreement.