NYS&W partial bridge collapse in Ridgefield Park

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NYS&W partial bridge collapse in Ridgefield Park

Post by MaRoFu » Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:54 pm

This happened a few days ago. No thread on this here so might as well add it.

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/ ... 855116002/
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Re: NYS&W partial bridge collapse in Ridgefield Park

Post by RailsEast » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:41 am

Some chatter on the NYS&W page....
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Re: NYS&W partial bridge collapse in Ridgefield Park

Post by GSC » Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:57 pm

Interesting article. A 100-year old bridge was slated for replacement / repair starting next Monday.

Yes, our bridges are in bad shape, so NJ jacks up the road tax 27 cents per gallon of fuel. And where does this new source of (plunderable?) money go? Well, around my town, we're getting new traffic lights and a whole bunch of fancy new mile markers along the highways.

Bridges? What bridges?
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Re: NYS&W partial bridge collapse in Ridgefield Park

Post by R&DB » Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:07 am

GSC » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:57 pm
Gary, my sentiments exactly. I started noticing this last year when I-195 signs began popping up every 0.2 miles. Rt 9 now has 'em every 0.5 miles. In these times of GPS one has to ask if these signs are necessary.
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