A bridge over the PATCO rail tracks in Lindenwold has been closed for four weeks now, and it’ll stay that way for a while longer.
Officials closed the White Horse Road bridge near Route 30 after inspectors noted a pair of failed girders under the span caused the road to dip more than it should.
“Right now, we’re at critical stages with salt,” said Camden County Freeholder Ian Leonard, who oversees the public works department.
Potholes. They’re everywhere. And road crews are working overtime to fill them.
South Jersey is preparing as well as it can for whatever Mother Nature has in store, with a nor’easter on the way.
“It looks like the bridge will be open by the end of this week, or at the latest probably Saturday,” says Camden County freeholder Ian Leonard.
After a year and a half of construction, the State Street Bridge, spanning the Cooper River, is expected to reopen by August 1st, as two bridges.
Here’s proof of the concept that in times of need neighbors come to the rescue. In this case, it’s county to county in helping one shore community clean up.
“The smoke was so dense that you couldn’t see your hand in front of your face,” says Mark Simonetti of the county’s Office of Emergency Management. “We blew out this 12,000-square-foot building in roughly two and a half minutes.”
Camden, NJ has a new library opening this fall on the campus of Rutgers University, thanks to a unique partnership.