Goddard

Project Description

This project is a complete bridge reconstruction. Both the north and southbound bridges will be removed. Two new bridges will be constructed over Goddard Road and Sexton-Kilfoil Drain. This will improve the vertical profile of Goddard Road.

The Goddard Road bridge facts:

  • 2,000 foot-long span is no longer needed
  • Bridge is in poor conditiong
  • Maintenance costs are significant
  • Existing vertical sight distance is obstructed by substandard profile
  • Existing shoulder widths are too narrow

Proposed Benefits:

  • Improved vertical sight distance
  • Standard shoulder widths
  • Reduced maintenance costs
  • Improved aesthetics

 

Graphical Profile Goddard

Revised Profile

With the existing Conrail railroad spur no longer in operation, the Goddard Road Bridge can be reduced in length and height. A lower profile with improved sight distance will be provided to improve operations.

 

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Obsolete Bridge

The need for a big bridge over Goddard is obsolete.

 

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Future Maintenance

Future maintenance costs of the existing bridge would be significant if the structure is not replaced.