MENDHAM, NJ - Combs Hollow Road bridge, a 117 year old, single lane bridge, has reopened to vehicles. The new structure which is a precast concrete culvert with stone facing, cost $299,762 funded by the county government funds.
The new roadway curb to curb width has expanded to two lanes totaling 26 feet. Final milling and paving are will be done on Wednesday, September 6.
“We are glad to get this bridge project completed in time for the start of the school year, and the busier post-Labor Day work season,’’ said Morris County Freeholder John Cesaro. “We thank our residents for their patience,’’
The original and lightly traveled Combs Hollow Road bridge was a small single-span structure with stone masonry substructures. The 16-foot-wide bridge, built about 1900, had average daily traffic of about 200 vehicles.