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Glenridge Road project proves a hit

Drivers find better flow

One of the new railroad underpasses on Glenridge Road.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
One of the new railroad underpasses on Glenridge Road.
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Taking a trip down Glenridge Road was usually a sharp source of ire. Until recently, the stretch of roadway leading from the Route 146 intersection in Rexford to its junction with Maple Avenue in Glenville was characterized by the two narrow railroad bridges that ran above it. One underpass was too narrow to allow two-way traffic to pass beneath and the other snug enough that wide vehicles sometimes stood a risk of clipping the side-view ...

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September 23, 2013
5:38 a.m.

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The height clearance on the first bridge is very very low. I understand lowering the road was not possible due to the stream, however, although the rail tracks would require a slight grade, would not raising them a few feet have been possible? It appears it is only a matter of time until a truck hits the bridge.