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Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

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Re: Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

Unread postby AARR » Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:39 am

You are famous, MDH :D
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Re: Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

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Re: Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

Unread postby SousaKerry » Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:11 am

Love how they jump all over NS saying their bridges are poorly maintained and are in danger of falling down. If that idiot only knew just how much the FRA requires for inspections of bridges. Most highway bridges would not pass FRA standards.
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Re: Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

Unread postby Saturnalia » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:18 pm

Pedestrian Bridges are not expensive to build - they're just expensive to plan.

This may be a case where refurbishment is the best option.

Glad to see that the city folks are trying to be helpful, since of just complaining!
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Re: Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

Unread postby MDH » Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:13 pm

City Council is mainly just posturing because they're politicians and that's what they do. Ultimately though it's a "free infrastructure project" for the city for NS to remove it on their own dime so it's kind of a no-brainer they'll eventually just let them do it. It'll save the city future costs so why not? As to the poor local residents - there's another bridge with a sidewalk that's maybe a 1/4 mile detour so it's hard to justify spending the money on a replacement bridge (so that won't happen). It'll be a loss for us fans though!

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Re: Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

Unread postby Raildudes dad » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:04 pm

SousaKerry wrote:Love how they jump all over NS saying their bridges are poorly maintained and are in danger of falling down. If that idiot only knew just how much the FRA requires for inspections of bridges. Most highway bridges would not pass FRA standards.


Most highway bridges would not pass FRA standards
You have a link to said standards?

just how much the FRA requires for inspections of bridges
How about a link for this while you're at it.
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Re: Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

Unread postby heypal6878 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:52 pm

What is wrong with just keeping the walking bridge. To knock it down NS is going to spend some big money when in turn they can fix the bridges that need to be repaired and painted in Toledo. Just shows you where the powers of NS have their head.
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Re: Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

Unread postby Muleskinner » Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:56 pm

SousaKerry wrote:Love how they jump all over NS saying their bridges are poorly maintained and are in danger of falling down. If that idiot only knew just how much the FRA requires for inspections of bridges. Most highway bridges would not pass FRA standards.


NS lets rail lines and bridges rot then abandon them. it's cheaper for them to do that. They just run their route on another line. :roll:
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Re: Toledo - bridge over NS featuring MDH

Unread postby esprrfan » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:43 pm

heypal6878 wrote:What is wrong with just keeping the walking bridge. To knock it down NS is going to spend some big money when in turn they can fix the bridges that need to be repaired and painted in Toledo. Just shows you where the powers of NS have their head.


NS heads are at" It's a city bridge. The city could save it and repair it at anytime. That's like saying because you live along NS tracks they should remodel your house. :roll:
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