Freeman Parkway Bridge

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The Freeman Parkway Bridge is a deck arch bridge located in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. The bridge crosses over Toney's Brook and the Montclair-Boonton Line, a train line which runs to New York City.

The Freeman Parkway Bridge, Toney's Brook, and the Montclair-Boonton Line.

Statistics[edit]

The bridge itself is made of concrete and its one span is 149.9 feet long. It was built in 1926 and is open to street traffic.[1] Freeman Parkway is a short street, and its name changes to Highland Avenue a few hundred feet north of the bridge.

Death of Jeremy Duncker[edit]

In October 2012, 18-year-old Jeremy Duncker, a senior at Glen Ridge High School, was found underneath the bridge, near the railroad tracks. An autopsy determined that the cause of death was accidental.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Freeman Parkway Bridge." Bridgehunter.com: Historic Bridges of the United States. Bridgehunter, n.d. Web. 16 Mar. 2013.
  2. ^ St. Martin, Victoria. "Autopsy: Glen Ridge Teen's Death Was Accidental.", The Star Ledger, October 11, 2012. Accessed May 21, 2016..

Coordinates: 40°48′09″N 74°12′25″W / 40.80250°N 74.20691°W / 40.80250; -74.20691