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  1. Does this mean that the roadway will be relocated...

    Does this mean that the roadway will be relocated to the top of the arch and bearing via compression members to the panel points? Sort of like Eiffel's bridges in Oporto and elsewhere.
  2. Span is a few feet longer than Sydney Harbor...

    Span is a few feet longer than Sydney Harbor Bridge, but roadway is nowhere near as wide.
  3. A graceful arch. Raising the roadway will be a...

    A graceful arch. Raising the roadway will be a little like a lady raising a hoopskirt to clear a puddle. Still graceful, but a little awkward.
  4. That's a tall order, because that's such a fine...

    That's a tall order, because that's such a fine looking bridge --especially in the context of all that early industrial age trusswork everywhere in the Jersey Meadows.

    If replaced, the bridge...
  5. Raising it means raising only the roadway. At...

    Raising it means raising only the roadway. At thirty-five feet higher, this will have an altered relationhip to the arch from which it hangs. The bridge will get a little less beautiful.

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