Howell Bridge Collapses

photo  via facebook

photo via facebook

The Monmouth County bridge that crosses Havens Bridge Road in Howell Township collapsed on Saturday, May 9.   The bridge had been closed for weeks prior to the failure due to damage discovered during an inspection by employees of the County Public Works and Engineering Department.

News of the collapse was first reported on the Our Howell NJ facebook community page.

“Thank God we closed the bridge before this happened and no one got hurt,” said Freeholder Tom Arnone, liaison to the Public Works Department, when confirming the collapse.

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Posted: May 14th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Howell, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News, NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Tom Arnone | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Howell Bridge Collapses