Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail - Cannon River Bridge #4 (Morristown)
Rehabilitation of State Trails Bridge over the Cannon River in the City of Morristown
The Sakatah-Singing Hills State Trail, Bridge #SSH04, is a four span, 112 foot long bridge which carries the Sakatah-Singing Hills State Trail over the Cannon River. The rehabilitation of the bridge will be completed in two phases: (1) rehabilitation of the 3 masonry limestone peirs and 2 limestone abuttments; (2) replacement of the existing deck and the installation of new safety railings. Structural rehabilitation was completed by 1 July 2011.The replacement of the trail surface/bridge deck and the safety railing will be completed in association with the scheduled resurfacing of this trail segment in 2012.
Rehabilitation of a former railroad bridge which currently carries the Sakatah-SInging Hills State Trail over the Cannon River in the community of Morristown. This 112 foot long four span masonry and steel beam bridge is approximately 100 years old has been subject to inspection and has been recommended for rehabilitation.
The rehabilitation of the 112 foot long four span steel beam and masonry bridge to safely accommodate recreational use. The structural rehabilitation of this bridge is to include the repair to masonry piers and abutments. The structural rehabilitation of Bridge SSH04 was complete by 1 July 2011. The replacement of the trail surface/bridge deck and safety railing on the bridge (which is to include the development of a series of observations areas on the bridge) will be completed in association with the scheduled resurfacing of this trail segment in 2012.