R&N Opens New Bridge over Lehigh River

A $14 million bridge over the Lehigh River was opened this week by the Reading & Northern Railroad.

R&N CEO Andy Muller Jr. was the engineer of the first train to cross the Nesquehoning Bridge Phase 2, which connects the R&N’s Reading and Lehigh Divisions.

The bridge will allow faster movements of freight between Reading and Scranton area

Funding for the project was 60 percent public and 30 percent from the railroad.

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