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Alpine Approach Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.956667,-73.920833

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Carries Palisades Interstate Parkway over Alpine Approach Road
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Pair of concrete arch bridges over Alpine Approach Road on Palisades Interstate Parkway in Alpine
History: Built 1954
Built: 1954

Location: Bergen County

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Cleveland Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.065774,-74.208177

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Carries Bear Swamp Road over Ramapo River
Design: truss/pony/lenticular
Design Details: Pin-connected Lenticular pony truss with an added bailey truss inside
Total Length: 84.0 Feet
Span Length: 83.0 Feet

Overview: Lenticular Pony truss bridge over Ramapo River on Bear Swamp Road
History: Built 1888; rehabilitated 1923; restored in 1983
Built: 1888

Location: Bergen County

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429902

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NJ 16M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in June 2018

429903

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NJ 16M 2

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in June 2018

429904

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NJ 16M 3

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429905

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NJ 16M 4

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in June 2018

476814

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in November 2016

476815

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in November 2016

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Borig Place Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.884722,-74.083056

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Carries Borig Place over Saddle River
Design: truss
Design Details: Truss
Total Length: 67.9 Feet
Span Length: 67.9 Feet

Overview: Lost truss bridge over Saddle River on Borig Place in Lodi
History: Built 1919; replaced 2003
Built: 1919

Location: Bergen County

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Ivy Avenue Bridge

Status: Replaced by a modern steel truss bridge

Location: 40.958333,-73.991389

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Carries Ivy Avenue over Conrail River Line
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 106.0 Feet
Span Length: 35.1 Feet

Overview: Lost wooden pony truss bridge over Conrail River Line on Ivy Avenue
History: Built 1944; rehabilitated 1988; replaced 2007
Built: 1944

Location: Bergen County

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Doty Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge; Truss bridge in storage.
The bridge will be restored and used in Phoenixville, PA to connect the north side of French Creek to the south side and the Historic Downtown Business District.

Location: 41.016389,-74.260556

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Carries Doty Road over Ramapo River
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pin connected Pratt pony truss bridge
Total Length: 76.1 Feet
Span Length: 76.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Ramapo River on Doty Road in Oakland
History:
Built: 1890

Location: Bergen County

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218437

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View Of South Approach, Doty Road Bridge, Looking North.

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218438

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View Of Under Carriage Of East Side Of Doty Road Bridge, Looking Northwest.

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218439

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View Of Southeast Wingwall Showing Original Rock With Concrete Facing, Doty Road Bridge, Looking West.

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218440

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View Of East Side Upper Chord Connections, Doty Road Bridge, Looking West.

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218441

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View Of North Approach, Doty Road Bridge, Looking South.

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218442

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View Of Northwest Upper Chord, Doty Road Bridge, Looking Southwest.

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218443

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View Of South Approach And Side Guard Rails, Doty Road Bridge, Looking North.

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218444

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View Of West Side Of Doty Road Bridge Looking East.

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218445

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View Of Pin Connections And Truss Detail, West Side, Doty Road Bridge, Looking Northeast.

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218446

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View Of North End Wingwall And Abutment, Doty Road Bridge, Looking North.

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218447

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View Of West Side Of Doty Road Bridge Looking Northeast.

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218448

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East Side Of Doty Road Bridge During A Flood, Ca. 1980, Looking Southeast. Photographer And Subject Are Not Known. Original Photograph Is Located In The New Jersey Historic Preservation Office, Trenton, Nj. Reprinted With Permission And May Be Reprod

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218449

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Builders Plaque, No Longer Extant, Doty Road Bridge; Photographer, Date, And Direction Are Not Known. Original Photograph Is Located In The New Jersey Historic Preservation Office, Trenton, Nj. Reprinted With Permission And May Be Reproduced.

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218450

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County Plaque, No Longer Extant, Doty Road Bridge; Photographer, Date, And Direction Are Not Known. Original Photograph Is Located In The New Jersey Historic Preservation Office. Trenton, Nj. Reprinted With Permission And May Be Reproduced

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267086

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Bridge Prior To Being Dismantled.

Photo taken by Barbara Cohen

267087

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Bridge In Storage

Photo taken by Barbara Cohen In November 2012

267088

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Bridge In Storage

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267089

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Bridge In Storage

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Elm Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic
Slated for demolition. Truss webs will be placed on replacement as decorations.

Location: 40.949050,-74.025704

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Carries Elm Street over Hackensack River
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: 5-panel,pinned Pratt pony truss (Wrought and cast iron)
Total Length: 76.1 Feet
Span Length: 75.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Hackensack River on Elm Street in Oradell
History: Built 1892; rehabilitated 1983
Built: 1892

Location: Bergen County

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454667

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Elm Street Bridge

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in Feb 2017

454668

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Elm Street Bridge

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454669

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Elm Street Bridge

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454670

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Elm Street Bridge

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454671

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Elm Street Bridge

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Goffle Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.981944,-74.139444

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Carries Lake Avenue (CR 6) over Goffle Brook
Design: arch/deck/steel
Design Details: Steel arch
Total Length: 36.1 Feet
Span Length: 34.1 Feet

Overview: Steel arch bridge over Goffle Brook on Lake Avenue (CR 6) in Midland Park
History: Built 1900; rehabilitated 1931
Built: 1900

Location: Bergen County

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Goffle Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.984167,-74.140278

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Carries Goffle Road (CR 84) over Goffle Brook
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 44.0 Feet
Span Length: 34.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Goffle Brook on Goffle Road (CR 84) in Midland Park
History: Built 1900; rehabilitated 2004
Built: 1900

Location: Bergen County

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Greenbrook Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.915278,-73.935278

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Carries Palisades Interstate Parkway over Greenbrook Road
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 45.9 Feet

Overview: Pair of concrete arch bridges over Greenbrook Road on Palisades Interstate Parkway in Tenafly
History: Built 1954
Built: 1954

Location: Bergen County

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Harold J. Dillard Memorial Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.879066,-74.039457

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Carries Court Street (CR 12) over Hackensack River
Design: truss/through/warren
Design Details: Swing Warren through truss
Total Length: 316.9 Feet
Span Length: 88.9 Feet

Overview: Swing through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Court Street (CR 12) in Hackensack
History: Built 1908; rehabilitated 1974
Built: 1908

Location: Bergen County

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257721

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Dillard Memorial Bridge

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257722

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Dillard Memorial Bridge

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263971

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler

476816

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in November 2016

476817

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Essex Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.895092,-74.078691

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Carries Essex Street over Saddle River
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 90.9 Feet
Span Length: 42.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Saddle River on Essex Street
History: Built 1923
Built: 1923

Location: Bergen County

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Lakewood Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.998811,-74.106256

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Carries Lakewood Avenue over Zabriskie Brook
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Zabriskie Brook on Lakewood Avenue
History: Built 1927
Built: 1927

Location: Bergen County

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Hackensack River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.798511,-74.068536

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Carries Eastbound NJ 3 over Hackensck River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Parker through truss swing
Total Length: 1552.2 Feet
Span Length: 185.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Eastbound NJ 3 in East Rutherford
History: Built 1934; rehabilitated 1964 replaced ?
Built: 1934

Location: Bergen County

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Hackensack River Bridge

Replaced

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US 46 - Hackensack River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.851389,-74.030000

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Carries US 46 over Hackensack River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Bascule
Total Length: 1549.0 Feet
Span Length: 185.0 Feet

Overview: Bascule bridge over Hackensack River on US 46 in Little Ferry
History: Built 1934; rehabilitated 1973
Built: 1934

Location: Bergen County

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Hackensack River Bridge

Whole bridge

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288692

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Hackensack River

Showing traffic

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NYSW

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US 46 - Hackensack River Bridge

Photo taken by Jag9889 in April 2009

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Henry Hudson Drive Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.919444,-73.927778

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Carries Henry Hudson Drive over Greenbrook Falls
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 86.0 Feet
Span Length: 86.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Greenbrook Falls on Henry Hudson Drive in Alpine
History: Built 1950
Built: 1950

Location: Bergen County

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Hohokus Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.997222,-74.110000

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Carries Maple Avenue (CR 507) over Hohokus Brook
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 44.9 Feet
Span Length: 44.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Hohokus Brook on Maple Avenue (CR 507) in Ho-Ho-Kus
History: Built 1910; rehabilitated 1926
Built: 1910

Location: Bergen County

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Hohokus NJ 1910

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Mahwah Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.103056,-74.150556

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Carries US 202 over Mahwah Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 45.9 Feet
Span Length: 44.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Mahwah Creek on US 202
History: Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1931
Built: ca. 1920

Location: Bergen County

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Masonicus Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.093889,-74.148889

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Carries E. Ramapo Avenue (CR 100) over Masonicus Brook
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 39.0 Feet
Span Length: 27.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Masonicus Brook on E. Ramapo Avenue (CR 100)
History: Built 1905; rehabilitated 1915
Built: 1905

Location: Bergen County

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Monroe Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.868611,-74.112778

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Carries Monroe Street over Passaic River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 306.1 Feet
Span Length: 87.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Passaic River on Monroe Street in Garfield
History: Built 1908; rehabilitated 1997
Built: 1908

Location: Bergen County

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259471

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Monroe Street Bridge

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486784

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Monroe Street Bridge

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486786

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Monroe Street Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in December 2020

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Orient Way Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.805994,-74.113641

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Carries Orient Way (CR 11) over Main Line
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 27.9 Feet
Span Length: 27.9 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over NJ Transit Main Line on Orient Way, Valley Brook Rd and Newark Avenue
History: Built 1903; rehabilitated 1999
Built: 1903

Location: Bergen County

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486159

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NJTR - Kingsland Tunnel

west portal

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486160

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NJTR - Kingsland Tunnel

east portal

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Union Avenue Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.841617,-74.123013

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Carries Union Avenue over Passaic River
Design: other
Design Details: Swing
Total Length: 285.1 Feet
Span Length: 85.0 Feet

Overview: Lost swing bridge over Passaic River on Union Avenue
History: Built 1896; replaced 2002
Built: 1896

Location: Bergen County

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Passaic River Bridge

Replaced

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454913

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Passaic River Bridge

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471585

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Union Avenue Bridge

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Passaic River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.918063,-74.130216

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Carries NJ 4 over Passaic River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel concrete arch
Total Length: 560.1 Feet
Span Length: 129.9 Feet

Overview: Open-spandrel concrete arch bridge over Passaic River on NJ 4 in Elmwood Park
History: Built 1930; rehabilitated 1988
Built: 1930

Location: Bergen County

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Passaic River Bridge

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NJTR - Lyndhurst Draw

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.820000,-74.126667

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Carries Main Line NJT over Passaic River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Swing
Total Length: 441.0 Feet
Span Length: 155.8 Feet

Overview: Swing deck plate girder bridge over Passaic River on Main Line NJT
History: Built 1901
Built: 1901

Location: Bergen County

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258908

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Main Line Lyndhurst Draw Bridge

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258909

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Main Line Lyndhurst Draw Bridge

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258910

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Main Line Lyndhurst Draw Bridge

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258911

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Main Line Lyndhurst Draw Bridge

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264103

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456221

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NJT - Lyndhurst Draw

looking northwest

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in June 2017

465179

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NJT - Lyndhurst Draw

looking north

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465180

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NJT - Lyndhurst Draw

looking north

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465186

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NJT - Lyndhurst Draw

looking west

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Pedestrian Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.947778,-73.922778

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Carries Palisades Interstate Parkway over Pedestrian thoroughfare
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 32.2 Feet
Span Length: 27.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over a Pedestrian thoroughfare on the Palisades Interstate Parkway (Southbound)
History: Built 1954
Built: 1954

Location: Bergen County

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Pedestrian Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.947500,-73.922222

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Carries Palisades Interstate Park over Pedestrian thoroughfare
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 32.2 Feet
Span Length: 27.9 Feet

Overview: Pair of concrete arch bridges over a Pedestrian thoroughfare on Palisades Interstate Parkway in Alpine
History: Built 1954
Built: 1954

Location: Bergen County

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Pond Brook Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 41.017638,-74.219903

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Carries Colonial Road over Pond Brook
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 24.9 Feet
Span Length: 22.0 Feet

Overview: Lost concrete arch bridge over Pond Brook on Colonial Road
History: Replaced 2001
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Prospect Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.890009,-74.054928

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Carries Prospect Avenue over NYS&W Railroad Main Line
Design: arch/deck/steel
Design Details: Steel arch
Total Length: 79.1 Feet
Span Length: 79.1 Feet

Overview: Steel arch bridge over NYS&W Railroad on Prospect Avenue in Hackensack
History: Built 1906; rehabilitated 1995
Built: 1906

Location: Bergen County

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Prospect Avenue Circa 1907

Old Postcard View

487198

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in December 2020

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Pulis Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.030556,-74.176111

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Carries Pulis Avenue over Ho-Ho-Kus Brook
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 23.0 Feet
Span Length: 21.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Ho-Ho-Kus Brook on Pulis Avenue in Franklin Lakes
History: Built 1900; rehabilitated 1960
Built: 1900

Location: Bergen County

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Ramapo Reservation Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.078333,-74.189444

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Carries Ramapo Bridge Road over Ramapo River
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 67.9 Feet
Span Length: 62.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Ramapo River
History: Built 1910; rehabilitated 1985
Built: 1910

Location: Bergen County

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Ramapo Reservation Bridge

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Red Mill Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.924444,-74.090278

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Carries Red Mill Road over Saddle River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 78.1 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Saddle River on Red Mill Road in Fair Lawn
History: Built 1922
Built: 1922

Location: Bergen County

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Ridge Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.810000,-74.117222

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Carries Ridge Road (NJ 17) over NJT Main Line
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over NJT Main Line on Ridge Road (NJ 17)
History: Built 1913; rehabilitated 1928
Built: 1913

Location: Bergen County

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Kingsland

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486126

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Ridge Road Bridge

looking northwest in 2010

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Ridgewood Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.976944,-74.107778

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Carries E. Ridgewood Avenue over Hohokus Brook
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 65.9 Feet
Span Length: 62.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Hohokus Brook on E. Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood
History: Built 1910; rehabilitated 1936
Built: 1910

Location: Bergen County

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Ridgewood Avenue Bridge

1912 view

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Saddle River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.925833,-74.091389

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Carries NJ 4 over Saddle River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 69.9 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Saddle River on NJ 4 in Fair Lawn
History: Built 1931; rehabilitated 2001
Built: 1931

Location: Bergen County

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Saddle River

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259353

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Saddle River Park Bike Path

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Summit Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.890556,-74.056111

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Carries Summit Avenue over NYS&W Railroad
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over NYS&W Railroad on Summit Avenue in Hackensack
History: Built 1911
Built: 1911

Location: Bergen County

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in December 2020

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Tenakill Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.956944,-73.962222

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Carries Hardenburgh Avenue (CR 80) over Tenakill Brook
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 32.2 Feet
Span Length: 28.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Tenakill Brook on Hardenburgh Avenue (CR 80) in Demarest
History: Built 1900; rehabilitated 1999 (NRHP says built in 1875)
Built: 1900

Location: Bergen County

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Tenakill Brook Bridge

Photo taken by Jerrye & Roy Klotz MD

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Warren Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.997778,-74.112778

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Carries Warren Avenue over Ho-Ho-Kus Brook
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 7-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 141.1 Feet
Span Length: 135.2 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Ho-Ho-Kus Brook on Warren Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus
History: Built 1905; rehabilitated 1921
Built: 1905

Location: Bergen County

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Warren Avenue Bridge

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471546

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in May 2020

471547

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Pottsville Steel stamp.

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471548

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471549

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in May 2020

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Wyckoff Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.023611,-74.167778

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Carries Wyckoff Avenue over Ho-Ho-Kus Brook
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 22.0 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Ho-Ho-Kus Brook on Wyckoff Avenue
History: Built 1900; rehabilitated 1958
Built: 1900

Location: Bergen County

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NJTR - Route 17 Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.823274,-74.098215

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Carries New Jersey Transit over NJ Route 17
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder and steel stringer; originally 4 tracks wide
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over NJ Route 17 on New Jersey Transit
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Main/Bergen County Line

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

462538

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NJT - Route 17 Overpass

looking north

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Black Bridge

Status: Closed to all traffic

Location: 41.109140,-74.157706

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Carries Houvenkopf Rd over Ramapo River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt Through Truss
Total Length: 101.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Ramapo River on Houvenkopf Rd
History: Was used to carry workers to the Old Ford Plant. Plant opened 1955, closed 1980.
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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471550

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in May 2020

471551

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in May 2020

471552

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Phoenix Steel stamp.

Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in May 2020

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Ramapo County Reservation Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 41.070659,-74.204902

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Carries Trail over Ramapo River
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over Ramapo River on Trail
History:
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Location: Bergen County

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NJTR - HX Draw

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.787604,-74.081756

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Carries Railroad (NJ Transit Bergen County Line) over Hackensack River
Design: truss/through/warren
Design Details: Warren through truss single leaf Strauss heel-trunnion bascule bridge.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Warren through truss bascule bridge over Hackensack River on Railroad (NJ Transit Bergen County Line)
History: Built 1911
Built: 1911

Location: Bergen County

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HX Draw

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HX Draw

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HX Draw

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge lowering for train traffic

Drawing made by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Trains passing through

Drawing made by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge about to open

Drawing made by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge raising for ship traffic

Drawing made by Douglas Butler

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Hx New Jersey Transit Line Railroad Bridge

Open for boat traffic.

Drawing made by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hx Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Ship passing through

Drawing made by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge about to lower of a ship came through

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge in closed position again.

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge fully raised as a barge ship about to pass under

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Perfect view showing a detailed mechnism

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge lowering to its closed position

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge starts to lower

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge with 2 equal towers on both sides

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Raised again for ship traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge shown whole view

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Transit Line train are coming trough

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge about to open for boat traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge open for boat traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge in partly raised position for traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Showing a raised bridge to allow ship traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge raising to allow barge traffic to pass through

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in December 2013

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge almost fully raised

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in December 2013

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NJT Hackensack River Railroad Bridge

Bridge raised for barge traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in December 2013

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Hx New Jersey Line Railroad Strauss Bascule bridge

Raised of barge traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2014

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Raises of ship traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2014

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NJ - Hackensack River Bridge

This is a diagram of the Strauss heel trunnion type bascule bridge with the moving parts and how this bridge operates. The counterweight is heavy in the lowered position.

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Diagram shows the bridge in the raised position with the operating drive machinery installed on the bascule span and the operating struts pinned fixed to the counterweight bridge tower, the equal towers on both ends of the span operates both the span and counterweight causes the span heavy in the raised position.

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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NJT - HX Draw

Raised for barge traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2017

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Ship traveling under a raised bascule bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2014

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Detailed view

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Detailed operating machinery

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Raised close view mechanism

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Bridge ready to lower

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Bridge lowering

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Bridge still in heavy use

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Lowering for train traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Closed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Train passes over

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

A barge ship passes under the raised bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2015

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Detailed view

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Built in 1911

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2014

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

Barge ship approaches the raised bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2014

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NJT - Hackensack River Bridge

New Jersey Transit Line trains passes through

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2015

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Photo taken by Lulun & Kame

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NJT - HX Draw

Raised of barge traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2015

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NJT - HX Draw

Close detailed view closed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2013

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NJT - HX Draw

Close detailed view raised

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2013

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NJT - HX Draw

Closed showing detail

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2013

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NJT - HX Draw

Raised showing detail

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2013

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NJT - HX Draw

Raised of ship and barge traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2016

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Strauss bascule bridge design plan

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2016

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NJT - HX Draw

Raised for barge traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2016

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Movable Bridge Engineering (Terry L. Koglin)

Photo taken by Terry Koglin

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2015

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2015

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2015

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Lowering for transit traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in August 2018

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NJT - HX Draw

Lowering of train traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2018

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Operating strut fixed to the counterweight bridge tower or rear panel

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in December 2014

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NJT - HX Draw

looking northeast

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Photo taken by JerseyTomato 2009

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2019

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2019

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Photo taken by NewJerseyTomato2009 in July 2019

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2019

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NYSW - Overpeck Creek Bridge

Status:
Under replacement while maintaining rail traffic

Location: 40.846441,-74.027658

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Carries NYS&W RR over Overpeck Creek
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Single leaf through plate girder bascule.
Total Length: 55.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bascule bridge over Overpeck Creek on NYS&W Railroad (NYS&W)
History:
Built: 1911

Location: Bergen County

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Overpeck Creek RR Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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Overpeck Creek RR Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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NYSW RR

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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CSX - Overpeck Creek Bridge

Trains entering over the rail bridge

Drawing made by Douglas Butler

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CSX - Overpeck Creek Bridge

Ridgefield NJ

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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CSX - Overpeck Creek Bridge

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2013

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CSX - Overpeck Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2013

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Strauss bascule bridge design plan

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2016

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NYSW - Overpeck Creek Bridge

looking north; CSX bridge on right

Photo from Agate Construction

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NYSW - Overpeck Creek Bridge

looking south; Conrail bridge on left

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in November 1977

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New Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.913991,-74.030170

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Carries Old New Bridge Road/Main Street over Hackensack River
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Swing Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Swing pony truss bridge over Hackensack River on Old New Bridge Road/Main Street
History: Built 1889 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; bypassed by upstream bridge in 1956; rehabilitated 2003
Built: 1889

Location: Bergen County

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New Bridge

New Jersey

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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NewBridgeXing

New Bridge Crossing, Hackensack River, New Jersey

Photo taken by Paul Henegan

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Swingbridge NewBridge1889 New

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Hackensack River Swing Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.891831,-74.035996

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Carries Anderson Street over Hackensack River
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss swing
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Anderson Street
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Postcard

Photo taken by Pinterest Martha Szalay Scannell

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Hackensack River Swing Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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Anderson Street Bridge

Tech Drawing from Douglas Butler

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2020

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Hackensack River Swing Bridge

1907 view

Photo from old postcard

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NJTR - Park Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.819112,-74.125845

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Carries New Jersey Transit Railroad over Park Avenue
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Park Avenue on New Jersey Transit Railroad
History:
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Location: Bergen County

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Lyndhurst

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Main Line

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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NJTR - Park Avenue Overpass

looking east

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in December 2020

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Morlot Avenue Passaic River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.924260,-74.140234

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Carries Morlot Ave (Cr 78) over Passaic River
Design: truss/pony/polygonal/alt-verticals
Design Details: Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 263.1 Feet
Span Length: 85.3 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Passaic River on Morlot Ave (Cr 78)
History: Built 1904; rehabilitated 2008
Built: 1904

Location: Bergen County

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Morlot Avenue - 33rd Street Bridge

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Oradell Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.953611,-74.028889

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Carries Oradell Avenue over Hackensack River
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 101.1 Feet
Span Length: 92.9 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hackensack River on Oradell Avenue
History: Built 1904; rehabilitated 1972
Built: 1904

Location: Bergen County

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Oradell Depot NJ HACKENSACK RIVER FROM BRIDGE Note railing

Note the detail on the railing!

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NYSW - Railroad Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.886231,-74.048207

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Carries New York Susquehanna & Western Railroad over Railroad Avenue & Railroad
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Railroad Avenue & Railroad on New York Susquehanna & Western Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Pascack Valley Line

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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NYSW & Pascack Valley Line

Panoramio user Adam Elmquist

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Pascack Valley Line

Panoramio user Adam Elmquist

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Pascack Valley Line

Panoramio user Adam Elmquist

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Crooks Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.893677,-74.128861

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Carries Crooks Avenue over Passaic River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Open-spandrel arch bridge over Passaic River on Crooks Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Crooks Ave Bridge

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Ramapo River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.053333,-74.224444

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Carries Glen Gray Road over Ramapo River
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 112.9 Feet
Span Length: 109.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Ramapo River on Glen Gray Road
History: Built 1996
Built: 1996

Location: Bergen County

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NYGL - Passaic River Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic; line abandoned in 2020

Location: 40.868583,-74.112397

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Carries Railroad over Passaic River
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Passaic River on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Passaic River

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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NY&GL RR Half Moon Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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NY&GL RR Half Moon Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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NY&GL RR Half Moon Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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NY&GL RR Half Moon Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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NY&GL RR Half Moon Bridge

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NJTR - Delafield Avenue Overpass

Status:

Location: 40.813900,-74.122529

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Carries New Jersey Transit over Delafield Avenue
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Delafield Avenue on New Jersey Transit
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Main Line

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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NYLE&W - Berry's Creek Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.810106,-74.092247

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Carries New York Lake Erie & Western Railroad over Berry's Creek
Design: other
Design Details: Belidor Rolling Counterweight Bascule Drawbridge
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Berry's Creek on New York Lake Erie & Western Railroad
History: Built 1896
Built: 1896

Location: Bergen County

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NYLE&W Berry's Creek Bridge

Rutherford NJ

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2014

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CSX - Bellmans Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic fixed in place

Location: 40.818616,-74.020509

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Carries CSX Railroad (Nee New York Central RR) over Bellmans Creek
Design: girder/deck
Design Details: Deck girder bascule lift draw
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck girder bridge over Bellmans Creek on CSX Railroad (Nee New York Central RR)
History: Built 1918
Built: 1918

Location: Bergen County

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CSX - Bellmans Creek Bridge

Fairview NJ

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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Bellmans Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.818523,-74.020910

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Carries 83rd Street & New York Susquehanna & Western Railway over Bellmans Creek
Design: beam
Design Details: Beam
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Beam bridge over Bellmans Creek on 83rd Street & New York Susquehanna & Western Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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NYSW - Hackensack River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.881001,-74.037294

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Carries New York Susquehanna & Western RR over Hackensack River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder swing
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Hackensack River on New York Susquehanna & Western RR
History: Built 1914
Built: 1914

Location: Bergen County

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NYS&W - Hackensack River Bridge

New Jersey

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in December 2020

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NYSW - Edgewater Tunnel

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 40.813506,-73.987886

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Carries Railroad over Hudson Palisades
Design: tunnel
Design Details: Tunnel
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Tunnel on Railroad through Hudson Palisades
History: Built 1894 by New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad to gain access to Hudson River Waterfront. Tracks removed 1992, Pipeline project completed 2013
Built: 1894

Location: Bergen County

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Former Susquehanna RR Edgewater Tunnel

Panoramio user Adam Elmquist

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File:Edgewater Tunnel (NYS&W) Palisades.tiff

Wikipedia user Hudconja

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Fairview (Susquehanna) Tunnel

Flickr user Owl's Flight

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Fairview Tunnel

Flickr user Owl's Flight

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Fairview Susquehanna Tunnel

Flickr user Owl's Flight

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Flickr user Owl's Flight

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Fairview Tunnel NJ

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Van Saun Mill Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.909257,-74.035995

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Carries Kinderkamack Road over Van Saun Mill Brook
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 38.1 Feet
Span Length: 36.1 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Van Saun Mill Brook on Kinderkamack Road
History:
Built: 1931

Location: Bergen County

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Salem street bridge

New Jersey

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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NJTR - Maple Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.959975,-74.129037

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Carries Erie Railroad over Maple Avenue
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Maple Avenue on Erie Railroad
History: Built 1929
Built: 1929

Location: Bergen County

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Erie Railroad Overpass

Panoramio user Adam Elmquist

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Erie Railroad Overpass

Panoramio user Adam Elmquist

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NYSW - 1st Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.887445,-74.050603

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Carries NYS&W Railroad over 1st Street
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over 1st Street on NYS&W Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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NYS&W Overpass

Panoramio user Adam Elmquist

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US 46 - River Drive Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.893450,-74.126900

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Carries US 46 over River Drive (Cr 507)
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 67.9 Feet
Span Length: 64.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over River Drive (Cr 507) on US 46
History: Built 1939; rehabilitated 1996
Built: 1939

Location: Bergen County

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General View To North

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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General View To Northwest

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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South Elevation. View To North

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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North Elevation. View To South

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Bridge Deck From East Approach. View To West

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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View To West From Southeast Approach

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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View To East From Southwest Approach

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Bridge Underside. View To West From East Abutment

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Detail Of Bridge Underside Showing East Abutment, Stringers, Floor Underside, And Lateral Bracing. View To East

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Detail Of Pilaster And Recessed Panel At East Abutment. View To East

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

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CSX - River Road Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.869501,-74.031901

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Carries CSX River Line over River Road
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over River Road on CSX River Line
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Flood Gauge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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River Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.869686,-74.032099

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Carries River Road over Drainage
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over Drainage on River Road
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Flood Gauge

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Midtown Bridge (1900)

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.882380,-74.035953

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Carries Public Service Corporation of New Jersey over Hackensack River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 1360.0 Feet
Span Length: 160.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Public Service Corporation of New Jersey
History: Built 1900; Trolley service ended 1938; Converted to road use 1940; Replaced 2018
Built: 1900

Location: Bergen County

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331322

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From the Street Railway Journal Volume 16

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331323

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From the Street Railway Journal Volume 16

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331324

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From the Street Railway Journal Volume 16

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331325

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From the Street Railway Journal Volume 16

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331534

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PSNJ - Hackensack River Bridge

Converted to highway

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425292

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425299

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Salem street bridge

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471032

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471033

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I-95 Edgewood Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.868168,-73.976328

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Carries Edgewood Rd over I-95
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel arch
Total Length: 250.0 Feet
Span Length: 222.1 Feet

Overview: Open-spandrel arch bridge over I-95 on Edgewood Rd
History: Built 1962
Built: 1962

Location: Bergen County

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334393

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Looking South

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334394

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East abutment

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334395

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West abutment

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Overpeck Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge in 2006

Location: 40.844375,-74.010888

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Carries Route 46 over Overpeck Creek
Design: girder/deck
Design Details: Deck girder bascule
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck girder bridge over Overpeck Creek on Route 46
History: Built 1913
Built: 1913

Location: Bergen County

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Overpeck Creek Bridge

Replaced

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412033

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Overpeck Creek Bridge

Roadway view

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CSX - Overpeck Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.846279,-74.027571

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Carries CSX RR over Overpeck Creek
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder swing
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder swing bridge over Overpeck Creek on CSX RR
History: Built 1901
Built: 1901

Location: Bergen County

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338008

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464641

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CSX - Overpeck Creek Bridge

looking south

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487544

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Conrail - Overpeck Creek Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in November 1977

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Passaic River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.864777,-74.109979

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Carries Passaic Street/Wall Street over Passaic River
Design: girder
Design Details: Girder
Total Length: 233.0 Feet
Span Length: 78.1 Feet

Overview: Girder bridge over Passaic River on Passaic Street/Wall Street
History: Built 1898; rehabilitated 1989
Built: 1898

Location: Bergen County

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486833

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Wall Street Bridge

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Saddle River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.873490,-74.088954

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Carries Passaic Ave over Saddle River
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 63.0 Feet
Span Length: 62.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Saddle River on Passaic Ave
History: Built 1902; rehabilitated 1971
Built: 1902

Location: Bergen County

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497422

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Saddle River Bridge

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PSE&G Access Road Hohokus Brook Bridge #1

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.982425,-74.109348

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Carries PSE&G Access Road (Former NJRT Railway) over Hohokus Creek
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Hohokus Creek on PSE&G Access Road (Former NJRT Railway)
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Former North Jersey Traction Line

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352578

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Former North Jersey Traction Line

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352579

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Former North Jersey Traction Line

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NJRT - Zabraskie Brook Bridge

Status: Abandoned

Location: 40.998867,-74.106241

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Carries Abandoned Public Service Corporation of New Jersey over Zabriskie Brook
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned bridge over Zabriskie Brook on Abandoned Public Service Corporation of New Jersey
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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NJRT - Glen Rock Viaduct

Status: Removed

Location: 40.957348,-74.128011

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Carries Public Service Corporation of New Jersey over Erie Railroad
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Erie Railroad on Public Service Corporation of New Jersey
History: Built 1909;
Built: 1909

Location: Bergen County

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Spring Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.973415,-74.108495

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Carries Spring Avenue over Hohokus Brook
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Hohokus Brook on Spring Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Spring Ave Bridge over Hohokus Brook

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PSE&G Access Road Hohokus Brook Bridge #2

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.974429,-74.108195

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Carries PSE&again Access Road (Former NJRT Railway) over Hohokus Brook
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Hohokus Brook on PSE&again Access Road (Former NJRT Railway)
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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352592

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Former North Jersey Traction Line over Hohokus Brook

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NJRT - Hohokus Brook Bridge #3

Status: Removed

Location: 40.966471,-74.109729

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Carries Public Service Corporation of New Jersey over Ho-ho-kus Brook
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Ho-ho-kus Brook on Public Service Corporation of New Jersey
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Main Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.877851,-74.028408

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Carries Main St (Cr 56iii) over CSX Transportation and Leonia Ave
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 438.0 Feet
Span Length: 75.1 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX Transportation and Leonia Ave on Main St (Cr 56iii)
History: Built 1939; rehabilitated 2003
Built: 1939

Location: Bergen County

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State Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.903590,-74.005788

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Carries State Street over CSX Railroad & Palisades Ave
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 216.9 Feet
Span Length: 83.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX Railroad & Palisades Ave on State Street
History: Built 1926; rehabilitated 1985
Built: 1926

Location: Bergen County

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Hendricks Causeway Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.833279,-74.011512

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Carries Hendricks Causeway over CSX Transportation, Incorporated
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 180.1 Feet
Span Length: 65.9 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX Transportation, Incorporated on Hendricks Causeway
History: Built 1931; rehabilitated 1996
Built: 1931

Location: Bergen County

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NYSW - Hackensack River Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.880949,-74.037156

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Carries New York, Susquehanna, & Western Railway over Hackensack River
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss swing
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss swing bridge over Hackensack River on New York Susquehanna & Western Railway
History: Built XXXX; Replaced 1914
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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361425

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Removed

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Overpeck Creek Arch Bridges

Status:

Location: 40.866729,-73.999382

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Carries Degraw Avenue/Fort Lee Road (old alignment) over Overpeck Creek
Design: arch/through/wood
Design Details: Twin timber through arch bridges
Total Length: 350.1 Feet
Span Length: 140.1 Feet

Overview: Twin timber tied arch bridges over Overpeck Creek on Degraw Avenue/Fort Lee Road (old alignment)
History: Built 2012
Built: 2012

Location: Bergen County

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Old Overpeck Creek Arch Bridges

Elevation of both spans

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423938

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Old Overpeck Creek Arch Bridges

Distant elevation of a single span

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451388

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Overpeck Creek Arch Bridges

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NYS&W - Overpeck Creek Bridge (Old)

Status: Demolished and replaced

Location: 40.846554,-74.027734

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Carries New York Susquehanna & Western Railroad over Hackensack River
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss swing
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Hackensack River /Overpeck Creek on New York Susquehanna & Western Railroad
History: Replaced
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Postcard

442198

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2019

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Market Street Passaic River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.902461,-74.134081

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Carries Market St. Cr56 I over Passaic River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Concrete encased deck plate girder
Total Length: 367.1 Feet
Span Length: 58.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete encased deck girder bridge over Passaic River on Market St. Cr56 I
History: Built 1923; rehabilitated 1966
Built: 1923

Location: Bergen County

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Market Street Passaic River Bridge

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NJTR - Saddle River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.863868,-74.101834

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Carries NJT Bergen County Line over Saddle River and River Drive
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 300.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Saddle River and River Drive on NJT Bergen County Line
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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NJT - Saddle River Bridge

looking south

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in July 2019

452085

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NJT - Saddle River Bridge

looking east

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in July 2019

452086

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NJT - Saddle River Bridge

looking east

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in July 2019

452087

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NJT - Saddle River Bridge

looking southeast

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in July 2019

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NJTR - Ackerman Avenue Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.971951,-74.125326

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Carries NJ Transit Main Line over Ackerman Avenue - CR 79
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete stringer bridge over Ackerman Avenue - CR 79 on NJ Transit Main Line
History:
Built: 1926

Location: Bergen County

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NJT - Ackerman Avenue Underpass

looking northwest

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Yates Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.996591,-74.025666

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Carries Westwood Ave. over Pascack Brook
Design: truss/pony/pratt-half
Design Details: Half-hip Pratt pony truss with Phoenix Columns
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Pascack Brook on Westwood Ave.
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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459055

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1907 postmark

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459056

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459057

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459058

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459059

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1917 postmark

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459060

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Ford Edgewater Assembly Plant Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 40.809547,-73.989604

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Carries Ford Motor access over NYS&W RR
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over NYS&W RR on Ford Motor access
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Ford Motor Bridge

looking north

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464646

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Ford Motor Bridge

looking north

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464655

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Berry's Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.828034,-74.079756

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Carries Paterson Plank Road (NJ 120) over Berry's Creek
Design: truss/through/warren/verticals
Design Details: Riveted Warren through truss with all verticals
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Berry's Creek on Paterson Plank Road (NJ 120)
History: Replaced 1976
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Berry's Creek Bridge

The Herald-News: January 16 1975

465970

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Berry's Creek Bridge

The Herald-News: January 16 1975

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Market Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.859781,-74.116028

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Carries Market Street over Passaic River
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss and pony truss approach
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Passaic River on Market Street
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Market Street Bridge

looking north

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466393

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Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in February 2020

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NJTR - West Crescent Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.034673,-74.134218

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Carries New Jersey Transit over West Crescent Avenue
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete stringer bridge over West Crescent Avenue on New Jersey Transit
History: Built 1939
Built: 1939

Location: Bergen County

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NJT - West Crescent Avenue Overpass

looking north

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NJTR - West Orchard Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.027991,-74.128465

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Carries NJ Transit over West Orchard Street
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete stringer bridge over West Orchard Street on NJ Transit
History: Built 1939
Built: 1939

Location: Bergen County

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NJT - West Orchard Street Bridge

looking west

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NJTR - West Airmount Road Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.088622,-74.145586

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Carries New Jersey Transit over West Airmount Road
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete stringer bridge over West Airmount Road on New Jersey Transit
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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NJT - Airmount Road Underpass

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Midtown Bridge (2018)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.882445,-74.035985

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Carries Salem St Extd / W Main St over Hackensack River
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Hackensack River on Salem St Extd / W Main St
History: Built 2018
Built: 2018

Location: Bergen County

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487193

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487195

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Plaza Way Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.909481,-74.070681

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Carries NJ 17 over Plaza Way
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 105.0 Feet
Span Length: 59.1 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Plaza Way on NJ 17
History: Built 1932; rehabilitated 1984
Built: 1932

Location: Bergen County

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East Passaic Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.908100,-74.070961

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Carries NJ 17 over East Passaic Street
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 51.8 Feet
Span Length: 48.9 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over East Passaic Street on NJ 17
History: Built 1931
Built: 1931

Location: Bergen County

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Central Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.900381,-74.072761

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Carries NJ 17 over Central Avenue
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 54.1 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Central Avenue on NJ 17
History: Built 1931
Built: 1931

Location: Bergen County

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NJ 17 Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.899150,-74.073100

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Carries NJ 17 over New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 155.8 Feet
Span Length: 63.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway on NJ 17
History: Built 1931
Built: 1931

Location: Bergen County

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NJ 17 Maywood Chemical Spur Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.898361,-74.073211

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Carries NJ17 over New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 123.0 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway on NJ17
History: Built 1932
Built: 1932

Location: Bergen County

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NJTR - Ho-Ho-Kus Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 41.001248,-74.115082

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Carries New Jersey Transit Main Line over Ho-Ho-Kus Brook
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Ho-Ho-Kus Brook on New Jersey Transit Main Line
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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NJTR - Ho-Ho-Kus Brook Bridge

1909 view

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Park Avenue Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 41.033529,-74.038730

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Carries Park Avenue over Pascack Brook
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Steel stringer bridge over Pascack Brook on Park Avenue
History:
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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Park Avenue Bridge

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West Oakland Avenue Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 41.033333,-74.250000

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Carries W Oakland Avenue over Ramapo River
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: (3)4-panel, riveted Pratt pony trusses with counters.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Ramapo River on W Oakland Avenue
History: Replaced 1971
Built:

Location: Bergen County

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West Oakland Avenue Bridge

The Sunday News: October 4 1970

509963

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West Oakland Avenue Bridge

The Record: June 3 1971


Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

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