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Alexander Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.332222,-74.653611

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Carries Alexander Road over Stony Brook
Design: truss/pony/polygonal/alt-verticals
Design Details: Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals- not historic
Total Length: 104.0 Feet
Span Length: 100.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Stony Brook on Alexander Road
History: Built 1905; rehabilitated 1990 replaced within the past 10 years
Built: 1905

Location: Mercer County

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AMTK - Route 29 Overpass

Status: Open

Location: 40.210000,-74.766667

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Carries Amtrak Northeast Corridor over Northbound NJ 29
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 65.9 Feet
Span Length: 48.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Northbound NJ 29 on the Amtrak Northeast Corridor
History: Built 1903
Built: 1903

Location: Mercer County

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Arch over Northbound NJ 29

Photo taken by Ian Anderson in March 2009

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Route 29 overpass

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Northeast Corridor Overpass

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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Assunpink Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.218056,-74.764167

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Carries US 206 (Broad Street) over Assunpink Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 45.9 Feet
Span Length: 45.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Assunpink Creek on US 206 (Broad Street) in Trenton
History: Built 1900; rehabilitated 1904
Built: 1900

Location: Mercer County

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Assunpink Creek Bridge

c1870-likely predecessor bridge

Photo from Trenton Public Library

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Assunpink Creek Bridge

looking west

Photo from Trenton Historical Society

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Assunpink Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.221389,-74.751944

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Carries CR 635 over Assunpink Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 47.9 Feet
Span Length: 47.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Assunpink Creek on CR 635 in Trenton
History: Built 1900; rehabilitated 1966
Built: 1900

Location: Mercer County

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Carnegie Lake Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.340278,-74.649167

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Carries Washington Road over Carnegie Lake
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Deck Arch
Total Length: 454.0 Feet
Span Length: 101.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Carnegie Lake on Washington Road
History: Built 1905; rehabilitated (widened from 1 lane to two in 1938
Built: 1905

Location: Mercer County

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Photo taken by Éamonn Ó Muirí

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PRINCETON NEW JERSEY Washington St Bridge Carnegie Lake a

Early image of the bridge before widening

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1907 view, 1924 postmark

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pre 1945

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Princeton NJ University Carnegie Lake from R.R. Bridge Postcard PC WB New Jersey

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Pre 1920

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may be pre 1910

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Very early barrel shot looking east

Really cool photo looking from Princeton to West Windsor / Princeton Junction

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1907 view

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View from farther away than photo 8

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Dec 24, 1906 Postmark

Image taken prior to completion/filling of lake!

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Improved version of image 8

Looking from the within the cut. Princeton behind, West Windsor across the bridge.

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Clinton Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.217778,-74.754722

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Carries S. Clinton Avenue over Assunpink Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 108.9 Feet
Span Length: 55.1 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Assunpink Creek on S. Clinton Avenue in Trenton
History: Built 1869
Built: 1869

Location: Mercer County

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Clinton Avenue Bridge

looking east

HAER Photo

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Delaware Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.327500,-74.796111

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Carries W. Delaware Avenue over Trenton Line
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 78.1 Feet
Span Length: 33.1 Feet

Overview: Wooden bridge over Trenton Line on W. Delaware Avenue in Pennington
History: Built 1914; rehabilitated 1975
Built: 1914

Location: Mercer County

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Morrisville-Trenton Railroad Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.208171,-74.767151

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Carries Amtrak Northeast Corridor over Sotuh Delmorr Avenue, Delaware River, Soutbound NJ 29
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Skewed Stone arch
Total Length: 1150.0 Feet
Span Length: 63.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Delaware River on Amtrak Northeast Corridor
History: Built 1903
Built: 1903

Location: Mercer County

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Delaware River Railroad Bridge

Taken from NJ 29

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Delaware River Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Delaware River Railroad Bridge

Taken from a park-setting on the river's edge

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Delaware River Railroad Bridge

Span over Delmorr Avenue

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Delaware River Railroad Bridge

Picture showing skew

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Delaware River Railroad Bridge

Span over Delmorr Ave and west abutment from park

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Delaware River Railroad Bridge and Park setting

This area was cleared by the DRJTBC to make it easier to get to the river here, as it has always been a popular fishing spot

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Delaware River Bridge Montage

Three bridges, Railroad arch bridge, recently expanded Route One Toll Bridge, and Trenton Makes Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Amtrak Morrisville-Trenton bridge

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs March 1976

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Morrisville -Trenton Railroad Bridge

looking southwest

Photo taken by Aerolin55

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Morrisville-Trenton Railroad Bridge

looking north

HAER Photo by Jack E. Boucher

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Morrisville-Trenton Railroad Bridge

HAER Photo by Joseph EB Elliott

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Morrisville-Trenton Railroad Bridge

HAER Photo by Joseph EB Elliott

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Morrisville-Trenton Railroad Bridge

looking north along NJ 29

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Doctors Creek Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.172222,-74.658889

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Carries over Doctors Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 46.9 Feet
Span Length: 42.0 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Doctors Creek
History: Built 1871 replaced in 1930
Built: 1871

Location: Mercer County

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Doctors Creek Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.165000,-74.646667

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Carries Crosswicks-Hamilton Square Road over Doctors Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: 4 panel Warren pony truss with verticals
Total Length: 64.0 Feet
Span Length: 62.0 Feet

Overview: Lost warren pony truss bridge over Doctors Creek on Crosswicks Ham. Sq.
History: Built 1915; rehabilitated 1966; replaced 2000
Built: 1915

Location: Mercer County

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Peddie Lake Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.266756,-74.521179

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Carries East Ward Avenue over Peddie Lake
Design: truss/through/double-warren
Design Details: Two-span riveted double-intersection Warren through truss
Total Length: 254.9 Feet
Span Length: 126.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Peddie Lake on East Ward Avenue in Hightstown
History: Built 1896 by New Jersey Steel & Iron; rehabilitated 1969
Built: 1896

Location: Mercer County

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East Ward Bridge - February 2007

Overview

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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East Ward Bridge

Builders Plate - February 2007

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Railing endpost

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Cute gingerbread house next to the bridge. All of the houses on this side are period.

Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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Photo taken by Ellen T. in April 2015

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1909 postmark

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1908 Postmark

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1909 Postmark

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in October 2021

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in October 2021

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in October 2021

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Hunter Road Bridge

Status: Closed to all traffic

Location: 40.338578,-74.897998

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Carries Hunter Road over Moores Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt-half
Design Details: 3 panel Pin-connected Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 43.0 Feet
Span Length: 43.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Moores Creek on Hunter Road
History: Built 1889
Built: 1889

Location: Mercer County

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in September 2020

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in September 2020

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in September 2020

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in September 2020

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in September 2020

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Iron Bridge Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.141389,-74.616389

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Carries Iron Bridge Road over Crosswicks Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 103.0 Feet
Span Length: 76.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Crosswicks Creek on Iron Bridge Road
History: Abutments built 1868; Abutments rehabilitated, altered the superstructure (iron part) replaced in1924 with the (used, 1905?) present structure
Built: 1905ish

Location: Mercer County

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Photo taken by nathan myers in April 2015

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Photo taken by nathan myers in April 2015

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Photo taken by nathan myers in April 2015

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Photo taken by nathan myers in April 2015

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Photo taken by nathan myers in April 2015

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Iron Bridge Road Bridge, Mercer County, NJ

Photo taken by Abby Janick in July 2019

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Iron Bridge Road Bridge, Mercer County, NJ

Photo taken by Abby Janick in July 2019

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March 2014

Photo taken by Art S.

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March 2014

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Bear Tavern Bridge

Status: New bridge open; Truss portal and sway bracing widened then placed as non-functional decoration over new Valley Road bridge
Portions of superstructure incorporated as decoration into new bridge on Valley Road at Pleasant Valley Road near Howell Living History Farm

Location: 40.292038,-74.840752

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Carries Bear Tavern Road (CR 579) over Jacobs Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Wrought iron, 6-panel, pin-connected Pratt through truss
Total Length: 75.1 Feet
Span Length: 70.9 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Jacobs Creek on Bear Tavern Road (CR 579)
History: Built 1882 by the King Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1950; closed to traffic Sept. 2009
Built: 1882

Location: Mercer County

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Bear Tavern Bridge

Photo by Preservation New Jersey September 2009

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Jacobs Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.278333,-74.853333

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Carries NJ 29 over Jacobs Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 24.9 Feet
Span Length: 24.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Jacobs Creek on NJ 29
History: Built 1832; rehabilitated 1941
Built: 1832

Location: Mercer County

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Millstone River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.373611,-74.620278

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Carries Old NJ 27 over Millstone River
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 109.9 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Millstone River on Old NJ 27
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Mine Road Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic
Tree fell on portal in 2017. Minor damage but county is trying to replace rather than repair. At severe risk of replacement or neutering (being placed on top of a concrete slab as decoration.

Location: 40.374044,-74.793900

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Carries Mine Road over Stony Brook
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 102.0 Feet
Span Length: 101.1 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Stony Brook on Mine Road
History: Built 1885; rehabilitated 1976; rehabilitated ~2011,portal damaged by falling tree in 2017 - closed since
Built: 1885

Location: Mercer County

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Oblique View Before Rehabilitation

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Photo taken by Chris Tengi

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2013 looking west

Photo taken by Art Suckewer

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2013 looking wast (same as image 1)

Post restoration Note the 4 ton posted limit is standard for all rural county roads in Mercer. The bridge was actually rated 7 tons post restoration (though not posted as such). Unfortunately, the county was hoping for a higher rating but didn't hire a knowledgeable engineer.

Photo taken by Art Suckewer

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7-21-2017 Looking east Portal damage from tree fall

Note shadow of missing plaque on end post

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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7-21-2017 Looking east Portal damage from tree fall

Close up of damage

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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7-21-2017 Looking east Portal damage from tree fall

Close up of damage

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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7-21-2017 Looking east Portal damage from tree fall

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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7-21-2017 Looking east Portal damage from tree fall

No damage to end post except for missing (knocked off? Removed?) plaque. Guard rail dented by tree.

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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7-21-2017 Looking west Portal damage from tree fall

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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7-21-2017 Looking west Portal damage from tree fall

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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7-21-2017 Looking west Portal damage from tree fall

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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7-21-2017 Looking up at the Portal damage from tree fall

from the bridge deck

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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7-21-2017 Looking up at the Portal damage from tree fall

from bridge deck

Photo taken by Art Suckewer in July 2017

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in May 2019

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in May 2019

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in May 2019

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in May 2019

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Mine Road Bridge sign

Image from Mecer Me article. This is the sign still attached to the damaged portal. I believe photo credit goes to Mary Galioto

Photo uploaded by Art S.

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Mine Road Bridges

Note the condition of the deck. This is not a bridge that has been ignored. It's in good shape besides the portal damage! I believe photo credit goes to Mary Galioto

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9 3 21 Mine Road Bridge

A bit of debris, no obvious damage from the storm. Photo taken by Fairfax Hutter, uploaded with permission.

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Montgomery Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.218056,-74.761389

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Carries Montgomery Street over Assunpink Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 59.1 Feet
Span Length: 27.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Assunpink Creek on Montgomery Street in Trenton
History: Built 1900; rehabilitated 1950
Built: 1900

Location: Mercer County

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Moores Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.324167,-74.916944

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Carries NJ 29 over Moores Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: 2 span Arch
Total Length: 43.0 Feet
Span Length: 19.0 Feet

Overview: 2 span stone arch bridge over Moores Creek on NJ 29
History: Built 1832; rehabilitated 1917
Built: 1832

Location: Mercer County

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Moores Creek Bridge

looking northwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in March 2021

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SEPTA - West Trenton Railroad Bridge

Status: Open

Location: 40.241618,-74.824034

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Carries SEPTA R3 West Trenton Line & CSX RR over Delaware River
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 1442.0 Feet
Span Length: 91.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Delaware River on SEPTA/CSX Railroad
History: Built 1912, second bridge at this crossing
Built: 1912

Location: Mercer County

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Septa R3 Bridge

Span over PA Route 32 (River Road)

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Septa R3 Bridge

Old stone piers present from a previous bridge

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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Septa R3 Bridge

Old piers visible again

Photo taken by Ian Anderson

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West Trenton Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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West Trenton Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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3/4 View, From Se

Photo taken by Joseph Elliott for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Overview From East Bank Of Delaware River, Looking Sw

Photo taken by Joseph Elliott for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Detail Of Arches And Pier From Earlier Span, Looking Sw

Photo taken by Joseph Elliott for the Historic American Engineering Record

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3/4 View, From Se

Photo taken by Joseph Elliott for the Historic American Engineering Record

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3/4 View, From Se

Photo taken by Joseph Elliott for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Detail Of Trim On North Side

Photo taken by Joseph Elliott for the Historic American Engineering Record

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West Trenton SEPTA-RDG Bridge

Reading 2102 steam excursion

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in June 1972

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SEPTA - West Trenton Railroad Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in June 2020

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SEPTA - West Trenton Railroad Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in June 2020

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SEPTA - West Trenton Railroad Bridge

River Road arch looking northwest

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Province Line Road Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.352627,-74.710228

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Carries Province Line Road over Stony Brook
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: 3 span Warren pony truss
Total Length: 140.1 Feet
Span Length: 45.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Stony Brook on Province Line Road
History: Built 1903
Built: 1903

Location: Mercer County

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Princeton Province Line Road Bridge

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Approaching from the south

Kind of a neat shot putting the bridge in context with its setting, which is quite spectacular considering it is central NJ, not New England.

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Rocky Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.270278,-74.522500

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Carries NJ 33 over Rocky Brook
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 75.1 Feet
Span Length: 14.1 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Rocky Brook on NJ 33 in Hightstown
History: Built 1907; rehabilitated 1981
Built: 1907

Location: Mercer County

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in March 2011

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Shipetaukin Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.314167,-74.713611

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Carries Carter Road (CR 569) over Shipetaukin Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 39.0 Feet
Span Length: 39.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Shipetaukin Creek on Carter Road (CR 569)
History: Built 1921
Built: 1921

Location: Mercer County

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Shipetaukin Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.310000,-74.710000

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Carries US 206 over Shipetaukin Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 53.2 Feet
Span Length: 52.2 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Shipetaukin Creek on US 206
History: Built 1923
Built: 1923

Location: Mercer County

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Shipetaukin Creek Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.310000,-74.710556

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Carries Fackler Road (CR 569) over Shipetaukin Creek
Design: truss
Design Details: Truss
Total Length: 54.1 Feet
Span Length: 54.1 Feet

Overview: Lost truss bridge over Shipetaukin Creek on Fackler Road (CR 569)
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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South Clinton Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.217870,-74.754760

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Carries South Clinton Avenue over Amtrak NE Corridor
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: Skewed Whipple through truss
Total Length: 118.1 Feet
Span Length: 115.2 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Amtrak NE Corridor on South Clinton Avenue in Trenton
History: Built 1890; rehabilitated 1983
Built: 1890

Location: Mercer County

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South Clinton Avenue Bridge

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Stony Brook Bridge - Princeton Pike

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.326865,-74.680381

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Carries CR 583 over Stony Brook
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 110.9 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Stony Brook on CR 583
History: Built 1809; rehabilitated 1979
Built: 1809

Location: Mercer County

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1907 postmark

Similar to the 1792 Rt. 206 bridge that is a mile or two upstream. View looking downstream

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1908 Postmark

looking upstream

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Name on card is incorrect, stream is Stony Brook, tbough it is next to the battlefield

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Stony Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.332778,-74.681944

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Carries US 206 over Stony Brook
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 82.0 Feet
Span Length: 26.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Stony Brook on US 206
History: Built 1792
Built: 1792

Location: Mercer County

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1908 Postmark

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Early image Stony Brook Bridge

Photo taken prior to lengthening of the west end (and possible widening) While Worth's Mill was still in operation The adjacent Worth's Mill operated from around 1714 until the early twentieth century, but only one wall survives." (from Princeton Historical Society) (Image slightly cleaned up).

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Image 2 slightly cleaned up.

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NJTR - Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.334114,-74.651235

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Carries NJT Princeton Branch over Delaware & Raritan Canal
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 Delaware & Raritan Canal on NJT Princeton Branch
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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NJT - Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge

The full length of the Princeton Branch bridge over the Delaware and Raritan Canal.

Photo by Richard Crerand via Facebook, used with permission

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NJT - Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge

A look at the wheels and track of the Princeton Branch bridge, giving away its former life as a swing bridge.

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Delaware & Raritan Canal Trail - Parkside Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.234384,-74.789270

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Carries Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail over Parkside Avenue
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Parkside Avenue on Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Delaware and Raritan Canal Overpass

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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Former Belvidere Delaware Railroad

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Delaware & Raritan Canal Trail - Parkside Avenue Overpass

looking north

Photo from old postcard

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Delaware & Raritan Canal Trail - Parkside Avenue Overpass

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in June 2020

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Delaware & Raritan Canal Trail - Parkside Avenue Overpass

looking northwest

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Delaware & Raritan Canal Trail - Parkside Avenue Overpass

looking west

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AMTK - Route 29 Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.209257,-74.765629

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Carries Amtrak over Route 29
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Route 29 on Amtrak
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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NEC Overpass

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John Fitch Way Tunnel

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.198298,-74.758294

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Carries John Fitch Way over
Design: tunnel
Design Details: Tunnel
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Tunnel on John Fitch Way
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Historic Trenton

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259958

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John Fitch Way

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Private Farm Bridge off Pleasant Valley Road

Status: Derelict/abandoned
Abandoned in place

Location: 40.332927,-74.907088

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Carries Private Farm Road over Moore's Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: To me this looks like a Warren pony truss with verticals however, the endposts are rounded.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned bridge over Moore's Creek on Private Farm Road
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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7 29 21 Pleasant Valley Road Farm Bridge

An EF-2 tornado hit Hopewell last night, following Pleasant Valley Road and about 4 inches of rain in under an hour. Trees fell all around and some big branches fell on it. From this image, it appears the bridge came through undamaged.

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Carnegie Lake Bridge (Harrison Street)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.343190,-74.637625

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Carries harison Street over Carnegie Lake
Design: arch/deck/steel
Design Details: 4 span Steel arch
Total Length: 387.2 Feet
Span Length: 95.1 Feet

Overview: Steel arch bridge over Carnegie Lake on harison Street
History:
Built: 1989

Location: Mercer County

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Southard Street Viaduct Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.227998,-74.756586

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Carries Southard Street Viaduct over Delaware & Raritan Canal
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete stringer vertical lift
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Concrete stringer bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Southard Street Viaduct
History: Built 1922
Built: 1922

Location: Mercer County

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Southard Street Viaduct Bridge

7 Historic Bridge Conference Book

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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Southard Street Viaduct Bridge

looking north in 1922

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Trenton NJ Lift bridge

Public domain

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Waste Weir Suspension Bridge

Status: Open to bicyclists & pedestrians only

Location: 40.223179,-74.780011

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Carries pedestrian pathway over A waste weir of the Delaware And Raritan Canal
Design: suspension/wire
Design Details: Wire/cable suspension
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Wire suspension bridge over A waste weir of the Delaware And Raritan Canal on Pedestrian pathway
History: Built by Roebling as part of a demonstration project in the 19th century and later gifted to Trenton
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Shaky Bridge

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John A Roebling's Sons Co. office buildings skybridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic

Location: 40.209017,-74.753992

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Carries Pedestrian pathway over Courtyard
Design: suspension/wire
Design Details: Wire/cable suspension
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 48.0 Feet

Overview: Wire suspension bridge over courtyard on pedestrian pathway
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Pleasant Valley - Harbourton Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.345091,-74.872992

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Carries Pleasant Valley - Harbourton Road over Moores Creek
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Moores Creek on Pleasant Valley - Harbourton Road
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Yardleyville Centennial Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.241921,-74.824109

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Carries over Delaware River
Design: truss/deck/whipple
Design Details: Six span Whipple deck truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Delaware River
History: Built 1875; Replaced 1912
Built: 1875

Location: Mercer County

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Philladephia & Reading, Delaware River Bridge

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1876 Image

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1911

Construction of replacement (present) bridge in foreground with the Centennial Bridge in the background.

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1911

Workers of the replacement bridge with the Centenial bridge in the background.

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Yardleyville Centennial Bridge

Centennial Bridge piers

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Harrison Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.343215,-74.637597

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Carries Harrison Street over Carnegie Lake (Stony Brook)
Design: arch/deck/iron
Design Details: four arch riveted iron arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Iron arch bridge over Carnegie Lake (Stony Brook) on Harrison Street
History: Built 1906
Built: 1906

Location: Mercer County

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1912 image

From Richard's Flickr collection. Used with permission.

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Einstein on carnegie

Pretty sure this is Harrison St. as sailing is better downstream (away from Washington St.)

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Carnegie Lake Princeton NJ 8 19 1908

View from near Washington Street.

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Harrison street bridge under construction 1905-1906

Note the A-frame Swing bridge over the D&R canal in the background

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1922 postmark

Nice image looking from Princeton side. Canal bridge tender's house visible off the far end of the bridge. Digitally altered to clean up image

Photo digitally altered by Art S. in October 2021

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Delaware and Raritan Canal Millstone River Aqueduct

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.343080,-74.630235

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Carries D&R Canal over Millstone River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Aqueduct over Millstone River on D&R Canal
History:
Built: 1892

Location: Mercer County

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1907 view

Far side is the Millstone River, near side Carnegie Lake, D&R Canal through the middle.

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Plainsboro aqueduct pre Carnegie Lake

Image is pre 1907 before the Millstone was dredged and dammed to create Carnegie Lake raising the water level and submerging most of the structure.

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Aqueduct over Millstone River

After Lake Carnegie was created, raising the water level around the aqueduct. Note: the image suggests the canal was still in use for transport when it was taken (1907 - 1932)

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View from the Aqueduct (Left to Right): Lake Carnegie, Canal, Millstone River.

Recent image with similar perspective to Image 3.

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Delaware and Raritan Canal Millstone River Aqueduct

looking southeast

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in October 2020

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Delaware and Raritan Canal Millstone River Aqueduct

looking southeast

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Delaware and Raritan Canal Millstone River Aqueduct

looking west

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Delaware and Raritan Canal Millstone River Aqueduct

looking east

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Nice shot of the aqueduct from Rt-1

Note, Rt-1 is unpaved.

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CSX - Glenmoore Railroad Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.365491,-74.787951

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Carries CSX Railroad over Stony Brook
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 203.3 Feet
Span Length: 50.0 Feet

Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Stony Brook on CSX Railroad
History: Built 1915;
Built: 1915

Location: Mercer County

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Lower Trenton Bridge (1806)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.210432,-74.769004

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Carries over Delaware River
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Covered wooden tied arch with iron tension members
Total Length: 1100.0 Feet
Span Length: 200.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Tied Arch Covered Bridge over Delaware River
History: Built 1804-1806; widened and railroad tracks added 1839 (some info says 1835)
Built: 1806

Location: Mercer County

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Trenton Bridge viewed from PA

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Trenton Bridge 2

Pennsylvania portal

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Stevenson drawing of Trenton Bridge

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Burrs Arches modified to carry railroad tracks

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Trenton Bridge during replacement with a Keystone Pratt

Photo taken during replacement

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Really nice shot of the bridge with portal

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First Trenton Bridge

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Work on railtoad section, looking towards Trenton

I'm assuming this was taken during the upgrade of the railroad portion, likely around 1875

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Sereoview of prior image

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Not sure if the drawing is tied to the 1856 article

Article is 1856. Drawing may be earlier. Compiled by Tom Glover

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Lower Trenton Bridge (1875)

Status: Superstructure replaced

Location: 40.210377,-74.768845

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Carries PRR over Delaware River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Vertical endpost five span Pratt through truss with Keystone Columns and three truss lines
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Delaware River on PRR
History: rebuilt 1876, 1892, 1898
Built: 1875

Location: Mercer County

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Lower Trenton Bridge 1875

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1907 postmark

View looking upstream from NJ shore. One truss line removed. Now road only; PRR on separate, dedicated stone arch bridge downstream.

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With Railroad section removed

1909 postmark

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Lower Trenton bridge with railroad removed

1875 bridge with the railroad portion removed. Note the "Trenton Makes - The World Takes" sign on the side. I hadn't realized this bridge had the lettering as well as the present superstructure. Also note the various widenings of the piers.

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Lower Trenton bridge with railroad removed

1875 bridge with the railroad portion removed. Note the "Trenton Makes - The World Takes" sign on the side. I hadn't realized this bridge had the lettering as well as the present superstructure.

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1893 drawing of Morristown, PA

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1893 drawing of Morristown, PA

Note the four trusslines in the drawing! Now sure if that's accurate.

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1893 drawing of Morristown, PA

Note the four trusslines in the drawing! Now sure if that's accurate.

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1879 print - barrel shot

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Mercer & Somerset - Stony Brook Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.372601,-74.791196

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Carries Mercer & Somerset RR over Stony Brook
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Stony Brook on Mercer & Somerset RR
History: Built 1871
Built: 1871

Location: Mercer County

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Mercer & Somerset - Scotch Rd Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.315234,-74.814639

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Carries Mercer & Somerset RR over Scotch Road
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Scotch Road on Mercer & Somerset RR
History: Built 1871
Built: 1871

Location: Mercer County

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Jacobs Creek Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.307456,-74.826164

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Carries Jacobs Creek Road over Woolsey Brook tributary
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Woolsey Brook tributary on Jacobs Creek Road
History: Built in 1871 for the Mercer & Somerset RR. Subsequently converted to road use and expanded
Built: 1871

Location: Mercer County

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Woolsey Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.307560,-74.826521

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Carries Washington Crossing Pennington Road over Woolsey Brook
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete encased multi stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Woolsey Brook on Washington Crossing Pennington Bridge
History:
Built: 1923

Location: Mercer County

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Washington Crossing Pennington Road Bridge - OLD

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.306802,-74.833765

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Carries Washington Crossing Pennington Road over Jacobs Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt-half
Design Details: 4 panel Half-hip Pratt pony truss with "beaded tee" verticals.
Total Length: 47.0 Feet
Span Length: 47.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Jacobs Creek on Washington Crossing Pennington Road
History: Built around 1882. Removed and relocated to Groveville-Allentown Road over Doctors creek in 1930. Lost in 2001
Built: 1882ca

Location: Mercer County

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Dublin Road Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic - being replaced

Location: 40.313295,-74.801345

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Carries Dublin Road over Branch of Woolsey Brook
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Branch of Woolsey Brook on Dublin Road
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Baldwins Creek Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 40.338091,-74.796154

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Carries Knowles Road over Baldwins Creek
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned bridge over Baldwins Creek on Knowles Road
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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CSX - Baldwins Creek Bridge

Status:

Location: 40.339107,-74.793082

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Carries CSX Railroad over Baldwins Creek
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Baldwins Creek on CSX Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Valley Road Bridge - OLD

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.335528,-74.899316

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Carries Valley Road over Moores Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Moores Creek on Valley Road
History: Built 1880's
Built: 1880's

Location: Mercer County

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Valley Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.335546,-74.899285

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Carries Valey Road over Moores Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab with modified (Bear Tavern Road superstructure) 1882 King Pratt placed on top as decoration
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Moores Creek on Valley Road with an altered portion of the 1882 Bear Tavern Road truss placed on top as decoration
History:
Built: 1918

Location: Mercer County

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Moores Station Quarry Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 40.323494,-74.916701

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Carries PC Railroad over Delaware & Raritan Canal (Feeder)
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal (Feeder) on PC Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Moores station quarry bridge

Photo taken by DF Gibson Architects

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in September 2020

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Moores Station Quarry Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in March 2021

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Moores Station Quarry Bridge

looking northwest

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Millstone River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.373670,-74.620188

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Carries Old alignment of the King's Highway - Lincoln Highway - Rt. 27 over Millstone River
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Millstone River on Old alignment of the King's Highway - Lincoln Highway - Rt. 27
History: Built 1798
Built: 1798

Location: Mercer County

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Title stone

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Looking north (downstream)

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View from bridge

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Millstone River Bridge - Kingston

Photo from Lardner/Klein Landscape Architects, P.C.

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Kingston Bridge

The old Kingston bridge, built in 1737 was on the road from New York and Philadelphia and was part of the original route of the Lincoln Highway, in Kingston, Middlesex County, New Jersey, along the Lincoln Highway, June 10th, 2020.

Part of the Lost Americana documentary. www.LostAmericana.com Photo copyright of Vincent David Johnson.

Photo taken by Vincent Johnson in February 2021

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Kingston Bridge

The old Kingston bridge, built in 1737 was on the road from New York and Philadelphia and was part of the original route of the Lincoln Highway, in Kingston, Middlesex County, New Jersey, along the Lincoln Highway, June 10th, 2020.

Part of the Lost Americana documentary. www.LostAmericana.com Photo copyright of Vincent David Johnson.

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Grant Street Swing Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.303216,-74.872344

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Carries Grant Street over Delaware & Raritan Canal (Feeder)
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal (Feeder) on Grant Street
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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Canal Boat at Grant St Titusville

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Church Road Swing Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.308439,-74.881361

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Carries Church Road over Delaware & Raritan Canal (Feeder)
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal (Feeder) on Church Road
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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W Canal Swing Bridge

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Valley Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.335435,-74.899125

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Carries Valley Road over Moore's Creek
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer with concrete deck
Total Length: 69.9 Feet
Span Length: 64.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Moore's Creek on Valley Road
History: Built 1973
Built: 1973

Location: Mercer County

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Washington's Crossing Delaware River Bridge Covered (2nd)

Status: Destroyed by flooding

Location: 40.295328,-74.867795

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Carries Washington Crossing Pennington Road over Delaware River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 877.0 Feet
Span Length: 143.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Delaware River on Washington Crossing Pennington Road
History:
Built: 1841

Location: Mercer County

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439459

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Lost in 1903

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462910

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462911

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Toll rates

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Doctor's creek bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 0.000000,0.000000

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Carries Grovevillle-Allenown Road over Doctor's Creek
Design: truss/pony/pratt-half
Design Details: 4 panel Half-hip Pratt pony truss with rolled 'beaded tee' verticals. 47' long, 15' wide
Total Length: 47.0 Feet
Span Length: 47.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Doctor's Creek on Grovevillle-Allenown Road
History: built around 1882 over Jacobs Creek on Washington Crossing-Pennington Road in Hopewell. Relocated here in 1930, replacing the prior 1871 structure. Removed in 2001
Built: 1882ca

Location: Mercer County

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Lincoln Ave/Chambers Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.224450,-74.749511

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Carries Lincoln Ave (Co626) over Amtrak & Assunpink Creek
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 687.0 Feet
Span Length: 84.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Amtrak & Assunpink Creek on Lincoln Ave (Co626)
History: Built 1931; rehabilitated 1965
Built: 1931

Location: Mercer County

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Amtrak - Lincoln Ave/Chambers Street Bridge

looking north

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Jackson Street Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.218210,-74.762919

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Carries Jackson Street over Assunpink Creek
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Skewed, 7-panel pinned Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Assunpink Creek on Jackson Street
History: Built 1888
Built: 1888

Location: Mercer County

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467784

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Jackson Street Bridge

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467785

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Jackson Street Bridge

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Carnegie Road D&R Canal Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.267454,-74.710462

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Carries Carnegie Road over Delaware & Raritan Canal
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 45.9 Feet
Span Length: 16.1 Feet

Overview: Timber stringer bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Carnegie Road
History: Built 1951
Built: 1951

Location: Mercer County

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Alexander Road Canal Swing Bridge (A-frame)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.331798,-74.652338

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Carries Alexander Road over Delaware & Raratan Canal
Design: unknown
Design Details: A frame swing bridge
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raratan Canal on Alexander Road
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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472831

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Alexander Road D and R Swing Bridge

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472832

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Alexaner Road at Canal Railroad and Canal Hotel at left

Early view. Note Mill along stony brook and different style bridge. Not sure of bridge's relation to A-frame (before, after, modified?)

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472833

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Princeon Basin map

Early map showing a thriving district with businesses, a church and a train station. This was also Pincetion's 'red light district'. Some houses remain. The hotel was lost in the 1990s.

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472834

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Alexaner Road at Canal Railroad and Canal Hotel at left

Early view. Note Mill along stony brook and different style bridge. Not sure of bridge's relation to A-frame (before, after, modified?)

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472835

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Princeon Basin map

Early map showing a thriving district with businesses, a church and a train station. This was also Pincetion's 'red light district'. Some houses remain. The hotel was lost in the 1990s.

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472836

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Princeon Basin map

Map showing thriving business district including a train station and a church. This was Princeton's 'red light district'. Some houses and one commercial building remain.

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475018

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Technical drawing by Douglas Butler

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2019

475038

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Technical drawing by Douglas Butler

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2019

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Alexander Road Canal Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.331749,-74.652338

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Carries Alexander Road over Delaware & Raratan Canal
Design: unknown
Design Details: Kingpost swing bridge
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raratan Canal on Alexander Road
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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472858

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Alexaner Road at Canal Railroad and Canal Hotel at left

Note the lack of A-frame

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472859

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1939 Princeton basin looking south

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472860

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Princeton basin from old princeton s neighbors courtesy of the nj state archives

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Sullivan Way Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.238690,-74.803100

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Carries D&R Canal and frmr Penn Central RR over Sullivan Way
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over Sullivan Way on D&R Canal and frmr Penn Central RR
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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473760

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Sullivan Way Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in June 2020

473761

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Sullivan Way Bridge

looking south

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Old Harrison Road Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.340483,-74.631288

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Carries Old Harrison Road over Millstone River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Millstone River on Old Harrison Road
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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473999

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Pre 1906

Is this considered covered? It's a Kingpost pony but the trusses are covered.

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474000

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Image of Aqueduct with overlay of of historical layout

Note: from 1832 until the mid 1860s the main line of the Camden & Amboy RR ran along the canal here.

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474002

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Old road between mapleton and harrison during flood prior to carnegie lake excavation notice now long gone bridge 2 orig

Not sure if this is a second span or a replacement of the bridge in the first image.

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474003

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Millstone river and aqueduct during flood prior to carnegie lake excavation 2 orig

Note bridge barely visible in the distance.

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Delaware and Raritan Canal Bridge - Harrison Street

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.342102,-74.637275

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Carries Harrison Street over Delaware & Raritan Canal
Design: unknown
Design Details: A-frame swing bridge
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Harrison Street
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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474004

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Lake carnegie excavation workmens camps 4 orig

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474005

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A-frame is in the background

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475020

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Technical drawing by Douglas Butler

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2019

475021

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2019

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Washington's Crossing Delaware River Bridge Covered (1st)

Status: Destroyed by disaster

Location: 40.295328,-74.868052

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Carries over Delaware River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 877.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Delaware River
History: Built 1834
Built: 1834

Location: Mercer County

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Yardley-Wilburtha Bridge (covered)

Status: Destroyed by flooding

Location: 40.245720,-74.835673

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Carries over Delaware River
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 903.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Delaware River
History: Built 1835
Built: 1835

Location: Mercer County

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483282

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Yardley Wilburtha covered 1

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Delaware & Raritan Canal - Jacobs Creek Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.278227,-74.853795

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Carries D&R Canal over Jacobs Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Jacobs Creek on D&R Canal
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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D&R Canal - Jacobs Creek Bridge

looking east

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Johnson Trolley Line - Shabakunk Creek

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.263113,-74.751825

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Carries Johnson Trolley Line Trail over Shabakunk Creek
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 Shabakunk Creek on Johnson Trolley Line Trail
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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492783

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Johnson Trolley Line - Shabakunk Creek

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Southard Street Bridge (Old)

Status: No longer exists
Bridge 8

Location: 40.228087,-74.756784

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Carries Southard Street / Viaduct over Delaware & Rarittan Canal
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Delaware & Rarittan Canal on Southard Street / Viaduct
History: Built in 1880 ; replaced in 1922
Built: 1880

Location: Mercer County

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494599

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Photo taken by Governors Phil Murphy and Sheila Oliver

494730

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Tech drawing from Douglas Butler

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2020

494742

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Tech sketch drawing from Douglas Butler

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PRR - Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.334075,-74.650915

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Carries Pennsylvania Railroad over Delaware & Raritan Canal
Design: other
Design Details: Other shear Pole A frame swing
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
History: Built in 1863
Built: 1863

Location: Mercer County

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Tech drawing from Douglas Butler

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Five Mile Run Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.256639,-74.728261

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Carries US 1B Brunswick Pike over Five Mile Run
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 68.9 Feet
Span Length: 32.2 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Five Mile Run on US 1B Brunswick Pike
History: Built 1928; rehabilitated 1938
Built: 1928

Location: Mercer County

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Parkside Avenue Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned
Demolition to begin November 3, 2021!

Location: 40.239887,-74.783148

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Carries Railroad (Abandoned) over Parkside Avenue
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned concrete rigid frame bridge over Parkside Avenue on Railroad (Abandoned)
History:
Built:

Location: Mercer County

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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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