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Black Horse Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.416389,-74.505000

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Carries Black Horse Road over Oakleys Brook
Design: arch/deck/steel
Design Details: Steel arch
Total Length: 24.9 Feet
Span Length: 12.1 Feet

Overview: Steel arch bridge over Oakleys Brook on Black Horse Road
History: Built 1940
Built: 1940

Location: Middlesex County

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Cheesequake Creek Bridge (1942)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.462500,-74.258333

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Carries NJ 35 over Cheesequake Creek
Design: other
Design Details: Bascule
Total Length: 712.0 Feet
Span Length: 74.2 Feet

Overview: Bascule bridge over Cheesequake Creek on NJ 35 in Sayreville
History: Built 1942
Built: 1942

Location: Middlesex County

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281521

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Cheesequake Creek Bridge

Clear scene

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

281522

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Cheesequake Creek Bridge

Showing railroad bridge in the background

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

447144

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Cheesequake Creek Bridge

looking north

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447145

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Cheesequake Creek Bridge

looking northeast

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Easton Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.505040,-74.467200

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Carries Easton Avenue over Mile Run Brook
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 22.0 Feet
Span Length: 22.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Mile Run Brook on Easton Avenue in New Brunswick
History: Built 1878; rehabilitated 2004
Built: 1878

Location: Middlesex County

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258902

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Photo taken by Stephen Kokoska

258903

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Grove Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.551667,-74.355833

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Carries Grove Avenue over Port Reading Secondary
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 120.1 Feet
Span Length: 29.9 Feet

Overview: Wooden bridge over Port Reading Secondary on Grove Avenue in Metuchen
History: Built 1900; rehabilitated 1996
Built: 1900

Location: Middlesex County

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196846

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Grove Avenue

Photo taken by Frank Hicks in April 2011

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Main Street Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.561667,-74.524444

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Carries Main Street over Green Brook
Design: truss
Design Details: Truss
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Lost truss bridge over Green Brook on Main Street in Middlesex
History: Built 1931; replaced 2002
Built: 1931

Location: Middlesex County

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Main Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.309722,-74.516389

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Carries Main Street over Cranbury Brook
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 23.0 Feet
Span Length: 23.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Cranbury Brook on Main Street
History: Built 1896; rehabilitated 1986
Built: 1896

Location: Middlesex County

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Mundy Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.389444,-74.381667

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Carries Mundy Avenue over Matchaponix Brook
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 58.1 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Matchaponix Brook on Mundy Avenue in Spotswood
History: Built 1936; rehabilitated 1993
Built: 1936

Location: Middlesex County

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NJ35 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.463889,-74.261389

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Carries Northbound NJ 35 over North Jersey Coast Line
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Skewed Pratt through truss
Total Length: 154.9 Feet
Span Length: 150.9 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over North Jersey Coast Line on Northbound NJ 35 in Sayreville
History: Built 1924; rehabilitated 1989
Built: 1924

Location: Middlesex County

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323088

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Route 35 North Bound

Adam Elmquist

444683

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NJ35 Bridge

looking south towards Morgan drawbridge-1928

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499067

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NJ35 Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in July 1981

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Randolphville Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.539444,-74.452778

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Carries S. Randolphville Road over Ambrose Brook
Design: arch/deck/steel
Design Details: Steel arch
Total Length: 35.1 Feet
Span Length: 16.1 Feet

Overview: Steel arch bridge over Ambrose Brook on S. Randolphville Road in Pinkneyville
History: Built 1938
Built: 1938

Location: Middlesex County

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486670

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Randolphville Bridge

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Raritan Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.567500,-74.519722

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Carries Raritan Avenue over Ambrose Brook
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Ambrose Brook on Raritan Avenue in Middlesex
History: Built 1913; rehabilitated 1960
Built: 1913

Location: Middlesex County

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Morris Goodkind Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.492750,-74.413290

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Carries US-1 over Raritan River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Concrete deck arch bridge
Total Length: 1902.0 Feet
Span Length: 202.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck arch bridge over Raritan River on US-1
History: Built 1929; rehabilitated 1975
Built: 1929

Location: Middlesex County

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259350

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Donald and Morris Goodkind Bridges

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

372100

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Looking NW

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444684

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Goodkind Bridges

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444685

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Goodkind Bridges

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492517

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Morris Goodkind Bridge

looking southwest in 1933

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509319

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in October 2021

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Albany Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.497222,-74.438611

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Carries NJ 27 over Raritan River
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 595.2 Feet
Span Length: 85.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Raritan River on NJ 27 in Highland Park
History: Built 1895; rehabilitated 1988
Built: 1895

Location: Middlesex County

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350837

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Albany Street Bridge

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351105

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444686

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Albany Street Bridge

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509242

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Albany Street Bridge

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Victory Bridge

Status: Demolished and replaced.

Location: 40.507593,-74.291486

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Carries NJ 35 over Raritan River
Design: truss/through/polygonal
Design Details: Camelback Warren through truss swing
Total Length: 3091.0 Feet
Span Length: 180.1 Feet

Overview: Lost swing bridge over Raritan River on NJ 35 in Sayreville
History: Built 1926; replaced 2005
Built: 1926

Location: Middlesex County

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172512

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General View Of Bridge Approach, Looking Southwest.

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172513

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General View Of Bridge Approach, Looking Northeast.

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172514

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General View Of Bridge, Looking Southeast From Hess Oil Property.

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172515

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General View Of Bridge, Looking Southwest

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172516

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View Of Viaduct North Of Swing Span, Looking Southwest. Note Bridge Pylons At Right.

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172517

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View Of Deck Girder Spans North Of Swing Span From Bridge Fender, Looking Northeast.

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172518

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General View Of Swing Span, Looking Southwest.

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172519

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Closeup Of Swing Span From North Rest Pier, Looking Southeast.

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172520

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View Of Swing Span During Bridge Opening, Looking Northeast.

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172521

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View Of North Portal Of Swing Span, Looking Southwest.

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172522

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Closeup Of Steel Trusswork Of Swing Span From Operator's House, Looking Southwest.

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172523

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Gate Tender's House And Safety Gate, West Side Of Bridge, Looking Southwest.

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172524

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Plaque On West Pylon, North End Of Bridge, Looking Northwest.

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172525

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Plaque On East Pylon, South End Of Bridge, Looking Southeast.

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172526

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Closeup Of Steel Supporting Structure For North Gate Tender's House, Looking East.

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172527

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West Portion Of Pivot Pier Fender, Looking Northwest.

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172528

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Closeup Of Pivot Mechanism, Swing Span, Looking Northeast.

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172529

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Detail Of Wedge Machinery, West Side, North Rest Pier, Looking Southeast.

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172530

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Turning And Wedge Motors, Operator's House, Looking Southeast.

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172531

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Turning And Wedge Motors, Operator's House, Looking Northeast.

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172532

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Control Panels And Television Monitors, Operator's House, Looking Southeast

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Victory Bridge

New Jersey

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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Six Mile Run Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.455000,-74.514167

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Carries NJ 27 over Six Mile Run
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 22.0 Feet
Span Length: 22.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Six Mile Run on NJ 27
History: Built 1900
Built: 1900

Location: Middlesex County

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South Branch Rahway River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.580278,-74.310278

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Carries NJ 27 over South Branch Rahway River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 21.0 Feet
Span Length: 21.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over South Branch Rahway River on NJ 27
History: Built 1919; rehabilitated 1926
Built: 1919

Location: Middlesex County

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Westons Mill Pond Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.482222,-74.412500

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Carries Northbound NJ 18 over Westons Mill Pond
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 228.0 Feet
Span Length: 82.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Westons Mill Pond on Northbound NJ 18
History: Built 1931; rehabilitated 1992
Built: 1931

Location: Middlesex County

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State Street Drawbridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.538556,-74.260894

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Carries State Street over Woodbridge Creek
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Woodbridge Creek on State Street
History: Built in 1925 ; Replaced in the late 1980's
Built: 1925

Location: Middlesex County

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Edison Bridge

Status: Open to traffic, new bridge added 2003

Location: 40.510000,-74.300000

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Carries US Route 9 Northbound over Raritan River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Steel deck plate girder
Total Length: 4391.3 Feet
Span Length: 250.0 Feet

Overview: Girder bridge over Raritan River on US Route 9 Northbound in Woodbridge Township
History: Built 1939
Built: 1939

Location: Middlesex County

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Edison Bridge after opening

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141666

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Edison Bridge under construction

Massive steel girder being lifted into place

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141667

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Edison Bridge under construction

Lifting main span steel girder into place

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141668

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Edison Bridge under construction

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141669

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Edison Bridge under construction

View under the girders

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310703

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Aerial View Of Bridge In Context Including Victory Circle From South. Looking North

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310704

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Aerial View Of Bridge In Context From Southwest. Looking Northeast

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310705

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Aerial View Of Bridge In Context From North. Looking South

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310706

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Aerial View Of Bridge In Context From East. Looking West

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310707

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View Of Bridge In Context From North. Looking South

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310708

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View Of Bridge In Context From Southeast. Looking Northwest

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310709

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East Elevation Of Entire Span. Looking West

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310710

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East Elevation Oblique. Looking Southwest

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310711

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West Elevation Oblique From Under Driscoll Bridge. Looking North-By-Northeast

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310712

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West Elevation Oblique. Looking South

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310713

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Underside From South Abutment Showing Floor System, Walkway, And First Pier. Looking North

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310714

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Underside Showing South Abutment And Walkway. Looking South

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310715

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Underside Showing North Abutment. Looking North

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310716

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River Piers From North Shore. Looking South

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310717

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Approach Pier On North Shore. Looking North

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310718

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Detail Of Stone Masonry At Base Of River Pier. Looking Southeast

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310719

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Detail Of Connection Of Approach Span To Bridge And Bearings. Looking West

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310720

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Detail Of Bearing At South Abutment. Looking Southwest

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310721

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Detail Of Bearings At First Pier From South. Looking West

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310722

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Detail Of Approach Wing Wall And Balustrade. Looking East

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310723

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DETAIL OF 'NEW JERSEY SEAL'. LOOKING EAST.

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310724

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DECK AND APPROACH OF SOUTHERN APPROACH SPAN AT VICTORY CIRCLE. LOOKING NORTH-BY-NORTHEAST.

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310726

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EAST ELEVATION OF SOUTHERN APPROACH SPAN AT VICTORY CIRCLE. LOOKING WEST.

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310727

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WEST ELEVATION OF SOUTHERN APPROACH SPAN AT VICTORY CIRCLE, LOOKING EAST

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310728

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UNDERSIDE OF SOUTHERN APPROACH SPAN AT VICTORY CIRCLE, SHOWING FLOOR SYSTEM. LOOKING NORTH

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310729

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DECK AND APPROACH OF NORTHERN APPROACH SPAN AT VICTORY CIRCLE. LOOKING NORTH-BY-NORTHEAST.

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310730

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EAST ELEVATION OF NORTHERN APPROACH SPAN AT VICTORY CIRCLE. LOOKING WEST.

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310731

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WEST ELEVATION OF NORTHERN APPROACH SPAN AT VICTORY CIRCLE. LOOKING EAST.

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310732

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UNDERSIDE OF NORTHERN APPROACH SPAN AT VICTORY CIRCLE, SHOWING FLOOR SYSTEM. LOOKING SOUTH

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Driscoll Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.508333,-74.301667

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Carries Garden State Parkway over Raritan River Smith Street
Design: girder
Design Details: Girder
Total Length: 4392.3 Feet
Span Length: 250.0 Feet

Overview: Girder bridge over Raritan River Smith Street on Garden State Parkway
History: Built 1954; rehabilitated 1969 and 2009
Built: 1954

Location: Middlesex County

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259850

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Driscoll Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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AMTK - Raritan River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.501117,-74.441189

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Carries Amtrak (Northeast Corridor) over Raritan River
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Raritan River on Amtrak (Northeast Corridor)
History: Built 1902
Built: 1902

Location: Middlesex County

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196847

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NEC Raritan River Bridge

West side of bridge from north bank

Photo taken by Frank Hicks in April 2011

196848

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NEC Raritan River Bridge

West side of bridge from south bank at Rutgers

Photo taken by Frank Hicks in April 2011

257882

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North East Corridor

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

359725

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1908 NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD BRIDGE WITH TRAIN

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415495

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Amtrak - Raritan River Bridge

One of the NJ Transit Veterans Units leads Northeast Corridor Line Train 7838 over Highland Park on Saturday, November 25, 2017.

Adam B. Reich, used with permission

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Rue Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.339585,-74.372842

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Carries Rue Road over Matchaponix Brook
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Riveted Warren pony truss bridge
Total Length: 88.9 Feet
Span Length: 74.2 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Matchaponix Brook on Rue Road
History: Built 1910; replaced 1998
Built: 1910

Location: Middlesex County

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218466

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Aerial View Of Bridge In Context Including Victory Circle From South. Looking North.

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218467

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Aerial View Of Bridge In Context From Southwest. Looking Northeast.

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218468

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Aerial View Of Bridge In Context From North. Looking South.

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218469

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Aerial View Of Bridge In Context From East. Looking West.

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218470

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View Of Bridge In Context From North. Looking South.

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218471

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View Of Bridge In Context From Southeast. Looking Northwest.

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218472

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East Elevation Of Entire Span. Looking West.

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218473

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East Elevation Oblique. Looking Southwest.

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218474

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West Elevation Oblique From Under Driscoll Bridge. Looking North-By-Northeast.

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West Elevation Oblique. Looking South.

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218476

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Underside From South Abutment Showing Floor System, Walkway, And First Pier. Looking North.

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218477

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Underside Showing South Abutment And Walkway. Looking South.

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218478

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Underside Showing North Abutment. Looking North.

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218479

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River Piers From North Shore. Looking South.

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Approach Pier On North Shore. Looking North

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CRCX - Woodbridge Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.539099,-74.262276

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Carries Conrail Shared Assets Operations over Woodbridge Creek
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Through plate girder Scherzer type single leaf rolling lift bascule
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Woodbridge Creek on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
History:
Built: 1921

Location: Middlesex County

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283668

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CRCX - Woodbridge Creek Bridge

New Jersey

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

283669

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CRCX - Woodbridge Creek Bridge

Opposite view

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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451952

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CRCX - Woodbridge Creek Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in July 2019

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NJTR - Raritan Bay Swing Bridge

Status: Open to traffic
Will be replaced owing to hurricane damage; groundbreaking held Sept 15, 2020

Location: 40.496549,-74.280943

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Carries New Jersey Transit over Raritan Bay
Design: truss/through/polygonal/verticals
Design Details: Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals swing bridge over Raritan Bay on New Jersey Transit
History: Built 1908
Built: 1908

Location: Middlesex County

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283670

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Raritan Bay Swing Bridge

Now open

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

299122

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Raritan River Railroad Swing Bridge

Adam Elmquist

323067

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Raritan Bay Drawbridge

Adam Elmquist

323068

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Raritan Bay Drawbridge

Adam Elmquist

323069

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Raritan Bay Drawbridge

Adam Elmquist

323075

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Raritan Bay Drawbridge

Adam Elmquist

444219

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NJT- Raritan Bay Swing Bridge

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs 2018

444220

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NJT- Raritan Bay Swing Bridge

looking south with bridge opening

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs June 2018

444329

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NJT - Raritan Bay Swing Bridge

looking south

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in July 1987

447142

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NJT - Raritan Bay Swing Bridge

looking south from Perth Amboy

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in May 2019

447143

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NJT - Raritan Bay Swing Bridge

looking south from Perth Amboy

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in May 2019

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NJT - Raritan Bay Bridge

bridge in open position

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NJTR - Raritan Bay Swing Bridge

looking southwest

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CRCX - Garden State Parkway Overpass (NB)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.559393,-74.320452

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Carries Conrail Shared Assets Operations over Garden State Parkway (NJ 444)
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 79.1 Feet
Span Length: 74.2 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway (NJ 444) Northbound on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
History:
Built: 1949

Location: Middlesex County

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NS Overpass

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

259862

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Port Reading Secondary

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CRCX - Main Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.490112,-74.285592

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Carries Railroad over Main Street
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 Main Street on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Main Street

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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GSP Ramp Y Route 9 Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.519702,-74.300370

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Carries Gsp Ramp Y over Us Rt.9 Sb & Ramp M
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 282.8 Feet
Span Length: 154.9 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Us Rt.9 Sb & Ramp M on Gsp Ramp Y
History: Built 1953
Built: 1953

Location: Middlesex County

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Route 440 Overpass

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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AMTK - Garden State Parkway Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.569860,-74.327531

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Carries Northeast Corridor over Garden State Parkway
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 Garden State Parkway on Northeast Corridor
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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North East Corridor Overpass

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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Lincoln Highway GSP Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.570000,-74.327778

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Carries Lincoln Highway(Nj Rte 27) over Garden State Parkway
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 161.1 Feet
Span Length: 78.1 Feet

Overview: Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway on Lincoln Highway(Nj Rte 27)
History: Built 1948
Built: 1948

Location: Middlesex County

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CRCX - Debra Place Overpass

Status:

Location: 40.558923,-74.254865

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Carries Railroad over Debra Place
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 Debra Place on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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NJ Chemical Coast Overpass

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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CRCX - Garden State Parkway Overpass (SB)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.559122,-74.320954

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Carries Conrail Shared Assets Operations over Garden State Parkway Southbound
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 79.1 Feet
Span Length: 74.2 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway Southbound on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
History:
Built: 1949

Location: Middlesex County

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Port Reading Secondary

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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Landing Lane Bridge

Status: All but piers and abutmrnts replaced in 1995

Location: 40.508633,-74.463767

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Carries Landing Lane (609) over Raritan River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 358.9 Feet
Span Length: 120.1 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Raritan River on Landing Lane (609)
History: Built 1895; Reconstructed 1992; Trusses and deck replaced 1995
Built: 1895

Location: Middlesex County

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General View Of East Elevation, View To Wsw

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312220

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General View Of West Elevation, View To Se

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312221

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General View Of West Elevation, View To Ne

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312222

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General View To E Along South Bank Of Raritan River; Landing Bridge At Left, Delaware And Raritan Canal And Cantilever Awing Bridge At Right

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312223

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Delaware And Raritan Canal Cantilever Awing Bridge, View To W

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312224

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South Abutment, Bridge Seat And Connection At Lo, View To E

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312225

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North Abutment, View To E

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312226

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South Channel Pier; Floorbeam-Stringer System Of South Span, View To N

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312227

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South Approach, From Delaware And Raritan Canal Bridge, View To N

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312228

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South Portal, View To Ne

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312229

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North Portal, View To S

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312230

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Detail, East Truss Of South Span, Showing Representative Bottom Panel Point Connection At L2

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312231

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Detail, East Truss Of South Span, Showing Representative Upper Chord Connection At U1

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312232

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Detail, East Truss Of South Span, Showing Representative Upper Chord Connection At U2

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312233

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Sidewalk Railing And Lamppost, View To Nw From Outside West Truss, South Span

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312234

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Landing Lane Bridge 2010

Photo posted to Wikipedia by user Mr. Matté

352377

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1907 or earlier view

Note the A-frame canal bridge on the left

Photo uploaded by Art S

465206

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A-frame swing bridge replaced 1920

Photo uploaded by Art S.

473987

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The plaque seen in image 11 stuffed and mounted

Photo uploaded by Art S.

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NJTR - Morgan Draw

Status: Open

Location: 40.461609,-74.259676

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Carries New Jersey Transit Line Railroad over Cheesequake Creek
Design: girder/deck
Design Details: Deck girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck girder bridge over Cheesequake Creek on New Jersey Transit Line Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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NJT- Cheesequake Creek Bridge

opposite view

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

281526

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NJT - Cheesequake Creek Bridge

Closed for traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

299123

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Cheesequake Creek Rail Bridge

Adam Elmquist

444688

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NJT- Morgan Draw

looking west

Photo taken Gerald P Oliveto

452253

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NJT - Morgan Draw

Raised for boats

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2019

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CRCX - South River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.448384,-74.369631

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Carries Conrail Shared Assets Operations over South River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder swing bridge over South River on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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CRCX - South River Bridge

Swung aside

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

444687

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CRCX - South River Bridge

Photo from Tom's Raritan River Railroad Page

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State Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.547105,-74.259299

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Carries State Street (611) over CRCX Chemical Coast Branch
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 203.1 Feet
Span Length: 90.9 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Conrail Shared Assets Railroad on State Street (611)
History: Built 1941
Built: 1941

Location: Middlesex County

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Garden State Secondary

Adam Elmquist

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Cheesquake Creek Bridge (1913)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.462761,-74.258567

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Carries New Jersey Route 35 over Cheesquake Creek
Design: girder/deck
Design Details: Deck girder bascule
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck girder bridge over Cheesquake Creek on New Jersey Route 35
History: Built in 1913 replaced in 1943
Built: 1913

Location: Middlesex County

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Cheesequake Creek Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

471318

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Morgan Jack Knife Bridge

looking east

Photo from Joyce Elyea Collection

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New Brunswick Road Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.455508,-74.371392

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Carries New Brunswick Road over South River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder bascule
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck plate girder bridge over South River on New Brunswick Road
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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New Brunswick Road Bridge

New Jersey

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

435742

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Ravine Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 40.485855,-74.434896

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

Overview: Wire suspension bridge over Ravine on Pedestrian pathway
History: Restored 1970s; Restored 2001
Built: 1927

Location: Middlesex County

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Ravine Bridge

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NJTR - South Washington Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.591339,-74.462333

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Carries Railroad over South Washington 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 South Washington Avenue on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Raritan Valley Line

Adam Elmquist

301872

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Raritan Valley Line

Adam Elmquist

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NJTR - Prospect Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.590223,-74.463977

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Carries Railroad over Prospect 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 Prospect Avenue on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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301873

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Raritan Valley Line

Adam Elmquist

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NJTR - Madison Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.588504,-74.466794

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Carries Railroad over Madison 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 Madison Avenue on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Raritan Valley Line

The further bridge is this one

Adam Elmquist

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Landing Lane Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic
Slated for demolition and replacement in 2025.

Location: 40.507809,-74.464005

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Carries Landing Lane over Delaware & Raritan Canal
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Cantilevered Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder swing bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Landing Lane
History:
Built: 1920

Location: Middlesex County

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312235

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General View To E Along South Bank Of Raritan River; Landing Bridge At Left, Delaware And Raritan Canal And Cantilever Awing Bridge At Right

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

312236

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Delaware And Raritan Canal Cantilever Awing Bridge, View To W

Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record

506246

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Landing Lane Bridge

Tech drawing by Douglas Butler

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in September 2021

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CRCX/LV Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.549865,-74.379804

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Carries Conrail Shared Assets (former Reading RR) over Middlesex Greenway (former Lehigh Valley RR)
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Middlesex Greenway (former Lehigh Valley RR) on Conrail Shared Assets (former Reading RR)
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Reading Metuchen LV Overpass

View looking northwest

Photo taken by Michael Helbing 2006, used with permission

444689

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CRCX/LV Overpass

looking west

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in April 2018

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CRCX - Woodbridge Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.569677,-74.259260

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

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Woodbridge Creek on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Port Reading Secondary

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

314909

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Port Reading Secondary

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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Cheesquake Creek Bridge (1898)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.462668,-74.258646

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Carries Road over Cheesquake 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 Cheesquake Creek on Road
History: Built 1898; Replaced 1913
Built: 1898

Location: Middlesex County

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Cheesequake Creek Bridge (2nd)

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2015

471317

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Morgan Trolley Bridge

Photo from Joyce Elyea Collection

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JCT - Morgan Trestle

Status: Removed

Location: 40.464349,-74.261973

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Carries Jersey Central Traction Co. over New York & Long Branch Railroad
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 New York & Long Branch Railroad on Jersey Central Traction Co.
History: Built 1903-5; Removed 1923
Built: 1903

Location: Middlesex County

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County Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.501922,-74.285608

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Carries Sheridan Street over Raritan River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: 288.4' Parker through truss swing bridge 1 Cantilever truss 1 fixed truss 168 timber bents
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 288.4 Feet

Overview: Lost Parker through truss bridge over Raritan River on Sheridan Street
History: Built 1906; Replaced 1925
Built: 1906

Location: Middlesex County

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Raitan River Bridge

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2017

481659

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Perth Amboy Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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US 9 PRR Amboy Secondary Bridge

Status: Open to highway traffic,

Location: 40.480539,-74.294311

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Carries US 9 & NJ 35 over Conrail Amboy Secondary
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 186.0 Feet
Span Length: 63.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Conrail Amboy Secondary on US 9/NJ 35
History: Built 1937
Built: 1937

Location: Middlesex County

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NYLB - Raritan River Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.496849,-74.279771

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Carries New York & Long Branch Railroad over Raritan River
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: 472' Whipple through truss swing bridge 4 Pratt through trusses
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 472.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Raritan River on New York & Long Branch Railroad
History: Built 1875; Replaced 1908
Built: 1875

Location: Middlesex County

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Temporary additional drawpsan

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

376207

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

415734

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Historical Photo, Scaled Model of Swing Span

Photo From Keystone Bridge Company Catalog

415735

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Historical Photo

Photo From Keystone Bridge Company Catalog

415736

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Historical Photo

Photo From Keystone Bridge Company Catalog

435501

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Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in October 2018

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Old Bridge-Matawan Road Bridge (1929)

Status: Open to traffic
Planning study underway for repairs/replacement: https://www.cr516bridgeoverlakelefferts.com/

Location: 40.407272,-74.248370

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Carries Old Bridge-Matawan Road/New Brunswick Ave/CR 516 over Lefferts Lake
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 46.9 Feet
Span Length: 15.1 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Lefferts Lake on Old Bridge-Matawan Road/New Brunswick Ave/CR 516
History: Built 1929; rehabilitated 1990
Built: 1929

Location: Middlesex County

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Old Bridge Matawan Road-Lefferts Lake Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.407113,-74.248065

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Carries Old Bridge Matawan Road over Lake Lefferts
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Lake Lefferts on Old Bridge Matawan Road
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Circa 1915

Old Postcard View

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Washington Street (Pre 1975)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.515061,-74.270940

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Carries Washington Street over NJT North Jersey Coast Lineand LV Perth Amboy Branch
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over NJT North Jersey Coast Line and LV Perth Amboy Branch on WashingtonStreet
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Washington St (older)

looking north on NJCL; lower girder bridge is LV Perth Amboy Branch; upper bridge was Washington Street

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in 1985

444680

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Washington Street (older)

taken from Lehigh Valley yard

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in 1975

444681

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Washington Street (older)

taken from Lehigh Valley yard

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in 1975

444682

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Washington Street (older)

taken from Lehigh Valley yard

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in 1975

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CRCX - State Street Overpass

Status:

Location: 40.517868,-74.264203

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Carries Conrail formerly LVRR over State 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 State Street on Conrail formerly LVRR
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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CRCX/LVState Street Underpass

looking west

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in January 2015

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NJTR - Maurer Road Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.536617,-74.269099

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Carries NJT Railroad over Maurer Road
Design: arch/deck/brick
Design Details: Brick arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Brick arch bridge over Maurer Road on NJT Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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NJT Maurer Road Underpass

looking east

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in August 2014

454602

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NJT Maurer Road Underpass

looking east

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in Feb 2018

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Crows Mill Road Overpass - LVRR now trail

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.524079,-74.305787

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Carries Crows Mill Road over LV RR Perth Amboy Branch now trail
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Timber stringer bridge over LV RR Perth Amboy Branch now trail on Crows Mill Road
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Crows Mill Road Overpass - LV RR now trail

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in December 1979

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Florida Grove Road Overpass

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.520519,-74.290300

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Carries Florida Grove Road over LV RR Perth Amboy Branch now trail
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Timber stringer bridge over LV RR Perth Amboy Branch now trail on Florida Grove Road
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Florida Grove Road Overpass - LV RR now trail

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in July 1985

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AMTK - CR 514 Easton Avenue Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.496527,-74.446509

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Carries Amtrak over CR 514 Easton Avenue
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over CR 514 Easton Avenue on Amtrak
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Amtrak - CR 514 Easton Avenue Underpass

looking southwest

Photo from NY Daily News

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NJTR - Henry Street Pedestrian Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 40.482740,-74.278910

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Carries Pedestrian walkway over NJT
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 NJT on Pedestrian walkway
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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NJT - Henry Street Pedestrian Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in March 2019

465484

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NJT - Henry Street Pedestrian Bridge

looking north, only piers remain

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in January 2020

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LV - Silver Lake Avenue Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 40.492538,-74.401215

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Carries LV RR over Silver Lake Avenue
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Silver Lake Avenue on LV RR
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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LV - Silver Lake Avenue Bridge

looking south

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in September 2016

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CRCX - Essex Avenue Bridge (West)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.536111,-74.373217

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Carries Conrail Shared Assets RR over Essex 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 Essex Avenue on Conrail Shared Assets RR
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Weston's Mill Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 40.483231,-74.412211

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Carries Burnet Street over Crimoline Creek (Branch of Raritan River)
Design: truss/pony/bowstring
Design Details: Henszey design Bowstring pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Crimoline Creek (Branch of Raritan River) on Burnet Street
History: Built ca. 1870; Replaced 1965
Built: ca. 1870

Location: Middlesex County

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The Central New Jersey Home News: August 2 1961

465960

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The Central New Jersey Home News: August 2 1961

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Byrd Bridge

Status: Collapsed due to an overweight truck

Location: 40.580782,-74.477136

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Carries South Avenue over Bound Brook
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pinned Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bound Brook on South Avenue
History: Built 1890 (according to posted aarticle); Collapsed 1955; Replaced 1956
Built: 1890

Location: Middlesex County

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Byrd Bridge

The Central New Jersey Home News: August 6 1955

466211

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Byrd Bridge

The Central New Jersey Home News: August 6 1955

466212

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Byrd Bridge

The Central New Jersey Home News: August 6 1955

466213

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Byrd Bridge

The Courier-News: August 5 1955

466214

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Byrd Bridge

The Courier-News: August 5 1955

466215

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Byrd Bridge

The Courier-News: August 5 1955

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PRR - D&R Canal Swing Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.500404,-74.441796

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Carries Pennsylvania Railroad over D&R Canal
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 150.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck plate girder bridge over D&R Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
History: Built as grade crossings eliminated in New Brunswick; replaced with current stone arch bridge across Raritan River
Built: 1892

Location: Middlesex County

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PRR - D&R Canal Swing Bridge

looking north in 1895

Photo from New Brunswick Free Library

485129

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Tech drawing by Douglas Butler

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in October 2019

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Landing Lane Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge (old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.507839,-74.463956

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Carries Landing Lane over D & R Canal
Design: unknown
Design Details: A-frame swing bridge
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over D & R Canal on Landing Lane
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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LandingLane A frame swing brige

Photo uploaded by Art S.

475019

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Technical Drawing by Douglas Butler

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2019

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Main Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.541064,-74.308558

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Carries Main Street over Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike (I-95)
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 462.9 Feet
Span Length: 152.9 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) on Main Street
History: Built 1947
Built: 1947

Location: Middlesex County

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New Dover Road Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.585472,-74.328444

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Carries New Dover Road over Garden State Parkway
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Two-span concrete rigid frame with stone facing
Total Length: 238.9 Feet
Span Length: 90.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over Garden State Parkway on New Dover Road
History: Built 1948
Built: 1948

Location: Middlesex County

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Oak Tree Road Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.573339,-74.329981

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Carries Oak Tree Road over Garden State Parkway
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 199.2 Feet
Span Length: 97.1 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway on Oak Tree Road
History: Built 1948
Built: 1948

Location: Middlesex County

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NJ 184 over US 9 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.534559,-74.297146

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Carries NJ 184 (W. Pond Road) over US 9
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 103.0 Feet
Span Length: 48.9 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over US 9 on NJ 184 (W. Pond Road)
History: Built 1938
Built: 1938

Location: Middlesex County

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Forrestal Road Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.348895,-74.616896

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Carries US 1 over Forrestal Road
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 28.9 Feet
Span Length: 26.9 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Forrestal Road on US 1
History: Built 1932
Built: 1932

Location: Middlesex County

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US 9/NJ 35 Interchange Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.477819,-74.290539

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Carries NJ 35 & US 9 Northbound over Main Street & US 9 Northbound
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 79.1 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Main Street & US 9 Northbound on NJ 35 & US 9 Northbound
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Middlesex County

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Washington Avenue Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.478706,-74.291690

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Carries US 9/NJ 35 over Washington Avenue (CR 670)
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Tee beam
Total Length: 57.1 Feet
Span Length: 53.2 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Washington Avenue (CR 670) on US 9/NJ 35
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Middlesex County

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Pine Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.464596,-74.273722

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Carries Pine Avenue ramp (CR 688) over NJ 35 Northbound
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Tee beam
Total Length: 48.9 Feet
Span Length: 44.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over NJ 35 Northbound on Pine Avenue ramp (CR 688)
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Middlesex County

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Raritan Street Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.483122,-74.296648

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Carries US 9/NJ 35 over Raritan Street
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 87.9 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Raritan Street on US 9/NJ 35
History: Built 1937
Built: 1937

Location: Middlesex County

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Bordentown Avenue Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.474381,-74.286900

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Carries NJ 35 over Bordentown Avenue
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 84.0 Feet
Span Length: 39.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Bordentown Avenue on NJ 35
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Middlesex County

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Metuchen Avenue Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.551811,-74.290969

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Carries US 9 over Metuchen Avenue
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 71.9 Feet
Span Length: 67.9 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Metuchen Avenue on US 9
History: Built 1937
Built: 1937

Location: Middlesex County

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GSP over US 9 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.530931,-74.297869

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Carries Garden State Parkway Northbound over US 9 Southbound
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 253.0 Feet
Span Length: 126.0 Feet

Overview: Plate girder bridge over US 9 Southbound on Garden State Parkway Northbound
History: Built 1948
Built: 1948

Location: Middlesex County

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Lake Avenue Underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.606111,-74.313567

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Carries Garden State Parkway over Lake Avenue
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Pair of concrete rigid frame bridges
Total Length: 56.1 Feet
Span Length: 56.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over Lake Avenue on Garden State Parkway
History: Built 1948
Built: 1948

Location: Middlesex County

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Middlesex-Essex Turnpike Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.568592,-74.326558

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Carries Middlesex-Essex Turnpike over Garden State Parkway
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 150.9 Feet
Span Length: 73.2 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway on Middlesex-Essex Turnpike
History: Built 1949
Built: 1949

Location: Middlesex County

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Andrejewski Drive Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.490089,-74.297950

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Carries Andrejewski Drive over US 9/NJ 35
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 102.0 Feet
Span Length: 48.9 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over US 9/NJ 35 on Andrejewski Drive
History: Built 1941; rehabilitated 1995
Built: 1941

Location: Middlesex County

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Sanford Street Pedestrian Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 40.487603,-74.455905

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Carries Footpath on Sanford Street over Amtrak
Design: truss/through
Design Details: Through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Amtrak on Footpath on Sanford Street
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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473465

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Amtrak - Sanford Street Pedestrian Bridge

Photo from New Brunswick Free Public Library

473466

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Amtrak - Sanford Street Pedestrian Bridge

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D&R Canal Drawbridge - Heathcote

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 40.374593,-74.618422

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Carries Main Street over Delaware & Raritan Canal
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss swing
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Main Street
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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476894

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D&R Canal Drawbridge - Heathcote

1936 view

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CRCX/PRR Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.525703,-74.266817

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Carries Conrail Shared Assets over PRR-NJT NJ Coast Line
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 PRR-NJT NJ Coast Line on Conrail Shared Assets
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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477676

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CRCX/PRR Overpass

looking north on abandoned NJCL R-O-W

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in 2018

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Old NJ 27 Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.374131,-74.618381

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Carries Old Route 27 over Delaware & Raritan Canal
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 30.8 Feet
Span Length: 14.1 Feet

Overview: Timber stringer bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Old Route 27
History: Built 1957; rehabilitated 1991
Built: 1957

Location: Middlesex County

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484649

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Old NJ 27 Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in October 2020

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NJTR - Raritan Bay Lift Bridge

Status: Under construction

Location: 40.496983,-74.279671

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Carries New Jersey Transit Railroad over Raritan Bay/ River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss vertical lift
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge on New Jersey Transit Railroad
History: Construction started in 2020
Built: 2022

Location: Middlesex County

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490358

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Photo taken by George Harms

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Raritan River Swing Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 40.492477,-74.413194

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Carries Route 1 over Raritan River/ Delaware & Raritan Canal
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Raritan River/ Delaware & Raritan Canal on Route 1
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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494600

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Photo taken by Governors Phil Murphy and Sheila Oliver

494741

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Tech drawing from Douglas Butler

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2020

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Schalks Crossing Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.342781,-74.589581

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Carries Schalks Crossing Road over Amtrak and Devil Brook
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 379.9 Feet
Span Length: 102.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Amtrak and Devil Brook on Schalks Crossing Road
History: Built 1948
Built: 1948

Location: Middlesex County

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NJTR - Ambrose Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 40.565139,-74.503244

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Carries New Jersey Transit Raritan Line over Ambrose Brook
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 Ambrose Brook on New Jersey Transit Raritan Line
History:
Built:

Location: Middlesex County

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Landing Lane Bridge (1st covered)

Status: Destroyed by fire

Location: 40.508655,-74.463848

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Carries Landing Lane over Raritan River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Raritan River on Landing Lane
History: Built in 1772 burned by George Washington's troops in 1776, not clear if it was repaired but it was substantially rebuilt or replaced in 1833
Built: 1772

Location: Middlesex County

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Landing Lane Bridge (2nd covered)

Status: Destroyed by fire

Location: 40.508541,-74.463762

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Carries Landing Lane over Raritan River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Raritan River on Landing Lane
History: 1833 substantial rebuild or replacement of the 1772 bridge. Destroyed by fire Feb.18, 1894
Built: 1833

Location: Middlesex 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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