This is a four span steel beam bridge with a heavy skew. The deck is concrete, and the railings are original, with no new railings added. The beams have been painted, although the railings, unfortunately, do not appear to have received any paint. The plaque on the bridge describes the bridge as a Federal Aid Secondary Project. Jarvick Construction Company is listed as the contractor for this bridge which was built in 1956. The bridge's abutments are concrete, and the piers are an uncommon steel bent support system, similar to the much older A-45 Bridge. There is no posted weight limit for the bridge.
In terms of beauty, this bridge was built on the eve of aesthetic bridge design. With a attractive railing design, this is a pleasant bridge to cross. This railing design was used for many years, but by the mid-1960s, the railing style seen on this bridge would be scrapped for a segmented concrete with pipe above design that displays a negligible amount of aesthetic detail. This segmented design was originally used on bridges of all types but was replaced subsequently by the even uglier New Jersey Barrier for major highways.
This historic bridge has been demolished. This map is shown for reference purposes only.
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