Central Railroad of New Jersey

Reporting mark: CNJ
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Ashley Planes Bridges (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned 1948
Abandoned stone arch bridges over Solomons Creek and road on Ashley Planes
Derelict/abandoned

Ashley TWP - CNJ - Culvert Street Overpass (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Stone arch bridge over Culvert Street on abandoned railroad
Open to traffic

BRW - Flemington Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Through truss bridge over Raritan River on BRW Railroad- formerly CNJ
Open to traffic

CNJ - Bridge over LVRR - Coalport (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over LV RR now RBM on CNJ RR - now Lehigh Gorge Trail
Open to pedestrians only

CNJ - Broad Street Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Broad Street on CNJ abondoned rail
Open to traffic

CNJ - Cedar Creek Bridge (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Cedar Creek on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CNJ - Greens Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over Lopatcong Creek on Raritan Valley Line
Abandoned in 1989

CNJ - Grove Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Grove Street on Railroad
Abandoned

CNJ - HD Draw (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1912; Struck by SS Jagger Seam in 1946; Demolished 1987
Lost Warren trough truss bridge over Hackensack River on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Removed

CNJ - Jefferson Street Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1907
Lost Through truss bridge over Jefferson Street & Downing Street on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Removed but not replaced

CNJ - Lehigh River Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built ?; One span lost to flooding 1902.
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Lehigh River on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Abandoned

CNJ - Lehigh River Bridge (Old) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1867; Repaced 1897
Lost truss bridge over Lehigh River on LR&E Railroad
No longer exists

CNJ - Newark Bay Bridge (Old) (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1904
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Newark Bay on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Demolished

CNJ - Newark Bay Lift Bridge (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1926; site of Newark Bay Bridge Accident in 1958; damaged in ship collision 1966; railroad abandoned 1976; lift spans demolished 1980, approach spans demolished 1988
Lost vertical lift bridge over Newark Bay on the Central Railroad of New Jersey
Removed

CNJ - NJ72 Overpass (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1936
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over NJ 72 on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Abandoned

CNJ - PD Draw (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1912; Reduced from double track tot two 1955; Sabotaged 1970; Swing span removed ca.1976
Lost Through truss bridge over Passaic River on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Abandoned

CNJ - Penn Station Viaduct (Essex County, New Jersey)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over New Jersey Railroad Avenue on CNJ Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CNJ - Ravine Road Overpass (Warren County, New Jersey)
Stone arch over Ravine Road and Pohatcong Creek on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Open to traffic

CNJ - South Branch Raritan River Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1896,
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Derelict/abandoned

CNJ - Still Valley Road Underpass (Warren County, New Jersey)
Built 1911
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Still Valley Road on CNJ RR -abandoned
Open to traffic

CNJ - Turn Hole Bridge (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Bridge over Lehigh River on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Removed

CNJ -Elizabeth River Drawbridge (Old) (Union County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Elizabeth River on Central Of New Jersey
Replaced by a new bridge

CNJ/Bel-Del/LV - Delaware River Double-Decker Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1854; Supllemental Spans added 1866; Replaced 1876
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Delaware River on Central Railroad of New Jersey/Lehigh Valley Railway (Upper Deck) & Belvidere Delaware Railroad (Lower Deck)
Replaced by a new bridge

CNJ/LV Overpass (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1906; Reinforced 1921; Removed 1985
Warren through truss with sub-panels through truss bridge over Railroad on Railroad
Removed

CNJ/LV Overpass (Old) (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888; Replaced 1906
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lehigh Valley Railroad on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Replaced by a new bridge

CNJ/WB&H Overpass (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903
Abandoned concrete stringer bridge over Wilkes-Barre & Hazelton RR on CNJ RR
Derelict/abandoned

Columbia Trail - Lockwood Gorge Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
now part of Columbia Trail
Deck plate girder bridge over South Branch Raritan River on CNJ High Bridge Branch
Open to pedestrians only

Communipaw Avenue Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1908
Through truss bridge over CNJ and LVRR on Communipaw Avenue
Demolished

Conrail - Asbury West Portal Road Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over Asbury West Portal Road on Railroad
Abandoned

Conrail - Bridge N.D.2F (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1908
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Filled-in Central Railroad of New Jersey on Conrail
Removed

Conrail - Main Street Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over Main Street on Railroad
Abandoned

CRCX - Broad Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Broad Street on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Open to traffic

CRCX - Court Street Underpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1939
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Court Street on Conrail Shared Assets
Open to traffic

CRCX - Debra Place Overpass (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over Debra Place on Railroad


CRCX - Division Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Division Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad


CRCX - Elizabeth River Bridge (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bascule bridge over Elizabeth River on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Open to traffic

CRCX - Rahway River Bridge (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1921
Pony/through plate girder bascule bridge over Rahway River on Conrail Chemical Coast Branch
Open to traffic

CRCX - Reid Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Reid Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad


CRCX - Spring Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Spring Street (US1/9) on Norfolk Southern Railroad


CRCX - Woodbridge Creek Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Woodbridge Creek on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Open to traffic

CRCX/CNJ Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Warren through truss bridge over Central Railroad of New Jersey on Conrail Lehigh Line
Open to traffic

CRCX/PRR Overpass (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over PRR-NJT NJ Coast Line on Conrail Shared Assets
Open to traffic

Criss-Cross Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1892; Highway Relocated 1932; Abandoned 1949; Removed 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Shrewsbury River on Road & CNJ RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Finderne Avenue Overpass - NJT Raritan Line (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Lost Through truss bridge over NJ Transit Raritan Line on Finderne Avenue CR 533
Replaced by a new bridge

Gordon Street Bridge (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1911
Through truss bridge over abandoned railroad on Gordon Street in Roselle
Open to traffic

Iron Bridge Road bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1852; new bridge installed 1900, rehabilitated 2002
Girder bridge over Aband.Raritan Valley Ln on Iron Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Lehigh Gorge Trail Bridge (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built Circa 1950, rehabilitated 1975; changed to trail bridge circa 1990
Steel rigid frame bridge over Davis Creek on D&L Lehigh Gorge Trail
Open to pedestrians

LV - Lehigh River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896-9
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over Lehigh River on Lehigh Valley Railway
Abandoned

ME - Route 206 Overpass (Morris County, New Jersey)
Built 1994
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Route 206 on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Open to traffic

NJT - Arch Street Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over Arch Street and S Branch Raritan River on NJ Transit
Open to traffic

NJT - Bound Brook Station Pedestrian Underpass (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1913
Bridge over Pedestrian walkway on New Jersey Transit Railroad
Don't know

NJT - Brielle Draw (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Bascule bridge over Manasquan River on NJT North Jersey Coast Line
Open to traffic

NJT - Buffalo Hollow Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 2000
Bailey pony truss bridge over NJT Raritan Valley Line on Buffalo Hollow Road
Open to traffic

NJT - Cherry Street Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over Cherry Street on New Jersey Transit


NJT - Clinton Avenue Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clinton Avenue on New Jersey Transit (Raritan Avenue)
Don't know

NJT - Cole Drive Underpass (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Concrete stringer bridge over Cole Drive on NJT Raritan Line
Open to traffic

NJT - Madison Avenue Overpass (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Madison Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic

NJT - Martine Avenue Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1926
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NJT Raritan Valley Line on Martine Ave-Cr655
Open to traffic

NJT - Morgan Draw (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Deck girder bridge over Cheesequake Creek on New Jersey Transit Line Railroad
Open

NJT - Navesink River Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over Navesink River on NJT North Jersey Coast Line
Open to traffic

NJT - Oceanport Draw (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Oceanport Creek on NJT North Jersey Coast Line
Open to traffic

NJT - Prospect Avenue Overpass (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Prospect Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic

NJT - Raritan Bay Swing Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Built 1908
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals swing bridge over Raritan Bay on New Jersey Transit
Open to traffic

NJT - Red Hill Road Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1922
Girder bridge over NJT North Jersey Coast Line on Red Hill Road
Open to traffic

NJT - Richmond Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Richmond Street on Raritan Valley Line
Don't know

NJT - Shark River Draw (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over Shark River on NJT North Jersey Coast Line
Open to traffic

NJT - South Washington Avenue Overpass (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over South Washington Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic

NJT - US 202 Overpass (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over US 202 on New Jersey Transit
Open to traffic

NJT - West Front Street Overpass (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Front Street on NJT North Jersey Coast Line
Open to traffic

NJT - West Hill Road Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over West Hill Road & Stream on NJ Transit
Open to traffic

NS - Delaware River Bridge (CNJ) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Fishbelly deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - East Allentown Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lehigh River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Kimmetts Lock Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Lehigh Canal Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over Lehigh Canal on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Lehigh Canal Bridge - Bethlehem (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lehigh Coal and Navigation Canal on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Lehigh River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1897; Two trusses (One deck, one through) lost to flooding 1902; Pinned Pratt through truss Built Late 1902: Rveted Warren Deck Truss Built 1903
Through truss bridge over Lehigh Rive & 3rd Street on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Musconetcong River Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over Musconetcong River on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - NJ173 Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1914
Arch bridge over NJ 173 on NS
Open to traffic

NS - PA611 Overpass (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903
Deck girder bridges over PA 611 on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - West 10th Street Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West 10th St and Hokendaqua Creek on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Willow Avenue Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over Willow Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS Overpass (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Pratt through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Old Pine Hollow Road Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Lost Through truss bridge over former Central Railroad of New Jersey on Pine Hollow Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Osborn Avenue Bridge (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1946; Replaced 1996
Lost Warren through truss bridge over NJT Raritan Valley Line on Tuttle Parkway (formerly Osborn Avenue)
Replaced by a new bridge

PA 93 over NS Railroad Bridge (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1959
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over NS RR on Pa 93 (Lr 170)
Open to traffic

Palmer-Bethlehem Rail Trail - Freemansburg Avenue Overpass (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Freemansburg Avenue n Palmer-Bethlehem Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

RBMN - White Haven Tunnel (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel under Hillside on Reading Blue Mtn and Northern RR
Open to traffic

River Road - NJT Raritan Valley Line Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1949; closed in June 2019 and replaced
Timber stringer bridge on 1886 cast iron bents over Raritan Valley Line on River Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 2020

South Main Street Bridge over NS Lehigh Line (Warren County, New Jersey)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1992
Through truss bridge over NS Lehigh Line on South Main Street in Phillipsburg
Open to traffic

Turn Hole Tunnel (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1866
Tunnel under Lehigh Gorge State Park on Lehigh Gorge State Park Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

US 1&9 over Conrail and Richards Lane Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1972
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Conrail and Richards Lane on US Rte 1&9 SB
Replaced by a new bridge

Walnut Street Bridge (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1911
Through truss bridge over abandoned railroad on Walnut Street in Roselle
Closed to all traffic