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Great Egg Harbor Bridge

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Great Egg Harbor Twin Spans

1954 Bridge is the one closest to the camera

Photo taken by Stephen Greer in April 2012

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BH Photo #229805

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Overview
Girder bridge over Great Egg Harbor&Hrbr Road on Garden St Pkwy Sb
Location
Somers Point, Atlantic County, New Jersey, and Cape May County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 3,668.8 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.29667, -74.62167   (decimal degrees)
39°17'48" N, 74°37'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/532623/4349767 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ocean City
Inventory numbers
NJ 360280S (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 49152 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 48.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
19,620

Update Log 

  • June 27, 2014: Updated by Stephen Greer: Imported NBI info, changed status
  • April 14, 2012: New photo from Stephen Greer
  • July 21, 2011: Added by Stephen Greer

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Great Egg Harbor Bridge
Posted November 15, 2016, by Ray Cathcart (bridgehunter [at] cathcart [dot] us)

This bridge actually collapsed in 1999 onto some safety beams that were set up due to its similarity to the failed Mianus River Bridge in Connecticut. The repair took about 7 weeks.