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Doty Road Bridge


View Of South Approach, Doty Road Bridge, Looking North.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #218437


Pony truss bridge over Ramapo River on Doty Road in Oakland
Bergen County, New Jersey
Replaced by a new bridge; Truss bridge in storage.
Future prospects
The bridge will be restored and used in Phoenixville, PA to connect the north side of French Creek to the south side and the Historic Downtown Business District.
- Dean & Westbrook of New York, New York
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Pin connected Pratt pony truss bridge
Span length: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.01639, -74.26056   (decimal degrees)
41°00'59" N, 74°15'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/562173/4540839 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
Inventory numbers
NJ 020042A (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25057 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


19th Century (8,707)
Beam (16,969)
Bergen County, New Jersey (113)
Built 1890 (301)
Built during 1890s (3,229)
Dean & Westbrook (41)
HAER documented (1,124)
In storage (222)
Lost 1994 (445)
Lost during 1990s (4,158)
NR-listed (3,015)
New Jersey (1,704)
Owned by county (21,658)
Phoenix Bridge Co. (247)
Pin-connected (4,896)
Pony truss (17,094)
Pratt pony truss (3,988)
Pratt truss (10,416)
Skewed (5,023)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,680)
Timber stringer (4,351)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,867)
Truss (36,054)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • September 23, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge not moved to nearby park; in storage in Phoenixville, PA.
  • March 1, 2013: Updated by Andy Peters: Added category "Dean & Westbrook"
  • October 25, 2011: Photos imported by Jason Smith



Doty Road Bridge
Posted April 11, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Doty Road Bridge
Posted March 1, 2013, by Gene McCluney (gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com)

Wow, another road bridge with Phoenix Columns!!