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CSX - Overpeck Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overpeck Creek RR Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #259468

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bascule bridge over Overpeck Creek on Railroad (NYS&W)
Location
Bergen County, New Jersey
Status
Removed but not replaced
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement Summer 2016.
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- New York, Susquehanna, & Western Railway (NYSW)
Design
Single leaf through plate girder bascule.
Dimensions
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Also called
BRIDGE K080
NYS&W Overpeck Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.84644, -74.02766   (decimal degrees)
40°50'47" N, 74°01'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/581965/4522165 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Weehawken
Inventory number
BH 50218 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 20, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 10, 2017: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • January 26, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 17, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 30, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Navigable waterway", "New York, Susquehanna, & Western Railway", "CSX Railroad"
  • July 12, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 15, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

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Comments 

CSX - Overpeck Creek Bridge
Posted January 11, 2017, by Douglas Butler

It seems like most of or all the Strauss bascule bridges are becoming obsolete now what they're do with the swing girder span next to it?