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Rancocas Creek Bridge

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Rancocas Creek Bridge

New Jersey

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #286338

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Overview
4-span pony truss bridge with swing span over Rancocas Creek on CR 635
Location
Burlington County, New Jersey
Status
Scheduled for removal because of safety concerns in 2016. Replacement in the distant future
History
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1985; closed 2015
Design
4-span Warren pony truss with one swing span.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 141.1 ft.
Total length: 312.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Centerton Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.99750, -74.87250   (decimal degrees)
39°59'51" N, 74°52'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/510883/4427487 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Holly
Inventory numbers
NJ 03C4004 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25118 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2013)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 4.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
14,164

Categories 

Built 1903 (477)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Burlington County, New Jersey (51)
Closed (2,443)
Corrugated deck (515)
Doomed (1,041)
Have street view (22,571)
Movable (2,712)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Navigable waterway (2,003)
New Jersey (1,205)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,083)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,834)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Swing (1,251)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,671)
Truss (29,548)
Warren pony truss (2,956)
Warren truss (5,825)

Update Log 

  • March 18, 2016: New photos from Barry Caselli
  • December 10, 2015: Updated by Jason Smith: The bridge is scheduled to be demolished. Replacement span likely in the distant future
  • June 24, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 21, 2011: New Street View added by Stephen Greer

Sources 

  • Stephen Greer
  • Douglas Butler
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Panoramio - Imagery