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Great Channel Bridge

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Stone Harbor Great Channel Drawbridge

Seen from southwest looking northeast/east

Photo taken by Alexander D. Mitchell IV in September 2012

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BH Photo #239656

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Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Great Channel on Stone Harbor Road (CR 657) in Stone Harbor
Location
Stone Harbor, Cape May County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930; approach spans replaced 1984; rehabilitated 1992
Builders
- Strobel Steel Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
- Theodor Rall of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Deck plate girder double leaf Rall bascule bridge. Pre-stressed box beam approach spans dating to 1984.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.2 ft.
Total length: 905.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05697, -74.76534   (decimal degrees)
39°03'25" N, 74°45'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/520302/4323124 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stone Harbor
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
10,770
Inventory numbers
NJ 0500006 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25147 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Rall bascule type and other design details.
  • September 20, 2012: New photo from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • November 15, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Maps

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Great Channel Bridge
Posted September 20, 2012, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Looks like the approach spans have been replaced (in 1992?) with pre-stressed concrete box beams.