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Ship Channel Bridge

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Ship Channel Bridge

Somerspoint NJ

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #275502

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Ship Channel on NJ 52 in Ocean City
Location
Ocean City, Cape May County, New Jersey, and Atlantic County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1933
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 1,443.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.30633, -74.59690   (decimal degrees)
39°18'23" N, 74°35'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/534754/4350848 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ocean City
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
24,900
Inventory numbers
NJ 0511153 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25153 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 21, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 15, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • April 8, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS

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