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Newark Bay Bridge

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Overview

This was taken from the window of the Newark Int. Airport. We had to make an emergency stop here on the way back to Germany. JS

Photo taken by Jason Smith in September 2009

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BH Photo #149768

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Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Newark Bay on the NJ Turnpike Extension (I-78) in Newark
Location
Bayonne, Essex County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1955
Design
Cantilevered steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 671.0 ft.
Total length: 6,170.2 ft. (1.2 mi.)
Deck width: 77.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.4 ft.
Also called
Vincent R. Casciano Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69667, -74.12333   (decimal degrees)
40°41'48" N, 74°07'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/574066/4505454 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jersey City
Inventory numbers
NJ N002010 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25179 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
85,435

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2016: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 12, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 22, 2011: New Street View added by Stephen Greer
  • November 24, 2009: New photo from Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Stephen Greer
  • Wikipedia