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NJT - Upper Hackensack Lift Bridge

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Upper Hack Lift

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Hackensack River on New Jersey Transit
Location
Hudson County, New Jersey, and Bergen County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959 to replace earlier 1901 bridge
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
- Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
- New Jersey Transit (NJT)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.77814, -74.09021   (decimal degrees)
40°46'41" N, 74°05'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/576771/4514527 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Weehawken
Inventory number
BH 52337 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 5, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 13, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 2, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • May 3, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

Sources 

  • Frank Hicks
  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com