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NJT - Newark Draw

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Newark Draw NJT Rail Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #259369

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    Description 

    In the early 1900s railroad elevated the line approaching the river which previously ran at grade along Division Street in Newark and built the current bridge. Completed in an earlier phase, the bridge was later shifted 35 feet (11 m) upstream on the new alignment.

    Facts 

    Overview
    Deck truss swing bridge over Passaic River on New Jersey Transit
    Location
    Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey, and Essex County, New Jersey
    Status
    Open to traffic
    History
    Built 1903
    Railroads
    - Commuter Rail
    - Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad (DLW)
    - Erie Lackawanna Railroad (EL)
    - New Jersey Transit (NJT)
    Design
    Deck truss
    Swing
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 221.1 ft.
    Total length: 870.1 ft.
    Deck width: 30.2 ft.
    Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
    Also called
    NJT - Morristown Line Bridge
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +40.74737, -74.16587   (decimal degrees)
    40°44'51" N, 74°09'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    18/570418/4511048 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Elizabeth
    Inventory number
    BH 57079 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

    Update Log 

    • December 11, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • March 20, 2015: Updated by Luke: Name change
    • July 10, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Marked as movable
    • July 10, 2013: Added by Dave King

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