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Amtrak - Portal Bridge

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Portal Bridge

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #257886

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    Facts 

    Overview
    Through truss swing bridge over Hackensack River on Northeast Corridor (Amtrak)
    Location
    Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey, and Bergen County, New Jersey
    Status
    Open to traffic
    Future prospects
    Targeted for replacement by Amtrak pending capital funding approval--see http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20170522/REAL_ESTATE/17...
    History
    Built 1910 by the Pennsylvania Railroad
    Railroads
    - Amtrak (AMTK)
    - Northeast Corridor (NEC)
    - Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
    Design
    Main span: Swing through truss
    Dimensions
    Total length: 961.0 ft.
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +40.75350, -74.09508   (decimal degrees)
    40°45'13" N, 74°05'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    18/576388/4511787 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Weehawken
    Inventory number
    BH 43963 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

    Update Log 

    • June 6, 2017: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Updated replacement plans
    • December 1, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • January 26, 2015: New photo from Andy Peters
    • July 1, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
    • January 30, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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