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NS - NJ173 Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by fronobulax

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BH Photo #239985

Map 

Description 

Used as railcar storage by Norfolk Southern

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over NJ 173 on NS
Location
Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Railroads
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Also called
CNJ - NJ173 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66000, -75.06333   (decimal degrees)
40°39'36" N, 75°03'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/494646/4501016 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bloomsbury
Inventory number
BH 25305 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 5, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed Raritan Valley Line/NJT from overview as the NS owns and uses this bridge solely as a storage track
  • September 24, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • September 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added information & categories.
  • September 17, 2012: New Street View added by Andrew Pearce

Sources 

  • Luke