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Bell Avenue Bridge

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green bridge is barely visible at base of hill in summertime.

Photo taken by Andrew Pearce in August 2012

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Spruce Run River on Bell Avenue in Glen Gardner
Location
Glen Gardner, Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1992
Builder
- Groton Bridge Co. of Groton, New York
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 83.0 ft.
Total length: 84.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.70667, -74.94306   (decimal degrees)
40°42'24" N, 74°56'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/504810/4506196 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
High Bridge
Inventory numbers
NJ 10XXG62 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25248 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 36.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
673

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2012: Updated by Andrew Pearce: Added category "Pin-connected"

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