Hamden Road Bridge (North)
approaching the bridge from the south.
Photo taken by Andrew Pearce in July 2012
BH Photo #237589
Written by Andrew Pearce
This bridge replaced the old truss listed as lost at
This is a fully modern plate welded I beam bridge, load rated to something like 69 tons, yet most of the strength of this 2 span pony is really only used against spring floods, not against traffic weight. This is a very strong modern bridge in a very quiet ex-suburban rural area.
- Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over South Branch of Raritan River on Hamden Road
- Hunterdon County, New Jersey
- Open to traffic
- Built 2005
- Modern Warren pony truss
Length of largest span: 80.7 ft.
Total length: 168.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.61167, -74.90889 (decimal degrees)
40°36'42" N, 74°54'32" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/507707/4495653 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- NJ 10XXF62 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 53176 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- January 9, 2019: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
- August 15, 2012: Essay added by Andrew Pearce