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Peddie Lake Bridge

Photos 

East Ward Bridge - February 2007

Overview

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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BH Photo #136265

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Peddie Lake on East Ward Avenue in Hightstown
Location
Hightstown, Mercer County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896 by New Jersey Steel & Iron; rehabilitated 1969
Builder
- New Jersey Steel & Iron Co. of Trenton, New Jersey
Design
Two-span riveted double-intersection Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 126.0 ft.
Total length: 254.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
East Ward Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.26676, -74.52118   (decimal degrees)
40°16'00" N, 74°31'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/540712/4457475 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hightstown
Inventory numbers
NJ 1100034 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25350 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 11.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
5,315

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • April 13, 2015: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added Pictures and added the locally known name
  • March 31, 2009: New photos from Raymond Klein

Sources 

  • Raymond Klein - Bookshelfthe [at] msn [dot] com