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Morris Goodkind Bridge

Photos 

Donald and Morris Goodkind Bridges

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #259350

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The bridge was designed by Morris Goodkind, and originally called the College Bridge. It was renamed in 1969 in honor of Mr. Goodkind. the second span, which carries southbound traffic, was designed by Morris's son Donald. It was completed in 1974, and renamed the donald Goodkind bridge in 2004.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck arch bridge over Raritan River on US-1
Location
New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1975
Builder
- Morris Goodkind
Design
Concrete deck arch bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 202.1 ft.
Total length: 1,902.0 ft.
Deck width: 49.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Raritan River Bridge, College Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.49275, -74.41329   (decimal degrees)
40°29'34" N, 74°24'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/549719/4482615 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Brunswick
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
55,658
Inventory numbers
NJ 1203150 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25377 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2018: Updated by Amanda: Fix bridge location and other details
  • December 7, 2016: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 10, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • May 27, 2013: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • May 26, 2013: Updated by Alex Dobrowolski: updated name and alternate names, designer, and added description

Sources 

  • Alex Dobrowolski
  • Nathan Holth
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Morris Goodkind Bridge
Posted June 23, 2014, by stephen Kokoska (xtevencom [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Photo of the Morris Goodkind Bridge taken from the Edison side

Raritan River Bridge
Posted May 26, 2013, by Stephen Kokoska (xtevencom [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Northbound bridge is called Morris Goodkind Bridge. Southbound bridge is called Donald Goodkind Bridge.