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Victory Bridge

Photos 

General View Of Swing Span, Looking Southwest.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #172518

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing bridge over Raritan River on NJ 35 in Sayreville
Location
Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Status
Demolished and replaced.
History
Built 1926; replaced 2005
Design
Camelback Warren through truss swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 3,091.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 38.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Raritan River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.50759, -74.29149   (decimal degrees)
40°30'27" N, 74°17'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/560028/4484338 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perth Amboy
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
22,490
Inventory numbers
NJ 1223150 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25379 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2018: Updated by Amanda: Added category "Raritan River"
  • August 26, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 11, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • HAER NJ-120 - Victory Bridge, Spanning Raritan River at New Jersey Route 35, Perth Amboy, Middlesex, NJ
  • Nathan Holth
  • Douglas Butler