Landing Lane Delaware & Raritan Canal Bridge
Delaware And Raritan Canal Cantilever Awing Bridge, View To W
Photo taken by Rob Tucher for the Historic American Engineering Record
View photos at Library of Congress
BH Photo #312236
Interestingly, they kept this bridge when they replaced the Landing Lane Bridge (three span Pratt) across the Raritan River which is on the same road a few feet away.
The odd shape of this bridge plus its location over a canal indicates that, at one time, it may have been a drawbridge or movable span.
- Pony/through plate girder swing bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Landing Lane
- New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey
- Intact but closed to all traffic
- Future prospects
- Slated for demolition and replacement in 2025.
- Cantilevered Pony plate girder
- Also called
- Landing Lane - canal bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.50781, -74.46401 (decimal degrees)
40°30'28" N, 74°27'50" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/545411/4484259 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 65262 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- September 6, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
- August 29, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: changed status to closed
- August 25, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Noted this is a swing bridge and listed demolition plans.
- May 7, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: added build date
- May 26, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: build date, builder and swing function
- January 4, 2015: New Street View added by Dave King
- January 4, 2015: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added a name (there are about 50 D&R Canal bridges so the road name is usually listed in the bridge name.