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Raitan River Bridge

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2017

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BH Photo #376084

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Raritan River on Sheridan Street
Location
South Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1906; Replaced 1925
Design
288.4' Parker through truss swing bridge
1 Cantilever truss
1 fixed truss
168 timber bents
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 288.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.50192, -74.28561   (decimal degrees)
40°30'07" N, 74°17'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/560531/4483713 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perth Amboy
Inventory number
BH 75211 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added info from HAER PDF on the successor bridge
  • January 19, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 18, 2017: Added by Douglas Butler

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Raritan River/Bay Bridge (Causeway)
Posted January 19, 2017, by Luke

Looks like the predecessor to the Victory Bridge.