Rating:
No votes cast

CRCX/PRR Overpass

Photo 

CRCX/PRR Overpass

looking north on abandoned NJCL R-O-W

Photo taken by Jeff Kovacs in 2018

License: Released into public domain

Enlarge

BH Photo #477676

Map 

Description 

This carried the Conrail ex-CNJ Chemical Coast Line across the NJT ex-PRR eastbound North Jersey Coast Line. Abandoned in 1987 with realignment of NJCL.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over PRR-NJT NJ Coast Line on Conrail Shared Assets
Location
Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
- Conrail (CR)
- Conrail Shared Assets Operations (CRCX)
- New Jersey Transit (NJT)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
Wood Duckunder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.52570, -74.26682   (decimal degrees)
40°31'33" N, 74°16'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/562101/4486365 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90126 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs