Rating:
2 votes

Rue Road Bridge

Photos 

Aerial View Of Bridge In Context Including Victory Circle From South. Looking North.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #218466

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Matchaponix Brook on Rue Road
Location
Middlesex County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910; replaced 1998
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.2 ft.
Total length: 88.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Matchaponix Brook Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.33958, -74.37284   (decimal degrees)
40°20'23" N, 74°22'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/553268/4465637 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jamesburg
Inventory numbers
NJ 125B055 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 49904 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 81.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
610

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: replaced
  • October 25, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • HAER NJ-112 - Rue Road Bridge, Rue Road, spanning Matchaponix Brook, .35 mile east of intersection with Route 613, Jamesburg vicinity, Middlesex, NJ
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com