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Criss-Cross Bridge

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Photo uploaded by Art S

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BH Photo #350386

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Shrewsbury River on Road &
Location
Highlands, Monmouth County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1892; Highway Relocated 1932; Abandoned 1949; Removed 1950
Railroad
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.39628, -73.97933   (decimal degrees)
40°23'47" N, 73°58'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/586619/4472241 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sandy Hook East
Inventory number
BH 71501 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 14, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added build date, railroad info, and local nicknames
  • September 14, 2018: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: added moveable bridge per forum pending ART work
  • March 26, 2016: Added by ArtS

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Comments 

Criss-Cross Bridge
Posted September 17, 2018, by Anonymous

NOW its a swing bridge!

Criss-Cross Bridge
Posted September 15, 2018, by Luke

Jeff: If you look at the first postcard, the roadway begins on the right side of the bridge, and end on the left side.

Since it creates an "X", they called it "Criss-Cross Bridge".

Art: Check your email.

Criss-Cross Bridge
Posted September 15, 2018, by Jeff Wieland (jjwieland [at] gmail [dot] com)

Why is this bridge named "Criss-Cross"?

Criss-Cross Bridge
Posted September 15, 2018, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Luke, link? That sounds like fun!

Regards,

Art S.

Highland Beach Bridge
Posted September 14, 2018, by Luke

Now now, don't tease him too hard or he'll make a YouTube video about you too. :')

Highland Beach Bridge
Posted September 14, 2018, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

If I tell you, Douglas will draw it :^)

Highland Beach Bridge
Posted September 14, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

was this a swing bridge?