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Squan Bridge

Photos 

West Elevation

Photo taken by A. Pierce Bounds for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #251242

Map 

Description 

The Squan Bridge is believed to be the only example of a King patent tubular arch bridge remaining in New Jersey.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost bowstring pony truss bridge over Manasquan River on Allenwood-Lakewood Road
Location
Monmouth County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced ca. 1992
Design
Three-span bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 18.0 ft.
Total length: 152.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13694, -74.10778   (decimal degrees)
40°08'13" N, 74°06'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/576007/4443338 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Asbury Park
Inventory numbers
NJ 13000W3 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 55902 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/1989)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 3.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1980)
3,000

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2018: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • March 27, 2013: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens
  • March 26, 2013: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER NJ-77 - Squan Bridge, Spanning Manasquan River at Allenwood-Lakewood Road, Allenwood, Monmouth County, NJ
  • Sheldon Wiens