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Middle Valley Road Bridge

Photos 

Replacement span

Built to resemble the old bridge

Photo taken by Clark Vance in Dec 2019

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BH Photo #462122

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The original pony truss was replaced with a Bailey truss (visible in the street view) then replaced with a modern bolted pony truss visually similar to the original.

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Middle Valley Road
Location
Morris County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928; reconstructed 1981, replaced 2012
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 121.1 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.76137, -74.82135   (decimal degrees)
40°45'41" N, 74°49'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/515078/4512282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hackettstown
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
531
Inventory numbers
NJ 1401202 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25421 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 86.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2019: New photos from Clark Vance
  • December 3, 2019: Updated by Clark Vance: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com