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Thomas A. Mathis Bridge

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Thomas A. Mathis Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #285313

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Barnegat Bay on Eastbound NJ 37 EB in Toms River
Location
Ocean County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Opened April 9 1950 replacing a wooden span across the bay.
Design
Bascule.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 4,877.2 ft. (0.9 mi.)
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Also called
Barnegat Bay Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94611, -74.10250   (decimal degrees)
39°56'46" N, 74°06'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/576671/4422161 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seaside Park
Inventory numbers
NJ 1508150 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25443 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 45.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
17,889

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 5, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 14, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • July 21, 2011: Updated by Stephen Greer: Changed name to offical name
  • May 28, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby

Sources 

  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Stephen Greer
  • Douglas Butler