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Passaic River Bridge

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Passaic River Bridge

Replaced with new bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #291023

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Description 

Bridge was replaced with a concrete fixed span

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Passaic River on Market Street
Location
Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1930; Replaced 2002
Builders
- F.W. Schwiers Jr. Co. of New York City, New York
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 307.1 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.86000, -74.11603   (decimal degrees)
40°51'36" N, 74°06'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/574501/4523591 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NJ 1600003 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 62426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1999)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 6.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1999)
12,680

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2016: Updated by Luke: GPS fix per forum comment
  • August 10, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

Passaic River Bridge
Posted December 19, 2016, by DjFlem (djflem2 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Source: NJ Historic Bridge Survey (1995)

(http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/works/environment/pdf/...) Plaque

Builder: F. W.Schwiers, Jr. Company (NYC)

Design: Double Leaf Bascule (orginal)

Material:Steel

Spans: 3

Length: 307 ft

Width: 30 ft

Owner: Passaic County

NRHP eligible: No

1930 (original), 1977(fixed), 2002 (reconstruct)

Passaic River Bridge
Posted December 19, 2016, by DJ Flem (djflem2 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Market Street Bridge aka 2nd Street Bridge

Passaic & Wallington

NBI 1600003

coord:40.860|-74.116

1930 built

1977 fixed closed position

2002 reconstructed lift removed

Market Street Bridge (Passaic River)
Posted December 18, 2016, by DJ Flem (djflem2 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The drawing appears to be the Market Street Bridge (2nd Street Bridge) in Passaic and Wallington, yet the geocoords show it to the Market Street Bridge in Paterson and Elmwood Park.