Top Ranked New Jersey Bridges

Lower Landsdown Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Phoenix column Pratt through truss bridge over Capoolong Creek on Lower Landsdown Road
Open to traffic
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1982
Bonnie's Bridge (Camden County, New Jersey)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Cooper River
Open to pedestrians only
Built mid 1700s
Raven Rock Rosemont Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Lockatong Creek on Raven Rock Road
Restoration complete, bridge open
Built 1878
Hamden Road Fink Through Truss Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 99% with 4 votes
Lost wrought iron through truss over South Branch Raritan River on CR 2 (Hamden Rd) in Hamden
Destroyed by vehicle collision in 1978
Built 1858
Peddie Lake Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Peddie Lake on East Ward Avenue in Hightstown
Open to traffic
Built 1896 by New Jersey Steel & Iron; rehabilitated 1969
Stony Brook Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Stony Brook on US 206
Open to traffic
Built 1792
Lower Trenton Bridge (1806) (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Lost Tied Arch Covered Bridge over Delaware River
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1804-1806; widened and railroad tracks added 1839 (some info says 1835)
Ocean Avenue Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Bascule bridge over Shark River on Ocean Avenue in Avon-by-the-Sea
Open to traffic
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1988
Pequest River Viaduct - DL&W (Old) (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Lehigh Line & Pequest River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced by a concrete structure 1901
Freeman Parkway Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Open spandrel concrete arch bridge over New Jersey Transit and Toneys Brook on Freeman Parkway in Glen Ridge
Open to traffic
Built 1926
Easton Avenue Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Mile Run Brook on Easton Avenue in New Brunswick
Open to traffic
Built 1878; rehabilitated 2004
Station Road Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Chambers Brook on Station Road
Open to traffic
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1935 and 2020
NYSW - Edgewater Tunnel (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Tunnel on Railroad through Hudson Palisades
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1894 by New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad to gain access to Hudson River Waterfront. Tracks removed 1992, Pipeline project completed 2013
Hollow Brook Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Lamington River on Hollow Brook Road
Open to traffic
Built 1880
Hibernia Mine Railroad Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Raritan Power Canal on Raritan River Greenway
Open to pedestrians
Built 1879 as part of the Hibernia Mine Railroad, moved in 1894 to Hillsborough, and then relocated and rehabilitated in 2007 to be used on the Raritan River Greenway
Passaic River Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Passaic River on US 1/US 9 Truck in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1988
New Hampton Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Iron pony truss bridge over Musconetcong River on Rymon Road
Closed to traffic
Built 1868 by the Cowin Iron Works for the Pennsylvania Railroad; rehabilitated 1991
Raccoon Creek Bridge (Gloucester County, New Jersey)
Rated 95% with 5 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Raccoon Creek on US 130
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1940
Strimples Mill Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Lockatong Creek on Strimples Mill Road
Open to traffic
Built 1897; rehabilitated 2005
Millstone River Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Millstone River on Old alignment of the King's Highway - Lincoln Highway - Rt. 27
Open to traffic
Built 1798
Horseshoe Bend Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 94% with 8 votes
Stone arch bridge over Copper Creek on Horseshoe Bend Road in Kingtown
Open to traffic
Built 1896
Mine Road Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Stony Brook on Mine Road
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1976; rehabilitated ~2011,portal damaged by falling tree in 2017 - closed since
Elm Street Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Rated 93% with 6 votes
Lenticular through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on CR 667
Closed - damaged by flooding
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1984
Bayonne Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Rated 92% with 8 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Kill Van Kull between Bayonne and Staten Island
Toll bridge open to traffic
Built 1931; roadway raised 64 feet 2017-2019
Fairlawn Avenue Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Through Pratt truss bridge over Passaic River on Fair Lawn Avenue in Paterson
Closed to all traffic in 2021
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1967
DL&W - Delaware River Viaduct (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 92% with 6 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Interstate 80, Delaware River and Stateford Road on former Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Abandoned, but intact
Built 1908-1911 as part of the 28.5 mile New Jersey Cut-Off; abandoned in 1979, tracks removed in 1984
ERIE - NX Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 91% with 4 votes
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passaic River on Erie Railroad (abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1922, taken out of service 1977
Rockafellows Mill Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 91% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Rockafellows Mill
Open to traffic
Built 1900 refurbished 2010
Delaware River-Turnpike Toll Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Arch-truss bridge on the PA/NJ Turnpike (now I-95) over the Delaware River
Open to traffic
Built 1956
South Ward Place Park Footpath Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over a footpath on South Ward Place in Branch Brook Park in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1900
School Street Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Spruce Run River on School Street in Glen Gardner
Open to traffic
Built 1870 by the Cowin Iron Works; rehabilitated 1993
TISCO Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on the Taylor Steel Workers Historical Greenway
Open to pedestrians
Arch Street Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Passaic River on Arch Street in Paterson
Open to traffic
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1997
Imlaydale Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Abandoned deck arch bridge over Musconetcong River on abandonded road
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1913, made obsolete by 1916 NJ highway standards, made redundant by Rt 30 project ca 1930, completely abandoned prior to 1954
Main Street Califon Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on County Route 512
Open to traffic
Built 1887; altered 1985; rehabilitated 1987
Alloway Creek Bridge (Salem County, New Jersey)
Rated 89% with 8 votes
Swing bridge over Alloway Creek on CR 623
Closed to all traffic
Built 1905, altered 1976, closed 1991
Lamington Road over Rockaway Creek Bridge west (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
"Lost" through truss bridge over Rockaway Creek on Lamington Road
FOUND: still exists, surrounded by modern girder span
Possibly strengthened 2000
Kuhl Road Bridge South (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Neshanic River on Lost extension of Kuhl Road or Hampton Corner Road
Intact but closed to all traffic
Woodland Avenue Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Park Lake on Woodland Avenue in Harrison
Open to traffic
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1991
Morris Goodkind Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Concrete deck arch bridge over Raritan River on US-1
Open to traffic
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1975
Mount Avenue Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Grande Avenue on Mount Avenue in Atlantic Highlands
Open to traffic
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1994
Harold J. Dillard Memorial Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Swing through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Court Street (CR 12) in Hackensack
Open to traffic
Built 1908; rehabilitated 1974
Rue Road Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Matchaponix Brook on Rue Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1910; replaced 1998
Walns Mill Road Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Pony truss with Phoenix Columns over Crosswicks Creek on Walns Mill Road
Open to traffic
Built 1885; Timber Piles Added 1948
Big Flat Brook Bridge (Sussex County, New Jersey)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Big Flat Brook on Main Street
Open to traffic; posted for load
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1935 and 2002; repaired after flood 2013
BRW - Flemington Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Raritan River on BRW Railroad- formerly CNJ
Open to traffic
Delaware & Raritan Canal Trail - Parkside Avenue Overpass (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Bridge over Parkside Avenue on Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Jackson Street Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Warren through truss swing bridge over Passaic River on Jackson Street in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1898; rehabilitated 1991
Third River Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Third River on Centre Street (CR 648) in Nutley
Open to traffic
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1965
NJTR - Upper Hackensack Lift Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Hackensack River on New Jersey Transit
Open to traffic
Built 1959 to replace earlier 1901 bridge
Newport Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 84% with 7 votes
Stone arch bridge over Spruce Run on Newport Road
Open to traffic
Built 1900
DL&W - Paulinskill Viaduct (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Abandoned concrete arch bridge over Paulins Kill and Station Road on former Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Abandoned, but intact
Built 1908-10, tracks removed in 1984
NS - Pequest River Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Pequest River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Don't know
DL&W - Oxford Tunnel (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Abandoned tunnel on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned, partially collapsed
Completed 1862; line abandoned in 1970
Pequest WMA Trail - Pequest River Bridge #3 (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pequest River on L&HR
Open to pedestrians only
Wittpenn Bridge (1930) (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Hackensack River on NJ 7 in Jersey City
Open to traffic
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1957
NJTR - North Branch Raritan River Bridge 39.09 (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over North Branch Raritan River on NJ Transit (former Central RR of New Jersey)
Open to authorized vehicles only
South Main Street Bridge over NS Lehigh Line (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 83% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over NS Lehigh Line on South Main Street in Phillipsburg
Open to traffic
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1992
Cleveland Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Lenticular Pony truss bridge over Ramapo River on Bear Swamp Road
Open to traffic
Built 1888; rehabilitated 1923; restored in 1983
Clay Street Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Swing bridge over Passaic River on Clay Street in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1908; rehabilitated 1976
Commodore Barry Bridge (Gloucester County, New Jersey)
Rated 82% with 7 votes
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Delaware River on US 322
Open to traffic
Built 1974
Townsends Inlet Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Bascule bridge over Townsends Inlet on Ocean Highway (CR 619) in Avalon
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Green Sergeant Covered Bridge 30-10-01 (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 81% with 7 votes
Covered bridge over Wickecheoke Creek on CR 604, north of Stockton
Open to westbound traffic
Built 1872; restored 1961; rehabilitated 2003
SEPTA - West Trenton Railroad Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Delaware River on SEPTA/CSX Railroad
Open
Built 1912, second bridge at this crossing
Buttzville Road Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Double Warren Through truss bridge over Pequest River on Buttzville Road
Open to traffic
Built 1902; rehabilitated 1986
PATH - Hackensack River Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Through truss lift bridge over Hackensack River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1930
White Bridge Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Lost pony truss bridge over Capoolong Creek on White Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1999, Lost 2013
Old Stone Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Green Brook on Old York Road (now Railroad Ave)
Filled in
Planned in 1683, built 1731, site of 1777 Battle of Bound Brook; brook later filled in and bridge buried intact
Park Avenue Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Branch Brook Park Lake on Park Avenue in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1905
William A. Stickel Memorial Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Passiac River on I-280 in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1948; rehabilitated 1973
Carnegie Lake Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Carnegie Lake on Washington Road
Open to traffic
Built 1905; rehabilitated (widened from 1 lane to two in 1938
AMTK - Route 29 Overpass (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Northbound NJ 29 on the Amtrak Northeast Corridor
Open
Built 1903
AMTK - Raritan River Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Arch bridge over Raritan River on Amtrak (Northeast Corridor)
Open to traffic
Built 1902
NS - Willow Avenue Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 75% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Willow Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic
CRCX - Pacific Avenue Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Pacific Avenue on Railroad

Newark Bay Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Newark Bay on the NJ Turnpike Extension (I-78) in Bayonne and Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1955
Pulaski Skyway Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Rated 73% with 11 votes
Cantilevered through and deck truss bridge over the Passaic and Hackensack Rivers on US 1/US 9 in Jersey City
Open to traffic
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1984
Belleville Turnpike NJT Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Rated 73% with 2 votes
Girder bridge over New Jersey Transit - Boonton Line on NJ-7
Open to traffic
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1984
West Main Street Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Rated 72% with 5 votes
Two-span iron pony truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on W. Main Street in Clinton
Open to one-way traffic
Built 1870 by the Cowin Iron Works
Mill Street Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Second River on Mill Street in Newark
Open to traffic
Built 1900
Plane Hill Road Aqueduct (Warren County, New Jersey)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Pohatcong Creek on Plane Hill Road
Open to traffic
This is the Inclined Plane 7 West aqueduct that carried the Morris Canal over Pohatcong Creek at the feeder base of the inclined plane