Oldmans Creek Bridge
Photo taken by Jodi Christman in June 2011
BH Photo #201976
(Source) NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - BUREAU OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - NEW JERSEY HISTORIC BRIDGE DATA:
"The bridge's main span is a vertical lift with a thru-girder deck, steel towers with portal bracing and lateral stiffening trusses, wire rope lift cables, concrete counterweights with plate girder frames, and central overhead machinery house. The three approach spans are encased
steel stringers with concrete balustrades. The bridge is one of three similar Waddell-type, vertical-lift bridges on old NJ 44 in Gloucester
and Salem counties."
- Vertical lift bridge over Oldmans Creek on US 130
- Salem County, New Jersey
- Open to traffic
- Built 1936; altered 1968ca; rehabilitated 1996
- Vertical lift with a thru-girder deck; the approach (3 spans) are encased steel stringers with concrete balustrades
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 228.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.3 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Also called
- Nortonville Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.78558, -75.40675 (decimal degrees)
39°47'08" N, 75°24'24" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/465171/4404038 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Marcus Hook
- Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
- Inventory numbers
- NJ 1710152 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25487 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of November 2016)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- December 7, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
- August 27, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
- June 19, 2011: Updated by Jodi Christman: Added name
- August 21, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby