Woodfern Road Bridge North
so typical of the area
two lane road narrows to one, goes around a sharp curve, and a 110 year old bridge appears out of the leaves. It may be hard to believe but this scene happens more than 150 times in the Somerset and Hunterdon County area.
Photo taken by Andrew Pearce in September 2012
BH Photo #239238
From South to North, the bridges are:
NJ 1850510 Concrete Arch, built 2005 to replace 1916 stone arch
NJ 1850512 Pratt Thru Truss (South), NO SKEW, built 1902
NJ 1850511 Pratt Thru Truss (North), SKEWED, built 1902
- Through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Woodfern Road
- Somerset County, New Jersey
- Open to traffic
- Built 1902
- - J. W. Scott of Flemington, New Jersey
- Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 99.1 ft.
Total length: 101.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.1 ft.
- Skew angle
- 40 degrees
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Also called
- Woodfern Road Bridge
Woodfern Road Bridge #2
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.50500, -74.76333 (decimal degrees)
40°30'18" N, 74°45'48" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/520052/4483836 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
- Inventory numbers
- NJ 18B0511 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25550 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of September 2015)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- September 13, 2012: Updated by Andrew Pearce: Added categories "Wooden deck", "Pin-connected"