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Woodfern Road Bridge North

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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

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BH Photo #239238

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Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Woodfern Road
Location
Somerset County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Builder
- J. W. Scott of Flemington, New Jersey
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
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
Recognition
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:
Flemington
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
1,020
Inventory numbers
NJ 18B0511 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25550 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2012: Updated by Andrew Pearce: Added categories "Wooden deck", "Pin-connected"

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