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Opie Road Bridge

Photos 

Somerset County put up educational plaques at both ends of the bridge.

Photo taken by Andrew Pearce in August 2012

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BH Photo #237559

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Opie Road
Location
Somerset County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.9 ft.
Total length: 180.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.52583, -74.70583   (decimal degrees)
40°31'33" N, 74°42'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/524916/4486163 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Raritan
Inventory numbers
NJ 18C0607 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25527 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 83.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,750

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2012: New photos from Andrew Pearce
  • September 16, 2011: New Street View added by James McCray

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