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Jefferson Avenue Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Green Brook on Jefferson Avenue
Location
Somerset County, New Jersey
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition as soon as Fall 2015.
History
Built 1920; rehabilitated 1936
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59917, -74.46278   (decimal degrees)
40°35'57" N, 74°27'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/545453/4494401 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainfield
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
1,520
Inventory numbers
NJ 18L0904 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25516 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.9 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1920 (948)
Built during 1920s (9,281)
Closed (2,537)
Doomed (1,065)
Have street view (24,707)
New Jersey (1,278)
Owned by county (19,515)
Pony truss (15,457)
Somerset County, New Jersey (105)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,529)
Structurally deficient (17,366)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,827)
Truss (30,718)

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Closed and doomed.