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Raritan River Bridge (S) - former Reading RR

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Raritan River on Reading RR Port Reading Branch
Location
Manville, Somerset County, New Jersey
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
new rail connection at Bound Brook made bridge obsolete
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Conrail Shared Assets Operations (CRCX)
- Reading Railroad (RDG)
Design
Parker through truss
Also called
Reading - Raritan River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.54953, -74.56856   (decimal degrees)
40°32'58" N, 74°34'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/536530/4488842 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bound Brook
Inventory number
BH 52472 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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Comments 

Port Reading Branch Raritan River Bridge
Posted January 26, 2014, by Jim Eden (jim888eden [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is open to rail traffic and is used daily.

Auto traffic is restricted to Conrail employees.