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Raritan Valley Line Bridge

Photos 

River Road Bridge

Panoramio user Adam Elmquist

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BH Photo #290762

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge on 1886 cast iron bents over Raritan Valley Line on River Road
Location
Somerset County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1949
Railroad
- New Jersey Transit (NJT)
Design
1949 Timber stringer bridge resting on rare 1886 cast iron bents.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 46.9 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59028, -74.68222   (decimal degrees)
40°35'25" N, 74°40'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/526890/4493324 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Raritan
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,346
Inventory numbers
NJ 1861159 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 51519 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 11.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 5, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added new photos & street view
  • September 26, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "New Jersey Transit"
  • February 29, 2012: Added by Nathan Holth

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