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Whittier Street Bridge (North)

Street View 


Arch bridge over Rahway River on Whittier Street in Rahway
Union County, New Jersey
Open to traffic
Built 1900
Stone arch
Span length: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 23.0 ft.
Deck width: 36.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61593, -74.27535   (decimal degrees)
40°36'57" N, 74°16'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/561296/4496375 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perth Amboy
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
Inventory numbers
NJ 2013051 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 25606 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 84.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


Arch (12,737)
Built 1900 (963)
Built during 1900s (7,746)
Deck arch (11,963)
Have street view (29,918)
New Jersey (1,713)
Open (41,210)
Owned by county (21,727)
Span length under 25 feet (7,133)
Stone arch (3,317)
Total length under 25 feet (2,610)
Union County, New Jersey (118)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2022: Updated by Nathan Holth: Refined GPS and added a directional designation to name to reduce confusion.
  • July 5, 2021: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Revised bridge type
  • June 14, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden



Whittier Street Bridge (North)
Posted March 14, 2022, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

OK I moved them, and renamed the bridges and tweaked the GPS because even I was confused for a minute.

Whittier Street Bridge
Posted March 14, 2022, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The photos are not for this page. The railings do not match up with the street view. The photos should be moved to: https://bridgehunter.com/nj/union/bh97050/