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CRCX - Elizabeth River Bridge

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Elizabeth River Railroad Bridge

Bridge closed shut but still in use for train traffic

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #282857

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bascule bridge over Elizabeth River on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Location
Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
Builders
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
- Conrail (CR)
- Conrail Shared Assets Operations (CRCX)
Design
Single leaf through plate girder Scherzer type Rolling Lift bascule bridge.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.64510, -74.20270   (decimal degrees)
40°38'42" N, 74°12'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/567412/4499666 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabeth
Inventory number
BH 50216 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 4, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • January 26, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • March 23, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 27, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 15, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

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