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Lock Street Bridge

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Sweet little Kingpost (with wrought iron vertical) with outriggers sits a few yards away where tailrace culvert joins Creek/Canal. It's fairly new too, but authentically made.

Photo taken by Andrew Pearce in September 2012

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BH Photo #239744

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Description 

This skewed camelback Parker pony truss occupies a highly historic spot, being where the base of the #10 inclined plane of the Morris Canal once was. Plus 2 extra bridges thrown in for free!

Facts 

Overview
Parker pony truss bridge over Lopatcong Creek on Lock Street
Location
Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1994
Design
Camelback Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Also called
Lopatcong Creek Bridge
Morris Canal Inclined Plane 10 bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.68444, -75.16222   (decimal degrees)
40°41'04" N, 75°09'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/486292/4503740 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Easton
Inventory numbers
NJ 2101905 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 53589 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 21, 2012: Updated by Andrew Pearce: Added categories "Wooden deck", "Skewed", "8-panel truss"