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Washington Crossing Delaware River Bridge

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Washington Crossing Bridge -- September 20, 20090

Upriver view from Pennsylvania side

Photo taken by Raymond Klein

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on PA 32-NJ 29
Location
Washington Crossing, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 143.1 ft.
Total length: 877.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.29500, -74.86833   (decimal degrees)
40°17'42" N, 74°52'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/511190/4460508 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pennington
Inventory numbers
PA 09 7224 9991 0005 (Pennsylvania Bridge Management System number)
BH 30571 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2008)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 5.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
6,557

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • November 12, 2011: New photos from Ian Ligget
  • October 7, 2009: Updated by Raymond Klein: Washington Crossing, PA to name & City. Other location: Hunterdon County, NJ--Overview-btwn PA & NJ-USGA Pennington, N.J. to Lambertville, NJ

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Washington Crossing Delaware River Bridge
Posted October 30, 2013, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Here is a link to a picture of the bridge in 1910:

http://www.hopewellvalleyhistory.org/Did-you-know-Summertime...

Washington Crossing Delaware River Bridge
Posted October 29, 2013, by Art S (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

This bridge is in Mercer County (Hopewell Township), not Hunterdon county.

Here is a picture of the wooden covered bridge on the same stonework taken in 1902:

http://www.hopewellvalleyhistory.org/Artist-at-Washington-Cr...

http://www.hopewellvalleyhistory.org/About-Us.html

Washington Crossing Bridge at Washington Crossing, PA
Posted December 23, 2012, by tom dermody (thoreau_back [at] yahoo [dot] com)

photo 2 is looking EAST toward nj.

i lived in washington crossing nj for 18 yrs.

great site, thanks.