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NJ147 Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (Old)

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Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #339533

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Grassy Sound Channel on NJ 147 (North Wildwood Boulevard)
Location
Cape May County, Cape May County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922; Counterweight collapsed into the river 1971; Replaced 1994
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 712.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.02769, -74.81186   (decimal degrees)
39°01'40" N, 74°48'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/516285/4319866 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stone Harbor
Inventory numbers
NJ 0517151 (New Jersey bridge number)
BH 69662 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2021: Updated by Douglas Butler: Added builder
  • February 12, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 4, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 17, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added build date and corrected loss date. Merged 1992 NBI
  • October 17, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler