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Doctors Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Doctors Creek
Location
Mercer County, New Jersey
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1871 replaced in 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 46.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.17222, -74.65889   (decimal degrees)
40°10'20" N, 74°39'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/528383/4446309 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Trenton East
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
680
Inventory number
BH 25348 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (7,557)
Built 1871 (116)
Built during 1870s (1,105)
Lost (24,711)
Lost 1930 (78)
Lost during 1930s (621)
Mercer County, New Jersey (80)
NR-eligible (4,046)
New Jersey (1,522)
Owned by county (20,778)
Pony truss (16,180)
Skewed (4,906)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,663)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,189)
Truss (32,770)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: Ammended record to show the bridge was replaced rather than rehabilitated in 1930 with used 1880s WIBCo. Pratt pony from Hopewell

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com