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County Bridge

Photos 

County Bridge

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Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #518906

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Raritan River on Sheridan Street
Location
Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1906; Replaced 1925
Railroads
- Interurban
- Jersey Central Traction Co. (JCT)
Design
288.4' Parker through truss swing bridge
1 Cantilever truss
1 fixed truss
168 timber bents
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 288.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.50192, -74.28561   (decimal degrees)
40°30'07" N, 74°17'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/560531/4483713 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perth Amboy
Inventory number
BH 75211 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 15, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 19, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added info from HAER PDF on the successor bridge
  • January 19, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 18, 2017: Added by Douglas Butler

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Comments 

County Bridge
Posted October 21, 2021, by Joseph Brennan (brennan [at] columbia [dot] edu)

Many pictures and additional information at https://www.morgan-nj.org/blog/near-by-morgan/the-county-bri...

Raritan River/Bay Bridge (Causeway)
Posted January 19, 2017, by Luke

Looks like the predecessor to the Victory Bridge.