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NJT - Shark River Draw

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NJTL - Shark River Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #299365

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Description 

This bridge was used by the former New York & Long Branch Railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Shark River on New Jersey Transit Line RR
Location
Belmar, Monmouth County, New Jersey
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Builders
- AmerCom Corp. of Parsippany, New Jersey (Rehab)
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Central Railroad of New Jersey (CNJ)
- Commuter Rail
- New Jersey Transit (NJT)
- New York & Long Branch Railroad (NYLB)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Deck plate girder Scherzer-type rolling lift bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.18464, -74.02587   (decimal degrees)
40°11'05" N, 74°01'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/582927/4448706 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Asbury Park
Inventory number
BH 63457 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 18, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • March 20, 2015: Updated by Luke: Name change
  • October 9, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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