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South Broad Street Bridge

Photos 

Bridge Facing West

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #218454

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Stone arch bridge over Elizabeth River on South Broad Street
Location
Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1874; rehabilitated in 1927; Replaced 1984
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 92.0 ft.
Also called
Elizabeth River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66167, -74.21500   (decimal degrees)
40°39'42" N, 74°12'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/566356/4501496 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elizabeth
Inventory number
BH 49903 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,382)
Arch (11,939)
Built 1874 (89)
Built during 1870s (1,067)
Deck arch (11,182)
Elizabeth, New Jersey (22)
Lost (24,056)
Lost 1984 (110)
Lost during 1980s (1,335)
New Jersey (1,483)
Owned by county (20,546)
Replaced by new bridge (16,058)
Stone arch (2,986)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,179)
Union County, New Jersey (99)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • HAER NJ-39 - South Broad Street Bridge, Spanning Elizabeth River, Elizabeth, Union, NJ