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Victory Bridge, Spanning Raritan River at New Jersey Route 35, Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, NJ

Victory Bridge, Spanning Raritan River at New Jersey Route 35, Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, NJ

 
 
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Significance: This 360 foot center-bearing swing span bridge with steel deck girder and concrete bent approach spans is significant as the largest and most recent example of a highway bridge of its type in the State of New Jersey. The bridge possesses a high degree of integrity. Much of the original equipment, including the direct-current motors, is still functional.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1511
Survey number: HAER NJ-120
Building/structure dates: 1924-1926 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1985-1988 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1952 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1970 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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middlesex county40.52465, -74.28087
Google Map of 40.5246546, -74.2808718
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