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William A. Stickel Memorial Bridge

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General Information

Structural Type: Vertical lift bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Built: 1948 - 1949
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA, North America
Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Passaic River
Carries
  • Interstate I-280

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 209.6 m
clearance 11.7 - 15.1 m
length of movable section 41.9 m

Materials

superstructure steel

Chronology

1971

Becomes part of Interstate I-280.

Notes

One of the few movable bridges within the Interstate Highway system. It rarely opens and is considered obsolete.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0006835
Created: 13/11/2002
Last Updated: 07/10/2013