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William A. Stickel Memorial Bridge

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General Information

Beginning of works: 1948
Completion: 1949
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Vertical lift bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Harrison, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Crosses:
  • Passaic River
Carries:
  • Interstate I-280
Coordinates: 40° 44' 52.62" N    74° 9' 56.82" W

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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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20006835
  • Date created
    13/11/2002
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014