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Near Neshanic Station in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Opie/River Road Bridge

 
 
Opie River Road Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 19, 2009
1. Opie River Road Bridge Marker
Inscription. The previous bridge carrying Opie/River Road over the South Branch of the Raritan River was originally built at this location in 1921 by Dover Boiler Works and was significant as a rare example of a rivet-connected Pratt truss bridge. The current span replaced the bridge in 2005, utilizing the rehabilitated truss members from the original bridge.
 
Location. 40° 31.556′ N, 74° 42.342′ W. Marker is near Neshanic Station, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Opie / River Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Neshanic Station NJ 08853, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Branch School (approx. 1.6 miles away); Neshanic Reformed Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Bodine - Carkhuff House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Branchburg Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Centerville (approx. 2.7 miles away); Cherry Hill Black Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Readington Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Hillsborough Will Never Forget (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Opie River Road Bridge Marker on south side of bridge image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 19, 2009
2. Opie River Road Bridge Marker on south side of bridge
Opie River Road Bridge Marker on north side of bridge image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 19, 2009
3. Opie River Road Bridge Marker on north side of bridge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 16, 2016.
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