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State Route 50 Bascule Bridge, Spanning Tuckahoe River at State Route 50, Tuckahoe, Cape May County, NJ



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Location
Spanning Tuckahoe River at State Route 50, Tuckahoe vicinity, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NJ-89
Building/structure dates: 1926 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1961 subsequent work
Part of building/structure is in Atlantic City, Atlantic County, NJ.
Significance: The State Route 50 Bascule Bridge over the Tuckahoe River is one of only a few remaining bridges in New Jersey that embody the technology which popularized J.B. Strauss as one of the most prominent designers of movable span bridges in the early 1900s.

Subjects
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Strauss Bascule Bridge Company
Thompson, S. S.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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