+39.02000, -74.80000
39°01'12" N, 74°47'60" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NJ 147 over BEACH CREEK
Structure number:0517152
Location:2.9 MI EAST OF GSP
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:173.9 ft. [53.0 m]
Total length:944.9 ft. [288.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:73.5 ft. [22.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:79.4 ft. [24.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1993
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,442 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Pier/abutment protection:In place but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:75.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1644275.6
April 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory1612076.9
May 2012GoodGoodGoodGood1581089.6
June 2010GoodGoodGoodGood1550089.8
June 2008GoodGoodGoodGood1550089.8
May 2006GoodGoodGoodGood1032292.2
May 2004GoodGoodGoodGood1012093.4
March 2002GoodGoodGoodGood973093.6
May 2000GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent1550089.8
October 1997GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent1550087.8
November 1995GoodVery GoodExcellentExcellent1550087.8
September 1992PoorSeriousCriticalCritical155002.0
July 1990PoorSeriousSeriousSerious155002.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,4502,4300200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.41,48034,8406,1205200
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.6,9006,265600350
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.75,12866,9788,15000
Prestressed Concrete Columneach1381033140
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1981772100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.79566085500
Compression Jointlinear ft.63625638000
Open Jointlinear ft.94582512000
Elastomeric Bearingeach803030200
Movable Bearingeach3302805
Fixed Bearingeach107300
Disk Bearingeach37019180
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,8901,57831200