NJ 37 EB over Barnegat Bay


+39.94897, -74.11392
39°56'56" N, 74°06'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:NJ 37 EB over Barnegat Bay
Structure number:1508150
Location:1.8mi NE of RT35&37 JCT
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:104.0 ft. [31.7 m]
Total length:4877.2 ft. [1486.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:26.2 ft. [8.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Movable - Bascule [16]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,594 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:50.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairVery GoodFairSatisfactory1259450.0
November 2016PoorPoorFairFair1824845.0
January 2015PoorPoorPoorFair1753747.1
January 2013PoorPoorFairFair1753757.3
January 2011PoorPoorFairFair1719057.4
November 2008PoorPoorFairFair3510054.6
November 2006PoorPoorFairFair3422054.8
December 2004PoorPoorFairFair3877054.1
October 2002PoorPoorFairFair2169057.7
September 2000PoorPoorFairFair1790058.3
August 1998PoorPoorFairFair1790056.3
July 1998PoorPoorFairFair1790057.3
March 1996PoorPoorFairFair1790057.3
April 1994PoorPoorFairFair1720057.1
March 1994PoorPoorFairFair1754457.8
October 1991PoorPoorFairFair1720057.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.28,14011,4904,05012,6000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.181,400174,40007,0000
Steel Stringerlinear ft.2,7801,4925157730
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.13,90012,6507505000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.1,1407251852300
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,1207,3457751,0000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1,64381831,4790
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.75310620
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.450450000
Reinforced Concrete Pile Cap/Footinglinear ft.1,6251,32530000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2,3632,06829500
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.8,2506,7501,50000
Open Grid Decksq. ft.3,9323,932000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,9323,932000
Corrugated or Orthotropic Decksq. ft.180,420180,420000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.180,420180,420000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.2,4382,438000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.7575000
Assembly with Sealeach7575000
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.3737000
Elastomeric Bearingeach327327000
Movable Bearingeach44000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.9,7549,754000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.48,77048,770000