Wm. Wyer &
Report on Rahway Valley Railroad
Over Morris Ave. Three span steel
bridge for one track. One span 40' thru plate girder, one 8'0"
and one 18'0" spans with I-beam stringers. Total length 66'0".
Underclearance 11'0" (Painted on bridge). Condition fair. No
Rahway Valley Railroad's line through Summit was elevated and
therefore there were no road crossings made at grade. Rather
there were four places in Summit where the RVRR bridged over
the road below. Of those four the bridge over Morris
Avenue (MP 6.87) by far
had the lowest vertical clearance over the roadway. This low
clearance must have caused problems for motorists in the area
as not long after the railroad closed in 1992 the bridge was