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Magnolia Avenue Viaduct, Magnolia Avenue over U.S. Route 1 & 9, Elizabeth, Union County, NJ

Magnolia Avenue Viaduct, Magnolia Avenue over U.S. Route 1 & 9, Elizabeth, Union County, NJ

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Summary

Significance: The bridge has been determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places due to its association with the Route 1 & 9 construction campaign during the 1920s and 1930s. Routes 1 & 9 were to serve as a viaduct-based superhighway that would connect the Holland Tunnel and carry traffic from New York to Washington, D.C.
Survey number: HAER NJ-126
Building/structure dates: 1934 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Alfson, Mary, transmitter
Stokes, Christopher, photographer
Van Dolsen, Nancy, historian
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Location

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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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