Boston & Albany Railroad

Reporting mark: B&A; BA
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Albany Turnpike Bridge (Columbia County, New York)
Built 1909 rehabilitated 1943
Through truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Albany Turnpike
Replaced by a new bridge

B&A - Charles River Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1893; replaced 1916
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Charles River on Boston & Albany Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&A - Chelsea Creek Railroad Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1919
Bridge over Chelsea Creek on Boston & Albany Railroad ( 2 tracks)
Removed but not replaced

B&A - Indian Leap Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Replaced early 1900s by a Warren deck truss (itself removed in the 1980s)
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Chicopee River on B&A Athol Branch
Replaced by a new bridge

B&A - Spencer Wire Spur Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880s, relocated here ca. 1911
Abandoned double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Middle River on Spencer Wire Co. Railroad Spur
Derelict/abandoned

B&A - Springfield Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1873
Lost lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Boston & Albany Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&A - Webster Branch Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888, rebuilt 1916 and 1936, abandoned 1958
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over French River and P&W Norwich Branch on B&A Webster Branch (abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned

B&A - Whistler Bridge #3 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912
Abandoned stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Railroad
Abandoned

B&A - Whistler Bridge #6 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, abandoned 1912, lost 1927
Lost Stone arch bridge over West Branch of Westfield River on Original B&A Alignmenr
Demolished

Bacon Street Railroad Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Original built 1893 as part of grade elimination project; rebuilt with 4 tracks in 1911.
Pony/through girder bridge over Bacon Street on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to railway traffic, and to vehicle traffic below

Beaver Brook Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1906
Deck arch bridge over Beaver Dam Brook on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to railway traffic, but passenger underpass closed.

Boden Lane Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1993
Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad/MBTA on Boden Lane in Natick
Open to traffic

Boylston Street - Boston & Albany Railroad Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Redecked with asphalt 1939; replaced ca. 1965
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Boston & Albany Railroad on Boylston Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (MP 28.02) (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1900; replaced 1994
Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Bridge Street in Southborough
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (MP 63.72) (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1892; replaced 1995
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Boston & Albany Railroad on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bullards Crossing Road Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1901; demolished 2002
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over CSX Berkshire Subdivision on Bullards Crossing Road
Removed but not replaced

Chicopee River Railroad Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Chicopee River on Former railroad spur
Derelict/abandoned

Conrail - Indian Leap Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Lost Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Chicopee River on B&A Athol Branch
Removed but not replaced

CSX - Cold Brook Arch (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Stone arch bridge over Cold Brook on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Connecticut River Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Through truss bridge over Connecticut River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Dewey Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1912
Slab bridge over Dewey Street on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Double Arch Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1866
Stone arch bridge over West Branch of Westfield River on Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - East Branch Westfield River Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Based on concrete construction, likely constructed during 1911-12 line upgrades. North trackway currently unused.
Deck plate girder bridge over East Branch Westfield River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Franklin Street Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1912 by Boston Bridge Works
Deck plate girder bridge over Franklin Street on CSX Boston Subdivision, P&W Gardner Branch
Open to traffic

CSX - Gardner Street Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1908
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Gardner Street on CSX Boston Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Grafton Street Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1911
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Grafton Street on CSX Boston Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Green Street Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910 (North/NH side); 1912 (South/B&A side)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Green Street on CSX Boston Subdivision, P&W Gardner Branch
Open to traffic

CSX - Hermon Street Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910 (North/NH side); 1912 (South/B&A side)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Hermon Street on CSX Boston Subdivision, P&W Gardner Branch
Open to traffic

CSX - I-90 Overpass (Columbia County, New York)
Built 1958
Deck plate girder bridge over I-90 (New York Thruway) on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

CSX - Madison Street Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910 (North/NH side); 1912 (South/B&A side)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Madison Street on CSX Boston Subdivision, P&W Gardner Branch
Open to traffic

CSX - Main Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Bridge over Main Street on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Main Street Overpass (Springfield) (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Stone arch bridge over Main Street on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Main Street Overpass (West Springfield) (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Main Street on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Middle River Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1908
Deck plate girder bridge over Middle River on CSX Boston Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Route 9 Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over MA-9/Worcester Street on B&A Saxonville Branch (abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned

CSX - State Line Tunnel (Columbia County, New York)
Original tunnel built 1840, second bore added 1912, 1840 bore abandoned 1988 with single-tracking
Tunnel under Taconic Range and Tunnel Hill Rd on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Town Hill Road Overpass (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1865, widened 1913
Stone arch bridge over Water Factory Brook & Town Hill Road on Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Union Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1911-12 replacing an earlier bridge
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Street & Powder Mill Brook on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - US 9 Bridge (Columbia County, New York)
Built 1924
Concrete rigid frame bridge over US 9 on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Valatie Kill Bridge (Columbia County, New York)
Deck arch bridge over Valatie Kill on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open

CSX - Webster Street Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1911
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Webster Street on CSX Boston Subdivision
Open to railway traffic, and to vehicle and pedestrian traffic below

CSX - West Branch Housatonic River Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over West Branch Housatonic River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - West Branch Westfield River Bridge (MP 128.44) (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1912 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. to replace 1840 stone arch
Deck plate girder bridge over West Branch Westfield River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - West Branch Westfield River Bridge (MP 128.88) (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1913 to bypass adjacent 1840 structure
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Branch, Westfield River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - West Branch Westfield River Bridge (MP 130.1) (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1912 as part of a line relocation
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Branch, Westfield River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - West Branch Westfield River Bridge (MP 131.5) (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1928
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Branch, Westfield River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - West Branch Westfield River Bridge (MP 131.7) (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1928
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Branch, Westfield River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - West Branch Westfield River Bridge (MP 133.96) (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built ca 1912
Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Branch Westfield River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Westfield Viaduct (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1919; replaced 2008-10 to improve clearances
Lost plate girder bridge over North Elm Street/MA 10/US 202 on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Replaced by a new bridge

CSX - Whistler Bridge (West Warren) (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1837-9 by the Western Railroad
Stone arch bridge over Quaboag River on CSX Boston Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX/P&W Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1912 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co.
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Southbridge Street and Providence & Worcester Railroad on CSX Boston Subdivision
Open to traffic

Fisher Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1894; moved here 1916; rehabilitated 1941
Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over MBTA Worcester Line on Fisher Street
Open to pedestrians only

Gale Avenue Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1988
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Conrail Boston Line on Gale Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Hammond Street Bridge (Old) (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1893, rehabilitated 1939, trusses replaced 1990
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over MBTA Green Line on Hammond Street
Superstructure replaced

High Street Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1941
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Depot Brook, CSX Berkshire Subdivision, and Pleasant Street on High Street
Open to traffic

High Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1921; replaced 1999; relocated to Blackstone River Bikeway 2001
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Boston & Albany Railroad on High Street
Replaced by a new bridge; trusses relocated to Millbury

Howe Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1891 by R.F. Hawkins Iron Works; replaced 1990
Lost Warren pony truss with no verticals bridge over Boston & Albany Railroad on Howe Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Jack Brown's Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Buil 1890, relocated 1915, replaced 1993
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Boston & Albany Railroad on Rochdale Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Junction Road Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1913; replaced 2004
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX Berkshire Subdivision on Junction Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Keystone Bridge Trail - Whistler Bridge #4 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912, Converted to a trail 2000-2001
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Keystone Bridge Trail - Whistler Bridge #5 (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912, Converted to a trail 2000-2001
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Trail
Open to Pedestrians and Equestrians

Kingsbury Street Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1996
Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad/MBTA on Kingsbury Street in Wellesley
Open to traffic

Lower Falls Trail Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910, Abandoned 1970
Deck plate girder bridge over Charles River on Charles River Bike Path
Open to pedestrians only

Marion Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 2003
Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad/MBTA on Marion Street in Natick
Intact but closed to all traffic

MBTA - Boylston Street Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1917; abutments date to 1885
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Boylston Street on MBTA Green Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Charles River Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1916
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Grand Junction Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1928
Through plate girder bridge over Charles River on MBTA
Open to traffic

MBTA - Intervale Road Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1911 on 1893 abutments
Steel stringer bridge over Intervale Road on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Lake Cochituate Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1897, rebuilt 1919
Stone arch bridge over Lake Cochituate on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to railway traffic

MBTA - Park Road Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built in 1893 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co.; rebuilt in 1914.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Park Road on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to railway traffic

MBTA - Route 30 Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1920
Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Main Street/Route 30 on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Southwest Cutoff Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1931
Concrete stringer bridge over US-20/Southwest Cutoff on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Sudbury River Bridge (MP 23.54) (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1833, widened with concrete in 1913
Stone arch bridge over Sudbury River on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Sudbury River Bridge (MP 26.35) (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1833; widened with concrete in 1923
Stone arch bridge over Sudbury River on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Sunderland Road Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1929
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Sunderland Road on MBTA Worcester Line
Open to traffic

MCER - Barre Road Overpass (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Barre Road on Massachusetts Central Railroad
Open to traffic

MCER - East Street Overpass (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
B&M spans build 1901 by Boston Bridge Works; former B&A spans built 1901 by unknown builder
Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Street on Massachusetts Central Railroad
Open to traffic

Middlefield Road Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1902; replaced 1987
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Conrail Boston Line on Middlefield Road
Replaced by new bridge

Old State Highway Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1900; replaced 1993
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Conrail Boston Line on Old State Highway
Replaced by new bridge

PC - Lower Falls Branch Route 128 Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1950
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over I-95 on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Shrewsbury Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1936
Steel stringer bridge over MBTA Worcester Line on Shrewsbury Street/MA 140
Open to traffic

Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Arch Street Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Stone arch bridge over Arch Street on Upper Charles Rail Trail (former CSX/Conrail/Penn Central/NYC/Boston & Albany)
Open to pedestrians only

Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Bogastow Brook Viaduct (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1847
Stone arch bridge over Bogastow Brook on Boston & Worcester Railroad, Milford Branch
Open to pedestrians only

Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Phipps Tunnel (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1848
Tunnel under Highland Street on Upper Charles Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Washington Street Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1935; replaced 2004
Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Washington Street in Brimfield
Replaced by a new bridge

West Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1890, relocated 1915, replaced 1993
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Boston & Albany Railroad on West Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Weston Road Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888; replaced 1997
Lost pony truss bridge over CSX/MBTA Railroad on Weston Road
Replaced by new bridge

White Mills Road Bridge (Columbia County, New York)
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1935
Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on White Mills Road
Replaced by a new bridge