Charles River

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Anderson Memorial Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1915
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River on North Harvard Street
Open to traffic

Arsenal Street Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1968
Deck arch bridge over Charles River on Arsenal Street
Open to traffic

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

BCLR - Charles River Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Charles River on Bay Colony Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

BM - North Station Drawbridge (Old) (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1835; Replaced 1931
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Charles River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BM - Watertown Branch Charles River Bridge (East) (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Charles River on Boston & Maine Watertown Branch
Removed

BM - Watertown Branch Charles River Bridge (West) (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Charles River on Boston & Maine Watertown Branch
Demolished

Boston University Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1928
Steel through arch bridge over Charles River on Brookline Street (MA 2)
Open to traffic

Boylston Street Arch (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1808; rehabilitated 1932
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on MA 9 (Boylston Street) in Newton
Open to traffic

Cart Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1860; rebuilt in 1921
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on MA 109 (Bridge Street) in Dedham
Open to traffic

Charles River Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1929
Concrete arch bridge over Charles River on MA 16 (Washington Street) in Newton
Open to traffic

Charles River Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1909
Concrete arch bridge over Charles River on MA 135 (Dedham Avenue) in Dedham
Open to traffic

Charles River Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1958
Concrete arch bridge over Charles River on MA 109 (Main Street) in Medfield
Open to traffic

Charles River Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1861; rehabilitated 2002
Concrete arch bridge over Charles River on MA 109 (Spring Street) in Boston
Open to traffic

Charles River Dam Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910 as a pair of parallel single leaf bascules; entire superstructure and mechanics demolished and replaced in 1962 with double-leaf bascule; rehabilitated 1992; entire superstructure replaced 2010-2011 with fixed trunnion bascule.
Bascule bridge over Charles River on MA 28 in Boston
Replaced by a new bridge

Charlestown Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built in 1900 to replace the Charles River Bridge which opened in 1786. It carried an elevated railway until it was demolished and re-routed in 1975.
Swing through truss bridge over Charles River on N. Washington Street in Boston
Open to traffic

Cheney Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1897; rehabilitated 1990
Deck truss bridge over Charles River in Dover
Open to traffic

Cochituate Aqueduct Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1848
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Charles River on Cochituate Aqueduct
Derelict/abandoned

Cook's Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1714; Widened 1897
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on Elliot Street
Open to traffic

Echo Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1878
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on Sudbury Aqueduct
Open to pedestrians only

Eliot Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1950
Brick-faced concrete arch bridge over Charles River on Eliot Bridge in Boston
Open to traffic

Elm Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1949
Concrete tee beam bridge over Charles River & Greenway on Elm Street
Open to traffic

Galen Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1907
Concrete arch bridge over Charles River on MA 16 (Galen Street) in Watertown
Open to traffic

Harvard Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1891; reconstructed 1990
Deck plate girder bridge over Charles River on MA 2A (Massachusetts Avenue)
Open to traffic

James J. Harold Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1933
Steel arch bridge over Charles River on Farwell Street in Waltham
Open to traffic

John W. Weeks Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1927
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River on a footpath at Harvard University
Open to pedestrians

Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 2003
Cable-stayed bridge over Charles River on I-93/US-1 in Boston
Open to traffic

Longfellow Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1959 and 2011
Steel arch bridge over Charles River on Mass. Hwy 3 (Cambridge Street) in Boston and Cambridge
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

Lyon's Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1876; rehabilitated 1931
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on Greendale Ave/Lyons Street
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 - Lechmere Viaduct (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River, Museum Way, and Charlestown Avenue on MBTA Green Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - North Station Charles River Bridges (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1931, two bridges removed at a later date
Baltimore through truss bridge over Charles River on MBTA North Station Leads
Open to traffic

Moody Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1943
Deck arch bridge over Charles River on Moody Street
Open to traffic

Newton Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1951
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on Newton Street
Open to traffic

North Beacon Street Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1917
Concrete arch bridge over Charles River on US 20 (N. Beacon Street) in Boston
Open to traffic

Prospect Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888; rehabilitated 1975
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on Prospect Street
Open to traffic

River Street Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1925
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River on River Street/Cambridge Street
Open to eastbound traffic

Riverside Park Footbridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1920
Pony truss bridge over Charles River on Pedestrian Walkway


Riverside Park Pedestrian Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1920; Closed 2003; Dismantled and rehabilitated 2012-13; Reopened 2014
Arched Warren pony truss bridge on Pedestrian Path


Sanford Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1911
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River on Lincoln Street
Open to traffic

Upper Falls Greenway - Sunset Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1915
Deck plate girder bridge over Charles River on Upper Falls Greenway
Open to pedestrians as an observation deck

Warren Avenue Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Demolished 1962
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Charles River on Warren Avenue
Removed but not replaced

Western Avenue Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1924
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River on Western Avenue
Open to traffic