Rating:
4 votes

Sagamore Bridge

Photos 

Looking south on Rte 6 towards Cape Cod.

Photo taken by Joe Herrington in October 2007

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BH Photo #133611

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Street Views 

Description 

Nearly identical to the Bourne Bridge a few miles away.

Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Cape Cod Canal on US-6 in Sagamore
Location
Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1981
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 616.2 ft.
Total length: 1,408.2 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.77620, -70.54354   (decimal degrees)
41°46'34" N, 70°32'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/371718/4626079 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sagamore
Inventory number
BH 19181 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 39.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
50,709

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 23, 2016: New photos from John Goold
  • February 16, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • October 11, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed Facility Carried
  • October 11, 2012: Updated by Jann Mayer: Added note about similar bridge
  • June 16, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 17, 2009: New photos from Joe Herrington

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Comments 

Sagamore Bridge
Posted April 17, 2012, by Donald Dale Milne (contact [at] roadtrip62 [dot] com)

You need a slight change in your "Overview" section. MA-3 does not cross this bridge, US-6 does. MA-3 ends at the Sagamore rotary on the west side of the bridge.