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Cottage Street Bridge

Photos 

South elevation

Photo taken by Joshua Colella

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BH Photo #233538

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This structure was originally built in 1934 in North Adams. It was disassembled in 1959 and stored in the maintenance yard of MDPW (Orchard Street, Dalton). The truss and most of the floorbeams were salvaged/reconstructed at its current location (Cottage Street). (Source: Construction Plan Set Dated Nov. 1961, Sheet 5 of 6)

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Housatonic River on Cottage Street in Great Barrington
Location
Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1961
Design
Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 133.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.19806, -73.36083   (decimal degrees)
42°11'53" N, 73°21'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/635331/4673067 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Great Barrington
Inventory numbers
MA G11006 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19186 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 65.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
100

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • January 6, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • June 19, 2012: New photos from Joshua Colella

Sources 

  • Joshua Colella
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com