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Golden Hill Road Bridge

Photos 

General View From Roadway, Looking South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #218828

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lenticular pony truss bridge formerly over Housatonic River on Golden Hill Road
Location
Lee, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
In storage and awaiting reconstruction at University of Massachusetts-Amherst
History
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1970
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 9, 1994
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32167, -73.24167   (decimal degrees)
42°19'18" N, 73°14'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/644887/4686988 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
East Lee
Inventory numbers
NRHP 93001592 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 49943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
40

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 5, 2016: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • May 4, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • June 14, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: NRHP listing
  • June 9, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added town of Lee, MA
  • October 27, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MA-105 - Tuttle Bridge, Spanning Housatonic River on Golden Hill Road, Lee, Berkshire, MA
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com