Rating:
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Braga Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Doug Kerr in August 2010

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BH Photo #195537

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Taunton River on I-195 in Fall River
Location
Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1965; rehabilitated 1989
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 839.9 ft.
Total length: 5,780.1 ft. (1.1 mi.)
Deck width: 91.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 25.0 ft.
Also called
Charles M. Braga, Jr., Bridge (official name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.70361, -71.16083   (decimal degrees)
41°42'13" N, 71°09'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/320211/4619125 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fall River
Inventory numbers
MA F02058 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19211 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
81,600

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2017: New photos from Christopher Finigan
  • October 23, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 23, 2016: New photos from John Goold
  • November 11, 2013: New photo from Marc N Belanger
  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 14, 2013: New photo from C Hanchey
  • March 21, 2011: New photo from Doug Kerr

Sources 

  • Doug Kerr
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Marc N Belanger - mnbelanger [at] comcast [dot] net
  • John Goold - BlueWilliamus [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Christopher Finigan