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MA88 Westport River Bridge

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MA 88 bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2014

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Westport River/ Buzzrds Bay on MA 88
Location
Newport County, Rhode Island, and Bristol County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1958; rehabilitated 2004
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 1,025.0 ft.
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Also called
Normand Edward Fontaine Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51722, -71.06778   (decimal degrees)
41°31'02" N, 71°04'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/327458/4598240 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Head of Westport
Inventory numbers
MA W30016 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19225 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2012)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
7,500

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 21, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 12, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 25, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • September 25, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 15, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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