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Chappaquiddick Bridge

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Description 

Successor to the bridge made famous by Senator Kennedy's fatal auto accident in July of 1969.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Poucha Pond on Dike Road
Location
Dukes County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1995
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.1 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Also called
Poucha Pond Bridge
Dike Bridge
Dyke Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37340, -70.45365   (decimal degrees)
41°22'24" N, 70°27'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/378436/4581229 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
MA E07004 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 70315 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 38.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,000

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 21, 2015: Added by Andy Peters

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