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Dike Bridge (New)

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Dike Bridge

View beside the bridge looking west

Photo taken by Nick Boppel in June 2019

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BH Photo #469118

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Description 

Successor to the bridge made infamous 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
Chappaquiddick 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)
Quadrangle map:
Edgartown OE SE
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
26,665
Inventory numbers
MA E07004 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 70315 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel
  • December 31, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 21, 2015: Added by Andy Peters

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Sources 

  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia - Chappaquiddick incident
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com