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Blynman Bridge

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Blynman Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #273674

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Blynman Canal on MA 127 (Western Avenue) in Gloucester
Location
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1981
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 33.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Blynman Canal Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.60944, -70.67389   (decimal degrees)
42°36'34" N, 70°40'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/362701/4718803 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gloucester
Inventory numbers
MA G05002 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19231 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 47.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
13,800

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 3, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • February 17, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 12, 2012: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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