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Rocks Village Bridge

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Photo taken by Marc N Belanger in April 2011

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BH Photo #270058

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Overview
Through truss swing bridge over Merrimack River on E. Main Street/Bridge Street
Location
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1883; Additional spans built 1895 & 1914
Builders
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts (Fabricator, 1883 and 1895 spans)
- David H. Andrews (Engineer, 1883 Spans)
- Edward S. Shaw of Boston, Massachusetts (Engineer, 1895 span)
- George F. Swain (Engineer, 1914 spans)
- John Cashman & Sons (Fabricator, 1914 spans)
- R. R. Evans (Engineer, 1914 spans)
Design
Span 1: Riveted Pennsylvania through truss, built 1895
Span 2: Riveted, double-intersection Warren pony truss, built 1883
Span 3: Rim-bearing, swing, double-intersection Warren through truss, built in 1883
Span 4: Riveted Pratt pony truss, built in 1914
Span 5: Riveted Pennsylvania through truss, built in 1914
Span 6: Riveted Pratt pony truss, built in 1914
-- Source: MassDOT bridge data sheet
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 191.9 ft.
Total length: 812.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.81067, -70.99985   (decimal degrees)
42°48'38" N, 70°59'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/336493/4741730 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newburyport West
Inventory numbers
MA H12020 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 47834 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
6,500

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 13, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 11, 2013: New photo from Marc N Belanger
  • January 24, 2011: Added by J.P.

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