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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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    Facts 

    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
    Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
    6,500
    Inventory numbers
    MA H12020 (Massachusetts bridge number)
    BH 47834 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of November 2015)
    Overall condition: Fair
    Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
    Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
    Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
    Sufficiency rating: 44.5 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Update Log 

    • March 29, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
    • 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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