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MBTA - Gloucester Drawbridge (New)

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MBTA - Gloucester Drawbridge (New)

Soon be completed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2015

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Description 

This bridge will be constructed somewhere in October of 2015.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Annisquam River on Massachusetts Bay Transporation Authority RR
Location
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
Under construction
History
Under construction soon to replace an old bridge
Design
Concrete through girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.61795, -70.67922   (decimal degrees)
42°37'05" N, 70°40'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/362282/4719756 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gloucester
Inventory number
BH 67994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2015: Updated by Douglas Butler: Will be constructed in late 2015

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MBTA - Gloucester Drawbridge (New)
Posted May 4, 2017, by Anonymous

Douglas;

The link provided says construction is scheduled to begin Sept 2017 and take 4 years.

MBTA - Gloucester Drawbridge (New)
Posted May 3, 2017, by Douglas Butler

Have this new rail drawbridge replaced this Strauss bascule bridge or this new bridge was never built!!!!!