Danvers Rail Trail - Andover Street Overpass
Deck view looking north
Photo taken by Ian Martin in October 2015
BH Photo #339554
"The Danvers Railroad secured the Andover Street crossing rights in 1854, and in 1898, when the line was part of the Boston and Maine system, a thru plate girder bridge fabricated by the Boston Bridge Works was erected. Its replacement was mandated by the widening of Andover Street in 1957."
-Mary E. McCahon, MBTA Historical Property Survey Phase II, 10/1987
- Pony/through plate girder bridge over Andover Street/MA 114 on Danvers Rail Trail (former Newburyport Railroad)
- Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts
- Open to pedestrians only
- Built 1957 replacing a previous 1898 structure
- - Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Pony plate girder
Length of largest span: 56.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
- Also called
- B&M Newburyport Branch Bridge 7.60
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.55624, -70.96724 (decimal degrees)
42°33'22" N, 70°58'02" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/338501/4713413 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 69684 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- October 18, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin