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Derek Hines Memorial Bridge (New)

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Derek S. Hines Memorial Bridge

Elevation from Whittier Bridge

Photo taken by Nick Boppel in October 2019

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BH Photo #469269

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Description 

Constructed in 2012 to replace previous bridge of the same name, after previous bridge was rendered inoperable by a ship collision. The new bridge more or less replicated the original bridge design, although the replacement structure uses concrete instead of steel.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Merrimack River on Merrill Street
Location
Amesbury Town, Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2012 to replace previous bridge of same name
Design
Concrete deck girder swing bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 162.1 ft.
Total length: 427.2 ft.
Deck width: 26.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.83541, -70.90743   (decimal degrees)
42°50'07" N, 70°54'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/344111/4744301 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
17,400
Inventory numbers
MA A07010 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 88793 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 67.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 28, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel
  • March 31, 2020: Added by Nick Boppel

Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler