Rating:
3 votes

Choate Bridge

Photos 

West Side Of Bridge

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #127944

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span stone arch bridge over Ipswich River on MA 1A (Main Street) in Ipswich
Location
Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1764; widened 1838
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 71.9 ft.
Deck width: 26.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 21, 1972
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.67927, -70.83701   (decimal degrees)
42°40'45" N, 70°50'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/349490/4726834 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ipswich
Inventory numbers
MA I01002 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 38111 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 74.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
13,400

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 26, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: correccted location
  • October 20, 2009: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • November 17, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • November 15, 2008: Added by James Baughn

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