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Powow River Bridge

Photos 

General View Of West Portal Elevation, Looking East

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #127923

Map 

Street View 

    Facts 

    Overview
    Through truss swing bridge over Powwow River on Main Street
    Location
    Essex County, Massachusetts
    Status
    Open to traffic
    History
    Built 1891 by the Boston Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1998
    Builder
    - Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
    Design
    Through truss
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
    Total length: 102.0 ft.
    Deck width: 22.3 ft.
    Vertical clearance above deck: 10.3 ft.
    Recognition
    Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +42.84139, -70.92556   (decimal degrees)
    42°50'29" N, 70°55'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    19/342645/4744999 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Newburyport West
    Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
    2,600
    Inventory numbers
    MA A07009 (Massachusetts bridge number)
    BH 38110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of March 2015)
    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: 78.7 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Update Log 

    • December 10, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
    • August 22, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
    • November 17, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
    • November 15, 2008: Added by James Baughn

    Sources 

    • HAER MA-92 - Powow River Bridge, Spanning Powow River on Main Street, Amesbury, Essex County, MA
    • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
    • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
    • Douglas Butler
    • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com