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Powwow 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 2017)
3,100
Inventory numbers
MA A07009 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 38110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
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: 78.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2021: Updated by Josh Schmid: Fixed typo in name
  • 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
  • Josh Schmid