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Washington Street Bridge

Photo 

Boston and Albany Railroad Bridge #78.32

Photo from MACRIS Database

View this photo at mhc-macris.net

BH Photo #322016

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Washington Street in Brimfield
Location
Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1935; replaced 2004
Builder
- W.G.S. Chamberlain (Engineer, B&A Road Dept.)
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.7 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.17472, -72.26083   (decimal degrees)
42°10'29" N, 72°15'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/726238/4672808 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palmer
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
129
Inventory numbers
MA B24018 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 74 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Noted replacement, added some info. from MHC entry

Sources 

  • Ian Martin