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Springfield Memorial Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Doug Kerr in November 2010

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BH Photo #195528

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Tornado Passes Over Bridge

A tornado is seen passing over the Springfield Memorial Bridge. The tornado was responsible for scattering debris, toppling trees, and frightening workers and residents. No injuries were immediately reported. (June 1, 2011)

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Connecticut River on MA 147 (Memorial Avenue) in Springfield
Location
Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1996
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 209.0 ft.
Total length: 1,515.2 ft.
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09889, -72.59528   (decimal degrees)
42°05'56" N, 72°35'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/698850/4663554 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield South
Inventory numbers
MA S24030 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19322 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 77.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
23,800

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 17, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • August 25, 2011: New video from Nathan Holth
  • March 20, 2011: New photos from Doug Kerr

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Springfield Memorial Bridge
Posted June 7, 2012, by Ryan (ryanhaley52 [at] gmail [dot] com)

That tornado referenced... actually killed people and destroyed houses and buildings... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_New_England_tornado_outbre...