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Westfield River Bridge

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in May 2009

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BH Photo #182076

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Westfield River on US 202/MA 10 (Elm Street) in Westfield
Location
Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Builders
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- Daniel O'Connell & Sons of Holyoke, Massachusetts
- Fay, Spofford & Thorndike of Burlington, Massachusetts
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 184.1 ft.
Total length: 375.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Great River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12861, -72.74667   (decimal degrees)
42°07'43" N, 72°44'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/686244/4666513 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Tom
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
22,200
Inventory numbers
MA W25010 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19329 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2018: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added AKA, "Bethlehem Steel Co.", "Fay, Spofford & Thorndike", "Daniel O'Connell & Sons"
  • March 3, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 12, 2010: New photo from Doug Kerr
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth