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Holyoke-South Hadley Bridge

Photos 

View of Holyoke Dam, and South Hadley Bridge, from air, Holyoke, Mass.

Boston Public Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #316170

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Triple-Intersection Lattice Through truss bridge over Connecticut River on MA-116
Location
Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1889 by New Jersey Steel & Iron Co.; Replaced 1990
Builders
- Edward S. Shaw of Boston, Massachusetts (Design)
- New Jersey Steel & Iron Co. of Trenton, New Jersey (Fabrication)
Design
10 span Triple-intersection lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 1,610.0 ft.
Also called
Connecticut River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.21090, -72.59614   (decimal degrees)
42°12'39" N, 72°35'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/698429/4675990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield North
Inventory number
BH 66087 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2017: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added history, truss type, and builder info
  • February 16, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com