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Reeds Bridge Road Bridge

Photo 

Overview

http://www.ecs.umass.edu/adaptive_bridge_use/bridge_files/re...

http://www.ecs.umass.edu/adaptive_bridge_use/bridge_files/reeds/reeds.html

BH Photo #218839

Map 

Description 

As per http://www.ecs.umass.edu/adaptive_bridge_use/bridge_files/re...

"This single intersection warren pony truss bridge was originally located in Conway, MA. The bridge was located between Bardwell's Ferry Road and Reed's Bridge Road. The Massachusetts Highway Department has recently replaced this bridge with a new structure."

Note: The posted GPS Coordinates give the location of the UMass Amherst Campus only. One would have to contact the university to get specific directions to the current location of the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge
Location
Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Status
In storage
History
Built 1894 in Conway, MA and recently relocated to UMass Amherst to be resused as a pedestrian bridge in the future
Builder
- R.F. Hawkins Iron Works of Springfield, Massachusetts
Design
Single Intersection Warren Pony Truss
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.39206, -72.52865   (decimal degrees)
42°23'31" N, 72°31'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/703416/4696266 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Toby
Inventory number
BH 49939 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "University of Massachusetts-Amherst"
  • October 27, 2011: Added by James McCray

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Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com