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Main Street Bridge

Photo 

Main Street Bridge

Photo from MetroWest Daily News

View this photo at metrowestdailynews.com

BH Photo #462107

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Sudbury River on Main Street in Framingham
Location
Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1878; rehabilitated 1952; Rehabbed in 2009
Builders
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
- D. H. Andrews
Design
Bowstring pony truss, wrought iron
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.9 ft.
Total length: 70.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Sudbury River Bridge
Warren Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.29705, -71.42719   (decimal degrees)
42°17'49" N, 71°25'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/299917/4685611 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Framingham
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
7,950
Inventory numbers
MA F07005 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19401 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 11, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Noted 2009 rehab
  • March 7, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and type
  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • Luke
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Warren Bridge
Posted April 11, 2014, by ArtS (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

It seems to be known locally as the main street bridge and it has been disassembled for restoration:

http://blog.mass.gov/transportation/uncategorized/framingham...

Sudbury River Bridge
Posted March 6, 2014, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Historic Bridge Inventory information for this fascinating and highly unusual bridge is attached.

Attachment #1 (application/pdf; 2,468,110 bytes)