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McGrath Highway Bridge

Photos 

McGrath Hwy. & Cross St. Bridges

Photo by weirdpix

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #311203

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over MBTA/BMRR on MA 28 (McGrath Highway) in Somerville
Location
Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926 (NBI says 1908); rehabilitated 1983
Builder
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 162.1 ft.
Total length: 173.9 ft.
Deck width: 84.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38417, -71.09167   (decimal degrees)
42°23'03" N, 71°05'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/327815/4694550 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston North
Inventory numbers
MA S17022 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19381 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added photos, corrected build year
  • June 22, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Updated design
  • December 30, 2014: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.

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