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MBTA - Washington Street Overpass

Photos 

Washington St. MBTA Rail Bridge from Joy St.

Photo by Tood Van Hoosear

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #309973

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Washington Street on MBTA Lowell Line and Future Green Line Extension
Location
Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927 by Boston Bridge Works
Builder
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Commuter Rail
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.3 ft.
Total length: 93.0 ft.
Deck width: 78.0 ft.
Skew angle
15 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38082, -71.08799   (decimal degrees)
42°22'51" N, 71°05'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/328108/4694171 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston North
Inventory number
BH 62685 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2015: New photos from Ian Martin
  • May 13, 2015: New photo from Ian Martin
  • December 20, 2014: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • August 27, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin