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MBTA - Mystic Valley Parkway Overpass

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Lowell Line Mystic Valley Parkway Overpass - West Elevation

Photo taken by Ian Martin in May 2015

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BH Photo #324020

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mystic Valley Parkway/MA 16 on MBTA Lowell Line
Location
Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Builder
- Coleman Brothers of Boston, Massachusetts
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Commuter Rail
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.5 ft.
Total length: 136.0 ft.
Deck width: 34.5 ft.
Skew angle
9 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.41745, -71.12806   (decimal degrees)
42°25'03" N, 71°07'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/324911/4698321 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lexington
Inventory number
BH 64888 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2015: New photo from Ian Martin
  • December 20, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin