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Lechmere Canal Bridge

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Lechmere Canal Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Boppel in August 2019

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BH Photo #469242

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Description 

Three-span concrete closed-spandrel arch bridge carrying Edwin H. Land Boulevard over the Lechmere Canal where it joins the Charles River.

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Lechmere Canal on Edwin H. Land Boulevard
Location
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1986 to replace previous Commerical Avenue Bridge
Design
Concrete closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 130.9 ft.
Deck width: 44.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.36844, -71.07396   (decimal degrees)
42°22'06" N, 71°04'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/329230/4692768 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
53,793
Inventory numbers
MA C01001 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 88790 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 70.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 12, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel
  • March 31, 2020: Added by Nick Boppel

Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com