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MBTA - Concord River Bridge

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Description 

Oldest railroad bridge in New England; though most of the original construction is now encased in concrete.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Concord River on MBTA Lowell Line
Location
Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1832; extensively modified and encased in concrete 1908; timber trestle added 1931
Railroads
- Boston & Lowell Railroad (B&L)
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Commuter Rail
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.0 ft.
Total length: 260.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Also called
Six Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.61950, -71.29572   (decimal degrees)
42°37'10" N, 71°17'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/311724/4721116 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Billerica
Inventory number
BH 65141 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin