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Central Street Bridge

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Overview
Wooden bridge over MBTA on MA 140 (W. Central Street) in Franklin
Location
Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1967
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 53.2 ft.
Deck width: 25.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08944, -71.44083   (decimal degrees)
42°05'22" N, 71°26'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/298133/4662590 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Franklin
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
1,500
Inventory numbers
MA F08005 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19417 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 29, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated status

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  • Luke

Comments 

Central Street Bridge
Posted July 28, 2011, by Geoffrey Zub (gzub [at] alum [dot] wpi [dot] edu)

They have created a bypass for Rt 140 which now no longer goes over this bridge. The bridge is now closed to traffic as it was no longer safe. I do not know what the current plans are for this bridge.