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Fore River Bridge (New)


Fore River Bridge (New)

This bridge is still in construction.

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013


BH Photo #288657



Through truss bridge over Fore River on 3A Bridge Street
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Open to traffic
Built 2013-2017
- Massachusetts Department Of Transportation
Through truss vertical lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.24411, -70.96725   (decimal degrees)
42°14'39" N, 70°58'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/337697/4678753 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 61762 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2019: New photos from Jeremy Ruble
  • April 23, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 20, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 23, 2017: Updated by Matthew: Deleted street view that showed the temporary bridge on the article about the new bridge
  • May 4, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 23, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • July 18, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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  • Jeremy Ruble - saukee0 [at] yahoo [dot] com


Fore River Bridge (New)
Posted June 14, 2017, by John Childs (oldcolonyrunning [at] gmail [dot] com)

The bridge is in its final stages of construct. The lift mechanism is functional and work on the new bridge roadway approaches to connect with the old bridge are on the fast track. All lanes will open in October 2017. Demo of the temporary bridge and completion of dolphins will continue into mid 2018.

Fore River Bridge (New)
Posted November 2, 2015, by John Childs (oldcolonyrunning [at] gmail [dot] com)

The towers are built and electrical component installation and related items is ongoing. The center span is assembled and is awaiting installation. However, project completion has been delayed by design or manufacturing problems with lift mechanism components. Expected completion date now closer to 2017.