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Kingsbury Street Bridge

Photos 

General View From South Portal End, Looking Northeast

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #128108

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad/MBTA on Kingsbury Street in Wellesley
Location
Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1996
Builder
- R.F. Hawkins Iron Works of Springfield, Massachusetts
Railroad
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
Design
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.30222, -71.28750   (decimal degrees)
42°18'08" N, 71°17'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/311448/4685866 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Natick
Inventory numbers
MA W13008 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19424 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 50.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
16,200

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2017: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • November 22, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MA-117 - Boston & Albany Railroad, Kingsbury Street Bridge, Spanning Boston & Albany Railroad on Kingsbury Str, Wellesley, Norfolk County, MA
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth