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Fore River Bridge (Temporary)

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Fore River lift bridge

Close scene

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2013

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BH Photo #288658

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Facts 

Overview
Acrow Pony Truss bridge over Fore River on 3A Bridge Street
Location
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic; soon to be demolished with the opening of a new permeant bridge
History
Erected in 2015 as a Bailey truss bridge to provide a temporary crossing at the Fore River Bridge site while a replacement was under construction. Converted to a Acrow Pony Lift Bridge a view months later, although it rarely ever lifted
Builder
- Acrow Corporation of America of Parsippany, New Jersey
Design
Acrow Pony Truss vertical lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.24398, -70.96708   (decimal degrees)
42°14'38" N, 70°58'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/337711/4678739 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61763 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2017: Updated by Matthew: Bridge has been closed since replacement is completed
  • November 2, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 6, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 18, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Noted that the bridge is a temp span, added builder
  • July 18, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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