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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

Map 

Description 

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 few months later, although it rarely ever lifted. Disassembled in 2017 and hauled away in 2018.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Acrow Pony Truss bridge over Fore River on 3A Bridge Street
Location
Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Removed 2018
History
Erected as temporary bridge 2015; removed 2018
Builder
- Acrow Corporation of America of Parsippany, New Jersey
Design
Acrow/Bailey truss lift bridge
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)
Quadrangle map:
Weymouth
Inventory number
BH 61763 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2018: Updated by Amanda: Bridge removed
  • 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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