Top Ranked Massachusetts Bridges

Coleman Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Iron pony truss bridge over Phelps Brook on Windsor Bush Road
Abandoned and left in place. Rising water from protected beaver dam downstream puts bridge in danger.
Florida Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Deerfield River on River Road
Replaced by new bridge
Keystone Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Stone Arch Bridge over Middle Branch Swift River on Orange Road
Open to traffic
Built 1866
North End Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on US 20 (Park Avenue) in Springfield
Open to traffic
Built 1924
Main Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Sudbury River on Main Street in Framingham
Open to traffic
Built 1878; rehabilitated 1952; Rehabbed in 2009
Wachusett Aqueduct Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Assabet River & Hudson Street on Wachusett Aqueduct
Open
Built 1896
Bardwell's Ferry Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Pin-connected Lenticular through truss bridge over Deerfield River on Bardwell's Ferry Road in Conway
Open to traffic
Built 1882 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1995
CSX - Town Hill Road Overpass (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Water Factory Brook & Town Hill Road on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1865, widened 1913
Keystone Bridge Trail - Whistler Bridge #4 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912, Converted to a trail 2000-2001
Aiken Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Five-span lenticular through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Aiken Street in Lowell
Open to traffic
Built 1883 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Rehabilitated 1998
Bridge Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Bridge Street in Lowell
Open to traffic
Built 1937
Riverside Park Pedestrian Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Arched Warren pony truss bridge on Pedestrian Path

Built ca. 1920; Closed 2003; Dismantled and rehabilitated 2012-13; Reopened 2014
Fore River Bridge (Old) (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Lost deck truss bascule bridge over Fore River on MA 3A
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1954
Keystone Bridge Trail - Whistler Bridge #5 (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 96% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Trail
Open to Pedestrians and Equestrians
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912, Converted to a trail 2000-2001
Slade's Ferry Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Lost double-decker truss bridge over Taunton River on Remington Avenue
Removed
Built 1875; Swing span struck 1932 by a tanker and replaced with a bascule; Replaced 1970
Bridge of Flowers (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Deerfield River on Garden and Water Line
Open to pedestrians
Built 1908 as a trolley and pipeline bridge. Abandoned by trolley in 1926. Converted to a garden in 1929.
Adams Street Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Rated 94% with 5 votes
Stone bridge over Neponset River on Adams Street
Open to traffic
Slab spans built 1765; arch spans added 1847; rehabilitated 2006
Schell Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Rated 92% with 8 votes
Cantilevered Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Connecticut River on East Northfield Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1903; Closed 1985
Fitch's Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Rated 92% with 7 votes
Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Nashua River on Fitch Bridge Road
Demolished and replaced with an ugly pedestrian MOB (Mail Order Bridge).
Built 1898; Closed to traffic 1965; Demolished 2013
MC - Buzzards Bay Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Rated 91% with 4 votes
Through truss vertical lift bridge over Cape Cod Canal on the Mass Coastal Railroad at Buzzards Bay
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Whittier Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Through arch bridge over Merrimack River on I-95 in Amesbury
Open to traffic
Built 1951
Butler Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Pratt truss bridge over Housatonic River on Butler Road
Open to pedestrians
Built 1881-82
Bourne Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Cape Cod Canal on MA 28 in Bourne
Open to traffic
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1981
CSX - Double Arch Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Rated 88% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over West Branch of Westfield River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1866
Fort River Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Fort River on a pedestrian path next to MA 116
Open to pedestrians
Built 1880 and bypassed in 1965 by new bridge. Rebuilt at some point later into a pedestrian bridge.
11th Street Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Triple-barreled through truss bridge over Utility Canal on Eleventh Street in Montague
Open to traffic
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1996
ST - Fall River Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Fall River on Springfield Terminal
Open to traffic
Built 1846
B&A - Whistler Bridge #3 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 84% with 8 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912
Charlestown Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Swing through truss bridge over Charles River on N. Washington Street in Boston
Open to traffic
Built in 1900 to replace the Charles River Bridge which opened in 1786. It carried an elevated railway until it was demolished and re-routed in 1975.
Norwottuck Rail Trail - Connecticut River Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Norottuck Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists
Built 1887; retrofitted for pedestrian use in 1992
Patrill Hollow Arch Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Rated 83% with 5 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Muddy Brook on Abandoned Railroad Grade
Abandoned
Springfield Memorial Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Connecticut River on MA 147 (Memorial Avenue) in Springfield
Open to traffic
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1996
Tobin Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Mystic River on US 1 in Boston
Open to traffic
Built 1950
Sagamore Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Rated 79% with 4 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Cape Cod Canal on US-6 in Sagamore
Open to traffic
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1981
French King Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
Steel arch bridge over Connecticut River on MA 2 in Millers Falls
Open to traffic
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1992
Gill-Montague Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Warren Deck truss with all verticals bridge over Connecticut River on Avenue A in Gill
Open to traffic
Built 1937
Moseley Wrought Iron Arch Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Relocated wrought-iron through arch bridge on the grounds of Merrimack College in North Andover
Open to pedestrians
Built 1864 at Pacific Mills in Lawrence; relocated 1989; reopened to foot traffic in 1995
Boston Public Garden Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Rated 77% with 4 votes
Eyebar suspension bridge over Park Lagoon on Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians
Built 1867. Suspension rendered decorative with addition of girders in 1921.
Adamsville Road Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Steel through arch bridge over North River on Adamsville Road in Colrain
Open to traffic
Built 1937
MBTA - Canton Viaduct (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Rated 74% with 3 votes
Massive stone arch bridge over East Branch Neponset River and Neponset Street on the MBTA Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1835
Longfellow Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Rated 74% with 5 votes
Steel arch bridge over Charles River on Mass. Hwy 3 (Cambridge Street) in Boston and Cambridge
Open to traffic
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1959 and 2011
Pumpkin Hollow Road Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Bridge over Green River on Pumpkin Hollow Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1888; replaced 1999
Clement Street Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Rated 72% with 5 votes
Through truss bridge over Mill River on Clement Street in Northampton
Open to traffic
Built 1894; rehabilitated 1923; closed July 2007; reopened 2010
Eel Pond Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Bascule bridge over Eel Pond on Water Street in Woods Hole
Open to traffic
Built 1940
Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Rated 71% with 8 votes
Cable-stayed bridge over Charles River on I-93/US-1 in Boston
Open to traffic
Built 2003