Charles River Bridge
General View From East River Bank, Looking North, Showing Four Western Arches
Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record
View photos at Library of Congress
BH Photo #289309
The Spring Street Bridge is one of only two known stone arch highway bridges having more than four arches, as identified in the Massachusetts Department of Public Works database. The bridge is situated on the boundary between West Roxbury in Boston and the town of Dedham, a heavily-traveled trade route sine the early-eighteenth century.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Concrete arch bridge over Charles River on MA 109 (Spring Street) in Boston
- Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, and Norfolk County, Massachusetts
- Open to traffic
- Built 1861; rehabilitated 2002
Length of largest span: 19.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.27056, -71.17361 (decimal degrees)
42°16'14" N, 71°10'25" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/320747/4682104 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- MA B16177 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19448 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 11/2014)
- Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 76.3 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
- July 25, 2014: HAER photos posted by Ian Martin
- HAER MA-95 - Spring Street Bridge, Spanning Charles River between Dedham & Boston, Dedham, Norfolk County, MA