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Malden Bridge

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Alford street bridge

Bridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2014

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BH Photo #287898

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Street View 

Description 

This Strauss Overhead counterweight trunnion bascule bridge is long replaced with a 2 parallel double leaf bascule bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Mystic River on Route 99 Alford Street
Location
Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1917, replaced 1963
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Through truss bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Also called
Alford Street Bridge (Old)
Mystic River Bridge (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.39025, -71.07068   (decimal degrees)
42°23'25" N, 71°04'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/329559/4695183 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston North
Inventory number
BH 61652 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 10, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler