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MBTA - Temple Street Overpass

Photo 

Arch bridge over Temple Street, West Roxbury, September 2016

Arch bridge carrying the Needham Line (and formerly the West Roxbury Branch) over Temple Street, photographed in September 2016

Photo by Pi.1415926535

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #472535

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Temple Street on MBTA Needham Line
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
- New York & New England Railroad (NYNE)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 45.0 ft.
Deck width: 74.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.27967, -71.16195   (decimal degrees)
42°16'47" N, 71°09'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/321734/4683092 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newton
Inventory number
BH 64886 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2020: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • December 20, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin