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Babson Street Railroad Overpass

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NY, NH and H Railroad Bridge (Milepost #5.82)

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BH Photo #323283

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over MBTA Fairmount Line on Babson Street
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1901, replaced 2002
Builders
- New England Structural Co. of Boston, Massachusetts
- William H. Moore (designer, NYNH&H Engineer of Bridges)
Railroad
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Double-intersection Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.9 ft.
Total length: 129.9 ft.
Deck width: 32.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.27417, -71.09250   (decimal degrees)
42°16'27" N, 71°05'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/327446/4682337 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 65736 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1998)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
10,800

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • January 28, 2015: Added by Ian Martin