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Charlestown Bridge (Temporary)

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Charlestown Bridge (Temporary)

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Photo taken by Nick Boppel in September 2020

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BH Photo #480699

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Description 

This temporary Acrow/Bailey pony truss bridge is actually two bridges of this design side-by-side, with one bridge carrying the temporary realignment of North Washington Street and another bridge carrying what appears to be a pipeline of some sort.

Facts 

Overview
Bailey pony truss bridge over Charles River on North Washington Street (Temporary Alignment)
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Temporary realignment of North Washington Street to bypass the construction site of the Charlestown Bridge. Temporary bridge will likely be demolished once the new bridge is complete
History
Built 2020
Builder
- Acrow Corporation of America of Parsippany, New Jersey
Design
Bailey pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.36895, -71.06046   (decimal degrees)
42°22'08" N, 71°03'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/330343/4692798 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90535 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel

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Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com