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Charlestown Bridge (New)

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Description 

Based on project information and design renderings (including one rendering posted on a banner along the temporary Freedom Trail realignment), the new Charlestown Bridge will be a network tied arch bridge and is scheduled to open to traffic in 2023.

Facts 

Overview
Network tied arch bridge over Charles River on North Washington Street (Future)
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Under construction
Future prospects
Scheduled to open in 2023. The new bridge is being built in the exact footprint of the original
History
Built 2020-2023 to replace previous swing bridge
Design
Network tied arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.36903, -71.05965   (decimal degrees)
42°22'09" N, 71°03'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/330410/4692805 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90537 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Expand with more info
  • September 7, 2020: Added by Nick Boppel

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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