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Meridian Street Bridge

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Merdian(Andrew PMc Cardle) Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Chelsea River on Meridian Street in Boston
Location
Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954; rehabilitated 2002
Design
Bascule through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 225.1 ft.
Total length: 1,075.2 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.38500, -71.03972   (decimal degrees)
42°23'06" N, 71°02'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/332093/4694538 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston North
Inventory numbers
MA B16019 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19461 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2010)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 46.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
27,620

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler
  • August 1, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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Meridian Street Bridge
Posted January 1, 2014, by Will Truax (Bridgewright [at] aol [dot] com)