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River Street Bridge

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The River Street Bridge in Cambridge, MA and Allston, Boston, MA, in October 2008.

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Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River on River Street/Cambridge Street
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, and Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to eastbound traffic
History
Built 1925
Builder
- Robert P. Bellows (Design)
Design
Three-span closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 210.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.36111, -71.11722   (decimal degrees)
42°21'40" N, 71°07'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/325647/4692042 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston South
Inventory numbers
MA B16006 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 51786 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 45.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
32,100

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  • May 13, 2015: New photo from Ian Martin
  • March 21, 2012: Added by James Baughn

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