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The Western Avenue Bridge over the Charles River, in Cambridge, MA and Allston, Boston, MA, in October 2008.

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Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River on Western Avenue
Location
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, and Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Design
Three-span closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 279.9 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.36417, -71.11750   (decimal degrees)
42°21'51" N, 71°07'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/325633/4692382 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston South
Inventory numbers
MA B16010 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 51787 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
20,043

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  • March 21, 2012: Added by James Baughn

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