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SNETT - Blackstone Viaduct

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Overview
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mill Street on NYNH&H Midland Division
Location
Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
Will eventually become part of the Blackstone River Bikeway/Southern New England Trunkline Trail/East Coast Greenway.
History
Built 1872, concrete added 1918
Railroads
- Boston, Hartford & Erie Railroad (BH&E)
- New York & New England Railroad (NYNE)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
7-span Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 360.0 ft.
Deck width: 35.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01547, -71.53347   (decimal degrees)
42°00'56" N, 71°32'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/290227/4654599 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blackstone
Inventory number
BH 61977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin

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SNETT - Blackstone Viaduct
Posted May 22, 2016, by Ian Martin