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CSX - Webster Street Overpass

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Description 

Carries two tracks of CSX's Boston Subdivision over Webster Street/MA Route 12. At Milepost QB46.73.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Webster Street on CSX Boston Subdivision
Location
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to railway traffic, and to vehicle and pedestrian traffic below
History
Built 1911
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Pony plate girder carrying two tracks. Has Curb Columns. Stone abutments.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.3 ft.
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.2 ft.
Also called
B&A - Bridge No. 46.73
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.24104, -71.83293   (decimal degrees)
42°14'28" N, 71°49'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/266262/4680425 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Worcester South
Inventory numbers
FRA 501788R
BH 66574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added build year and dimensions from MACRIS database
  • March 20, 2015: New Street View added by Erich Pfistner