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5th Street Bridge

Photos 

Historical Postcard

BH Photo #355167

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete through arch bridge over Comb Bmrr & N Nashua River on Fifth Street
Location
Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced.
Builder
- McHarg-Barton of New York City, New York
Design
Concrete rainbow through arch. Described as a Melan type. Open spandrel deck arch approach spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 193.5 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.57548, -71.78838   (decimal degrees)
42°34'32" N, 71°47'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/271157/4717443 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72511 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2016: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 16, 2016: Added by Nathan Holth

Comments 

5th Street Bridge
Posted June 16, 2016, by Nathan Holth (nathan [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Referenced in Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way March 1914 Page 120.