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Clamshell Road Bridge

Photos 

Relocation Central Massachusetts Railroad, Alexander Ohnsman's house, Clinton, Mass., Jan. 25, 1904

Photo from Digital Commonwealth

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BH Photo #314163

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Description 

Built in 1903 as part of the relocation of the Central Mass. around the Wachusett Reservoir. Railroad was abandoned in 1958; to eventually be converted to a rail-trail.

Facts 

Overview
Deck arch bridge over Boston & Maine Railroad on Clamshell Road
Location
Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Central Massachusetts Railroad
Design
Deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 68.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.40449, -71.67850   (decimal degrees)
42°24'16" N, 71°40'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/279575/4698164 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
100
Inventory numbers
MA C16011 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 65595 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 20, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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