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Piscataquog Trail - Merrimack River Bridge

Photos 

Piscataquog Trail Merrimack River Bridge pano4

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2015

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BH Photo #327789

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Former B&M Goffstown Branch bridge with a modern stringer span over the highway (RR abandonment predated the highway's construction).

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Merrimack River & Everett Turnpike (NH 3A/I-293) on Piscataquog Trail
Location
Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Warren deck truss with all verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.97906, -71.46940   (decimal degrees)
42°58'45" N, 71°28'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/298650/4761448 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manchester South
Inventory number
BH 63776 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • October 22, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com