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Oak Street Overpass

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Oak Street over BMRR tracks, Dover, NH

Taken from behind Salmon Falls Pottery. Safe, active industrial area. Tracks still is service, Amtrak trains slowing down for the station but still moving pretty quick.

Photo taken by David P. Timmins in October 2005

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BH Photo #269337

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Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss over STRR on Oak Street
Location
Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1890; Reconstructed 1928
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.20694, -70.86444   (decimal degrees)
43°12'25" N, 70°51'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/348541/4785483 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dover East
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
8,000
Inventory number
BH 58597 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2018: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added category "Wooden deck"
  • April 15, 2018: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added categories Springfield Terminal, Pan Am, Boston & Maine, Railroad, Stone Abutments", "Riveted"
  • April 10, 2018: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Status, design
  • October 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added type
  • October 29, 2013: Added by David P. Timmins

Sources 

  • David P. Timmins - grumpytimm [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com