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Barrington River Bridge

Photos 

View Looking Southwest Toward Causeway, Bridge And Police Station

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #310934

Map 

Description 

The Barrington Bridge is an early example of a reinforced concrete arch bridge. The bridge was designed by Daniel B. Luten's National Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana. It was determined eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places on January 10, 1989.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete arch bridge over Barrington River on RI 114 in Barrington
Location
Bristol County, Rhode Island
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1966; replaced 2009
Builder
- National Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 171.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.73722, -71.29583   (decimal degrees)
41°44'14" N, 71°17'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/309078/4623148 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bristol
Inventory numbers
RI 1230 (Rhode Island bridge number)
BH 31888 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2002)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 38.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
20,716

Update Log 

  • August 23, 2017: New photo from Dave King
  • December 29, 2014: HAER photos posted by Dave King

Sources 

  • HAER RI-41 - Barrington Bridge, Spanning Barrington River at State Route No. 114, Barrington, Bristol County, RI
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com