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Amtrak - Pawtuxet River Bridge

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Overview from I-95

Taken April 1, 2010. River at historically high levels.

Photo taken by James F. Gentner in April 2010

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BH Photo #160147

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Overview
Through truss over the Pawtuxet River on Amtrak between Cranston and Warwick
Location
Cranston, Kent County, Rhode Island, and Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built 1906
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
Double-intersection Warren through truss. One of only 4 railroad truss bridges left in the state of Rhode Island.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76072, -71.42993   (decimal degrees)
41°45'39" N, 71°25'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/298000/4626064 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Providence
Inventory number
BH 44678 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by James F. Gentner: Added New Bridge

Sources 

  • James F. Gentner - jfgentner678 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Luke