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Howard Road Bridge

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Howard Road Bridge, Cumberland, RI

Deck surface of 5/4 x 6" pressure treated wood on edge

Photo taken by Gary H Phillips in August 2009

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BH Photo #155808

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Abbott Run on Howard Road in Cumberland
Location
Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic in June 2017
History
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1999
Builder
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.1 ft.
Total length: 65.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95553, -71.38758   (decimal degrees)
41°57'20" N, 71°23'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/302122/4647595 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pawtucket
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
4,300
Inventory numbers
RI 4590 (Rhode Island bridge number)
BH 31931 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 10.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2014: New Street View added by Chester Gehman
  • February 21, 2010: New photos from Gary H Phillips

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Sources 

  • Gary H Phillips - gary [at] ghpassociates [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com