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Charles Street Overpass

Photo 

Charles Street Bridge. Providence, Providence Co., Ri. Sec. 4116, Mp 186.44

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record for documentation of the Northeast Corridor

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #153731

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Amtrak) on Charles Street
Location
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced ca. 1977
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel, skewed, half-hip Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83993, -71.41685   (decimal degrees)
41°50'24" N, 71°25'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/299334/4634827 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Providence
Inventory number
BH 43979 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER RI-19 - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak route between CT & MA state lines, Providence, Providence County, RI