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Main Street Bridge

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Main Street Bridge

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Photo taken by Michael Quiet in March 2016

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BH Photo #351368

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Description 

Built to replace a 2 span Pratt truss lost in the Great Flood of 1927, this was the longest highway girder span in the state when built.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Winooski River on US Rt 7
Location
Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Builders
- J. E. Cashman Inc. of Burlington, Vermont (Contractor)
- J.R. Worchester of Boston, Massachusetts (Design)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 134.8 ft.
Total length: 358.9 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.48914, -73.18658   (decimal degrees)
44°29'21" N, 73°11'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/644189/4927801 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71762 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 65.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
30,300

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2016: Added by Michael Quiet

Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com