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Park Street Bridge

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Park Street Bridge

View beside the bridge from southwest quadrant

Photo taken by Nick Boppel in August 2020

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BH Photo #478141

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Description 

This bridge crosses the Black River in downtown Springfield directly above the Middle Falls of the Black River Falls complex. The Black River Falls comprises of three separate dams and waterfalls, with the Upper Falls also including a series of naturally-occurring rapids in addition to an engineered drop. The Middle Falls is part man made, part naturally occurring. The Lower Falls is entirely a man made dam structure.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Black River Middle Falls on Park Street in Springfield
Location
Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Builder
- H.P. Cummings Construction Co.
Design
Concrete closed-spandrel deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.29870, -72.48260   (decimal degrees)
43°17'55" N, 72°28'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/704196/4797062 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
4,730
Inventory number
BH 34098 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 63.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 8, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel
  • December 18, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

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