Nashua River

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5th Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Replaced.
Lost Concrete through arch bridge over B&M RR and Nashua River on Fifth Street in Fitchburg
Replaced by new bridge in 2003

Arthur J. DiTommaso Memorial Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 2002
Cable-stayed bridge over Nashua River, MBTA Fitchburg Line, & Ravine on 5th Street/Harvard Street in Fitchburg
Open to traffic

Atherton Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870 by J.H. Cofrode & Co.; closed to traffic in 1975
Iron pony truss bridge over South Branch Nashua River on Bolton Road in Lancaster
Closed indefinitely due to deck damage from flooding. Future uncertain.

BM - Spur Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over North Nashua River on B&M RR spur
Derelict/abandoned

Central Massachusetts Railroad - Nashua River Bridges (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Replaced by Clinton Viaduct
Lost Through truss bridges over Nashua River on Central Massachusetts Railroad
Removed and abutments submerged in the Wachusett Reservoir

Central Massachusetts Railroad - Sawyer's Mills Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Nashua River on B&M Central Mass Branch
Removed but not replaced, inundated in Wachusett Reservoir

Chester Waterous Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1962, replaced 2010
Covered bridge over Nashua River on Groton Street in Pepperell
Replaced by a new bridge

CSX - Nashua River Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Nashua River on CSX Fitchburg Secondary in Clinton
Open to traffic

Fitch's Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1898; Closed to traffic 1965; Demolished 2013
Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Nashua River on Fitch Bridge Road
Demolished and replaced with an ugly pedestrian MOB (Mail Order Bridge).

Laurel Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1899
Stone arch bridge over Nashua River on MA 2A (Laurel Street) in Fitchburg
Open to traffic

Lower Rollstone Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870 by the National Bridge & Iron Works
Parker pony truss bridge over North Nashua River on Rollstone Street in Fitchburg
Intact but closed to all traffic

Nehemiah Jewett Covered Bridge 21-09-01x (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847; Pedestrian walkway installed 1920; Replaced 1962
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Nashua River on Groton Street
Replaced by a new bridge

North Nashua River Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1872
Stone arch bridge over North Nashua River on MA 13 (Main Street) in Leominster
Open to traffic

Pepperell Covered Bridge 21-09-01 #3 (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 2010
Concrete stringer bridge with faux wooden truss covering over Nashua River on Groton Road
Open to traffic

Ponakin Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1871; closed to traffic 1978
Abandoned post through truss bridge over North Branch Nashua River on Ponakin Road in Lancaster
Derelict/abandoned

Riverfront Park Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Warren pony truss bridge over Nashua River on Pedestrian Pathway in Fitchburg
Open to pedestrians only

Rollstone Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1997
Deck truss bridge over North Nashua River on Rollstone Street in Fitchburg
Open to traffic

Sawyer Passway Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Pony truss bridge over Nashua River on Sawyer Passway in Fitchburg
Open to authorized vehicles only

ST - Nashua River Arch Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1846
Stone arch bridge over Nashua River on Springfield Terminal Railway in Fitchburg
Open to traffic

ST - Nashua River Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1883
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Nashua River on B&M Greenville Branch
Derelict/abandoned

ST - Nashua River Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Nashua River on Pan Am Worcester Main
Open to traffic

ST - Nashua River Bridge 49.28 (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Stone arch bridge over North Nashua River on Pan Am Freight Main Line in Fitchburg
Open to traffic

ST - Nashua River Bridge 51.33 (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Stone arch bridge over North Nashua River on Pan Am Freight Main Line in Fitchburg
Open to traffic

Still River Depot Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1900 & Rehabilitated 1950 per NBI, but not confirmed. Closure date unknown
Deck plate girder bridge over Nashua River on Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge Access Road
Closed and gated on west end. Accessible to pedestrians at east end but at one's own risk

Yarn Works Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Pratt pony truss bridge over North Nashua River on Factory Access in Fitchburg
Intact but closed to all traffic