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Hadley Overpass

Photos 

Hadley Overpass

Photo from Structuremag

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BH Photo #454343

Street Views 

Description 

The trusses of this bridge do protrude a short distance above the roadway and thus could probably be considered either pony or deck trusses.

Facts 

Overview
Riveted Warren deck truss bridge over Hoosic River on MA 8 in North Adams
Location
North Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941; rebuilt in 2014
Builders
- Carlos Bianchi Inc. (builder)
- Maurice A. Reidy (design)
- W&L Engineering (design)
Design
Warren deck truss with steel stringer approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 148.0 ft.
Total length: 815.3 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Also called
Hoosic River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.69778, -73.11417   (decimal degrees)
42°41'52" N, 73°06'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/654464/4728978 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Adams
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
15,373
Inventory numbers
MA N14018 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19194 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 87.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2022: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • November 23, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Corrected truss from pony to deck and added truss type
  • August 16, 2019: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • August 14, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 24, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Merged MACRIS Info.
  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ian Martin
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Hadley Overpass
Posted November 23, 2021, by Paul Plassman

Deck/pony truss? I changed the type from pony to deck since most of the truss is below the roadway but it looks like it could technically be considered either one.