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Pumpkin Hollow Road Bridge

Photos 

MA 11R 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in June 2014

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BH Photo #371603

Description 

Wooden bow-string type pony truss. Replaced a lenticular truss of 1888.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Green River on Pumpkin Hollow Road
Location
Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1999
Design
Modern bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.8 ft.
Total length: 60.7 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Also called
Hollenbeck Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.18785, -73.41317   (decimal degrees)
42°11'16" N, 73°24'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/631031/4671852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Egremont
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
200
Inventory numbers
MA G11011 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 62263 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added category "Glue-Laminated Timber Bridge"
  • June 18, 2019: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Added category "Glue Laminated truss members"
  • December 4, 2016: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • April 22, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Merged NBI data
  • August 4, 2014: Added by Chester Gehman

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ian Martin

Comments 

Pumpkin Hollow Road Bridge
Posted June 18, 2019, by Dana and Kay Klein

Berkshire county seems very Bridge progressive. Novel reuse of old bridge(SAVED!) and interesting replacement.