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Ferry Road Overpass

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Ferry Road Overpass

Photo from MACRIS Database

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BH Photo #323230

Map 

Description 

"Wood stringer bridge (c. 1920?) carrying local road over B&M tracks. Typical of period and very common." - MHC Determination of Eligibility, 2/4/1981

Facts 

Overview
Wooden bridge over MBTA/BMRR on Ferry Road in Haverhill
Location
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1977; closed 2011; replacement opened 2013
Railroad
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
Also called
B&M - Western Route Main Line Bridge No. 31.24
B&M - Western Route Main Line Bridge No. 33
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.75528, -71.10583   (decimal degrees)
42°45'19" N, 71°06'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/327674/4735789 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Haverhill
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
700
Inventory numbers
MA H12005 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19238 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 59.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Updated to reflect demolition per forum comment

Comments 

Ferry Road Overpass
Posted April 21, 2015, by Scott Currier (scott_currier [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge was totally redone. The intersection changed and bears no relation to the old bridge. It was a pain. Took about 2 years.