Rating:
No votes cast

Duck Bridge

Photos 

General View From North River Bank, Looking Southeast

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #127909

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Five-span through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Union Street in Lawrence
Location
Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1888 by the Boston Bridge Works
Builders
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
- George L. Vose (Consulting engineer)
Design
Five riveted, double-intersection Warren through truss spans
Dimensions
Total length: 609.9 ft.
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to the North Canal Historic District
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.70389, -71.15361   (decimal degrees)
42°42'14" N, 71°09'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/323618/4730181 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lawrence
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
20,800
Inventory numbers
MA L04003 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19257 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 72.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • November 17, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources