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West Northfield Road Overpass

Photos 

Capture2

Bing Bird's-Eye View

BH Photo #211157

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over New England Central Railroad on West Northfield Road in Northfield
Location
Franklin County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1987
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (BM)
- Central Vermont Railway (CV)
- New England Central Railroad (NECR)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.72528, -72.46158   (decimal degrees)
42°43'31" N, 72°27'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/707827/4733433 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northfield
Average daily traffic (as of 646)
646
Inventory numbers
MA N22014 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 19301 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2021: New photos from Patrick Gurwell
  • August 14, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 15, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

West Northfield Road Overpass
Posted May 24, 2016, by Steve LaBonte (mv_jct [at] yahoo [dot] com)

5-23-2016

I visited today and found chocked up markings on this bridge. I checked online but did not immediately find any news on this bridge.

I suspect either someone was documenting this bridge or it was being cataloged for preservation and possibly replacement.