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MBTA - High Line Bridge

Photo 

MBTA High Line Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Martin in October 2014

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BH Photo #309555

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Carries MBTA Lowell Line over Boston Engine Terminal yard tracks.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over MBTA Yard Tracks on MBTA Lowell Line
Location
Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1946 & 1956
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Commuter Rail
- Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Design
Warren through truss with sub-panels
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 152.0 ft.
Total length: 231.0 ft.
Deck width: 39.0 ft.
Skew angle
47 degrees
Also called
Boston Engine Terminal Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.37803, -71.07717   (decimal degrees)
42°22'41" N, 71°04'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/328992/4693839 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boston North
Inventory number
BH 51773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2014: New photo from Ian Martin
  • November 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 21, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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