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Church Street Bridge

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Description 

Concrete deck arch carrying Church Street over the Boston and Maine's/MBTA's Central Massachusetts Branch. Has steps built into it that lead down to the Weston station building (still extant).

Branch last saw trains when commuter service ended in 1971; tracks are still in place

Facts 

Overview
Deck arch bridge over B&M Central Mass Branch (abd) on Church Street
Location
Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Central Massachusetts Railroad
Design
Concrete deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 75.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.37180, -71.29387   (decimal degrees)
42°22'18" N, 71°17'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/311132/4693606 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Natick
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
5,400
Inventory numbers
MA W29003 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 65170 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 7, 2015: Updated by Erich Pfistner: Added description; photos to come.
  • December 30, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin