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Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge

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Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge

Nighttime illuminations

Photo taken by Nick Boppel in February 2020

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BH Photo #469317

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Description 

This is the replacement structure for the previous Lake Quinsigamond Bridge. The bridge is noted for its distinctive (and frankly quite impressive) nighttime illuminations, as well as for its sculpture work on both sides of the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Steel open-spandrel arch bridge over Lake Quinsigamond on MA 9 (Boston-Worcester Turnpike) in Worcester
Location
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Steel open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 240.2 ft.
Total length: 869.8 ft.
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.27423, -71.75616   (decimal degrees)
42°16'27" N, 71°45'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/272715/4683903 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
27,700
Inventory numbers
MA S14001 (Massachusetts bridge number)
BH 88809 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 1, 2020: Added by Nick Boppel

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Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com