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Branch Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Branch Avenue Bridge. Providence, Providence Co., Ri. Sec. 4116, Mp 186.95

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record for documentation of the Northeast Corridor

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #153732

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Amtrak) on Branch Avenue
Location
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced ca. 1984
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84707, -71.41312   (decimal degrees)
41°50'49" N, 71°24'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/299666/4635612 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Providence
Inventory number
BH 43980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • HAER RI-19 - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak route between CT & MA state lines, Providence, Providence County, RI