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Chicopee River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.150000,-72.608056

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Carries MA 116 (Springfield Street) over Chicopee River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 312.0 Feet
Span Length: 102.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Chicopee River on MA 116 (Springfield Street) in Chicopee
History: Built 1931
Built: 1931

Location: Hampden County

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247289

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Photo taken by Cory Lawler

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Putts Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.156111,-72.484722

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Carries MA 21 (Center Street) over Chicopee River
Design: truss/deck
Design Details: Deck truss
Total Length: 436.0 Feet
Span Length: 149.9 Feet

Overview: Deck truss bridge over Chicopee River on MA 21 (Center Street) in Ludlow
History: Built 1930
Built: 1930

Location: Hampden County

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File:MA Route 21 northbound entering Ludlow, MA.jpg

Photo taken by John Phelan

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West Street - Chicopee River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.160278,-72.510833

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Carries West Street over Chicopee River
Design: truss/through/pennsylvania
Design Details: Pennsylvania through truss
Total Length: 188.0 Feet
Span Length: 182.1 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Chicopee River on West Street in Ludlow
History: Built 1939; rehabilitated 1993
Built: 1939

Location: Hampden County

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473022

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West Street - Chicopee River Bridge

looking northwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473023

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West Street - Chicopee River Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473024

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West Street - Chicopee River Bridge

looking south

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473025

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West Street - Chicopee River Bridge

looking east

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

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Willimansett Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.194976,-72.601238

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Carries MA 116/MA 141 (Cabot Street) over Connecticut River
Design: truss/through/pennsylvania
Design Details: Pennsylvania through truss
Total Length: 797.9 Feet
Span Length: 172.9 Feet

Overview: Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Connecticut River on MA 116/MA 141 (Cabot Street) in Chicopee
History: Built 1891; Rehabilitated 2015
Built: 1891

Location: Hampden County

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File:223-04-Willimansett-Bridge-plaque.jpg

Wikipedia user Denimadept

462501

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Willimansett Bridge

looking east in 2018

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462502

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Willimansett Bridge

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462503

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Willimansett Bridge

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473052

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Willimansett Bridge

looking northwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473053

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Willimansett Bridge

looking northwest

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473054

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Willimansett Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

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Willimansett Bridge

looking east c1906, B&M RR bridge on left

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Dickinson Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.064444,-72.860556

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Carries MA 189 (Granby Road) over Dickinson Brook
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 30.8 Feet
Span Length: 26.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Dickinson Brook on MA 189 (Granby Road) in Granville
History: Built 1904
Built: 1904

Location: Hampden County

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469940

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View from Water Street

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2020

469941

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View from Water Street

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2020

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Dry Bridge Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.139722,-72.719167

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Carries Dry Bridge Road over PVRR
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 24.9 Feet
Span Length: 21.0 Feet

Overview: Wooden bridge over PVRR on Dry Bridge Road in Westfield
History: Built 1923; rehabilitated 1994
Built: 1923

Location: Hampden County

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I-90 - Westfield River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.156389,-72.813056

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Carries I-90 over Westfield River & US 20
Design: truss/deck/pratt
Design Details: Pratt deck truss
Total Length: 1470.2 Feet
Span Length: 381.9 Feet

Overview: Deck truss bridge over Westfield River & US 20 on I-90 in Montgomery
History: Built 1957; rehabilitated 1990
Built: 1957

Location: Hampden County

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492038

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

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Jackson Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.196274,-72.612674

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Carries Jackson Street over Third Level Canal Spillway
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 36.1 Feet
Span Length: 32.2 Feet

Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Third Level Canal Spillway on Jackson Street in Holyoke
History: Built 1850; rehabilitated 1920
Built: 1850

Location: Hampden County

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King's Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.159444,-72.268056

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Carries King's Bridge over Quaboag River
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 122.7 Feet
Span Length: 122.7 Feet

Overview: Lost Truss bridge over Quaboag River in Brimfield
History: Built 1939; Replaced 2012
Built: 1939

Location: Hampden County

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Cowles Bridge

Status: Open to traffic
Due to be replaced in the next 5-10 years.

Location: 42.110556,-72.765000

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Carries US 202/MA 10 over Little River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel arch
Total Length: 151.9 Feet
Span Length: 53.2 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Little River on US 202/MA 10 in Westfield
History: Built 1916; major deck/floor rebuild 1951
Built: 1916

Location: Hampden County

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Route 10/202 Little River Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2014

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Lockhouse Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.140833,-72.737778

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Carries Lockhouse Road over PVRR
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 27.9 Feet
Span Length: 22.0 Feet

Overview: Wooden bridge over PVRR on Lockhouse Road in Westfield
History: Built 1923; rehabilitated 1975
Built: 1923

Location: Hampden County

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Lower Westfield Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.171944,-72.635556

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Carries Lower Westfield Road over PVRR
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 25.9 Feet
Span Length: 23.0 Feet

Overview: Wooden bridge over PVRR on Lower Westfield Road in Holyoke
History: Built 1923
Built: 1923

Location: Hampden County

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Miller Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.156667,-72.423333

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Carries Miller Street over Chicopee River
Design: truss/through/polygonal/verticals
Design Details: Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Total Length: 370.1 Feet
Span Length: 319.9 Feet

Overview: Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Chicopee River on Miller Street in Ludlow
History: Built 1939; rehabilitated 2006
Built: 1939

Location: Hampden County

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473026

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Miller Street Bridge

looking south

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473027

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Miller Street Bridge

looking north

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473028

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Miller Street Bridge

truss detail

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473029

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Miller Street Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473030

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Miller Street Bridge

dedication plaque

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

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Moulton Hill Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.064722,-72.284722

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Carries Moulton Hill over Vinica Brook
Design: arch/deck/steel
Design Details: Steel arch
Total Length: 28.9 Feet
Span Length: 22.0 Feet

Overview: Steel arch bridge over Vinica Brook on Moulton Hill in Monson
History: Built 1956
Built: 1956

Location: Hampden County

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Old State Highway Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.256389,-72.932222

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Carries Old State Highway over West Branch Westfield River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 116.1 Feet
Span Length: 109.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Old State Highway in Chester
History: Built 1910, replaced 2009-2011
Built: 1910

Location: Hampden County

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Old State Road Bridge, Chester, MA

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2007

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Prospect Avenue Bridge

Status: Closed to all traffic

Location: 42.143056,-72.684167

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Carries Prospect Avenue over PVRR
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 26.6 Feet
Span Length: 22.3 Feet

Overview: Wooden bridge over PVRR on Prospect Avenue in West Springfield
History: Built 1926
Built: 1926

Location: Hampden County

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Quaboag River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.161111,-72.349444

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Carries US 20 (Wilbraham Street) over Quaboag River
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 105.0 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Quaboag River on US 20 (Wilbraham Street) in Palmer
History: Built 1910; rehabilitated 1930
Built: 1910

Location: Hampden County

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Quaboag River Bridge

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Ripley Road Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 42.063697,-72.862788

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Carries Ripley Road over Trumble Brook
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 50.5 Feet
Span Length: 45.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Trumble Brook on Ripley Road in Granville
History: Built 1955; rehabilitated 1995
Built: 1955

Location: Hampden County

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South End Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.081389,-72.583056

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Carries US 5 over Connecticut River
Design: truss/deck/warren/sub-panels
Design Details: Warren deck truss with sub-panels
Total Length: 1459.1 Feet
Span Length: 299.9 Feet

Overview: Deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on US 5 in Agawam
History: Built 1954
Built: 1954

Location: Hampden County

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South End (Julia B. Buxton) Bridge

View beside the bridge

Photo taken by Rusty Clark at Flickr in July 2011

496928

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South End Bridge

1955 view with old bridge in background

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Springfield Memorial Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.098889,-72.595278

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Carries MA 147 (Memorial Avenue) over Connecticut River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Melan Arch
Total Length: 1515.2 Feet
Span Length: 209.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Connecticut River on MA 147 (Memorial Avenue) in Springfield
History: Built 1922 to replace an 1816 covered bridge upstream; rehabilitated 1996
Built: 1922

Location: Hampden County

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195528

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in November 2010

195529

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in November 2010

195530

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in August 2010

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Published prior to 1923

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Old And New

During 1922 construction of Memorial Bridge and removal of the Old Toll Bridge.

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North End Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.108611,-72.614444

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Carries US 20 (Park Avenue) over Connecticut River
Design: truss/deck
Design Details: Deck truss
Total Length: 1108.0 Feet
Span Length: 166.0 Feet

Overview: Deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on US 20 (Park Avenue) in Springfield
History: Built 1924; rebuilt 1984
Built: 1924

Location: Hampden County

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North End Bridge, over Connecticut River, Springfield, Mass.

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462495

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North End Bridge

looking south

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462496

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North End Bridge

looking east

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462497

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North End Bridge

looking west

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Stafford Hollow Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.046667,-72.321389

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Carries Stafford Hollow Road over NECRR
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 25.9 Feet
Span Length: 22.0 Feet

Overview: Wooden bridge over NECRR on Stafford Hollow Road in Monson
History: Built 1850; rehabilitated 1960
Built: 1850

Location: Hampden County

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Third Level Canal Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.196667,-72.603611

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Carries MA 116/MA 141 over Third Level Canal
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 106.0 Feet
Span Length: 30.8 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Third Level Canal on MA 116/MA 141 in Holyoke
History: Built 1894
Built: 1894

Location: Hampden County

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Third Level Canal Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.194767,-72.613643

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Carries Race Street over Third Level Canal
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 32.2 Feet
Span Length: 15.1 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Third Level Canal on Race Street in Holyoke
History: Built 1850
Built: 1850

Location: Hampden County

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Washington Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.175668,-72.260554

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Carries Washington Street over CSX Railroad
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 63.0 Feet
Span Length: 57.7 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Washington Street in Brimfield
History: Built 1890; rehabilitated 1935; replaced 2004
Built: 1890

Location: Hampden County

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Boston and Albany Railroad Bridge #78.32

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County Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 42.112312,-72.716922

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Carries US 20 (Springfield Road) over Westfield River
Design: truss/through/pennsylvania
Design Details: Pennsylvania through truss
Total Length: 384.9 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost truss bridge over Westfield River on US 20 in Westfield
History: Built 1932
Built: 1932

Location: Hampden County

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US 20 Bridge, Westfield, MA

View from west

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View of Holyoke Dam, and South Hadley Bridge, from air, Holyoke, Mass.

Boston Public Library

509302

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County Bridge

This may be the predecessor bridge

Photo from old postcard

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Westfield River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.128611,-72.746667

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Carries US 202/MA 10 (Elm Street) over Westfield River
Design: truss/through/polygonal
Design Details: Polygonal Warren through truss
Total Length: 375.0 Feet
Span Length: 184.1 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Westfield River on US 202/MA 10 SB (Elm Street) in Westfield
History: Built 1938; rehabilitated in 2011
Built: 1938

Location: Hampden County

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in May 2009

473057

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Westfield River Bridge

looking northwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473058

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Westfield River Bridge

looking east

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473059

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Westfield River Bridge

looking southeast

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473060

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Westfield River Bridge

original dedication plaque

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492033

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

492034

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North Chester Village Bridge

Status: In storage

Location: 42.385306,-72.537166

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Carries over
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 55.0 Feet
Span Length: 55.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt pony truss bridge
History: Built 1887 Middle Branch Westfield River on Smith Road in Chester but recently (2009) relocated to UMass Amherst to be reused as a pedestrian bridge
Built: 1887

Location: Hampden County

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389914

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MA 21M 5

Smith Road, North Chester location

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in June 2007

389915

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MA 21M 6

Smith Road, North Chester location

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in June 2007

389911

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MA 21M 2

Smith Road, North Chester location

Photo taken by Chester Gehman October 1998

389912

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MA 21M 3

Smith Road, North Chester location

Photo taken by Chester Gehman October 1998

389913

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MA 21M 4

Smith Road, North Chester location

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in June 2007

389910

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MA 21M 1

Smith Road, North Chester location

Photo taken by Chester Gehman October 1998

218846

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Overview

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North Chester Village Bridge

HAER Photo by Martin Stupich

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North Chester Village Bridge

HAER Photo by Martin Stupich

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CSX - Double Arch Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.312535,-72.994063

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Carries Railroad over West Branch of Westfield River
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over West Branch of Westfield River on Railroad
History: Built 1866
Built: 1866

Location: Hampden County

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Bridge over West Branch of Westfield River near Middlefield Rd, Chester MD

Photo taken by John Phelan August 19, 2009

247283

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Photo taken by Banspy

247284

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Photo taken by Cory Lawler

247290

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Photo taken by Cory Lawler

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Photo taken by Banspy

289334

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Double Arch, Downstream Elevation Looking NW

Photo taken by Jet Lowe for the Historic American Engineering Record

289335

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Oblique Perspective Looking NW

Photo taken by Jet Lowe for the Historic American Engineering Record

289336

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Sharply Oblique Perspective NE By 130

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289337

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Roadbed Looking NNW

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289338

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Double Arch Perspective From Upstream Side, South By 230 Degrees

Photo taken by Jet Lowe for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Same View As #5 With Train Ascending Grade And Displacing Snow

Photo taken by Jet Lowe for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in March 2019

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Pochassic Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.130556,-72.746389

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Carries Pochassic Street over Railroad
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 105.0 Feet
Span Length: 71.9 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Railroad on Pochassic Street
History: Built 1904; rehabilitated 1967, replaced 2013-2014
Built: 1904

Location: Hampden County

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Maple Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.278056,-72.978957

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Carries Maple Street over West Branch Westfield River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 120.1 Feet
Span Length: 116.1 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Westfield River on Maple Street in Chester
History: Built c. 1900; rehabilitated 2010
Built: 1900

Location: Hampden County

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MA 64M 2

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389609

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MA 64M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

289263

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Maple Street Bridge - Chester, MA

Photo by Ian Martin

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Maple Street Bridge - West elevation

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

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Maple Street Bridge - Deck view looking north

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in March 2019

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in March 2019

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Maple Street Bridge

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ST - North Branch Chicopee River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.149278,-72.614264

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Carries Railroad over North Branch Chicopee River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicopee River on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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ST - Backwater Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.152332,-72.613792

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Carries Railroad over Backwater of North Branch Chicopee River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Baltimore through truss bridge over Backwater of North Branch Chicopee River on Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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North Chester Bridge

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Location: 42.287541,-72.983334

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Carries Private drive over Westfield River
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over Westfield River on Private drive
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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MA 65M 09

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389925

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MA 65M 10

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389921

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MA 65M 06

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389922

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MA 65M 07

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389923

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MA 65M 08

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389918

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MA 65M 03

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389919

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MA 65M 04

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389920

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MA 65M 05

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389916

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MA 65M 01

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389917

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MA 65M 02

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

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Roundhouse Access Bridge - South elevation from downstream

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

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CSX - Main Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.279710,-72.978345

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Carries CSX Berkshire Subdivision over Main Street
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Main Street on CSX Berkshire Subdivision in Chester
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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CSX - Lower Prospect Street Overpass - East Elevation

Photo taken by Ian Martin in March 2014

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MA 56C 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2015

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Old North End Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.108625,-72.614456

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Carries West Street & Springfield Street Railway over Connecticut River
Design: truss/through/lattice/triple
Design Details: Triple-intersection lattice through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Triple-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Road & Streetcar Line
History: Built 1877; Replaced 1924
Built: 1877

Location: Hampden County

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Old North End Bridge

looking east 1900-1910

Photo from LIC, Detroit Publshing Collection

473123

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Old North End Bridge

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Collins Station Covered Bridge 21-07-17x

Status: Destroyed by flooding

Location: 42.154304,-72.480253

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Carries Ludlow Avenue over Chicopee River
Design: truss/through/howe
Design Details: Howe through truss
Total Length: 224.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Howe through truss bridge over Chicopee River
History: Built 1852; Damaged by flooding from hurricane 1938; Dismantled and replaced 1939
Built: 1852

Location: Hampden County

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Historic American Buildings Survey Max R. Nippell, Photographer May 15, 1937 (A) Ext.- End View

Photo taken by Max R. Nippell for the Historic American Buildings Survey

281342

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Historic American Buildings Survey Max R. Nippell, Photographer May 15, 1937 (B) Ext.- Side View

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Columbia Greenway - Little River Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians and bicycles

Location: 42.102999,-72.743723

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Carries Columbia Greenway over Little River
Design: truss/deck/double-warren
Design Details: Deck truss main span; steel stringer approaches at either end.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck truss bridge over Little River on Columbia Greenway
History: Abandoned 1976; converted to trail use 2014
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Canal Line Little River Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2014

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NH - Watershops Pond Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 42.098339,-72.557313

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Carries NYNH&H Armory Branch over Watershops Pond
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 76.7 Feet

Overview: Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Watershops Pond on NYNH&H Armory Branch
History: Built 1915 replacing a wood Howe deck truss
Built: 1915

Location: Hampden County

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NH - Watershoks Pond Bridge

1954 view

Pinterest- Photo taken by Mike Usenia

471862

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NH - Watershops Pond Bridge

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PVRR - Elm Street Overpass

Status: Derelict/abandoned
Scheduled to become part of the Columbia Greenway rail-trail.

Location: 42.125395,-72.747714

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Carries NYNH&H Canal Line over Elm Street/Route 10
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 111.0 Feet
Span Length: 111.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned through truss bridge over Elm Street/Route 10 on NYNH&H Canal Line
History: Built 1889
Built: 1889

Location: Hampden County

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Canal Line Elm Street Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2014

473032

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PVRR - Elm Street Overpass

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473033

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PVRR - Elm Street Overpass

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473034

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PVRR - Elm Street Overpass

pin connection detail

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473082

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NH RR - Elm Street Bridge

Photo from Westfield, MA – Then and Now

492035

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

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Columbia Greenway - Westfield River Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians and bicycles
To become part of the Columbia Greenway rail-trail.

Location: 42.129525,-72.747210

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Carries Columbia Greenway over Westfield River
Design: truss/through/double-warren
Design Details: Double-intersection Warren through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Westfield River on Columbia Greenway
History: Built 1910, raised 1919
Built: 1910

Location: Hampden County

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Canal Line Westfield River Bridge - View from east

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2014

311992

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Canal Line Westfield River Bridge - Oblique at NE corner

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2014

311993

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Canal Line Westfield River Bridge - Looking south from north end

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2014

473041

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Columbia Greenway - Westfield River Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473042

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Columbia Greenway - Westfield River Bridge

looking northwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473043

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Columbia Greenway - Westfield River Bridge

looking northeast

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473044

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Columbia Greenway - Westfield River Bridge

looking southwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

492029

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

492030

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

492031

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

492032

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

509301

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NH - Westfield River Bridge

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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.101598,-72.599233

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Carries CSX Berkshire Subdivision over Connecticut River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 850.0 Feet
Span Length: 180.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Connecticut River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in July 1982

444781

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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in July 1981

465507

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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Robert Kearns

473048

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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

looking northwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473049

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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

looking southwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473050

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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473051

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CSX - Connecticut River Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

502189

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in July 2021

502190

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in July 2021

502191

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in July 2021

512022

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NECR - South Palmer Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.149326,-72.323309

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Quaboag River
Design: truss/through/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren through truss with all verticals
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Quaboag River on New England Central Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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NECR - Three Rivers Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.180642,-72.365165

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Chicopee River
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 360.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chicopee River on New England Central Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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NECR Three Rivers Bridge

Confluence of Ware and Quaboag Rivers, forming the Chicopee River, Three Rivers, Massachusetts, September 2009

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BM - Ware River Bridge #1

Status: Don't know

Location: 42.220032,-72.306958

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Carries B&M Central Massachusetts Branch (abandoned) over Ware River
Design: truss/through/lattice
Design Details: Lattice through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lattice through truss bridge over Ware River on B&M Central Massachusetts Branch (abandoned)
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Woronoco Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 42.163833,-72.827146

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Carries Bridge Street over Westfield River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel arch
Total Length: 400.0 Feet
Span Length: 95.0 Feet

Overview: Open-spandrel arch bridge over Westfield River on Bridge Street
History: Built 1923, closed to traffic 1987
Built: 1923

Location: Hampden County

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General View Of West Portal Elevation From Roadway, Looking East

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

289270

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Detail Of South Railing From Deck, Looking Southwest

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289271

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General View Of West Portal From Deck, Looking Southwest

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289272

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General View From East River Bank, Looking South, Showing Main Arches

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

289273

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Detail Of East Arch From East River Bank, Looking South

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

289274

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General View From East River Bank, Looking Southwest, Showing Arch Ribs

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

289275

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Detail Of East Pier From East River Bank, Showing Bracing

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

289276

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Long View Of West Pier From East River Bank, Looking Southwest

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

289277

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Detail Of East Footing From East River Bank, Looking South

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

392151

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MA 79C 1

Upstream side

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2017

392152

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MA 79C 2

View easterly

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2017

392153

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MA 79C 3

The pipeline pony visible in pictures 4 & 5 of HAER

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2017

492036

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492037

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CSX - Main Street Overpass (West Springfield)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.098668,-72.603246

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Carries CSX Berkshire Subdivision over Main Street
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 66.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Main Street on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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CSX Main Street Overpass - June 2013

Photo by Ian Martin

502186

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in July 2021

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CSX - Main Street Overpass (Springfield)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.104857,-72.595111

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Carries CSX Berkshire Subdivision over Main Street
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 80.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Main Street in Springfield on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
History:
Built: 1889

Location: Hampden County

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Main Street Railroad Arch - Springfield

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455722

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CSX - Main Street Overpass (Springfield)

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472963

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Main Street Overpass - Springfield

looking north

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473020

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CSX - Main Street Overpass (Springfield)

looking northwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473021

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CSX - Main Street Overpass (Springfield)

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Hampden RR - Bircham Bend Bridge

Status: Demolished

Location: 42.158377,-72.541029

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Carries Hampden Railroad over Chicopee River
Design: truss/deck/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore deck truss
Total Length: 1098.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over Chicopee River on Hampden Railroad
History: Built 1912, lost 1920s
Built: 1912

Location: Hampden County

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Bircham Bend Bridge

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NH - Westfield River Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 42.087108,-72.666814

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Carries Central New England Railway over Westfield River
Design: truss/deck
Design Details: Deck truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck truss bridge over Westfield River on Central New England Railway
History: Built 1899, abandoned 1921, lost 1940s
Built: 1899

Location: Hampden County

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CNE Westfield River Bridge

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NH - Westfield River Bridge

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US 20 - C&B Railroad Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.274931,-72.971562

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Carries US-20/Huntington Road over Chester & Becket Railroad (abandoned)
Design: slab
Design Details: Concrete Slab
Total Length: 50.5 Feet
Span Length: 37.1 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Chester & Becket Railroad (abandoned) on US-20/Huntington Road
History: Built 1929
Built: 1929

Location: Hampden County

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C&B Railroad Overpass - East elevation from B&A main

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

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BM - Swift River Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 42.218991,-72.341897

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Carries B&M Central Massachusetts Branch (abandoned) over Swift River, Main Street, and B&A Athol Branch ROW
Design: truss/deck/double-warren
Design Details: Double-intersection Warren deck truss spans over both branches of the Swift River with deck plate girder approaches.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Swift River, Main Street, and B&A Athol Branch ROW on B&M Central Massachusetts Branch (abandoned)
History: Built 1887
Built: 1887

Location: Hampden County

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Central Mass Swift River Bridge

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Northwest Road Bridge

Status: Relocated to Millbury, MA

Location: 42.130408,-72.822618

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Carries Northwest Road over Little River
Design: truss/pony/lenticular
Design Details: Lenticular pony truss
Total Length: 74.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Little River on Northwest Road
History: Built 1887; relocated 2001
Built: 1887

Location: Hampden County

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General View From Downstream; View To Northwest

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309211

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General View From Upstream; View To East

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309212

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General View Across Bridge At Traffic Level; View To North

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309213

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General View Across Bridge At Traffic Level; View To Southwest

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309214

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East Truss, Oblique View Of Eastern Elevation; View To North

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309215

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West Truss, Oblique View Of Western Elevation; View To North

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309216

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Detail Of East Truss Interior Panels; View To North

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309217

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Detail Of East Truss, Third Panel From Northern End; View To Southwest

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309218

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Detail Of West Truss Upper Chord Interior Panel Points; View To Northwest

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309219

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Detail Of East Truss, Typical Interior Upper Chord Panel Point; View To Northeast

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309220

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Detail Of Northwest Endpost Cap Castings; View To Southwest

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Detail Of Southwest Endpost And Bearing Plate; View To Northeast

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309222

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Detail Of Northeast Endpost Showing Its Relation To The Floor-Level Wind-Truss Strut; View To Northwest

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309223

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Detail Of East Truss, First Lower Chord Panel Point/Floor Beam Connections From Northern End; View To Southwest

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309224

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Detail Of Southerly Portion Of West Truss's Lower Chord And Wind-Truss Struts; View To North

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309225

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Detail Of West Truss, Second Interior Lower Chord Panel Point From Northern End; View To Northwest

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309226

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Detail Of West Truss, First Lower Chord Panel Point From Northern End; View To Southwest

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309227

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General View Of North Abutment, With 8-Foot Scale; View To Northwest

Photo taken by Martin Stupich for the Historic American Engineering Record

309228

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Underview, Showing East Truss And South Abutment; View To Southwest

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Underview, Showing South Abutment; View To South

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CR - Indian Leap Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 42.160393,-72.489394

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Carries B&A Athol Branch over Chicopee River
Design: truss/deck/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren deck truss with all verticals
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Chicopee River on B&A Athol Branch
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Indian Leap Bridge During Flood

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NH - South Meadow Road Overpass

Status: Replaced by trail bridge
To be replaced as part of conversion to trail. See: http://www.etlcorp.com/Portfolio/Current%20Work/Westfield%20-%20Columbia%20Greenway%20South%20-%20Part%20II%20%20Rail%20to%20Trail

Location: 42.105897,-72.743845

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Carries Columbia Greenway (former RR) over South Meadow Street
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 85.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Steel trestle over South Meadow Street on Columbia Greenway (former RR)
History: Replaced 2014
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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NH - South Meadow Road Trestle

Bridge has since been demolished and replaced with a single-span beam bridge for the Columbia Greenway.

Photo taken by Ian Martin in January 2013

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Westfield River Bridge

Status: Open to private traffic only

Location: 42.261621,-72.959089

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Carries Private Road over West Branch of Westfield River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over West Branch of Westfield River on Private Road
History: Built 1913 by Berlin Construction Co.
Built: 1913

Location: Hampden County

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MA 66M 5

Upstream

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389927

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MA 66M 2

Downstream (east)

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

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MA 66M 3

North Portal

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389929

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MA 66M 4

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

389926

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MA 66M 1

South Portal

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2017

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Private road bridge over Westfield River - Perspective view looking NW

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

322114

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Private road bridge over Westfield River - Detail of weight limit plaque

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

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Private road bridge over Westfield River - Oblique looking NE

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

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Private road bridge over Westfield River - East elevation from south bank

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

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MA 66M 6

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2017

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MA 66M 7

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2017

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PVRR - East Silver Street Overpass

Status: Removed; will eventually be replaced with a trail bridge

Location: 42.114301,-72.744792

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Carries Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line) over East Silver Street
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Silver Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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East Silver Street Railroad Bridge

Bridge has since been removed; will be replaced by a pedestrian bridge when the trail is extended northward.

Photo taken by Ian Martin in January 2013

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PVRR - Main Street Overpass

Status: Removed; will eventually be replaced with a trail bridge

Location: 42.120548,-72.746218

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Carries Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line) over Main Street
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Main Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
History: Built 1892, main span replaced post-1941 with 1907 girders, removed 2010
Built: 1892

Location: Hampden County

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Main Street Railroad Bridge

Bridge has since been removed; will be replaced by a trail bridge when construction progresses northward.

Photo taken by Ian Martin in February 2005

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PVRR - Thomas Street Overpass

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 42.122208,-72.746245

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Carries Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line) over Thomas Street
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Thomas Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
History: Lost 2020
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Thomas Street Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2014

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PVRR - Chapel Street Overpass

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 42.123278,-72.746701

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Carries Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line) over Chapel Street
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Chapel Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Chapel Street Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2014

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PVRR - Orange Street Overpass

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 42.126405,-72.748289

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Carries Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line) over Orange Street
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Orange Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Orange Street Railroad Bridge

Double-track plate girder bridge; to be replaced by a trail bridge when construction reaches this point.

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2014

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PVRR - East Mountain Road Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.138682,-72.699398

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Carries Pioneer Valley Railroad over East Mountain Road
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Mountain Road on Pioneer Valley Railroad
History: Built 1917
Built: 1917

Location: Hampden County

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Southwick Rail Trail - Great Brook Arch

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 42.021851,-72.770227

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Carries Southwick Rail Trail over Great Brook
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Great Brook on Southwick Rail Trail
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Southwick Rail Trail Arch

Photo taken by Ian Martin in August 2010

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ST - Second Level Canal Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.207326,-72.601202

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Carries Pan Am Railways over Lyman Street, Race Street, & Second Level Canal
Design: truss/through/warren/sub-panels
Design Details: Warren through truss with sub-panels
Total Length: 550.0 Feet
Span Length: 135.0 Feet

Overview: Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Lyman Street, Race Street, & Second Level Canal on Pan Am Railways
History: Built 1928 by Boston Bridge Works
Built: 1928

Location: Hampden County

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ST - Second Level Canal Bridge

looking east along track

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473014

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ST - Second Level Canal Bridge

looking south

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473012

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ST - Second Level Canal Bridge

looking east

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473010

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ST - Second Level Canal Bridge

looking west

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473011

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ST - Second Level Canal Bridge

looking north

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473008

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ST - Second Level Canal Bridge

looking north

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473009

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ST - Second Level Canal Bridge

looking south

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PVRR - Third Level Canal Outflow Bridge

Status: Open to traffic but track currently used for storage

Location: 42.194657,-72.604161

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Carries Pioneer Valley Railroad over Third Level Canal Outflow
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 143.0 Feet
Span Length: 143.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Third Level Canal Outflow on Pioneer Valley Railroad
History: Built 1879 by the Keystone Bridge Co.; steel trestle installed underneath in 1917
Built: 1879

Location: Hampden County

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PVRR - Water Street Railroad Bridge

Status: Out of service

Location: 42.195416,-72.605010

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Carries Pioneer Valley Railroad over Third Level Canal Outflow
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Baltimore through truss bridge over Third Level Canal Outflow on Pioneer Valley Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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First Level Canal Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic

Location: 42.206207,-72.604913

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Carries Open Square Way over canal
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over canal on Open Square Way in Holyoke
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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First Level Canal Bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt July 2014

473016

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First Level Canal Bridge

looking west

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473017

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First Level Canal Bridge

looking west

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473018

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First Level Canal Bridge

looking northwest

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473019

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First Level Canal Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

497702

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MA 42M 01

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2015

497703

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MA 42M 02

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497704

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MA 42M 03

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497705

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MA 42M 04

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Roosevelt Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.105658,-72.546415

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Carries Roosevelt Avenue over Watershops Pond
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 250.0 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Watershops Pond on Roosevelt Avenue
History:
Built: 1937

Location: Hampden County

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Roosevelt Avenue Bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt July 2014

316215

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General Clarence R. Edwards Bridge, Springfield, Mass.

Boston Public Library

472966

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Roosevelt Avenue Bridge

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State Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.115979,-72.550564

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Carries State Street over Roosevelt Avenue
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 51.8 Feet

Overview: Stone Arch bridge over Roosevelt Avenue on State Street in Springfield
History: Built 1937
Built: 1937

Location: Hampden County

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State Street Bridge

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Horton's Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.120302,-72.786666

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Carries Granville Road over Little River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Deck arch
Total Length: 140.1 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Deck arch bridge over Little River on Granville Road in Westfield
History: Built 1914; replaced with look-alike 2004
Built: 1914

Location: Hampden County

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B&A - Indian Leap Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.160039,-72.489574

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Carries B&A Athol Branch over Chicopee River
Design: truss/deck/lattice
Design Details: Lattice deck truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Chicopee River on B&A Athol Branch in Ludlow
History: Replaced early 1900s by a Warren deck truss (itself removed in the 1980s)
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Indian Orchard Indian Leap Bridge

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352033

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Indian Leap Bridge between Ludlow and Indian Orchard MA Mass a

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CSX - Dewey Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.107146,-72.682028

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Carries CSX Berkshire Subdivision over Dewey Street
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Dewey Street on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
History: Built 1912
Built: 1912

Location: Hampden County

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CSX - Union Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.114596,-72.713903

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Carries CSX Berkshire Subdivision over Union Street & Powder Mill Brook
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Street & Powder Mill Brook on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
History: Built ca. 1911-12 replacing an earlier bridge
Built: 1911

Location: Hampden County

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CSX - Westfield Viaduct

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.129890,-72.745553

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Carries CSX Berkshire Subdivision over North Elm Street/MA 10/US 202
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 266.3 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Lost plate girder bridge over North Elm Street/MA 10/US 202 on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
History: Built 1919; replaced 2008-10 to improve clearances
Built: 1919

Location: Hampden County

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CSX - Westfield Viaduct

This is the replacement deck girder viaduct (looking north)

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

512034

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File:Westfield station postcard (2).jpg

Bridge on left

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512037

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View looking across viaduct

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Westfield River Bridge (Russell)

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 42.190117,-72.850147

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Carries Station Street over Westfield River and Boston & Albany Railroad
Design: truss/deck/pratt
Design Details: Pratt deck truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Westfield River and Boston & Albany Railroad on Station Street
History: Built 1910, replaced 1973
Built: 1910

Location: Hampden County

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New Bridge, Russell, MA

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CSX - West Branch Westfield River Bridge (MP 128.44)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.314116,-72.997922

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Carries CSX Berkshire Subdivision over West Branch Westfield River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 35.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over West Branch Westfield River on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
History: Built 1912 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. to replace 1840 stone arch
Built: 1912

Location: Hampden County

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CSX Bridge 128.44 - South Perspective

2nd crossing of the Westfield River inside the Keystone Arches Historic District. Note the rubble (presumably from the 1840 stone bridge) adjacent to the west abutment.

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Middlefield Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 42.299980,-72.985823

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Carries Middlefield Road over Conrail Boston Line
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 55.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Conrail Boston Line on Middlefield Road in Chester
History: Built 1902; replaced 1987
Built: 1902

Location: Hampden County

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Middlefield Road Bridge

Oblique view from SW corner

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Old State Highway Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 42.256947,-72.934611

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Carries Old State Highway over Conrail Boston Line
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 54.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Conrail Boston Line on Old State Highway
History: Built 1900; replaced 1993
Built: 1900

Location: Hampden County

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Old State Highway Bridge

Looking east along B&A mainline; 5-14-81

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Holyoke-South Hadley Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.210902,-72.596138

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Carries MA-116 over Connecticut River
Design: truss/through/lattice/triple
Design Details: 10 span Triple-intersection lattice through truss
Total Length: 1610.0 Feet
Span Length: 160.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Triple-Intersection Lattice Through truss bridge over Connecticut River on MA-116
History: Built 1889 by New Jersey Steel & Iron Co.; Replaced 1990
Built: 1889

Location: Hampden County

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View of Holyoke Dam, and South Hadley Bridge, from air, Holyoke, Mass.

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316171

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Pulaski Park and river, Holyoke, Mass.

Boston Public Library

471243

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Holyoke-South Hadley Bridge

Photo from old postcard

471244

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Holyoke and South Hadley Bridge

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471245

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Holyok-South Hadley Bridge

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Holyoke-South Hadley Bridge

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Pipeline Bridge

Status: Open

Location: 42.209444,-72.601242

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Carries Pipeline over Canal
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Canal on Pipeline in Holyoke
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Notre Dame Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.137139,-72.742871

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Carries Notre Dame Street over PVRR
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer with Concrete (Cast-in-Place) deck surfaced with asphalt. Metal railings on both sides.
Total Length: 39.0 Feet
Span Length: 39.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over PVRR on Notre Dame Street
History: Built 1850; rehabilitated 1940
Built: 1850

Location: Hampden County

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Walker Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.270761,-73.000544

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Carries Blandford Road over Walker Brook
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 85.0 Feet
Span Length: 74.2 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Walker Brook on Blandford Road
History: Built 1939
Built: 1939

Location: Hampden County

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Blandford Road Bridge - Deck view looking north

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

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Blandford Road Bridge - Oblique looking SW

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US 20 Walker Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.277861,-72.980144

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Carries US 20/W Main Street over Walker Brook
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 43.0 Feet
Span Length: 36.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Walker Brook on US 20/W Main Street
History: Built 1924
Built: 1924

Location: Hampden County

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US 20 Walker Brook Bridge - West elevation

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

322158

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US 20 Walker Brook Bridge - Detail of date stamp

Photo taken by Ian Martin in April 2015

322159

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US 20 Walker Brook Bridge - Deck view looking SE

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CR - Chicopee River Railroad Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 42.153045,-72.463656

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Carries Former railroad spur over Chicopee River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder (?)
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Chicopee River on Former railroad spur
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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WCSR - Brimfield Trolley Arch

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 42.115933,-72.195751

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Carries Worcester Consolidated Street Railway over Mill Brook
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mill Brook on Worcester Consolidated Street Railway in Brimfield
History: Built 1907; abandoned 1927
Built: 1907

Location: Hampden County

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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2020

470098

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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2020

470096

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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2020

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B&A - Springfield Bridge

Status:

Location: 42.102311,-72.598051

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Carries Boston & Albany Railroad over Connecticut River
Design: truss/through/lattice
Design Details: Lattice through truss
Total Length: 1260.0 Feet
Span Length: 180.0 Feet

Overview: Lost lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Boston & Albany Railroad
History: Built in 1873
Built: 1873

Location: Hampden County

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Published prior to 1923

483089

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1878 CT River Bridge Springfield MA

Note the Eddie Clock coming through. Built 1878 by Lehighton Bridge & Iron Work, Rochester, NY. Designed by Chas. Hilton Civil Engineer, Albany, NY. 7 spans, 180' each 1260' total

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483091

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CT River Bridge Springfield MA

City and River from Leary's Long Hill

Photo uploaded by Art S.

483567

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Barrel shot

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483568

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Barrel shot stereoview

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512020

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512021

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512027

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File:BirdsEyeViewSpringfieldUnionStation1875.png

O.H. Bailey, Printer

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Old Springfield Toll Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.099827,-72.595862

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Carries Bridge Street over Connecticut River
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Covered Burr arch-truss bridge over Connecticut River on Bridge Street in Springfield
History: Built 1816; damaged sections replaced in 1820; last tolls collected July, 1872;reconstructed 1919; replaced 1922
Built: 1816

Location: Hampden County

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Published prior to 1923

366029

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Image

Published prior to 1923

366030

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Image

Published prior to 1923

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Springfield Toll Bridge

Connecticut River

Postcard Published 1901

420153

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Springfield Toll Bridge

Connecticut River

Postcard Published 1903

473122

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Connecticut River Covered Bridge

1922 view of bridge removal

Photo from structuremag

493612

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Old Toll Bridge 1

View from Springfield side; 1900-1910

Library of Congress collection

493613

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Old Toll Bridge 2

Postcard

493614

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Old Toll Bridge 3

View from West Springfield

Photo taken by Chester Gehman

493615

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Old Toll Bridge 4

View upstream from West Springfield. B&A Railroad Bridge above.

Postcard

493616

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View from West Springfield side; 1900-1910

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Three Rivers Main Street Bridge (Replacement)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.180193,-72.364427

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Carries HWY MAIN ST over WATER QUABOAG RIVER
Design: beam/stringer
Design Details:
Total Length: 168.0 Feet
Span Length: 56.1 Feet

Overview: Stringer bridge over WATER QUABOAG RIVER on HWY MAIN ST
History:
Built: 1948

Location: Hampden County

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Three Rivers Main Street Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.180223,-72.364299

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Carries Main Street over Quabaog River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Quabaog River on Main Street
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Three Rivers Circa 1907

Old Postcard View

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Woronoco Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.163849,-72.827101

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Carries Bridge Street over Westfield River
Design: truss/through/lenticular
Design Details: Lenticular through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pin-Connected Lenticular through truss bridge over Westfield River on Bridge Street
History: Built 1888 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Replaced 1923
Built: 1888

Location: Hampden County

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Woronoco Bridge (Old)

Panoramic shot of Woronoco, 1912.

394082

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Woronoco Bridge (Old)

Isolated picture of the bridge from a panoramic shot of Woronoco, 1912.

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Woronoco 2

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Strathmore Mill Industrial Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic

Location: 42.164159,-72.829457

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Carries Factory Walkover over Woronoco Road
Design: truss/pony/pratt
Design Details: Pratt pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt pony truss bridge over Woronoco Road on Factory Walkover in Woronoco.
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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MA 81M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2017

394447

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MA 81M 2

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2017

492040

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

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Valley View Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.167255,-72.829956

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Carries Valley View Ave. over Westfield River
Design: truss/pony/bailey
Design Details: Bailey pony truss
Total Length: 420.0 Feet
Span Length: 170.0 Feet

Overview: Bailey pony truss bridge over Westfield River on Valley View Ave.
History: Erected 1987 as a temporary replacement for Bridge Street Bridge in Woronoco.
Built: 1987

Location: Hampden County

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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2020

473224

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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2020

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I-90 Connecticut River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.154019,-72.627503

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Carries Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) over Connecticut River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Steel haunched deck plate girder bridge
Total Length: 1224.1 Feet
Span Length: 224.1 Feet

Overview: Steel haunched deck plate girder bridge over Connecticut River on Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90)
History: Built 1957; rehabilitated 1982
Built: 1957

Location: Hampden County

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I-90 (Mass Pike) Connecticut River Bridge

Partial elevation, with a flood gate control house in the background

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425268

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I-90 (Mass Pike) Connecticut River Bridge

Elevation

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I-90 (Mass Pike) Connecticut River Bridge

Distant elevation through the trees

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Jackson Street Pioneer Valley Railroad Bridge

Status:

Location: 42.197272,-72.614546

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Carries PVRR over Jackson Street
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 76.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Jackson Street on PVRR
History:
Built: Ca1910

Location: Hampden County

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Sargeant Street Pioneer Valley Railroad Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.199484,-72.612334

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Carries PVRR over Sargeant St
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 66.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sargeant St on PVRR
History:
Built: Ca1910

Location: Hampden County

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Cabot Street Pioneer Valley Railroad Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.201690,-72.610169

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Carries PVRR over Cabot St
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 64.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cabot St on PVRR
History: Built 1917
Built: 1917

Location: Hampden County

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Appleton Street Springfield Terminal Railway Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.201558,-72.603702

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Carries STRR over Appleton Street
Design: girder/deck
Design Details: Deck girder
Total Length: 66.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck girder bridge over Appleton Street on STRR
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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First Level Canal Covered Pedestrian Bridge

Status:

Location: 42.199998,-72.611150

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Carries Pedestrian path over First Level Canal
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 180.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over First Level Canal on Pedestrian path
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Third Level Canal Pioneer Valley Railroad Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic

Location: 42.197310,-72.602622

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Carries PVRR over Third Level Canal
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 204.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Third Level Canal on PVRR
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Third Level Canal ST Railway Arches

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.197600,-72.602314

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Carries PVR over Third Level Canal
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 40.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Third Level Canal on PVR
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Connecticut River Springfield Terminal Railway Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.195559,-72.600776

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Carries STRR over Connecticut River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 769.0 Feet
Span Length: 80.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Connecticut River on STRR
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Second Level Canal Appleton Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.198988,-72.600062

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Carries Appleton Street over Second level Canal
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Second level Canal on Appleton Street
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Chicopee Street I 90 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.156810,-72.611950

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Carries I 90 over Chicopee St
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 86.0 Feet
Span Length: 44.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over Chicopee St on I 90
History: Built 1957
Built: 1957

Location: Hampden County

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East Columbus Avenue CSX Transportation Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.103598,-72.596562

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Carries CSXTRR/Amtrak over E Columbus Ave
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 91.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over E Columbus Ave on CSXTRR/Amtrak
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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US 5 CSX Transportation Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.100109,-72.601042

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Carries CSXTRR over US 5
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 90.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over US 5 on CSXTRR
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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PVRR-Pochassic Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.130774,-72.745905

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Carries Pochassic Rd over PVRR
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 35.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over PVRR on Pochassic Rd
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Great River Bridge East-Union Avenue

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.128597,-72.745486

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Carries Union Avenue over Westfield River
Design: truss/through/polygonal/verticals
Design Details: Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Total Length: 379.6 Feet
Span Length: 379.6 Feet

Overview: Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Westfield River on Union Avenue
History: Built 2010
Built: 2010

Location: Hampden County

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454345

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Great River Bridge East - Union Avenue

looking west

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473055

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Great River Bridge East-Union Avenue

looking east

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473056

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Great River Bridge East-Union Avenue

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

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Boston and Maine Railroad I 90 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.156201,-72.613289

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Carries I-90 over BMRR
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 44.0 Feet
Span Length: 36.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over BMRR on I-90
History: Built 1957
Built: 1957

Location: Hampden County

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Second Level Canal Outlet

Status:

Location: 42.207478,-72.601624

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Carries field over Second Level Canal
Design: arch/deck/brick
Design Details: Brick arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Brick arch bridge over Second Level Canal on field
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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BM - Connecticut River Bridge

Status:

Location: 42.195435,-72.600674

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Carries Boston & Maine/ST/NECR over Connecticut River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Connecticut River on Boston & Maine/ST/NECR
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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444311

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B&M Connecticut River Bridge

looking northwest

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in July 1981

444312

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B&M Connecticut River Bridge

looking northeast

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in July 1981

462500

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Boston & Maine Connecticut River Bridge

looking northwest

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473045

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Boston & Maine Connecticut River Bridge

looking north

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

473046

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Boston & Maine Connecticut River Bridge

looking north along track

Photo taken by Geoff Hubbs in May 2020

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BM - Willimansett Railroad Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.195365,-72.600679

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Carries Boston & Maine Railroad over Connecticut River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Boston & Maine Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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472985

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Willimansett railroad bridge

Willimansett railroad bridge from Holyoke.

Photo by Milan P. Warner

509757

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BM - Willimansett Railroad Bridge

looking east c1906, Willimansett hwy bridge on right

Photo from old postcard

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Hundred Acres Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 42.105297,-72.745237

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Carries Hundred Acres Road over Little River
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Timber stringer bridge over Little River on Hundred Acres Road
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Bridge Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.180664,-72.366260

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Carries Bridge Street over Swift River aka Chicopee River
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Swift River aka Chicopee River on Bridge Street in Palmer
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Swift River Bridge

looking east

Photo from old postcard

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Chicopee River Covered Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.150216,-72.607760

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Carries Springfield Street over Chicopee River
Design: truss/through/lattice/town
Design Details: Town lattice through truss
Total Length: 310.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Chicopee River on Springfield Street
History:
Built: 1846

Location: Hampden County

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Chicopee River Covered Bridge

looking east

Photo from Russ H. Gilbert photographic collection, 1917-1922. Chicopee History Room, Chicopee Public Library, Chicopee, Mass.

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Putts Covered Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.156276,-72.484760

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Carries Ludlow Avenue over Chicopee River
Design: truss/through/lattice/town
Design Details: Town lattice through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Chicopee River on Ludlow Avenue
History:
Built: 1822

Location: Hampden County

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Putts Covered Bridge

looking north in 1897

Photo from Hubbard Memorial Library

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Westerfield River Pipeline Bridge

Status:

Location: 42.163555,-72.827146

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Carries Pipeline over Westerfield River
Design: truss/through/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren through truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Warren through truss with alternating verticals bridge over Westerfield River on Pipeline
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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492041

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

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Noble & Cooley Co Pedestrian Walkway

Status:

Location: 42.063170,-72.863881

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Carries Pedestrian Walkway over Water St
Design: truss/through/double-warren
Design Details: Double-intersection Warren through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Water St on Pedestrian Walkway
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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492060

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2021

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South End Bridge (1878)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.081981,-72.582354

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Carries Present US-5 over Connecticut River
Design: truss/through/lattice
Design Details: Lattice through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River
History: Built 1878; Replaced 1954.
Built: 1878

Location: Hampden County

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Postcard

493574

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Courtesy of Springfield College, Archives and Special Collections

493575

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March 19, 1936 taken from Springfield Gasworks

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Dwight Manufacturing Company Bridges

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 42.149003,-72.610574

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Carries Walkway over Canal
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pair of pony truss bridges over Canal on Walkway
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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CV - Three Rivers Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.180615,-72.365188

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Carries Central Vermont Rwy over Chicopee River
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Chicopee River on Central Vermont Rwy
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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503099

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CV - Three Rivers Bridge (Old)

view c1910

Photo from old postcard

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Westfield River Bridge (Old)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.128596,-72.745895

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Carries Elm Street over Westfield River
Design: truss/through/lattice/quadrangular
Design Details: Quadrangular lattice through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Westfield River on Elm Street
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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Westfield River Bridge (Old)

Photo from old postcard

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Main Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 42.190020,-72.850199

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Carries Main Street over Westfield River
Design: truss/through/bowstring
Design Details: Bowstring through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Westfield River on Main Street
History: Replaced 1910
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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PostcardRailroadStationRussellMA

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512029

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File:Russell station postcard (2).jpg

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512030

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File:Hotel and Railroad Station, Russell, Massachusetts postcard.jpg

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Pedestrian Railroad Crossing

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 42.187079,-72.849673

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Carries Pedestrians over Railroad Tracks
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Railroad Tracks on Pedestrians
History:
Built:

Location: Hampden County

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File:Russell station postcard.jpg

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Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

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