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County Street Bridge

County Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: July 12, 2008

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
County Street Over Ipswich River
Location
Ipswich: Essex County, Massachusetts: United States
Structure Type
Stone Segmental Deck Arch, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1861 By Builder/Contractor: Joseph Ross of Ipswich, Massachusetts

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
2006
Main Span Length
30 Feet (9.14 Meters)
Structure Length
68 Feet (20.73 Meters)
Roadway Width
30 Feet (9.14 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
I010052PMMUNNBI

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This bridge is one of several ancient, and historically significant stone arch bridges in Ipswich. They blend beautifully into a town noted for its rich heritage and modern day charm historic community. The bridges apparently were subjected to flooding in 2005-2006, and subsequently repaired.

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