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Tobin Bridge

Maurice J. Tobin Memorial Bridge

Tobin Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Brent Danley, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0, flickr.com/photos/brentdanley/

Bridge Documented: 2020

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
US-1 Over Mystic River, Little Mystic Channel, and Various Roads
Location
Boston and Chelsea: Suffolk County, Massachusetts: United States
Structure Type
Metal Cantilever 22 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 12 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1950 By Builder/Contractor: Bethlehem Steel Company of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and Engineer/Design: J. E. Greiner Company of Baltimore, Maryland and Chicago, Illinois

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
800 Feet (244 Meters)
Structure Length
11,906 Feet (3,629 Meters)
Roadway Width
36 Feet (10.97 Meters)
Spans
3 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
B16017

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Bridge Documentation

This enormous bridge is noted for its length, its double deck design, and its variety of spans. The main span is a cantilever through truss, a three span unit totalling 1,524 feet with an 800 foot center span. There is also a large 439 foot fixed through truss span over the Little Mystic Channel. Most of the remaining spans are deck plate girders.

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