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Tobin Memorial Bridge

Tobin Memorial Bridge, Bosotn, Massachusetts.

General Information

Structural Type: Box girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Other name(s): Maurice J. Tobin Memorial Bridge
Built: 1948 - 1950
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Mystic River
Carries
  • U.S. Route 1
Coordinates: 42° 23' 5.00" N    71° 2' 51.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 243.84 m
width 12.8 m
height 77.42 m
total length 3 628.95 m
span lengths of main bridge 110.49 m - 243.84 m - 110.49 m
number of lanes 2 x 3
roadway / carriageway width 10.97 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 27 000 000

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

12 April 1948

Construction begins.

27 February 1950

Opened to traffic.

Participants

Design

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0009330
Created: 14/06/2003
Last Updated: 29/07/2014