Quinepoxet River Bridge - West Boylston MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie
N 42° 23.087 W 071° 47.831
19T E 269735 N 4696289
Quick Description: Quinapoxet River Bridge is a concrete bridge faced in ashlar stone and was built in 1903 as part of the reservoir's construction. The bridge uses unusual construction methods designed to make it appear like an aqueduct.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/30/2020 10:51:01 AM
Waymark Code: WM13FEW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The Quinapoxet River Bridge is a historic bridge in West Boylston, Massachusetts, USA, carrying Thomas Street over the Quinapoxet River near its mouth at the Wachusett Reservoir. It is a concrete bridge faced in ashlar stone and was built in 1903 as part of the reservoir's construction. The bridge uses unusual construction methods designed to make it appear like an aqueduct, in a manner similar to the Ash Street Bridge in Weston, built at the time of the construction of the Weston Aqueduct.

The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.

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Length of bridge: 95 feet

Height of bridge: 20 feet

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Motor Vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Quinepoxet River


Date constructed: 1903

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Thomas Street

Location:
West Boylston, MA


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