Arsenal Street Bridge

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Arsenal Street Bridge
Arsenal Street Bridge, Watertown MA.jpg
Arsenal Street Bridge
Coordinates42°21′42″N 71°08′50″W / 42.361712°N 71.147221°W / 42.361712; -71.147221Coordinates: 42°21′42″N 71°08′50″W / 42.361712°N 71.147221°W / 42.361712; -71.147221
Carriesvehicular traffic
CrossesCharles River
LocaleWatertown, Massachusetts to Boston, Massachusetts
Maintained byMassachusetts Department of Transportation
History
Opened1925
Arsenal Street Bridge is located in Massachusetts
Arsenal Street Bridge
Arsenal Street Bridge
Location in Massachusetts

The Arsenal Street Bridge is a bridge connecting Arsenal Street in Watertown, Massachusetts to Western Avenue in Allston, Boston, Massachusetts. It was built in 1925 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission.

The bridge and street are named for the nearby Watertown Arsenal. Western Avenue later crosses the Charles River again into Cambridge, Massachusetts over the Western Avenue Bridge.

History[edit]

The original Arsenal Street Bridge was constructed in 1824.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Marchione, William P. "What's in a name?". Brighton Allston Historical Society. Retrieved June 19, 2011.