7 Massachusetts Counties with the Worst Bridges



Berkshire County

Repairs needed for Berkshire County bridges, including the Brown Street Bridge in North Adams, causing closure and inconvenience for local residents and businesses.


Bristol County

Numerous bridges in Bristol County, Massachusetts, including the I-195 overpass in Somerset and the Route 79 Bridge in Fall River, require repairs or replacement due to structural deficiencies.


Essex County

Multiple bridges in Essex County, Massachusetts, such as the Fore River Bridge in Salem and the General Edwards Bridge in Lynn, require repair or replacement due to structural deficiencies, as identified by MassDOT.


Hampden County

Hampden County, MA bridges in need of repair or replacement include the HWY Church St. over Water Ware River Canal Bridge in Hampden and the Church Street Bridge in Palmer, as reported by MassDOT and the Situational Analysis of Public Infrastructure.


Middlesex County

Middlesex County, MA bridges in need of repair or replacement include the Northern Canal Pedestrian Bridge in Lowell and the Sudbury Road Bridge in Stow, as reported by MassDOT.


Suffolk County

Suffolk County, MA has a high number of structurally deficient bridges, including the THR Long Island Bridge, Boston University Bridge, and Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, as reported by MassDOT.


Worcester County

Worcester County, MA: Burncoat St. over I-290, Gardner Bicentennial Bridge, Elm St. over Parker River, Old Warren Road over I-90 identified as structurally deficient (MassDOT).

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