North Washington St Bridge

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JeffDowntown

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I am having an interesting mind trip concerning the Y shaped bridge piers. When I see the sets of four lined up in photos, my mind immediately thinks the roadway should be running perpendicular to the actual bridge direction. It is just something about the pier shape.
 

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First set of 8 tub girders for the span from the North Abutment (Charlestown side) to Pier 5 have been set and spliced.
 

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That looks a lot less special now that it's been topped with those standard girders
 

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To Charlie's point, those are not standard plate girders. The tub girders were chosen at least partly for their aesthetic. I do wonder how the white paint will age though.
 

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