Transportation // Movable Bridges

Saugus Drawbridge

Project Overview - Saugus Drawbridge

Location: Saugus, MA
Client: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

H&H is currently in the initial design phase of the rehabilitation or replacement of Saugus River Draw Bridge for MassDOT-MBTA. Built in 1911, the current bridge is is a single-leaf Strauss overhead counterweight bascule.

Services include investigations, testing, inspections, alternatives evaluation, conceptual engineering, and a Type Study Report.

Following acceptance of the selected alternative, H&H will complete design plans, specifications and estimate for Phase II through Phase V, assist the MBTA during construction and prepare a load rating report upon completion.