Most People Don’t Know The Story Behind Massachusetts’ Abandoned Bridge To Nowhere

If you’ve ever driven around Waltham, Massachusetts, chances are you’ve passed beneath this abandoned bridge without giving it a second thought. However, the history of the Linden Street Bridge is tied to an almost forgotten period in Massachusetts history.

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Today, the bridge goes nowhere. Its rusted trusses and intricate lattices are a melancholy reminder of when you could ride from the coast to the west in comfort and style.

The Linden Street Bridge has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places, so you can count on it being around for years to come. To have a look for yourself, simply drive through Waltham on Linden Street (Massachusetts Route 60).

Check out the video below from YouTube channel Chris Rich for a look at what it’s like to walk to and across this abandoned bridge.

For more abandoned spots, check out this list of the coolest deserted places in Massachusetts.