Interstate 290

Underside of Interstate 290 crossing Lake Quinsigamond

I had been planning on taking this picture of Interstate 290 from below for quite some time, but I kept getting sidetracked. I’m glad I did, because when I arrived for this photo, a large group of people were swimming and diving off the pillars. I was very surprised, because I have never thought of it as a good place for swimming (the noise from the traffic above is thunderous but somehow strangely interesting). I wonder if I’ll ever again be able to cross a bridge without thinking about what might be going on unseen underneath. If not trolls, then maybe swimmers.

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4 Comments

  1. Posted June 29, 2006 at 6:24 am | Permalink

    The image appears to be broken (not loading for me)… :(

  2. Posted June 29, 2006 at 10:49 am | Permalink

    Fixed it.

  3. Posted January 24, 2009 at 5:23 pm | Permalink

    What part of 290 is this!?

  4. admin
    Posted January 24, 2009 at 5:56 pm | Permalink

    Just north of where it merges with 290 from the Millbrook St. overpass.

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