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Main Street Bridge

Photos 

Stamford, CT Main Street Bridge

Main Street Bridge, Stamford, Connecticut.

Photo by Magicpiano

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #317610

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Rippowam River on Main Street in Stamford
Location
Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1922
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Deck width: 33.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 21, 1987
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.05216, -73.54574   (decimal degrees)
41°03'08" N, 73°32'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/622210/4545566 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stamford
Inventory numbers
CT 2212 (Connecticut bridge number)
NRHP 87000801 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 12082 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2007)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • March 3, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • September 2, 2011: Updated by James McCray: updated bridge gps coordinates and status to reflect that it is open to pedestrians
  • March 17, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Main Street Bridge
Posted July 5, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

I'm not sure if this is the same bridge but if it is, they have been trying to unload it since 1986!:

http://www.nytimes.com/1986/05/04/nyregion/follow-up-on-the-...