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Glen Road Bridge

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Photo taken by Doug Kerr in May 2008

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Housatonic River on CT 816 (Glen Road) in Newtown
Location
Fairfield County, Connecticut, and New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1986
Design
Riveted, 12-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 299.9 ft.
Total length: 308.1 ft.
Deck width: 28.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43704, -73.26586   (decimal degrees)
41°26'13" N, 73°15'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/644878/4588725 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Newtown
Inventory numbers
CT 507 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 12061 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2012)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 48.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
3,000

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "US 6"
  • March 21, 2011: New photos from Doug Kerr

Sources 

  • Doug Kerr
  • Luke Harden - lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com

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Glen Road Bridge
Posted April 18, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)