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Mianus River I-95 Bridge

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Overview
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Mianus River on I-95
Location
Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
One span collapsed due to corrosion of pin-and-hangar assembly
History
Built 1958; partially collapsed June 28, 1983, killing 3 people; entire bridge replaced by new bridge in 1992
Design
Pair of variable-depth deck plate girders
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.03670, -73.59181   (decimal degrees)
41°02'12" N, 73°35'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/618366/4543786 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Stamford
Inventory number
BH 43970 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1958 (232)
Built during 1950s (2,544)
Collapsed (107)
Connecticut (289)
Deck girder (2,361)
Disaster (7)
Fairfield County, Connecticut (88)
Girder (4,297)
Interstate 95 (16)
Lost (11,645)
Lost 1983 (43)
Lost during 1980s (495)
Owned by state (10,468)
Plate girder (3,112)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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