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MNCW - Saugatuck River Bridge

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Metro North Saugatuck River Railroad Bridge

Westport CT

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in October 2013

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BH Photo #267643

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Video 

John Hartwell

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Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Saugatuck River on Metro-North Commuter Railroad
Location
Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904, rehabilitated 1990
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Commuter Rail
- Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNCW)
- New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
76ft Scherzer Rolling Lift Bascule Bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 460.0 ft.
Total length: 92.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 12, 1987
Also called
NH - Saugatuck River Bridge
Saga Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11939, -73.36852   (decimal degrees)
41°07'10" N, 73°22'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/636964/4553292 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sherwood Point
Inventory numbers
CT 08032R (Connecticut bridge number)
NRHP 87000846 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 58247 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 28, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 17, 2015: New video from Douglas Butler
  • October 10, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 8, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 3, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 2, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Navigable waterway", "Metro-North Commuter Railroad", "New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad"
  • October 2, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

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