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Stratford Avenue Bridge (Old)

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Pequonnock River Bridge (Old)

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #288966

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Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Pequonnock River on CT 130 Highway Stratford Avenue
Location
Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1919 ; replaced 1975
Builders
- Concrete Building & Construction Co. of South Norwalk, Connecticut (Contractor)
- Grainert & Whitman Consulting Engineers of Baltimore, Maryland (Engineers)
- Holbrook, Cabot & Rollins Corp. of Boston, Massachusetts (Contractor)
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Bascule Design)
Design
Deck girder bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 153.0 ft.
Deck width: 126.0 ft.
Also called
Pequonnock River Bridge (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.17918, -73.18522   (decimal degrees)
41°10'45" N, 73°11'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/652215/4560235 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61826 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 25, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • December 25, 2016: New photos from Dave King
  • August 5, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • July 22, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com