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MNCW - Rippowam River Bridge

Photos 

MNCW-Rippowam River Bridge

1908 post card

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley

BH Photo #296406

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Rippowam River on Metro-North New Haven Line
Location
Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896, rehabilitated 1988
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
Double-intersection Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.04561, -73.54516   (decimal degrees)
41°02'44" N, 73°32'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/622271/4544839 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stamford
Inventory number
BH 62548 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: HAER photo posted by Dave King
  • September 30, 2014: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 17, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • ConnDOT
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER CT-11 - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak Route between New York/Connecticut & Connecticut/Rhode Island State Lines, New Haven, New Haven County, CT