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Merritt Parkway Lake Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Looking West

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2015

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BH Photo #332099

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
1940 Steel rigid frame bridge over Merritt Prky on Lake Avenue
Location
Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Steel rigid frame
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 106.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.09566, -73.64876   (decimal degrees)
41°05'44" N, 73°38'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/613478/4550255 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glenville
Inventory numbers
00696
BH 68438 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2020: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 24, 2019: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Status, year
  • August 28, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 14, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Merritt Parkway Lake Avenue Bridge
Posted November 4, 2019, by H McKee (keywsun [at] gmail [dot] com)

The structural steel and decking were replaced but the original ornamental iron work was saved and restored.