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Bridge Street Viaduct

Photos 

Photo uploaded by Art S

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BH Photo #359930

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad on Bridge Street
Location
Shelton, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1888; Collapsed due to overweight cement truck 1950
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular through truss
Also called
Shelton Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.31786, -73.09289   (decimal degrees)
41°19'04" N, 73°05'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/659621/4575798 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ansonia
Inventory number
BH 73076 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added date; Corrected GPS/what the bridge crossed/cause of loss
  • December 12, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 4, 2016: Added by ArtS