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Congress Street Swing Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Photo taken by Brittney Murphy

View this photo at bportlibrary.org

BH Photo #437568

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Pequonnock River on Congress Street
Location
Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1909
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.18326, -73.18765   (decimal degrees)
41°10'60" N, 73°11'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/652001/4560683 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83324 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bridgeport, Connecticut (17)
Connecticut (677)
Fairfield County, Connecticut (162)
Lost (20,108)
Lost 1909 (22)
Lost during 1900s (249)
Movable (2,776)
Replaced by new bridge (13,299)
Swing (1,320)
Through truss (13,289)
Truss (30,068)

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 1, 2018: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler