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South Avenue over Merritt Parkway Bridge

Photos 

View To South Avenue Bridge From Embankment

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #128529

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Rigid frame bridge over the Merritt Parkway (CT 15) on South Avenue (CT 124)
Location
Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1997
Builder
- Daniel Deering Construction Co. (Contractor)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 79.1 ft.
Deck width: 44.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.11899, -73.48313   (decimal degrees)
41°07'08" N, 73°28'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/627343/4553075 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norwalk South
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
9,400
Inventory numbers
CT 00712 (Connecticut bridge number)
CT 712 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 38212 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 23, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER CT-84 - Merritt Parkway, South Avenue/Route 124 Bridge, Spanning Merritt Parkway, New Canaan, Fairfield County, CT
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com