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CT 185 - Farmington River Bridge

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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2019

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BH Photo #447002

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Farmington River on CT 185 in Simsbury
Location
Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954; rehabilitated 2001
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 224.1 ft.
Total length: 231.0 ft.
Deck width: 32.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84716, -72.80701   (decimal degrees)
41°50'50" N, 72°48'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/682057/4635131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Avon
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
17,800
Inventory numbers
CT 1500 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 12100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2019: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • March 19, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated location

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

CT 185 - Farmington River Bridge
Posted June 11, 2018, by Tom M. (qwertytam [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Hi, this bridge was renamed the 'Bataan Corregidor Memorial Bridge' in honor of World War II servicemen who fought in the Battle of Bataan and the Battle of Corregidor on Saturday, December 7 2013. ref: https://patch.com/connecticut/simsbury/bataan-corregidor-bri...

Farmington River Bridge
Posted July 22, 2013, by Barbara Cohen (allbar [at] aol [dot] com)

I am president of the Schuylkill River Heritage Center at the Foundry Building in Phoenixville, PA where this bridge was made. We are putting photos of bridges from all over the USA on our web site and i would like to use this image We are a 501c3 charitable non-profit organization.

Thank you. Barbara Cohen

Farmington River Bridge
Posted July 22, 2013, by Barbara Cohen (allbar [at] aol [dot] com)

I am president of the Schuylkill River Heritage Center at the Foundry Building in Phoenixville, PA where this bridge was made. We are putting photos of bridges from all over the USA on our web site and i would like to use this image We are a 501c3 charitable non-profit organization.

Thank you. Barbara Cohen