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Farmington Canal Heritage Trail - Farmington River Bridge

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Farmington Valley Greenway Bridge

View from the west

Photo by Ian Martin

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BH Photo #288972

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Farmington River on Farmington Canal Heritage Trail
Location
Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Rebuilt after damage in 1955 floods, abandoned 1991, converted to trail use 2002
Railroads
- New Haven & Northampton Railroad (NH&N)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.0 ft.
Total length: 396.0 ft.
Also called
NH - Farmington River Bridge
Farmington Valley Greenway - Farmington River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.74026, -72.85983   (decimal degrees)
41°44'25" N, 72°51'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/677967/4623151 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Britain
Inventory numbers
CT 09802R (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 61831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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