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Farmington Canal Heritage Trail - CT 4 Overpass

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FCHT Route 4 Overpass - East Elevation

Photo taken by Ian Martin in August 2014

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BH Photo #291581

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Farmington Avenue on Farmington Canal Heritage Trail
Location
Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1928, rehabilitated 1954, converted to trail use 2002-3
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: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Also called
Big Bird Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.74328, -72.85936   (decimal degrees)
41°44'36" N, 72°51'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/677997/4623488 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Britain
Inventory numbers
CT 00430R (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 62272 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2014: New photos from Ian Martin
  • August 4, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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