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Tariffville Road Bridge

Photos 

CT 17M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman August 1990

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BH Photo #389942

Map 

Description 

Similar in design to Buddington's Drake Hill Road Bridge south of here.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Farmington River on Tariffville Road, CT Route 315
Location
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1894 by John E. Buddington of New Haven
Builder
- J. E. Buddington of New Haven, Connecticut
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 158.0 ft.
Also called
Route 315 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.89412, -72.78414   (decimal degrees)
41°53'39" N, 72°47'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/683820/4640394 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tariffville
Inventory number
BH 61311 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • June 11, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Wrought Iron", "10-panel truss"

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Sources 

  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com