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Shepaug River Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Doug Kerr in January 2006

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BH Photo #195587

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Shepaug River on CT 47 in Washington
Location
Litchfield County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1988 and stripped of creativity 2012.
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65686, -73.31831   (decimal degrees)
41°39'25" N, 73°19'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/640021/4613044 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Preston
Inventory numbers
CT 1007 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 12134 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 95.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
2,500

Update Log 

  • March 29, 2016: Updated by Elliott Johnson: The "Rehabilitation" in 2012 removed the trusses so it is no longer a truss bridge.
  • October 5, 2013: Updated by Brent Tindall: Adjusted GPS coordinates
  • March 21, 2011: New photo from Doug Kerr
  • March 19, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Doug Kerr
  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com