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Housatonic River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Doug Kerr in October 2010

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BH Photo #195588

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Six-span open-spandrel arch bridge over Housatonic River & Housatonic Railroad on US 7 & CT 4 in Cornwall
Location
Litchfield County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1994
Builder
- C.W. Blakeslee & Sons of New Haven, Connecticut
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 191.9 ft.
Total length: 673.9 ft.
Deck width: 32.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 29, 2004
Also called
Cornwall Bridge
Bridge No. 560
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.81991, -73.37313   (decimal degrees)
41°49'12" N, 73°22'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/635115/4631060 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cornwall
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,600
Inventory numbers
CT 560 (Connecticut bridge number)
NRHP 04001090 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 12123 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 89.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 28, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • November 28, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added NRHP info. & builder
  • October 5, 2013: Updated by Brent Tindall: Adjusted GPS coordinates
  • March 21, 2011: New photos from Doug Kerr

Sources 

  • Doug Kerr
  • Brent Tindall - bizzat219 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ian Martin
  • NRHP Listing
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com