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Lime Rock Park Bailey Bridge

Photo 

Underneath that banner is a war surplus bailey truss.

Photo taken by Sarah

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #238735

Map 

Street View 

Description 

10 ton weight limit.

Facts 

Overview
Bailey pony truss bridge over Lime Rock Park Raceway on Lime Rock Park Ingress Road
Location
Litchfield County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Erected at the racetrack in 1955, raised in 2008
Builder
- U.S. Army of Washington, D.C. (Original Fabricator)
Design
Bailey pony truss, Single Story
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 16, 2009
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92912, -73.38742   (decimal degrees)
41°55'45" N, 73°23'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/633699/4643163 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sharon
Inventory numbers
NRHP 08001380 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 53463 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bailey truss (136)
Built 1955 (388)
Built during 1950s (3,368)
Connecticut (663)
Have street view (23,396)
Litchfield County, Connecticut (67)
NR-listed (2,831)
Open (36,877)
Owned privately (1,373)
Pony truss (15,136)
Racetrack (23)
Relocated (665)
Truss (29,752)
U.S. Army (14)

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2018: Updated by Luke: Noted that the course (And thusly the bridge) are NRHP-listed
  • May 3, 2018: New Street View added by Luke
  • July 6, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Refined design.
  • September 6, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Lime Rock Park Bailey Bridge
Posted September 6, 2012, by Bill Eichelberger (wallyum [at] hotmail [dot] com)

As you look at it, this suggests what should be a relatively peaceful section of the course. The skidmarks, though, appear to tell another story.