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Frost Bridge Road Bridge (old)

Photos 

View Of North Elevation, Looking South

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #289463

Map 

Description 

The Frost Bridge Road Bridge is historically significant as an example of a Pratt Through truss bridge, a popular structure type commonly used throughout the northeast.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Naugatuck River on Frost Bridge Road
Location
Watertown, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1922, replaced 1988
Builder
- Berlin Construction Co. of Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 114.6 ft.
Total length: 114.6 ft.
Deck width: 15.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.61558, -73.05807   (decimal degrees)
41°36'56" N, 73°03'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/661794/4608917 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterbury
Inventory number
BH 62015 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • HAER CT-35 - Frost Bridge Road Bridge, Spanning Naugatuck River, Thomaston, Litchfield County, CT