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East Haddam Bridge

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East Haddam bridge

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Description 

A major rehab was done in 1985, with a new steel-grate deck, improvements to the operating machinery, and new guardrails.

Facts 

Overview
Swing through truss bridge over Connecticut River on CT 82 in East Haddam
Location
Middlesex County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1999
Builders
- Alfred P. Boller of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Swing Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 326.1 ft.
Total length: 884.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.45163, -72.46363   (decimal degrees)
41°27'06" N, 72°27'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/711858/4591999 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Deep River
Inventory numbers
CT 1138 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 12146 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
11,300

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2017: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added builder & design engineer
  • June 20, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Riveted"
  • September 6, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 20, 2014: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • March 23, 2012: Photo imported by James Baughn
  • March 19, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated location

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Douglas Butler
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

East Haddam Bridge
Posted June 8, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

The actual length of the swing span is roughly 460 feet. Not record-breaking, but certainly one of the longer spans out there.

Connecticut River Bridge
Posted September 5, 2007, by Howard Shubs (howard [at] shubs [dot] net)

Name: East Haddam Bridge

(route 82)