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Singing Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #128501

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Patchaug River on US 1 in Westbrook
Location
Middlesex County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925 by the American Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2004
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 127.0 ft.
Deck width: 35.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.27790, -72.46718   (decimal degrees)
41°16'40" N, 72°28'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/712125/4572701 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Essex
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
11,300
Inventory numbers
CT 349 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 12148 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 86 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 19, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated location
  • November 23, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER CT-167 - Singing Bridge, U.S. Route 1, over Patchogue River, Westbrook, Middlesex County, CT
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com