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Grand Avenue Bridge

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Grand Avenue Bridge

Connecticut

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2013

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BH Photo #284001

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Overview
Swing bridge over Quinnipiac River on Grand Avenue in New Haven
Location
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement around 2016.
History
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 425.9 ft.
Deck width: 34.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.30893, -72.88777   (decimal degrees)
41°18'32" N, 72°53'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/676814/4575203 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Haven
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
6,937
Inventory numbers
CT 3810 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 12175 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 72.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 5, 2018: Updated by Chester Gehman: Corrected city to New Haven
  • August 20, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • May 22, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 20, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • March 19, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.

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Grand Avenue Bridge
Posted July 4, 2018, by Ed Stannard (edsjr72 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The location of the bridge is listed as East Haven, probably because thatís what the link says. But the bridge actually connects the Fair Haven and Fair Haven Heights neighborhoods of New Haven. It is not in East Haven at all.