Ferry Street Bridge
Ferry Street Railroad Bridge is significant as a representative example of standard 20th-century truss construction; as a product of Boston Bridge Works, a regionally important bridge fabricator; and as part of the New Haven Railroad's extensive improvements to its freight facilities.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Through truss bridge over Amtrak Railroad on Ferry Street in New Haven
- East Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
- Open to traffic
- Built 1912 by the Boston Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1992
- - Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
- - Amtrak (AMTK)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Double-intersection Warren through truss
Length of largest span: 113.9 ft.
Total length: 118.1 ft.
Deck width: 37.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.4 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.31878, -72.89782 (decimal degrees)
41°19'08" N, 72°53'52" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/675947/4576277 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- New Haven
- Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
- Inventory numbers
- CT 3998 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 12173 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of January 2018)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- October 10, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
- March 22, 2012: HAER photos posted by James Baughn
- March 19, 2011: Updated by J.P.: updated location
- J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
- HAER CT-54 - Ferry Street Railroad Bridge, Ferry Street over New Haven Railroad, New Haven, New Haven County, CT