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MNCW - Naugatuck River Bridge (Derby)

Photo 

MNCW Derby Bridge

Photo by Pedro Xing

License: Public domain: Released by author

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #305866

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Originally three parallel sets of main spans; third set lost to 1955 flood. Only one set is currently used (newer concrete approach is only wide enough for one track).

Facts 

Overview
Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Naugatuck River on MNCR Waterbury Branch
Location
Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903, rehabilitated 1965
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNCW)
- New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Double-intersection Warren through truss, concrete stringer north approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.0 ft.
Total length: 330.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.31580, -73.08117   (decimal degrees)
41°18'57" N, 73°04'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/660607/4575591 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ansonia
Inventory number
BH 61864 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2014: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • July 23, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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