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Red Bridge

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Red Bridge, South Meriden

Photo by Arthur Dutra IV

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #317598

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Facts 

Overview
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Quinnipiac River on Quinnipiac River Gorge Trail (Former Oregon Road)
Location
Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Bypassed 1963
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Single span pin-connected lenticular pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 10, 1993
Also called
Oregon Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52269, -72.83845   (decimal degrees)
41°31'22" N, 72°50'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/680351/4599038 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meriden
Inventory numbers
NRHP 93001345 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 50531 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • March 3, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • November 27, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added NRHP info. & details
  • June 20, 2014: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • December 13, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added category "Pin-connected"

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Red Bridge
Posted March 24, 2015, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)