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Toelles Road Bridge

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Toelles Bridge

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Description 

One of the Berlin Iron Bridge Company's last projects before being absorbed into the American Bridge Co.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Quinnipiac River on Toelles Road in Wallingford
Location
Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1898; damaged and repaired 1968; closed 1981
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Double-intersection Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 110.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43265, -72.85078   (decimal degrees)
41°25'58" N, 72°51'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/679570/4589016 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2021: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 25, 2019: New photo from Chester Gehman

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