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Amtrak - Shaw's Cove Bridge

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Amtrak - Thames River Bridge

Connecticut

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #286996

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Shaw Cove/Coits Cove on Amtrak
Location
New London, New London County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1984
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss swing
Also called
Amtrak - Coits Cove Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.34933, -72.09691   (decimal degrees)
41°20'58" N, 72°05'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/742874/4581604 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New London
Inventory number
BH 61591 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Fixed build year
  • October 10, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 10, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 3, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped; Edited name
  • July 3, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Ian Martin

Comments 

Amtrak - Shaw's Cove Bridge
Posted February 3, 2015, by Ian Martin

The HAER aerials on this bridge and the Amtrak Mystic River Bridge (http://bridgehunter.com/ct/new-london/bh61596/) pertain to the predecessor bridges.