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Amtrak/NECR Overpass

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115. State pier road bridge at left; Central Vermont Railroad Bridge at right. New London, New London Co., CT. Sec. 4215, MP 123.80/.83.

Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak Route between New York/Connecticut & Connecticut/Rhode Island State Lines, New Haven, New Haven County, CT

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View this photo at lcweb2.loc.gov

BH Photo #333409

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over New England Central Railroad on Amtrak Northeast Corridor
Location
New London, New London County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Likely built 1919 in conjunction with neighboring Thames River bridge
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Central Vermont Railway (CV)
- New England Central Railroad (NECR)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Northeast Corridor (NEC)
Design
8-panel riveted Warren through truss with all verticals
Also called
Amtrak/CV Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.36231, -72.09372   (decimal degrees)
41°21'44" N, 72°05'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/743092/4583054 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 68389 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2015: Photo imported by Ian Martin
  • July 8, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • HAER CT-11 - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak Route between New York/Connecticut & Connecticut/Rhode Island State Lines, New Haven, New Haven County, CT