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Gold Star Memorial Bridge

Photo 

Published prior to 1923

BH Photo #393606

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Thames River, Railroad, & Local Roads on Interstate-95
Location
New London County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1943
Design
Through truss
Also called
Thames River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.36389, -72.08722   (decimal degrees)
41°21'50" N, 72°05'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/743630/4583247 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New London
Inventory number
BH 77575 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Connecticut (632)
Lost (18,940)
Lost 1943 (19)
Lost during 1940s (244)
New London County, Connecticut (57)
Owned by state (13,897)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Through truss (12,948)
Truss (29,548)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2017: New photo from Dave King
  • June 9, 2017: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com