Top Ranked Connecticut Bridges

Riverside Avenue Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 99% with 4 votes
Whipple through truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Metro North Railroad) on Riverside Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1871 as part of a six-span bridge over the Housatonic River; relocated here 1895; reconstructed 1989
Mill Brook Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Rated 97% with 9 votes
Lost stone arch bridge over Mill Brook on Blissville Road (Old Alignment)
Destroyed by flooding
Built ca. 1790; destroyed by flooding on March 30, 2010
Village Hill Road Bridge (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Rated 94% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Ten Mile River on Village Hill Road in Columbia
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1870; rehabilitated 2002
Arrigoni Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Rated 92% with 7 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Connecticut River on CT 66 in Middletown
Open to traffic
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1994
Memorial Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Rated 92% with 6 votes
Stone arch bridge over Wepawaug River on CT 162 (New Haven Avenue) in Milford
Open to traffic
Built 1889 by John Beattie
Turn of River Road Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Abandoned lenticular pony truss bridge over Rippowam River on an abandoned section of Turn of River Rd
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1893
Water Street Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Water Street in Falls Village.
demolished june 23, 2015
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1985, demolished 2015
Saugatuck River Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Swing through truss bridge over Saugatuck River on CT 136 in Westport
Open to traffic
Built 1884 by the Union Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1993
US1 Indian River Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Concrete culvert bridge over Indian River on US1
Open to traffic
Built 1876, rehabilitated 1956
Amtrak - Indian River Arch Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Brick arch bridge over Indian River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Boardman's Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 84% with 4 votes
Lenticular through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Boardman Road (Bypasssed section)
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built in 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company; Bypassed 1985
Sandy Hook Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Pootatuck River on Dayton Street
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1890
Naubuc Avenue Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Porter Brook on Naubuc Avenue in Glastonbury Center
Closed to all traffic
Built 1871
NH - Whiting Viaduct (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 80% with 4 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Whiting River & Abandoned Road on Central New England Railway
Derelict/abandoned
Built ca 1870
Mystic River Bascule Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
Bascule bridge over Mystic River on US 1 West Main Street at Mystic
Open to traffic
Built 1922
Town Bridge Road Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Farmington River on Town Bridge Road in Canton
Open to traffic
Built 1895 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1989
Gold Star Memorial Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Rated 78% with 4 votes
Pair of deck truss bridges over Thames River on I-95/US 1 in New London
Open to traffic
Built 1943; twin span built 1973
MNCW - Main/Washington Street Overpass (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 74% with 5 votes
Pratt through truss bridge with vertical endposts and a 45 skew
Exists in Street view
Built in 1895 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company
Pleasure Beach Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 72% with 3 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Lewis Gut on a closed section Long Beach St.
Closed to all traffic
Closed when a portion of the deck burned in 1996
Lime Rock Park Bailey Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Rated 72% with 3 votes
Bailey pony truss bridge over Lime Rock Park Raceway on Lime Rock Park Ingress Road
Open to traffic
Erected at the racetrack in 1955, raised in 2008
PW - Middletown Swing Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Rated 72% with 5 votes
Swing through truss bridge over the Connecticut River on the Connecticut Central Railroad in Middletown
Open to traffic
Replaced an earlier bridge at this location built in 1872.
Hop River State Park Trail -Tunnel Road Overpass (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Sr 533 - Tunnel Road on Bike Path
Open to traffic
Built 1849