Connecticut Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Connecticut bridges: 675
  • Bridges with photos: 362 (53.6%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 364 (53.9%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 673 (99.7%)

  • Total photos: 1,731

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 512 (75.9% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 233 (45.5% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 341 (66.6% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 511 (99.8% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 145 (21.5% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 92 (63.4% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 145 (100.0% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Washington Bridge (Older) (Fairfield County, built 1808, replaced by new bridge)
  2. Connecticut River Covered Bridge (Hartford County, built 1808, destroyed by flood)
  3. First Hartford Bridge (Hartford County, built 1810, replaced by new bridge)
  4. Hartford Toll Bridge (Hartford County, built 1818, destroyed by fire)
  5. NH - Salmon Brook Arch (Hartford County, built 1829, replaced by new bridge)
  6. Main Street - Whitehead Highway Bridge (Hartford County, built 1832, open to traffic)
  7. Pequabuck Bridge (Hartford County, built 1833, open to pedestrians)
  8. Amtrak - Yalesville Underpass (New Haven County, built 1838, open to traffic)
  9. Bulls Covered Bridge 07-03-01 (Litchfield County, built 1842, open to traffic)
  10. Amtrak - Freshwater Brook Arch (Hartford County, built 1844, open to traffic)

By Design

  • Arch: 223 (33.0%)
    • Deck arch: 220 (32.6%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 31 (4.6%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 5 (0.7%)
      • Steel arch: 17 (2.5%)
      • Stone arch: 112 (16.6%)
    • Pony arch: 1 (0.1%)
    • Through arch: 1 (0.1%)
      • Steel through arch: 1 (0.1%)

  • Beam: 63 (9.3%)
    • Stringer: 52 (7.7%)
      • Concrete stringer: 9 (1.3%)
      • Steel stringer: 22 (3.3%)
      • Timber stringer: 19 (2.8%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 9 (1.3%)

  • Culvert: 2 (0.3%)
    • Concrete culvert: 1 (0.1%)
    • Stone culvert: 1 (0.1%)

  • Ferry: 5 (0.7%)

  • Rigid frame: 58 (8.6%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 47 (7.0%)
    • Steel rigid frame: 9 (1.3%)

  • Girder: 99 (14.7%)
    • Deck girder: 56 (8.3%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 1 (0.1%)
      • Deck plate girder: 48 (7.1%)
    • Pony/through girder: 40 (5.9%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 39 (5.8%)

  • Other: 9 (1.3%)

  • Slab: 2 (0.3%)

  • Suspension: 2 (0.3%)
    • Wire suspension: 2 (0.3%)

  • Truss: 197 (29.2%)
    • Deck truss: 21 (3.1%)
      • Double-intersection Warren deck truss: 10 (1.5%)
      • Lattice deck truss: 1 (0.1%)
      • Other deck truss: 1 (0.1%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 4 (0.6%)
      • Warren deck truss: 3 (0.4%)
      • Whipple deck truss: 1 (0.1%)
    • Modern truss: 3 (0.4%)
      • Modern through truss: 3 (0.4%)
        • Modern polygonal Warren through truss: 1 (0.1%)
        • Modern Warren through truss: 1 (0.1%)
    • Pony truss: 63 (9.3%)
      • Bailey pony truss: 1 (0.1%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 1 (0.1%)
      • Lattice pony truss: 1 (0.1%)
      • Lenticular pony truss: 20 (3.0%)
      • Other pony truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 1 (0.1%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.1%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 5 (0.7%)
      • Truesdell pony truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Warren pony truss: 23 (3.4%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 2 (0.3%)
        • Warren pony truss with no verticals: 4 (0.6%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 3 (0.4%)
    • Through truss: 109 (16.1%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 1 (0.1%)
      • Burr arch-truss: 3 (0.4%)
      • Double-intersection Warren through truss: 13 (1.9%)
      • Howe through truss: 8 (1.2%)
      • Lattice through truss: 4 (0.6%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 1 (0.1%)
        • Town lattice truss: 3 (0.4%)
      • Lenticular through truss: 14 (2.1%)
      • Parker through truss: 11 (1.6%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 1 (0.1%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 3 (0.4%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 1 (0.1%)
      • Pratt through truss: 21 (3.1%)
      • Warren through truss: 13 (1.9%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 5 (0.7%)
      • Whipple through truss: 2 (0.3%)

  • Tunnel: 9 (1.3%)

  • Unknown: 6 (0.9%)