Connecticut Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Connecticut bridges: 610
  • Bridges with photos: 291 (47.7%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 345 (56.6%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 608 (99.7%)

  • Total photos: 1,443

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 497 (81.5% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 201 (40.4% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 324 (65.2% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 496 (99.8% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 97 (15.9% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 57 (58.8% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 97 (100.0% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Hartford Covered Bridge (Hartford County, built 1818, destroyed by fire)
  2. NH - Salmon Brook Arch (Hartford County, built 1829, replaced by new bridge)
  3. Main Street - Whitehead Highway Bridge (Hartford County, built 1832, open to traffic)
  4. Pequabuck Bridge (Hartford County, built 1833, open to pedestrians)
  5. Amtrak - Yalesville Underpass (New Haven County, built 1838, open to traffic)
  6. Bulls Covered Bridge 07-03-01 (Litchfield County, built 1842, open to traffic)
  7. Amtrak - Freshwater Brook Arch (Hartford County, built 1844, open to traffic)
  8. Farmington Canal Heritage Trail - Lock 12 Bridge (New Haven County, built 1846, open to pedestrians)
  9. Rippowam River Bridge (Fairfield County, built 1847, open to traffic)
  10. NY&NH - Housatonic River Covered Bridge (Fairfield County, built 1848, replaced by new bridge)

By Design

  • Arch: 213 (34.9%)
    • Deck arch: 211 (34.6%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 27 (4.4%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 5 (0.8%)
      • Steel arch: 17 (2.8%)
      • Stone arch: 108 (17.7%)
    • Through arch: 1 (0.2%)
      • Steel through arch: 1 (0.2%)

  • Beam: 55 (9.0%)
    • Stringer: 50 (8.2%)
      • Concrete stringer: 9 (1.5%)
      • Steel stringer: 21 (3.4%)
      • Timber stringer: 18 (3.0%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 4 (0.7%)

  • Culvert: 2 (0.3%)
    • Concrete culvert: 1 (0.2%)
    • Stone culvert: 1 (0.2%)

  • Rigid frame: 57 (9.3%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 46 (7.5%)
    • Steel rigid frame: 9 (1.5%)

  • Girder: 94 (15.4%)
    • Deck girder: 55 (9.0%)
      • Deck plate girder: 48 (7.9%)
    • Pony/through girder: 37 (6.1%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 37 (6.1%)

  • Other: 9 (1.5%)

  • Slab: 2 (0.3%)

  • Truss: 166 (27.2%)
    • Deck truss: 19 (3.1%)
      • Double-intersection Warren deck truss: 10 (1.6%)
      • Other deck truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 3 (0.5%)
      • Warren deck truss: 3 (0.5%)
      • Whipple deck truss: 1 (0.2%)
    • Modern truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Modern through truss: 2 (0.3%)
        • Modern polygonal Warren through truss: 1 (0.2%)
    • Pony truss: 50 (8.2%)
      • Bailey pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Lenticular pony truss: 19 (3.1%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.2%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 4 (0.7%)
      • Warren pony truss: 21 (3.4%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 2 (0.3%)
        • Warren pony truss with no verticals: 2 (0.3%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 3 (0.5%)
    • Through truss: 94 (15.4%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Burr arch-truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Double-intersection Warren through truss: 13 (2.1%)
      • Howe through truss: 7 (1.1%)
      • Lattice through truss: 4 (0.7%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 1 (0.2%)
        • Town lattice truss: 3 (0.5%)
      • Lenticular through truss: 12 (2.0%)
      • Parker through truss: 9 (1.5%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 3 (0.5%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 1 (0.2%)
      • Pratt through truss: 18 (3.0%)
      • Warren through truss: 12 (2.0%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 4 (0.7%)
      • Whipple through truss: 1 (0.2%)

  • Tunnel: 9 (1.5%)

  • Unknown: 3 (0.5%)