Connecticut Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Connecticut bridges: 622
  • Bridges with photos: 304 (48.9%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 348 (55.9%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 620 (99.7%)

  • Total photos: 1,463

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 501 (80.5% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 223 (44.5% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 327 (65.3% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 500 (99.8% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 107 (17.2% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 78 (72.9% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 107 (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: 215 (34.6%)
    • Deck arch: 212 (34.1%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 27 (4.3%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 5 (0.8%)
      • Steel arch: 17 (2.7%)
      • Stone arch: 109 (17.5%)
    • Pony arch: 1 (0.2%)
    • Through arch: 1 (0.2%)
      • Steel through arch: 1 (0.2%)

  • Beam: 56 (9.0%)
    • Stringer: 50 (8.0%)
      • Concrete stringer: 9 (1.4%)
      • Steel stringer: 21 (3.4%)
      • Timber stringer: 18 (2.9%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 5 (0.8%)

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

  • Rigid frame: 57 (9.2%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 46 (7.4%)
    • Steel rigid frame: 9 (1.4%)

  • Girder: 97 (15.6%)
    • Deck girder: 55 (8.8%)
      • Deck plate girder: 48 (7.7%)
    • Pony/through girder: 40 (6.4%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 39 (6.3%)

  • Other: 9 (1.4%)

  • Slab: 2 (0.3%)

  • Truss: 173 (27.8%)
    • 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: 3 (0.5%)
      • Modern through truss: 3 (0.5%)
        • Modern polygonal Warren through truss: 1 (0.2%)
        • Modern Warren through truss: 1 (0.2%)
    • Pony truss: 52 (8.4%)
      • Bailey pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Lenticular pony truss: 20 (3.2%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.2%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 4 (0.6%)
      • 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: 98 (15.8%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Burr arch-truss: 3 (0.5%)
      • Double-intersection Warren through truss: 13 (2.1%)
      • Howe through truss: 7 (1.1%)
      • Lattice through truss: 4 (0.6%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 1 (0.2%)
        • Town lattice truss: 3 (0.5%)
      • Lenticular through truss: 13 (2.1%)
      • Parker through truss: 9 (1.4%)
      • 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 (2.9%)
      • Warren through truss: 13 (2.1%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 5 (0.8%)
      • Whipple through truss: 1 (0.2%)

  • Tunnel: 9 (1.4%)

  • Unknown: 2 (0.3%)