Connecticut Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Connecticut bridges: 601
  • Bridges with photos: 280 (46.6%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 343 (57.1%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 599 (99.7%)

  • Total photos: 1,395

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 493 (82.0% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 200 (40.6% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 324 (65.7% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 492 (99.8% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 94 (15.6% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 57 (60.6% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 94 (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: 211 (35.1%)
    • Deck arch: 209 (34.8%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 26 (4.3%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 5 (0.8%)
      • Steel arch: 17 (2.8%)
      • Stone arch: 107 (17.8%)
    • Through arch: 1 (0.2%)
      • Steel through arch: 1 (0.2%)

  • Beam: 54 (9.0%)
    • Stringer: 49 (8.2%)
      • Concrete stringer: 8 (1.3%)
      • Steel stringer: 21 (3.5%)
      • 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 (9.5%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 46 (7.7%)
    • Steel rigid frame: 9 (1.5%)

  • Girder: 92 (15.3%)
    • Deck girder: 54 (9.0%)
      • Deck plate girder: 47 (7.8%)
    • Pony/through girder: 36 (6.0%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 36 (6.0%)

  • Other: 9 (1.5%)

  • Slab: 2 (0.3%)

  • Truss: 162 (27.0%)
    • Deck truss: 19 (3.2%)
      • Double-intersection Warren deck truss: 10 (1.7%)
      • 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: 48 (8.0%)
      • Bailey pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Lenticular pony truss: 19 (3.2%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 4 (0.7%)
      • Warren pony truss: 21 (3.5%)
        • 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: 93 (15.5%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Burr arch-truss: 2 (0.3%)
      • Double-intersection Warren through truss: 13 (2.2%)
      • Howe through truss: 7 (1.2%)
      • 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%)