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Christopher Allen Bridge

Photos 

Spring Street 1

Easterly view

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in March 2019

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BH Photo #444129

Map 

Description 

The bridge was a gift to the town of Stafford Springs by Christopher Allen, a former resident, and said to have cost $16,000. It replaced a metal truss bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Middle River on Spring Street in Stafford Springs
Location
Stafford, Tolland County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Also called
Spring Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.95307, -72.30465   (decimal degrees)
41°57'11" N, 72°18'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/723394/4648080 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stafford Springs
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
862
Inventory numbers
CT 4779 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 12217 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2019: New photos from Chester Gehman

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Sources 

  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com