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Nipmuck Trail Iron Bridge South

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CT 64M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in February 2017

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BH Photo #387222

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Description 

Formerly the Mount Hope Bridge, built by the Berlin Construction Co. in 1901. Trusses relocated here in 1997 by the town of Mansfield and reconstructed as a narrowed pedestrian bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss with no verticals bridge over Fenton River on Nipmuck Trail/Fenton River Trail
Location
Mansfield, Tolland County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1901 by the Berlin Construction Co.; narrowed and relocated 1997
Builder
- Berlin Construction Co. of Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Warren pony truss with no verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.9 ft.
Total length: 69.0 ft.
Also called
Mount Hope Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.77731, -72.19469   (decimal degrees)
41°46'38" N, 72°11'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/733148/4628855 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66432 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • March 7, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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