Perkins Corner Bridge
The Perkins Corner Bridge is significant as a representative example of early 20th -century bridge engineering. The bridge's steel material, riveted connections, and Warren-truss design reflect the standardization in bridge engineering that had occurred by the turn of the century.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Lost pony truss bridge over Willimantic River on Flanders Road
- Tolland County, Connecticut
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built 1914 by the American Bridge Co.; replaced 1995
- - American Bridge Co. of New York
- Warren pony truss
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
- Also called
- Flanders Road Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.73850, -72.26247 (decimal degrees)
41°44'19" N, 72°15'45" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/727651/4624364 (zone/easting/northing)
- USGS topographic map
- Inventory numbers
- CT 4622 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 36113 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 08/1991)
- Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.4 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 1983)
- March 23, 2012: HAER photos posted by James Baughn
- HAER CT-150 - Perkins Corner Bridge, Spanning Willimantic River at Flanders & Cider Mill Roads, Coventry, Tolland County, CT