Glen Falls Bridge
Glen Falls Bridge
Photo taken by Michael Quiet in June 2016
BH Photo #355198
This is the last surviving lenticular in CT on which William Douglas' second patent (1885) was used. An inclined strut was installed between each endpost and near the bottom of the lower chord in an attempt to stiffen the structure. The lost River St Bridge in Moosup also had this feature.
- Lenticular through truss bridge over Moosup River on Brunswick Avenue
- Moosup, Windham County, Connecticut
- Open to pedestrians only
- Built 1886 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
- - Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
- Lenticular through truss
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 1, 1999
- Also called
- Moosup River Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.71703, -71.86133 (decimal degrees)
41°43'01" N, 71°51'41" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/261972/4622316 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory numbers
- CT 4402 (Connecticut bridge number)
NRHP 99000408 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 36115 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 03/1998)
- Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)
- June 17, 2016: New photos from Michael Quiet
- November 28, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added NRHP info. and changed name to reflect documentation
- June 13, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Wooden deck"
- Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
- Ian Martin
- Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com