Putnam Memorial Bridge
Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2020
BH Photo #470365
Originally built in 1925 as a memorial to World War One veterans, it was heavily damaged in the Hurricane of 1938 and the flood of 1955. The 2016 reconstruction is historically accurate to its 1925 appearance, and the bridge was reopened in November, 2016.
- Concrete arch bridge over Quinebaug River on US 44 in Putnam
- Putnam, Windham County, Connecticut
- Open to traffic
- Built 1925; rehabilitated 1957; reconstructed 2016
- Closed-spandrel arch
Span length: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 30.5 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +41.91502, -71.91089 (decimal degrees)
41°54'54" N, 71°54'39" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/258594/4644439 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
- Inventory numbers
- CT 992 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 12233 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of December 2017)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- April 17, 2020: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added description; 2016 re-hab.
- September 24, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein