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Willimantic Footbridge

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Photo taken by Selbe B

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #309232

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Willimantic River & New England Central Railroad on Pedestrian Path
Location
Willimantic, Windham County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1906
Builders
- C.W. Higley (Engineer)
- Owego Bridge Co. of Owego, New York
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 156.0 ft.
Total length: 635.0 ft.
Deck width: 8.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 19, 1979
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71089, -72.21295   (decimal degrees)
41°42'39" N, 72°12'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/731869/4621431 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Willimantic
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79002654 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 64286 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • September 29, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 18, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 28, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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Willimantic Footbridge
Posted January 29, 2018, by Alyssa (alyssawolven [at] cox [dot] net)

This website here talks about a bridge in Rusk Texas that is 546 ft long and they claim it's the longest Footbridge in the United States. Wrong!

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM60V4_LONGEST_Footbridge...

Willimantic Footbridge
Posted January 29, 2018, by Alyssa (alyssawolven [at] cox [dot] net)

This website here talks about a bridge in Rusk Texas that is 546 ft long and they claim it's the longest Footbridge in the United States.http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM60V4_LONGEST_Footbridge_in_the_US_Rusk_TX