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Frog Bridge

Photos 

CT 44M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in September 2015

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BH Photo #398226

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Modern but anything featured in Zippy the Pinhead merits inclusion as noteworthy.

http://www.zippythepinhead.com/media/CT.FrogBridge.Road.jpg

The frog has been big in Windham for a long time. Full explanation of the story begins on page 12: https://www.philadelphiafed.org/-/media/education/teachers/r...

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Willimantic River on South Street
Location
Willimantic, Windham County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2000
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Total length: 476.0 ft.
Also called
Thread City Crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.70992, -72.20964   (decimal degrees)
41°42'36" N, 72°12'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/732148/4621333 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Willimantic
Inventory number
BH 54252 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,274)
Beam (12,280)
Built 2000 (60)
Built during 2000s (546)
Connecticut (632)
Deck arch (10,511)
Have street view (22,590)
Modern (1,715)
Open (36,899)
Owned by city (4,550)
Steel arch (343)
Steel stringer (4,846)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,671)
Willimantic, Connecticut (8)
Windham County, Connecticut (47)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • February 17, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: More frog stuff in description
  • November 1, 2012: Added by Clark Vance

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Frog Bridge
Posted July 25, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

I'm so glad to see photos!