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River Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #128516

Map 

Description 

Similar to Brunswick Ave. bridge using 1885 patent struts.

Facts 

Overview
Lost lenticular through truss bridge over Moosup River on River Street in Moosup
Location
Moosup, Windham County, Connecticut
Status
no longer exists.
History
Built 1886 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1980; replaced 2001
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Lenticular through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.1 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71475, -71.87931   (decimal degrees)
41°42'53" N, 71°52'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/260468/4622112 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plainfield
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,929
Inventory numbers
CT 04403 (Connecticut bridge number)
CT 4403 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 38213 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • July 2, 2015: Updated by Julie Bowers: Plainfield Public Works confirmed.
  • June 13, 2014: Updated by Chester Gehman: Changed status description.
  • November 23, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER CT-179 - River Street Bridge, River Street, spanning Moosup River, Plainfield, Windham County, CT
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Julie Bowers - jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com