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Pleasure Beach Bridge

Photos 

Bridge open position (Overview)

http://www.savepleasurebeach.com/gallery.htm

http://www.savepleasurebeach.com/gallery.htm

BH Photo #215402

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Portion of the deck burned in 1996 leading to it's closure.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Lewis Gut on a closed section Long Beach St.
Location
Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1927; Closed when a portion of the deck burned in 1996
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 1,366.2 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.16601, -73.16775   (decimal degrees)
41°09'58" N, 73°10'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/653710/4558803 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bridgeport
Inventory numbers
CT 4455 (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 49746 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 25, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 22, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 30, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build year
  • September 30, 2011: New Street View added by James McCray
  • September 28, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Flickr
  • Douglas Butler