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MDC Reservoir #1 Gatehouse Bridge

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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in January 2021

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BH Photo #489972

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Description 

Bridge provides access from dam to tower containing penstock control valves.

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring through truss bridge over Reservoir #1 on Access to gatehouse
Location
West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1922
Builders
- Hartford Water Co. (predecessor of the MDC)
- Metropolitan District Commission of Connecticut
Design
Bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Deck width: 5.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.75155, -72.77605   (decimal degrees)
41°45'06" N, 72°46'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/684902/4624581 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92115 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2021: Added by Chester Gehman

Sources 

  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com