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Capitol Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Published prior to 1923

BH Photo #416567

Description 

Bridge was rendered superfluous after the Park River was placed in underground conduit during the 1940's.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Park River on Capitol Avenue in Hartford.
Location
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1917
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76343, -72.69313   (decimal degrees)
41°45'48" N, 72°41'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/691761/4626082 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hartford North
Inventory number
BH 80130 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,863)
Built 1917 (672)
Built during 1910s (10,227)
Closed-spandrel arch (4,342)
Connecticut (856)
Deck arch (12,080)
Hartford County, Connecticut (151)
Hartford, Connecticut (27)
Lost (31,787)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2018: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com