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PW - South Street Overpass

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South Street Railroad Overpass

View from east; Cromwell Creek crosses diagonally in a metal pipe.

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2020

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BH Photo #486941

Street View 

Description 

One lane overpass on the former Valley Branch, now the Wethersfield Industrial Track, crossing South Street. Cromwell Creek crosses under both the street and the railroad in a culvert pipe.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over South Street & Cromwell Creek on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Location
Cromwell, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Builder
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Railroads
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Providence & Worcester Railroad (PW)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 28.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.59151, -72.64863   (decimal degrees)
41°35'29" N, 72°38'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/695982/4607094 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middletown
Inventory numbers
CT 09828R (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 64921 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2020: New photos from Ian Martin
  • December 21, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin