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PW - Nooks Hill Road Overpass

Photos 

Nooks Hill Road Railroad Overpass

View from west

Photo taken by Ian Martin in December 2020

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BH Photo #486939

Street View 

Description 

One lane overpass on the former Valley Branch, now the Wethersfield Industrial Track. Likely built by Boston Bridge Works given the similar design, build year, and proximity to the South Street Overpass (http://bridgehunter.com/ct/middlesex/bh64921/).

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Nooks Hill Road on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Location
Cromwell, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Railroads
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
- Providence & Worcester Railroad (PW)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.5 ft.
Total length: 29.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.61177, -72.64139   (decimal degrees)
41°36'42" N, 72°38'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/696524/4609359 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middletown
Inventory numbers
CT 09829R (Connecticut bridge number)
BH 64923 (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