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Tomlinson Bridge

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Quinnipiac River Bridge (Old)

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #288968

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Quinnipiac River on Route 1/Forbes Street in New Haven
Location
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builders
- C.W. Blakeslee & Sons of New Haven, Connecticut (Contractor)
- Ernest W. Wiggin of New Haven, Connecticut (Design)
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Fabrication)
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Design)
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.29825, -72.90515   (decimal degrees)
41°17'54" N, 72°54'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/675388/4573983 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Haven
Inventory number
BH 61827 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2015: Updated by Luke: Merged imagery and information from the HAER
  • July 22, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • HAER CT-61 - Tomlinson Bridge, Spanning Quinnipiac River at Forbes Street (U.S. Route 1), New Haven, New Haven County, CT
  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke