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Hop River State Park Trail - Merritt Valley Road Overpass

Photos 

North elevation

Photo taken by Ian Martin in June 2015

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BH Photo #329492

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Merritt Valley Road on Hop River State Park Trail in Andover
Location
Andover, Tolland County, Connecticut
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Abandoned 1972; converted to trail use early 2000s
Railroads
- Hartford, Providence & Fishkill Railroad (HP&F)
- New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad (NH)
Design
Deck plate girder resting on cut stone abutments
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.73299, -72.36044   (decimal degrees)
41°43'59" N, 72°21'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/719522/4623498 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbia
Inventory number
BH 62583 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 14, 2015: New photos from Ian Martin
  • August 19, 2014: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin