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Depot Road Bridge

Photos 

General View To Northeast

Photo taken by Ken Holm for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #228367

Map 

Description 

The Depot Road Bridge is locally and regionally significant as an excellent, increasingly rare example of 19th-century masonry arch construction using uncut stones. It is also an example of the placement of such durable structures at stream crossings below mill dams.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Stone arch bridge over Mill Brook on Depot Road
Location
Tolland County, Connecticut
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1835; replaced 1996
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.0 ft.
Total length: 35.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.76222, -72.27194   (decimal degrees)
41°45'44" N, 72°16'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/726780/4626973 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coventry
Inventory number
BH 51827 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2012: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER CT-158 - Depot Road Bridge, On Depot Road spanning Mill Brook, 600 feet west of Central Vermont Railroad Tracks, Coventry, Tolland County, CT