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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 in Coventry
Location
Coventry, 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