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This is a list of all 6 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the state Connecticut. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of states.
1876 Zoar
Stevenson vicinity, Connecticut, USA (Housatonic River)
Bridgemeister ID:85
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Demolished, 1919
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Located on the road connecting Monroe to Oxford, until 1919 when the Stevenson Dam was built.
  • May have been significantly widened, c. 1910.
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1886 (suspension bridge)
Windsor Locks and Warehouse Point, Connecticut, USA (Connecticut River)
Bridgemeister ID:306
References:AAJ, PTS2
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:3
Main span:550f
Side spans:2 x 300f
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Image courtesy Larry Peterson
1991 Hauser
Washington vicinity, Connecticut, USA (Shepaug River - Steep Rock State Park, The Clamshell)
Bridgemeister ID:1711
O'Donnell ID:751
Coordinates:N 41.604933 W 73.333617
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Crosses the river at the "bottom" of an interesting geological formation known as "The Clamshell."
Photo by Bert Boyson
(footbridge)
Belle Haven, Connecticut, USA (Long Island Sound)
Bridgemeister ID:2545
Coordinates:N 41.00501 W 73.62444
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2010)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Notes
  • Carries a private pier that extends into the Long Island Sound.
(footbridge)
Whitneyville, Connecticut, USA (Lake Whitney - New Haven Country Club)
Bridgemeister ID:305
Use:Footbridge
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Raymond K. Johnson
(pipeline bridge)
New Haven, Connecticut, USA (Quinnipiac River)
Bridgemeister ID:2040
O'Donnell ID:448
Coordinates:N 41.320917 W 72.89015
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pipeline
Status:Extant (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~150f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell

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