Boardman's Bridge

Boardman Rd. at Housatonic River, NW of New Milford

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CT 11M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman 09/10/1983

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Description 

One of two lenticular truss bridges in New Milford, Boardman's Bridge is in need of restoration. By-passed in 1983 and last rehabilitated in 1985 for pedestrian traffic, it is now closed.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 13, 1976
Reference number
76001983
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Lenticular truss
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1888

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • May 11, 2015: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added description; photos
  • December 30, 2011: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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