Willimantic Footbridge

Railroad St., Willimantic, Connecticut

Unique Pratt through truss pedestrian bridge.

Photos 

WillimanticFB 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in June 2015

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Description 

"It is the only such structure east of the Mississippi to span sidewalks, vehicle traffic,an active railroad, and a river."

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 19, 1979
Reference number
79002654
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Steel truss footbridge
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Pedestrian related
Current function
Pedestrian related
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1906

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • June 11, 2015: Updated by Chester Gehman: Refined GPS, added overview, description, and photos.

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