Main Street Bridge

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Carries Main St. over the Rippowam River, Stamford, Connecticut

Lenticular pony truss bridge over Rippowam River on Main Street in Stamford

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CT 34M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2015

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Description 

The Main Street Bridge is the widest (37') Berlin lenticular in the state. There are two pony-truss spans, each 60' long. All connections, between the box-section top chord, double-eyebar bottom chord, and tapered verticals, are pinned. Bridge is closed to vehicular traffic and open to pedestrians.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 21, 1987
Reference number
87000801
Architectural style
Other architectural type; lenticular pony truss
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Local
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 

  • December 1, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • May 23, 2015: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added description; photos.

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