Barnum Avenue

Local nameBarnum Avenue
LocationConnecticut, USA

The Washington Bridge, also known as the Devon Bridge, carries U.S. Route 1 over the Housatonic River in the U.S. state of Connecticut, connecting the city of Milford to the town of Stratford. Its geographic location is N 41.20037 by W −73.11039. It is considered architecturally notable by the National Register of Historic Places for its five 100-foot-long arches. It is designated Bridge No. 327 by the state Department of Transportation.The Washington Bridge is the longest drawbridge on the Boston Post Road. It is a steel trunnion-bearing bascule drawbridge. 859 feet in length by 43 feet in width, featuring two lanes in each direction for automotive traffic and a sidewalk for pedestrians. The clear channel for shipping is 125 feet wide. The bridge, which cost $1.5 million in 1921, was the largest and most expensive project of the state highway department up to the date of its construction.

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Address Bridgeport Ave, 06461, United States

Coordinates 41°12'0.939" N -73°6'37.34" E

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