Bulkeley Bridge

Local nameBulkeley Bridge
LocationHartford, Connecticut, USA

The Bulkeley Bridge is the oldest of three highway bridges over the Connecticut River in Hartford, Connecticut. A stone arch bridge composed of nine spans, the bridge carries Interstate 84, U.S. Route 6, and U.S. Route 44 across the river, connecting Hartford to East Hartford. As of 2005 the bridge carried an average daily traffic of 142,500 cars. The arches are mounted on stone piers, and vary in length from 68 feet to 119 feet; the total length of the bridge is 1,192 feet.Completed in 1908, the Bulkeley Bridge is the oldest bridge in the Hartford area and one of the oldest bridges still in use in the Interstate Highway System. It is also the largest and one of the last major stone arch bridges to be built in New England.Due to its historical, architectural and engineering significance, the Bulkeley Bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulkeley_Bridge

Address Bulkeley Bridge, Hartford, CT 06108, USA

Coordinates 41°46'10.409" N -72°39'54.08" E

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