Old Comstock Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CoveredBridgeGuy
N 41° 33.206 W 072° 26.928
18T E 712763 N 4603339
This is the strongest supported covered bridge I have yet seen. It has double 30" X 14" I-Beams on both sides of the bridge and several cross I-Beams below. The bridge is in great condition.
Waymark Code: WM18Y7
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 02/27/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
Views: 67

Directions: East Hampton, CT - Go east on CT-16, north on Bridge St to end at bridge

Nearest Town: E. Hampton, CT

Active: Pedestrian Only

Bridge Number: CT-04-01

Management: Towns Of Colchester & East Hampton donated the bridge to the state of Connecticut

Site Status: Site Open
Current Condition of Bridge: Good - Excellent

Description of Covered Bridge:
Re-Built: 1936 by C.C.C. Ht. Above Water: 9 ft Crosses Over: Salmon River Primary Use: Auto - Now only pedestrian Style/Design: Howe Truss Number of Spans: 1 + Span/Total Length: 88 ft/94 ft Floor: Variable Width Lengthwise Roof: Cedar Shakes Notes: 30" by 14" double I-beams on both sides of bridge - Overall Very Good Condition - Boxed Pony Truss on east end of bridge

Year Built: 1791

Location (Road - City - State - Country): Bridge St - East Hampton, CT- USA

Web Address: Not listed

Parking (If not at the bridge):: Not listed

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