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West Cornwall Bridge
CT-03-02
West Cornwall, Conn. - Litchfield County
Photo of West Cornwall Bridge
West Cornwall Bridge

Photo of West Cornwall Bridge Portal
West Cornwall Bridge Portal


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Berkshires
County:  Litchfield
Leitchfield Count Map
Town:  West Cornwall
Locality:  West Cornwall
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 41  49.161
W 73  22.316
Bridge Carries:  West Cornwall Bridge Road
Bridge Crosses:  Housatonic River
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Town Lattice Truss
Year Built:  1841
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  2 spans with total length 242 ft.
Width: Unknown
World Guide No.: 07-03-02
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The West Cornwall Bridge is a two span Town Lattice and Queenpost Truss with a total length of 242 feet. It carries CT128 over the Housatonic River in the town of West Cornwall. This historic bridge is an was built in 1841.

Photography
Be careful of traffic when taking portal shots, heavy traffic. Easy access under bridge for excllent elevation photos.

Parking
Parking in village after crossing bridge from Rt. 7

Additional Information / Web Links
Connecticut Historic Covered Bridges - West Cornwall Bridge


Truss / Arch

Photo of West Cornwall Bridge Truss
West Cornwall Bridge Truss

Location Map

Location map of West Cornwall Bridge


Location
On the east side of US7, in town of West Cornwall, take CT128 to the bridge.



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