Bissell Bridge (Connecticut)

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Bissell Bridge
IMG 4337 Captain John Bissell Memorial Bridge.jpg
Official name Captain John Bissell Memorial Bridge
Carries I‑291
Crosses Connecticut River
Locale Windsor, Connecticut and South Windsor, Connecticut
Maintained by Greater Hartford Bridge Authority (until 1989)
Connecticut Department of Transportation (after 1989)
Opened 1958
Coordinates 41°48′47″N 72°38′40″W / 41.81306°N 72.64444°W / 41.81306; -72.64444Coordinates: 41°48′47″N 72°38′40″W / 41.81306°N 72.64444°W / 41.81306; -72.64444
Bissell Bridge (Connecticut) is located in Connecticut
Bissell Bridge (Connecticut)

The Captain John Bissell Memorial Bridge carries I-291 over the Connecticut River, connecting the towns of Windsor, Connecticut and South Windsor, Connecticut. There is a pedestrian crossing on the bridge on the westbound side.

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