Turn-of-River Bridge

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Turn-of-River Bridge
Turn-of-River Bridge is located in Connecticut
Turn-of-River Bridge
Location Old N. Stamford Rd. at Rippowam River, Stamford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°6′47″N 73°32′42.5″W / 41.11306°N 73.545139°W / 41.11306; -73.545139Coordinates: 41°6′47″N 73°32′42.5″W / 41.11306°N 73.545139°W / 41.11306; -73.545139
Area less than one acre
Built 1892
Architect Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
Architectural style Lenticular pony truss
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 87000798[1]
Added to NRHP July 31, 1987

The Turn-of-River Bridge, also known as Old North Stamford Road Bridge, is a lenticular pony truss bridge built by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company in 1892. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]

The bridge uses the design patented by William O. Douglas in 1878 for a lens-type truss bridge. It brings the Old Stamford Road across Rippowam River.[2]

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