Merritt Parkway, Black Rock Turnpike/Route 58 Bridge, Spanning Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, Fairfield County, CT
Significance: The bridges of the Merritt Parkway were predominately inspired by the Art Deco and Art Moderne architectural styles of the 1930s. Experimental forming techniques were employed to create the ornamental characteristics of the bridges. This, combined with the philosophy of incorporating architecture into bridge design and the individuality of each structure, makes them distinctive.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-60
Survey number: HAER CT-111
Building/structure dates: 1938 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1990 Subsequent Work