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Merritt Parkway, Main Street/Route 25 Bridge, Spanning Merritt Parkway, Trumbull, Fairfield County, CT

Merritt Parkway, Main Street/Route 25 Bridge, Spanning Merritt Parkway, Trumbull, Fairfield County, CT

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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-68
Survey number: HAER CT-118
Building/structure dates: 1936 Initial Construction



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Connecticut Highway Department
Dunkelberger, George L
Mariani Construction Company
Smith, Corinne, engineer
Madrid, transmitter
Lowe, Jet, photographer
Thibodeau, Todd, historian


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