CT's Historic Highway Bridges


America's Highways, 1776-1976. A History of the Federal Aid Program. Washington: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, 1976.

Comp, T. Allen and Donald C. Jackson. Bridge Truss Types: A Guide to Dating and Identifying. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, Technical Leaflet No. 95, 1977.

Condit, Carl W. American Building: Materials and Techniques from the First Colonial Settlements to the Present. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1968.

Connecticut Highway Department. Forty Years of Highway Development in Connecticut, 1895-1935. New Haven: Connecticut Tercentenery Commission, Publication No. 46, 1935.

Darnell, Victor. Directory of American Bridge Building Companies, 1840-1900. Washington: Society for Industrial Archeology, 1985.

Darnell, Victor. "Lenticular Bridges from East Berlin, Connecticut, " IA: The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology 5 (1979): 19-32.

DeVito, Michael C. Connecticut's Old Timbered Crossings. Warehouse Point: DeVito Enterprises, 1984.

Howard, Andrew R. Covered Bridges of Connecticut: A Guide. Unionville: Village Press, 1985.

Jackson, Donald C. Great American Bridges and Dams. Washington: Preservation Press, 1988.

Plowden, David. Bridges: The Spans of North America. New York: W.W. Norton, 1974.

Tyrrell, Henry G. History of Bridge Engineering. Chicago: G.B. Williams Co., 1911.

Waddell, J. A. L. Bridge Engineering. 2 volumes. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1916.

Waddell, J. A. L. Economics of Bridgework: A Sequel to Bridge Engineering. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1921.


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