CT's Historic Concrete Bridges (click on images for larger view)

Diana's Pool Bridge,
Bridge No. 1537




Diana's Pool Bridge


Route 198 over Natchaug River
Chaplin
Concrete arch
Length: 75'
Built in 1926
Connecticut Highway Department, engineers

Diana's Pool BridgeThe aesthetic qualities of this large concrete arch, well-known to area fishermen and picnickers, complement the rocky ledge, wooded banks, and rushing waters of Diana's Pool. The bridge's raised arch ring, keystone, and paneled spandrels illustrate the State Highway Department's interest in exploring the ornamental potential of concrete, especially in scenic locations such as this. Although larger than most, it is a typical, well-preserved example of the Department's early 20th-century bridge program.


| Return to Concrete Bridge Page | Return to Historic Highway Bridges Page |
| Return to Main Page |