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Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge

Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge
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General Information

Completion: 2 January 1958
Status: under demolition (26 July 2013)

Project Type

Structure: Girder bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
  • Quinnipiac River
  • Interstate I-95
Part of:
Next to: Tomlinson Lift Bridge (2002)
Will be replaced by: Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge (2016)

Technical Information


length 1 300 m
deck width 25.60 m


girders steel


2 January 1958

The bridge is opened to traffic. It has a design capacity of 90,000 vehicles per day.

26 July 2013

The bridge is closed to traffic in preparation for demolition of the structure. Traffic is moved to the new extradosed bridge which carries both north- and southbound traffic until the second extradosed structure is completed in 2016. Then northbound traffic will be shifted to that bridge.

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