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Author Topic: Beehive Bridge for New Britain, CT  (Read 745 times)

KEVIN_224

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Beehive Bridge for New Britain, CT
« on: September 20, 2019, 07:18:57 PM »

This is what my home town of New Britain, CT did to the Main Street Bridge spanning CT Route 72 on the north end of downtown. I get that we're considered a beehive of industry...but this feels like a waste of money.  :eyebrow:

https://www.wtnh.com/news/connecticut/hartford/new-britain-set-to-dedicate-new-beehive-bridge/?fbclid=IwAR30NQGvvRbrnDNOE0kKHoPTHO9ocxiYygU7SvaM9b-2zqFiPTNiC4fe2Xc
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Re: Beehive Bridge for New Britain, CT
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2019, 11:18:03 PM »

Meh, it's a new thing to do for towns, Lebanon Indiana has decorative fairings on theirs over i-65, and in the atlanta area they have some on 75 and 85.
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Re: Beehive Bridge for New Britain, CT
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2019, 02:33:02 AM »

Guess they have to keep up with Willimantic and the Frog Bridge.
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Re: Beehive Bridge for New Britain, CT
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2019, 08:33:47 AM »

Right...but the Frog Bridge isn't spanning a limited access expressway under it. I'd think that Main Street in New Britain gets a lot more traffic, too.
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