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Gold Star Bridge

  • Route 1 at Thames River Groton, CT 06340

The Gold Star Memorial Bridge is a pair of steel truss bridges that carries both Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 1 across the Thames River between New London, Connecticut, US and Groton, Connecticut. Wikipedia Clearance below: 135' (41 m) Location: New London Body of water: Thames River Bridge type: Truss bridgeThe Gold Star Memorial Bridge is a pair of steel truss bridges that carries both Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 1 across the Thames River between New London, Connecticut, US and Groton, Connecticut. The bridge is the largest structure in the state with over 1,000,000 sq ft of deck area and the longest bridge in the state at 6,000 feet. Its 11 highway lanes accommodate an average daily traffic of 117,000 vehicles.