Bridges over placid water

2015-07-17 10.57.28Your intrepid blogger braved the early morning start to walk through the construction battle zone that has raged for years in New Haven:  the confluence of 3 highways (including the evil I95) over a tiny, placid river called the Quinnipiac.  The massive bridge needed to make all this highway havoc come together spaghettis over the Q River, and the construction that started in 2009 to improve the chaos will finally wrap up late next year.

Although this could be interpreted...

Although this could be interpreted…



Given the opportunity to try to understand it all, I joined a meet-up group of hearty souls, some with much better understanding of engineering that I could ever have.  But I reveled in the photo ops.  The detritus.  The equipment.  The patterns.  I hope you enjoy as much as I did.

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I asked about the noise working on site and was informed that the traffic makes worse noise than the equipment.  Regardless, the geese don’t seem to mind a bit.


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