Swing Bridge Project

Connecting the Haddams:

Swing Bridge Reconstruction Project

July, 2018 

Wecome to the website for the Haddam and East Haddam Swing Bridge Walkway Project. CT DOT intends to reconstruct the historic bridge in 2020.  We are seeking a $17.3 million grant to connect these two villages with a walkway across the bridge that will be constructued during the 2020 reconstruction. If awarded, this grant will link many of the area attractions including:

Essex Steam Train
Goodspeed Opera House
Goodspeed Airport
Andrews Marina
River Quest
The River House
Goodspeed Station
Nathan Hale School
Gillette Castle
The Lady Katherine Cruises


DOT PUBLIC MEETING, October 2, 2017










Our Youth Support a Walkway Across the Bridge! 

 Swing Bridge drawings done by East Haddam Elementary School students