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Hemlock Covered Bridge 19-09-02

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Hemlock Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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Overview
Covered bridge over Old Course Saco River on Hemlock Bridge Road in Fryeburg
Location
Oxford County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1857; rehabilitated 1988
Design
Covered Paddleford through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 136.2 ft.
Total length: 136.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1970
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.07939, -70.90303   (decimal degrees)
44°04'46" N, 70°54'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/347629/4882451 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fryeburg
Inventory numbers
NRHP 70000056 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 19-09-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
ME 1004 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
20

Categories 

19th Century (4,360)
Built 1857 (32)
Built during 1850s (259)
Covered (1,157)
Functionally obsolete (7,204)
Maine (400)
NR-listed (2,619)
Open (30,659)
Owned by state (10,634)
Oxford County, Maine (34)
Paddleford truss (24)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,104)
Through truss (10,403)
Total length 125-175 feet (4,392)
Truss (25,190)
Wooden deck (5,561)

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