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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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BH Photo #148080

Map 

Facts 

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
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
63
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 report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (6,354)
Built 1857 (43)
Built during 1850s (348)
Covered (1,409)
Functionally obsolete (8,003)
Maine (609)
NR-listed (2,851)
Open (37,477)
Owned by state (14,195)
Oxford County, Maine (49)
Paddleford truss (27)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,903)
Through truss (13,157)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,362)
Truss (29,904)
Wooden deck (5,914)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • August 24, 2016: New photos from John Loxton

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