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Tannery Hill Bridge 29-01-e

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North Approach

Photo taken by Mike Garland in July 2015

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BH Photo #344722

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Description 

This bridge spans the Gunstock Brook just north of the village proper in Gilford. The bridge was constructed by Tim Andrews and presented to the community of Gilford by the Gilford Rotary Club in 1995. It was built to link the town hall with the rest of the town center. It is named for the tannery that once stood in the area.

Facts 

Overview
Lattice through truss bridge over Gunstock River on Recreation Trail
Location
Gilford, Belknap County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1995
Builder
- Tim Andrews
Design
Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 6.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.0 ft.
Also called
Gunstock River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.54962, -71.40534   (decimal degrees)
43°32'59" N, 71°24'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/305697/4824662 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
WGCB 29-01-e (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 70391 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2015: Added by Mike Garland

Sources 

  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net