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Saco River Covered Bridge 29-02-03

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Saco River Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147523

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Overview
Two-span covered Paddleford through truss bridge over Saco River on East Side Road in Conway
Location
Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1989
Builders
- Charles Broughton
- Frank Broughton
Design
Covered Paddleford Truss with arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 96.1 ft.
Total length: 227.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.98278, -71.11694   (decimal degrees)
43°58'58" N, 71°07'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/330225/4872138 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Conway
Inventory numbers
WGCB 29-02-03 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 24820 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
2,400

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 11, 2015: New photos from Mike Garland
  • June 2, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added category "One-lane traffic"
  • October 28, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • April 8, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • October 12, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

Sources 

  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com