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Old Stone Arch Bridge

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Old Court Street over Ashuelot River

The city of Keene built a park around this bridge. Easy access, seems completely safe.

Photo taken by David P. Timmins in July 2010

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BH Photo #190599

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over Ashuelot River on Bypassed Historic in Keene
Location
Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1840; Rehabilitated 1923; Bypassed 1950
Design
2 span Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Cheshire Turnpike Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.96111, -72.30222   (decimal degrees)
42°57'40" N, 72°18'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/720035/4760027 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keene
Inventory number
BH 24831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2006)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2017: Updated by Michael Quiet: Corrected build date, 1923 was a rehab date.
  • December 19, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • December 19, 2010: New photo from David P. Timmins

Sources 

  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • David P. Timmins - grumpytimm [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com