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Sawyers Crossing Covered Bridge 29-03-05

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Sawyers Crossing Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147547

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Overview
Two-span covered bridge over Ashuelot River on Sawyers Crossing Road in Swanzey
Location
Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1859; rehabilitated 1996
Design
Covered Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 77.1 ft.
Total length: 159.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 7.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 14, 1978
Also called
Cresson Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.88611, -72.28639   (decimal degrees)
42°53'10" N, 72°17'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/721596/4751740 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keene
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78000211 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 29-03-05 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 24855 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 18.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
4,200

Update Log 

  • May 22, 2017: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • August 24, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • October 21, 2015: New photos from Mike Garland
  • February 14, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 11, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 13, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

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