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Ashuelot Covered Bridge 29-03-02

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Ashuelot Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147564

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Ashuelot River on Gunn Mountain Road in Winchester
Location
Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1864; rehabilitated 1999
Design
Town Lattice Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.3 ft.
Total length: 173.6 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 20, 1981
Also called
Village Bridge
Village Station Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.77694, -72.42333   (decimal degrees)
42°46'37" N, 72°25'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/710783/4739265 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hinsdale
Inventory numbers
NRHP 81000069 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 24843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 26.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
510

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • October 29, 2015: New photos from Mike Garland
  • October 30, 2014: Updated by Will Truax: Added catagory
  • February 14, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 11, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 13, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is known as the Ashuelot Covered Bridge and is listed on the NRHP

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Will Truax - Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • John Loxton

Comments 

Ashuelot Covered Bridge
Posted May 29, 2010, by david yates (david_y [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

Came across this bridge while biking the Ashuelot Rail to Trail and thought it deserved more pictures.