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Slate Covered Bridge 29-03-06

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Slate Covered Bridge 29-03-06

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt July 9, 2011

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BH Photo #274320

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Overview
Reconstructed covered bridge over Ashuelot River on Westport Village Road in Swanzey
Location
Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1862; destroyed by arson March 8, 1993; reconstructed 2001
Design
Covered Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 143.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 14, 1978
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.84722, -72.34028   (decimal degrees)
42°50'50" N, 72°20'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/717331/4747280 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Swanzey
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
870
Inventory numbers
WGCB 29-03-06 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 78000212 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 24858 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • 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.

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