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Thompson Covered Bridge 29-03-04

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West Swanzey Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147557

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span covered bridge over Ashuelot River on Main Street in Swanzey
Location
Swanzey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1993
Builder
- Zadoc Taft
Design
Covered Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 151.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 29, 1980
Also called
West Swanzey Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.87167, -72.32778   (decimal degrees)
42°52'18" N, 72°19'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/718267/4750028 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Swanzey
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
3,100
Inventory numbers
WGCB 29-03-04 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 80000281 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 24846 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 12.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • October 29, 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

Sources 

  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Richard Doody