Rating:
2 votes

Connecticut River Bridge

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US 2 Connecticut River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147747

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Connecticut River on US 2 in Lancaster
Location
Coos County, New Hampshire, and Essex County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1950 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Two-span Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 192.9 ft.
Total length: 403.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.49583, -71.59444   (decimal degrees)
44°29'45" N, 71°35'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/293731/4930220 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancaster
Inventory number
BH 24867 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
3,800

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2016: New photos from Mike Garland
  • September 9, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 16, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added bridge builder

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net

Comments 

Connecticut River Bridge
Posted September 11, 2011, by Todd (mrwalk11 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The listing of this bridge is "fair". How about a new paint job and a little maintainence? This is a real gem and with some TLC what a neat bridge it will be.