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Mechanic Street Covered Bridge 29-04-06

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Also known as the Israel River Bridge. See State of NH site: http://www.nh.gov/nhdhr/bridges/p59.html

Photo taken by David P. Timmins in June 2009

BH Photo #144068

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Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Israel River on Mechanic Street in Lancaster
Location
Town of Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1862; Rebuilt 2006
Design
Covered Paddleford through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.3 ft.
Total length: 94.2 ft.
Deck width: 19.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.7 ft.
Also called
Mechanic Street Bridge
Israel River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.48700, -71.56433   (decimal degrees)
44°29'13" N, 71°33'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/296094/4929163 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancaster
Inventory numbers
WGCB 29-04-06 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 24877 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
710

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2017: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • January 28, 2016: New photos from Mike Garland
  • September 17, 2015: New Street View added by Dave King
  • April 3, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: HAER data
  • August 2, 2009: New photos from David P. Timmins

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