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River Road Covered Bridge 29-04-02

Photos 

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Photo taken by Mike Garland in July 2015

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BH Photo #348419

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bypassed covered bridge over Perry Stream in Pittsburg
Location
Coos County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1858; rehabilitated 1960
Design
Covered Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Perry Stream Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.07248, -71.30583   (decimal degrees)
45°04'21" N, 71°18'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/318494/4993588 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Francis
Inventory numbers
WGCB 29-04-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 24862 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2006)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2016: New photos from Mike Garland
  • April 30, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added correct date and truss type, fixed coordinates

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net