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Bell Hill Road (Old)

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Bell Hill Road (Old)

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Photo taken by Michael Quiet in August 2017

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BH Photo #400477

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Overview
Bypassed Warren pony truss Bridge over Upper Ammonoosuc River on Bell Hill
Location
Coos County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to pedestrians only. Used for Snowmobiles in winter
History
Built 1909 by American Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1960; Bypassed 1990
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabricator)
- United Construction Co. of Albany, New York (Contractor)
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Upper Ammonoosuc River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.62148, -71.36052   (decimal degrees)
44°37'17" N, 71°21'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/312733/4943613 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 78080 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/1994)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Average daily traffic (as of 1984)
200

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2017: Added by Michael Quiet

Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com