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Blair Covered Bridge 29-05-09

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Blair Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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Overview
Covered bridge over Pemigewasset River on Blair Road in Campton
Location
Town of Campton, Grafton County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1869; Restored 1977 & 2013/14
Builder
- Hiram W.Merrill
Design
Covered Long through truss with arches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 141.1 ft.
Total length: 288.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Blair Road Bridge
Blair Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.81034, -71.66575   (decimal degrees)
43°48'37" N, 71°39'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/285592/4854262 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plymouth
Inventory number
BH 24884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2012)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
1,300

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2014: Updated by Will Truax: Updated history and status
  • December 9, 2013: Updated by Will Truax: Added Builder & updated temporary status
  • April 30, 2011: New photos from Will
  • April 29, 2011: New photos from Will
  • October 11, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

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Blair Covered Bridge 29-05-09
Posted September 4, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Blair Covered Bridge 29-05-09
Posted August 29, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Another truck attack:

http://thecitizen.villagesoup.com/p/blair-bridge-damaged-by-...

Doesn't sound too bad this time.