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Depot Road Over Suncook River

Depot Road over the Suncook River, Chichester, NH.

Photo taken by David P. Timmins in February 2009

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Overview
Lenticular through truss bridge over Suncook River in Chichester
Location
Merrimack County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to pedestrians only since 1978, renovation completed in 1981
History
Built 1887 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
Wrought iron lenticular through truss with cast iron plaques, crestings and finials.
Dimensions
Span length: 96.1 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 10, 2004
Also called
Thunder Bridge, Depot Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.25722, -71.36944   (decimal degrees)
43°15'26" N, 71°22'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/307674/4792105 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pittsfield
Inventory numbers
NRHP 04000149 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 24985 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2007)
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2014: Updated by Fmiser: Added category "Wrought Iron"
  • March 25, 2014: New photo from David P. Timmins
  • May 27, 2011: Updated by Will: Added National Register information
  • February 14, 2009: Updated name and design
  • February 14, 2009: New photos from David P. Timmins

Sources 

  • David P. Timmins - grumpytimm [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Will Truax - Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Fmiser - fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Chichester Historical Society - Historical Society's website about the bridge