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Halpin Covered Bridge 45-01-03

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Halpin Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

BH Photo #188667

Map 

Description 

Sitting on the town line between Middlebury and Weybridge the bridge was restored in 1994 by Jan Lewandoski. The bridge sits 41 feet above the river bed.

Facts 

Overview
Covered Town lattice through truss bridge over Muddy Branch of the New Haven River
Location
Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1824; Rehabilitated 1994
Builder
- Jan Lewandoski (1994 rehabilitation)
Design
Town lattice truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 66.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 10, 1974
Also called
High Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.05000, -73.14083   (decimal degrees)
44°02'60" N, 73°08'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/648932/4879106 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middlebury
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000199 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 47125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 18.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2017: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • November 27, 2010: Added by John Borthwick securevermont.com

Sources 

  • John Borthwick
  • Wikipedia
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com