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Henry Covered Bridge 45-02-02 #2

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in May 2010

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BH Photo #168871

Map 

Description 

The bridge was named for the Henry family. Rebuilt as a replica in 1989 by Blow & Cote, Inc. the bridge survived a July 2003 arson attempt when gasoline was poured on the decking and ignited.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Walloomsac River on C3008 in Bennington
Location
Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1840; replaced with new bridge 1989
Design
Town lattice truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 110.9 ft.
Total length: 121.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Burt Henry Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.91239, -73.25460   (decimal degrees)
42°54'45" N, 73°15'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/642468/4752563 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hoosick Falls
Inventory numbers
NRHP 73000187 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGN: 45-02-02
BH 33936 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 30.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
1,000

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • December 1, 2010: Updated by John Borthwick securevermont.com: updated truss design info and misc info

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Borthwick
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • John Loxton