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Centre Covered Bridge 45-03-05

Photos 

Centre Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

BH Photo #189051

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This bridge was moved to present location in 1960. It sits near the Lynburke Motel. A room was built inside the bridge to serve as an office.

Facts 

Overview
Covered Paddleford through truss bridge over East Branch of the Passumpsic River on pedestrian path
Location
Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont
Status
Open for snowmobiles / Pedestrian use
History
Built 1867; Relocated 1960; Emergency rehabilitation work 2013
Design
Paddleford truss
Dimensions
Total length: 118.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 20, 1974
Also called
Sanborn Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54414, -72.00093   (decimal degrees)
44°32'39" N, 72°00'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/738240/4936688 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lyndonville
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000204 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-03-05 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 47151 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2015: Updated by Michael Quiet: Updated status. Bridge is NOT scheduled for demolition. Bridge is no longer at risk for imminent collapse due to emergency repair work that has stabilized the bridge.
  • July 27, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • July 27, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Bridge closed, demolition ordered for fears of eminent collapse
  • November 28, 2010: Added by John Borthwick securevermont.com

Sources 

  • John Borthwick
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com