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Westford Bridge 45-04-05

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Westford Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

BH Photo #188664

Map 

Description 

Served until 1965 when a steel and concrete bridge was built near it. In 1975 the bridge was rehabilitated and in 1987 the bridge was moved to the town garage where it sat until 2001 when restoration work was done by Renaud Brothers, Inc. of Vernon, Vermont. The bridge was put back in place in July 2001 serving as a pedestrian and bicycle crossing.

Facts 

Overview
Burr arch-truss bridge over Brown's River on off road pedestrian & bike crossing
Location
Westford, Chittenden County, Vermont
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1837; Rehabilitated 1975; Removed 1987; Rehabilitated and Restored 2001
Builder
- Renaud Bros. Inc. (2001 Rehabilitation)
Design
Burr arch truss bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 97.0 ft.
Also called
Brown's River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.61248, -73.00816   (decimal degrees)
44°36'45" N, 73°00'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/658042/4941833 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Essex Center
Inventory number
BH 47124 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2016: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • November 27, 2010: Added by John Borthwick securevermont.com

Sources 

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