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East Fairfield Covered 45-06-03

Photos 

East Fairfield Covered Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick in October 2010

BH Photo #188447

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Built around 1865 Queenpost truss bridge crosses the Black Creek. The bridge was closed to traffic in 1987 and reopened to traffic in July 2010 after extensive renovation.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Black Creek on C3049 in Fairfield
Location
East Fairfield, Franklin County, Vermont
Status
renovated and reopened to traffic July 2010
History
Built 1865; rehabilitated 1967 renovated 2010
Design
queenpost truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 19, 1974
Also called
Black Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.78667, -72.86333   (decimal degrees)
44°47'12" N, 72°51'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/669026/4961473 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bakersfield
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
130
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000214 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGN: 45-06-03
BH 33954 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • September 3, 2015: New Street View added by Erik Hoffman
  • September 3, 2015: New photos from John Loxton
  • December 1, 2010: Updated by John Borthwick securevermont.com: added truss design, WGN, description
  • November 26, 2010: Updated by John Borthwick: bridge reopened after extensive renovation
  • March 1, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is called the East Fairfield Covered Bridge; added NRHP info

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Borthwick
  • John Loxton
  • Erik Hoffman - norcalroadswebsite [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Richard Doody