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Lake Champlain Bascule Bridge

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Lake Champlain Bridge

Grand Isle VT

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #269329

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Lake Champlain on US 2 in North Hero
Location
Grand Isle County, Vermont
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1953; rehabilitated 1995, 2008; demolished 2019
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 91.9 ft.
Total length: 261.2 ft.
Deck width: 33.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.76604, -73.28986   (decimal degrees)
44°45'58" N, 73°17'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/635332/4958383 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Hero
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
2,800
Inventory number
BH 33971 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Bascule (1,050)
Built 1953 (323)
Built during 1950s (3,814)
Deck girder (5,666)
Girder (10,050)
Grand Isle County, Vermont (15)
Have street view (26,536)
Lost (24,184)
Lost 2019 (125)
Lost during 2010s (3,138)
Movable (2,927)
Navigable waterway (2,135)
One-lane traffic (7,567)
Owned by state (15,792)
Plate girder (7,777)
Replaced by new bridge (16,140)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,397)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,183)
US 2 (43)
Vermont (596)

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Bridge is gone
  • March 22, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 28, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 26, 2014: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • May 8, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 29, 2013: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • September 9, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.

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Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • EIV Technical Services - Imagery + Info
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com