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Red Bridge 45-08-11

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Red Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

BH Photo #189361

Map 

Description 

There are two steel beams and a concrete roadway under the cover.

Facts 

Overview
Kingpost through truss bridge over Sterling Brook on Cole Hill Road
Location
Morristown, Lamoille County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896; Reinforced 1897; Steel stringers added 1971
Design
combination kingpost and queen post truss
Dimensions
Span length: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 16, 1974
Also called
Sterling Bridge
Sterling Brook Bridge
Chaffee Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.51861, -72.67778   (decimal degrees)
44°31'07" N, 72°40'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/684553/4932099 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sterling Mountain
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000232 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-08-11 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 47161 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 74.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
150

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2016: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • November 29, 2010: Added by John Borthwick securevermont.com

Sources 

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