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Howe Covered Bridge 45-09-07

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Howe Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147649

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Overview
Covered Multiple Kingspost through truss bridge over First Branch White River on Belknap Brook Rd (C3060) in Tunbridge
Location
Orange County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1995
Builders
- Chauncey Tenney
- Edward Wells
- Ira Mudget
Design
Covered Multiple Kingspost Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.9 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 10, 1974
Also called
Howe Bridge
First Branch White River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.86333, -72.49833   (decimal degrees)
43°51'48" N, 72°29'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/701031/4859735 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sharon
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
50
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000241 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-09-07 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 33989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • September 11, 2015: Updated by Michael Quiet: Noted builders; Added pictures
  • February 15, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 9, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 15, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is known as the Howe Covered Bridge; added NRHP info

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Richard Doody