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Brookfield Floating Bridge (Older)

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Brookfield Floating Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2006

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Overview
Pontoon bridge over Sunset Lake on Route 65 in Brookfield
Location
Brookfield, Orange County, Vermont
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1936; reconstructed 1978; Replaced 2008
Builder
- A.D. Bishop (Engineer, Vermont Department of Highways)
Design
Pontoon
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 310.1 ft.
Total length: 317.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 28, 1974
Also called
Sunset Lake Floating Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.04250, -72.60472   (decimal degrees)
44°02'33" N, 72°36'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/691904/4879382 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brookfield
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000237 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 40573 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
370

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 28, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

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Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com