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River Road Bridge 45-10-03

Photos 

River Road Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

BH Photo #188919

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Missisquoi River on C3012 in Troy
Location
Troy, Orleans County, Vermont
Status
Destroyed by fire on Feb 6, 2021
History
Built 1910
Design
Town lattice truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.9 ft.
Total length: 95.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 7.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 19, 1974
Also called
School Bridge
Upper Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.95634, -72.39351   (decimal degrees)
44°57'23" N, 72°23'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/705587/4981405 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Troy
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
70
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000249 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-10-03 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 34001 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to Lost
  • April 6, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody

Sources 

  • John Borthwick
  • Richard Doody
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

River Road Bridge 45-10-03
Posted February 7, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Caused by a faulty snowmobile that caught fire... Wow!

https://www.necn.com/news/local/snowmobile-fire-burns-centur...

River Road Bridge 45-10-03
Posted February 6, 2021, by Alexander D. Mitchell IV (LNER4472 [at] verizon [dot] net)
River Road Bridge 45-10-03
Posted February 6, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Collapsed after catching on fire earlier today...

https://www.facebook.com/groups/539031139560383/permalink/21...