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Sanderson Covered Bridge 45-11-02 #2

Photos 

Sanderson Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com in November 2010

BH Photo #188779

Map 

Description 

This bridge was rebuilt in 2002/2003 by Blow & Cote with only a few of the original timbers and planks salvaged. The bridge had been closed to traffic for 14 years prior to the re-build.

Facts 

Overview
Covered Town Lattice bridge over Otter Creek on Pearl Street (C2004) in Brandon
Location
Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1838; rehabilitated 2003
Builder
- Blow & Cote Inc. of Morrisville, Vermont (2003 Rehabilitation)
Design
Town lattice truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 116.1 ft.
Total length: 121.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Upper Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.79000, -73.11000   (decimal degrees)
43°47'24" N, 73°06'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/652063/4850284 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brandon
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000258 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-11-02 #2 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 34010 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 30.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
600

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2017: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • April 8, 2017: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • November 28, 2010: Updated by John Borthwick securevermont.com: Changed primary name, added info and photos

Sources 

  • John Borthwick
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com