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Gorham Covered Bridge 45-11-04

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Gorham Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

BH Photo #188785

Map 

Description 

The bridge was rehabilitated in 1956 and again in 1979 and completely rebuilt in 2004 at a cost of 1.2 million dollars. The new bridge was placed over Otter Creek on June 11, 2004.

Facts 

Overview
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on C3006 in Proctor
Location
Pittsford, Rutland County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1842 by Abraham Owen and Nicholas Powers; completely rebuilt in 2004
Builders
- Abraham Owen
- Nichols Montgomery Powers
Design
Town lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 108.9 ft.
Total length: 117.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 12, 1974
Also called
Goodnough Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.68000, -73.03833   (decimal degrees)
43°40'48" N, 73°02'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/658119/4838201 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Proctor
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000255 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-11-04 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 34012 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 30.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
550

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2016: 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