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Little River Bridge

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Little River Bridge

The remaining abutment of the lost little river bridge

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2014

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BH Photo #283727

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Description 

Originally was the US Route 2 crossing of the Little River. Route 2 was rerouted when the interstate came through in 1961 and was relegated to local traffic from then on. In 2014 Farr road was rerouted and this bridge was removed.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Little River on Farr road in Waterbury
Location
Washington County, Vermont
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1928 by American Bridge Co.; Route 2 rerouted 1961; Lost 2014
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 95.1 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Also called
Old US Route 2 bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.35333, -72.77725   (decimal degrees)
44°21'12" N, 72°46'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/677147/4913520 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterbury
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
30
Inventory number
BH 34029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2011)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 36.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Updated that this had been a Warren pony truss
  • September 9, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com