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Waterbury Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #118731

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Winooski River on US 2
Location
Washington County, Vermont
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1924 by the Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co.; damaged by 1927 flood; reconstructed in 1928; replaced 1992
Builder
- Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Main span: Riveted, 10-panel Parker through truss
Approach: Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 240.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.32833, -72.74611   (decimal degrees)
44°19'42" N, 72°44'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/679705/4910811 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middlesex
Inventory number
BH 36963 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER VT-16 - Vermont Bridge No. 48, Spanning Winooski River at U.S. Route 2, Waterbury, Washington County, VT
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com