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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

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Winooski River Bridge

Looking from the western side of the bridge

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in March 2014

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BH Photo #282895

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Description 

Bridge originally had a 70ft Parker pony truss approach span on the eastern side. This was removed and replaced with earth fill during the 1991 rehabilitation. The approach span is now located at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Winooski River on 3 Mile Bridge Road
Location
Washington County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928 by the Palmer Steel Co; Rehabilitated and approach span removed 1991
Builder
- Palmer Steel Co. of Springfield, Massachusetts/Holyoke, Massachusetts
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 179.1 ft.
Total length: 184.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Winooski River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.26566, -72.62901   (decimal degrees)
44°15'56" N, 72°37'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/689243/4904114 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middlesex
Inventory number
BH 60799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 56.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
666

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2015: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • May 18, 2014: New photo from Michael Quiet
  • April 29, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added categories "One-lane traffic", "Riveted"

Related Bridges 

  • Horse Farm Bridge (Parts reused in) - The approach span was removed from this bridge

Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com