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West Dummerston Covered Bridge 45-13-02 #2

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West Dummerston Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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Overview
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over West River on C2001 (East-West Road) in Dummerston
Location
Town of Dummerston, Windham County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1998
Builders
- Caleb Lamson
- Renaud Bros. Inc. (1998 Rehabilitation)
Design
Covered Town Lattice Truss Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 269.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 8, 1973
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.93660, -72.61296   (decimal degrees)
42°56'12" N, 72°36'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/694768/4756539 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Putney
Inventory numbers
NRHP 73000207 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-13-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 34062 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2014)
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: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
1,200

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • February 29, 2016: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • February 16, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • July 29, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee
  • October 14, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is known as the West Dummerston Covered Bridge; Added NRHP info

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Loxton