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Peavine Bridge

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Peavine Bridge

Eastern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in August 2015

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BH Photo #336284

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Description 

Perhaps built by Boston Bridgeworks for the White River Valley Railroad (known as the Peaving Railroad locally) which ran its first train on 30 Dec 1900. Damaged by flooding in 1927.

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Third Branch White River on Peavine Boulevard (C2005) in Bethel
Location
Bethel, Windsor County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1919; Restored 1927; Abandoned 1933; Converted to auto use c. 1938
Railroads
- Rail-to-road
- White River Valley Railroad (WRV)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 107.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.9 ft.
Skew angle
15 degrees
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Third Branch White River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.82756, -72.63560   (decimal degrees)
43°49'39" N, 72°38'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/690114/4855438 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bethel
Inventory number
BH 34101 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 53.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
100

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2016: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • August 25, 2015: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • June 20, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • June 20, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: Added railroad hiatory

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