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Upper Falls Covered Bridge 45-14-08

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Restored Upper Falls Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147761

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Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Black River on Upper Falls Rd (C3020) in Weathersfield
Location
Windsor County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1840 by James Tasker; Rebuilt in 2008; Rehabilitated 2011
Builder
- James Tasker of Claremont, New Hampshire
Design
Covered Town Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 129.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 8.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 28, 1973
Also called
Bridge No. 66
Downers Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.39845, -72.52213   (decimal degrees)
43°23'54" N, 72°31'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/700661/4808046 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cavendish
Inventory numbers
NRHP 73000215 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-14-08 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 34075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
10

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • October 16, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is known as the Upper Falls Covered Bridge

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Loxton
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com