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Lincoln Covered Bridge 45-14-13

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Lincoln Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147786

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Description 

Another of Vermonts unique covered bridge truss configurations. In this case a arch variation of the Pratt truss was used. This is the only known example of this type.

Facts 

Overview
Covered Pratt through arch truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on Fletcher Hill Rd (C3035) in Woodstock
Location
Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont
Status
Open to one lane traffic with a weight limit
History
Built 1865; Renovated 1947; rehabilitated 1989
Builder
- R.W. & B.H. Pinney Bros
Design
Covered Pratt through arch truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 139.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 28, 1973
Also called
Ottauquechee River Bridge
Lincoln Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.60055, -72.56895   (decimal degrees)
43°36'02" N, 72°34'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/696213/4830379 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodstock South
Inventory numbers
NRHP 73000212 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-14-13 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 34092 (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: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
500

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • October 4, 2015: New Street View added by Dave King
  • October 2, 2015: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • October 17, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is named the Lincoln Covered Bridge

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • John Loxton