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Gillette Street Bridge

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Gillette Street Bridge

Western approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2016

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BH Photo #363407

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Description 

Rehabilitated in 2013, this bridge is the first example of a historic bridge in Vermont being rehabilitated with rivets instead of bolts. The caveat was that rivets were only used in the reconstruction of the upper chord. Other areas (hip joints, gusset plates) used bolts.

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Overview
Pin connected Pratt pony truss bridge over New England Central Railroad on Gillette Ave (C3029)
Location
Wilder, Windsor County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 2013
Builder
- Renaud Bros. Inc. (2013 rehabilitation)
Design
Pin Connected Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 73.2 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.67748, -72.30643   (decimal degrees)
43°40'39" N, 72°18'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/717125/4839578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hanover
Inventory number
BH 73508 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
380

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2016: Added by Michael Quiet

Sources 

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