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Salmond Covered Bridge 45-14-05

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Salmond Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com in June 2004

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Description 

Originally crossing the Black River near Stoughton Pond the bridge was moved in 1959 to a location beside Route 131 in Amsden to remove it from the flood control area. The bridge served as a town storage shed until it was restored and moved to it's current location in 1986.

Facts 

Overview
Covered Multiple Kingspost through truss bridge over Sherman Brook on Henry Gould Road
Location
Weathersfield, Windsor County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1875 by James F. Tasker; Removed and used for storage 1959; Restored and put in current location 1986
Builder
- James Tasker of Claremont, New Hampshire
Design
Covered Multiple kingpost truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 46.9 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.42685, -72.48835   (decimal degrees)
43°25'37" N, 72°29'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/703300/4811281 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Windsor
Inventory numbers
WGN 45-14-05
BH 47536 (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: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 25.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2017: Merged duplicate pages
  • September 7, 2016: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added pictures. Imported NBI info
  • April 5, 2014: Photos imported by Dave King
  • February 17, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • January 6, 2011: Updated by John Borthwick securevermont.com: Added Salmond Bridge

Sources 

  • John Borthwick
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com