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Hemlock Covered Bridge 19-09-02

Photos 

Hemlock Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #148080

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Old Course Saco River on Hemlock Bridge Road in Fryeburg
Location
Oxford County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1857; rehabilitated 1988
Design
Covered Paddleford through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 136.2 ft.
Total length: 136.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1970
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.07939, -70.90303   (decimal degrees)
44°04'46" N, 70°54'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/347629/4882451 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fryeburg
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
50
Inventory numbers
NRHP 70000056 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 19-09-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
ME 1004 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

19th Century (8,381)
Built 1857 (51)
Built during 1850s (492)
Covered (1,962)
Functionally obsolete (5,825)
Have street view (28,909)
Maine (841)
NR-listed (3,014)
Open (40,968)
Owned by state (16,555)
Oxford County, Maine (78)
Paddleford truss (29)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,419)
Through truss (16,791)
Total length 125-175 feet (6,186)
Truss (35,468)
Wooden deck (6,161)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 5, 2022: New Street View added by Paul Plassman
  • April 13, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • August 24, 2016: New photos from John Loxton

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