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Fairfax Covered Bridge 45-06-02

Photos 

Fairfax Covered Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick

BH Photo #188526

Facts 

Overview
Covered Town lattice through truss bridge over Mill Brook on Maple St (C3035) in Fairfax
Location
Fairfax, Franklin County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1865; Washed off abutments & restored 1927; rehabilitated 1975, 1990 & 2002
Builders
- Jan Lewandoski (1990 & 2002 rehabilitation)
- Kingsbury & Stone (original builder)
Design
Covered Town lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 57.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 7.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 5, 1974
Also called
Maple Street Bridge
Mill Brook Bridge
Village Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.66361, -73.01056   (decimal degrees)
44°39'49" N, 73°00'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/657713/4947507 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milton
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
600
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000215 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-06-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 33958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • March 16, 2016: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • March 1, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is called the Fairfax Covered Bridge, added NRHP info, updated GPS data

Sources 

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