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East Richford-Sutton International Bridge

Photo 

File:MissRiverBridge.JPG

Photo taken by Mfwills

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Map 

Description 

Note: This is an international bridge. It is 80% owned by Vermont, 20% owned by Quebec. The original bridge was destroyed in the Great Flood of 1927 and this bridge was its replacement, completed in 1929.

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Missisquoi River on VT 105A ALT in Richford
Location
Franklin County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929 by Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co.; rehabilitated 1979; rehabilitated 2019
Builder
- Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Parker through truss with stringer approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 205.1 ft.
Deck width: 21.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 11, 1990
Also called
Le pont international de Glen Sutton
Missisquoi River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.01174, -72.58810   (decimal degrees)
45°00'42" N, 72°35'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/690056/4987084 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jay Peak OE N
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
100
Inventory numbers
NRHP 90001494 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 33964 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 55.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 28, 2019: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added official name, international details, 2019 rehab.
  • February 27, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info & imported photo

Sources 

Comments 

East Richford-Sutton International Bridge
Posted October 28, 2019, by Nathan Holth

Article on bridge rehab. https://vermontbiz.com/news/2019/october/07/governor-scott-q...

Previous bridge was a concrete arch, as attached. Bottom photo shows its destruction in a flood.