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Bridge Street Bridge (West)

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Description 

Bridge was built in 1907 when the Lamoille River was dammed to create Lake Lamoille. A new road was created to join Morrisville with Cadys Falls. Known as the "Long Bridge" as it was the longest single-span bridge entirely within the state of Vermont north of Brattleboro.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Lake Lamoille on Bridge Street in Morrisville.
Location
Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1907; replaced 1984
Design
Pin-connected, Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 264.0 ft.
Total length: 264.0 ft.
Also called
The Long Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.56530, -72.60750   (decimal degrees)
44°33'55" N, 72°36'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/689986/4937446 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95356 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added reason for alternate name to description per comment from Chester Gehman on other page.
  • December 5, 2021: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • December 5, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • December 5, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Paul Plassman
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com