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Brown Covered Bridge 45-11-09

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #159637

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Cold River on Upper Cold River Road in Shrewsbury
Location
Rutland County, Vermont
Status
Open to one lane traffic
History
Built 1880 by Nichols Powers
Builder
- Nichols Montgomery Powers
Design
Town Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 116.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.3 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 21, 1974
Also called
Cold River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.56500, -72.92000   (decimal degrees)
43°33'54" N, 72°55'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/667977/4825661 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rutland
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000250 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-11-09 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 34003 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
200

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2017: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • March 28, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added Historic Name, Design, NRHP data and Builder

Sources 

  • Robert Stephenson - seinfeld99 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com