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Melrose Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in March 2022

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BH Photo #528524

Description 

One of Vermonts earliest concrete bridges. Built for the sum of $4,600

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Whetstone Brook on VT 09 in Brattleboro
Location
Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908 by Ley Construction Co
Builders
- Ley Construction Co. (Fabrication)
- Walter M. Denman (design)
Design
Concrete Arch. Design was inspired by Lutens arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.6 ft.
Also called
Whetstone Brook Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.85167, -72.59500   (decimal degrees)
42°51'06" N, 72°35'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/696502/4747148 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brattleboro
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
16,300
Inventory number
BH 34067 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Sufficiency rating: 42.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2022: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • February 9, 2017: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added builders; Corrected build date

Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com