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Route 5 West River Bridge

Photo 

Four Bridges Brattleboro

For awhile there were four bridges-the covered highway bridge has not yet been removed here.

Post-1911 photo

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BH Photo #529978

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over West River on Route 5/ Putney Road.
Location
Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911; Replaced 1987
Design
Riveted Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 325.0 ft.
Total length: 350.0 ft.
Also called
Route 5 Three Crossings Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.86662, -72.55610   (decimal degrees)
42°51'60" N, 72°33'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/699632/4748900 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brattleboro
Inventory number
BH 75700 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2022: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • February 17, 2017: Added by Michael Quiet

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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