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Lincoln Covered Bridge 45-14-13


Lincoln Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009


BH Photo #147786

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Another of Vermonts unique covered bridge truss configurations. In this case a arch variation of the Pratt truss was used. This is the only known example of this type.


Covered Pratt through arch truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on Fletcher Hill Rd (C3035) in Woodstock
Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont
Open to one lane traffic with a weight limit
Built 1865; Renovated 1947; rehabilitated 1989
- R.W. & B.H. Pinney Bros
Covered Pratt through arch truss
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 139.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 28, 1973
Also called
Ottauquechee River Bridge
Lincoln Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.60055, -72.56895   (decimal degrees)
43°36'02" N, 72°34'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/696213/4830379 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodstock South
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
Inventory numbers
NRHP 73000212 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-14-13 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 34092 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • August 26, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • October 4, 2015: New Street View added by Dave King
  • October 2, 2015: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • October 17, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is named the Lincoln Covered Bridge


  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • John Loxton
  • Richard Doody