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Elm Street Bridge


Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #154647

Street View 


Parker Patent pony truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on VT 12 (Elm Street) in Woodstock.
Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont
Open to traffic
Built 1870 by the National Bridge & Iron Works; Rehabilitated c. 1900; Rehabilitated 1980
- Charles H. Parker (Design)
- National Bridge & Iron Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Wrought- and cast-iron, pin-connected Parker pony truss.
A riveted Warren truss was added underneath the bridge circa 1900. In a 1980 rehabilitation the warren truss was replaced with steel stringers and the truss was made non-load bearing.
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 111.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.62889, -72.51833   (decimal degrees)
43°37'44" N, 72°31'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/700204/4833648 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodstock North
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
Inventory number
BH 44057 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • April 23, 2016: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • October 5, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 26, 2015: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added bridge info & pictures
  • February 12, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • February 20, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 29, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 8, 2010: Added by James Baughn


  • HAER VT-3 - Elm Street Bridge, Spanning Ottauquechee River, Woodstock, Windsor County, VT
  • Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com