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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.205825,-72.792003

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Carries North Brook Road Town Highway 3 over Pine Brook
Design: truss/through/kingpost
Design Details: Covered Kingpost through truss
Total Length: 51.8 Feet
Span Length: 47.9 Feet

Overview: Kingpost through truss bridge over Pine Brook on Town Highway 3
History: Built 1872; rehabilitated 1977
Built: 1872

Location: Washington County

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160377

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160378

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160379

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160381

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160382

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160383

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160384

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Photo taken by John Loxton in August 2016

361052

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Photo taken by John Loxton in August 2016

361053

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Photo taken by John Loxton in August 2016

361054

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Photo taken by John Loxton in August 2016

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Photo taken by John Loxton in August 2016

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Northern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

369551

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Truss overview

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369552

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Detail of the deck

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369553

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Overhead bracing. Pretty simple

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369554

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Detail of the cracked Kingspost. A simple steel band holds the wood together. Note also that the strut bracing has been removed

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

369555

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Info sheet on the history of the bridge and covered bridges in general

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Southern portal

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369557

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Southern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

369558

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Fitting on the Kingspost truss

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369559

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Lower fitting on the Kingspost truss. Note the wooden floorbeams resting on the lower chord

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Detail of the upper chord of the Kingspost truss, with a iron tension rod

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Original stone abutment is extant on the North side, with sides capped in concrete. Notice a slight skew to align with the river

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Original stone abutment is extant on the South side, with sides capped in concrete.

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

A supplemental steel support system was added in the 76 rehab. Tastefully done, it retained the original floorbeams and supplements the truss under a load.

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12

Footing

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Photo taken by Sherman Cahal

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Pine Brook Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1989

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Pine Brook Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1989

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Lovers Lane Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.187594,-72.640736

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Carries Lovers Lane (C3061) over Dog River
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 88.9 Feet
Span Length: 85.0 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over Dog River on C3061 in Berlin
History: Built 1928; rehabilitated 1994; damaged during Tropical Storm Irene in 2011
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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Lovers Lane Bridge

Southern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

338281

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Lovers Lane Bridge

Southern portal

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338282

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Lovers Lane Bridge

Hip joint. Notice some loss of original rivets

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338283

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Lovers Lane Bridge

Truss web

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338284

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Lovers Lane Bridge

V lacing on the upper chord box

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338285

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Lovers Lane Bridge

Structural steel provided by Carnigie

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338286

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Lovers Lane Bridge

Northern portal

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338287

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Lovers Lane Bridge

Nortern approach

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338288

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Lovers Lane Bridge

Detail of a typical gusset plate

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Slaughterhouse Covered Bridge 45-12-09

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.168611,-72.654722

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Carries Slaughterhouse Road (C3014) over Dog River
Design: truss/through/queenpost
Design Details: Covered Queenpost through truss
Total Length: 65.9 Feet
Span Length: 58.1 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Dog River on Slaughterhouse Road (C3014) in Northfield
History: Built 1872
Built: 1872

Location: Washington County

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Slaughterhouse Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2006

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Slaughterhouse Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2006

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Slaughterhouse Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2006

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Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2006

189393

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Slaughterhouse Bridge interior

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

189394

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Slaughterhouse Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

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Slaughterhouse Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1989

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Slaughterhouse Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1989

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Status: Intact but closed to all traffic

Location: 44.115419,-72.726566

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Carries Rabbit Hollow Road (C3057) over Dog River & NECR
Design: truss/pony/parker
Design Details: Riveted Parker pony truss
Total Length: 90.9 Feet
Span Length: 87.9 Feet

Overview: Parker pony truss bridge over Dog River and NECR on Rabbit Hollow Road in Northfield
History: Built 1908; Closed 2016
Built: 1908

Location: Washington County

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Western portal

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316381

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Collision damage to the railing. Its also bent the diagonal tension member

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316382

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Looking along the truss. It looks like this bridge was once painted black

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2015

316383

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

damage to the railing and tension memeber

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Looking north along the New England Central Railroad

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Notice some of the built up members are beginning to bow inwards. Perhaps related is the fact that this is the same truss that has the damage to the diagonal element, with this being the opposite side to that.

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316386

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Eastern portal. The astute will notice that snow has been removed from certain parts in a (unsuccessful) attempt to find a builders plate.

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349223

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Western approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2016

349224

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Western portal

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Endpost of the railing

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Detail of the wooden deck

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

First Gusset plate of the southern truss, western side

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Bent diagonal tension memeberr

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Detail of the original railing

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

V lacing on the midspan diagonal and vertical meembers

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2016

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Looking back at the collision damage to the railing and diagonal member

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Midspan, looking north

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349233

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Lower chord gusset plate. While the bridge is thoroughly rusted, there doesn't appear to be any section loss on the truss

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2016

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Detail of the v lacing on the upper chord

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2016

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Detail of the railing. Below you can see both the New England Central Railroad and the Dog River

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2016

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Eastern portal

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2016

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Eastern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2016

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Northern truss

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2016

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Rabbit Hollow Bridge

Abutment for the bridge. It appears that it is stone faced with concrete, with the concrete starting tro fall away

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2016

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Riverton Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.199744,-72.633247

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Carries VT 12 over Dog River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 145.0 Feet
Span Length: 140.1 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Dog River on VT 12 in West Berlin
History: Built 1934 by American Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1964
Built: 1934

Location: Washington County

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Riverton Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Quiet

316376

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Riverton Bridge

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316377

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Riverton Bridge

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316378

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Riverton Bridge

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Riverton Bridge

Eastern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Riverton Bridge

The sidwalk

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Riverton Bridge

X lacing on the upper chord

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Riverton Bridge

Builders plate

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Riverton Bridge

Western portal

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Riverton Bridge

Structural steel form Carnigie

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Riverton Bridge

Truss web

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Riverton Bridge

Detail of the overhead bracing. Notice that the bracing between the trusses follows a Baltimore pattern

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Riverton Bridge

Portal bracing

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Granite Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.251775,-72.570865

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Carries Granite Street over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 210.0 Feet
Span Length: 200.1 Feet

Overview: Baltimore through truss bridge over Winooski River on Granite Street in Montpelier
History: Built 1902; rehabilitated 1992; Rehabilitated 2014
Built: 1902

Location: Washington County

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Granite Street Bridge

Southern Approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in April 2014

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Granite Street Bridge

Details of the truss

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in April 2014

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Granite Street Bridge

Riveting detail

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in March 2014

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Granite Street Bridge

Builders Plaque

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Granite Street Bridge

At some point a thin layer of asphalt was put on top of the wooden deck. Most of this asphalt has since come off

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2014

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Granite Street Bridge

Detail of the decorative hand railing

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283699

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Granite Street Bridge

Detail of the underside

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283700

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Granite Street Bridge

Detail of the pinned endpiece on the North-western corner of the bridge. To the left are hangers that mount to the lower cord. A few of these were farther out, indicating that they once spanned the entire truss..perhaps to carry wires

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2014

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Granite Street Bridge

Detail of the decorative flowers on the railing, looking good after the 2014 rehab

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309625

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Granite Street Bridge

Resurfaced deck (pavment on top of a wooden deck) following the 2014 rehab

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Granite Street Bridge

Looking at the intersection of diagonal and vertical elements of the truss. Freshly painted following the 2014 rehab

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Granite Street Bridge

Detail of the east abutment following the 2014 rehab

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Granite Street Bridge

Added strengthening steel inside the endpost from the 2014 rehabilitation. Thankfully the V lacing was returned over it, allowing the modification to not distract from the historical style of the bridge

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Granite Street Bridge

Added steel sheet on the endpost. Notice the replacement of rivets with bolts from the 2014 Rehabilitation

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

345061

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Granite Street Bridge

Replacement work on the connections with the lower chord. Notice the replacement of rivets with bolts from the 2014 Rehabilitation

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Granite Street Bridge

Truss overview

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Granite Street Bridge

Roadway.

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Granite Street Bridge

Structural steel provided by Bethlehem Steel.

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

345065

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Granite Street Bridge

Detail of the truss web

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Granite Street Bridge

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Granite Street Bridge

Pedestrian walkway. Like the roadway, this was also redecked in the 2014 rehabilitation

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Granite Street Bridge

Western portal

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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South Main Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.190000,-72.498333

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Carries VT 14 over Jail Branch
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Granite Arch
Total Length: 92.9 Feet
Span Length: 42.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Jail Branch on VT 14 in Barre
History: Built 1920; rehabilitated 1969
Built: 1920

Location: Washington County

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South Main Street Bridge

Overview...seems like the only time I have to document this bridge is in the winter

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2017

380048

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South Main Street Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2017

380046

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South Main Street Bridge

Note the quary marks

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2017

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South Main Street Bridge

Abutment for the south span

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2017

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South Main Street Bridge

Keystone in south arch

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2017

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South Main Street Bridge

Detail of the stone arch

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2017

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South Main Street Bridge

South approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2017

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South Main Street Bridge

Overview

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South Main Street Bridge

North arch

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2017

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South Main Street Bridge

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South Main Street Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in December 2014

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Langdon Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.260829,-72.576139

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Carries Langdon Street over North Branch Winooski River
Design: truss/pony/polygonal
Design Details: Polygonal Warren pony truss
Total Length: 75.1 Feet
Span Length: 68.9 Feet

Overview: Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over North Branch Winooski River on Langdon Street in Montpelier
History: Built 1928 by American Bridge Co.
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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Langdon Street Bridge

View from upstream

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in June 2014

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Langdon Street Bridge

Eastern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in June 2014

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Langdon Street Bridge

Wheres a builders plaque should be..

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in June 2014

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Langdon Street Bridge

Truss details

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in June 2014

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Langdon Street Bridge

Western approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in June 2014

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Little River Bridge

Status: Demolished

Location: 44.353328,-72.777246

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Carries Farr road over Little River
Design: truss/pony/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with all verticals
Total Length: 95.1 Feet
Span Length: 89.9 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over Little River on Farr road in Waterbury
History: Built 1928 by American Bridge Co.; Route 2 rerouted 1961; Lost 2014
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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Little River Bridge

The remaining abutment of the lost little river bridge

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2014

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Mad River Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 44.296667,-72.701667

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Carries C3011 over Mad River
Design: truss/pony/parker
Design Details: Parker pony truss
Total Length: 79.1 Feet
Span Length: 74.2 Feet

Overview: Parker pony truss bridge over Mad River on C3011 in Moretown
History: Built 1928 By Palmer Steel Co.
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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Mad River Bridge

Western approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2014

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Mad River Bridge

...there should be a builders plaque there....

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2014

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Mad River Bridge

Eastern Approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2014

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Mad River Bridge

View from the road on the eastern side of the Mad River

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Mad River Bridge

Detail of where the verticle meets the lower cord

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Mad River Bridge

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Mad River Bridge

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Mad River Bridge

Details of the underside

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Mad River Bridge

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Bridge Road Bridge (Old)

Status: Destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene

Location: 44.276667,-72.741667

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Carries Bridge Street (C3024) over Mad River
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 116.1 Feet
Span Length: 112.9 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over Mad River on C3024 in Moretown
History: Built 1928; Lost 2011
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.250771,-72.762256

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Carries Fletcher Road (C3039) over Mad River
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 102.0 Feet
Span Length: 98.1 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over Mad River on C3039 in Moretown
History: Built 1920; rehabilitated 1991
Built: 1920

Location: Washington County

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Eastern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Eastern portal

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

338293

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Hip joint

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Fletcher Road Bridge

V lacing on the underside of the upper chord

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Detail of the upper chord and a vertical memeber

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Western portal

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Western approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Detail of the lower chord

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Detail of a gusset plate connection

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in September 2015

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Fletcher Road Bridge

Overview

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.189369,-72.823469

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Carries Bridge Street over Mad River
Design: truss/through/burr
Design Details: Covered Burr arch-truss
Total Length: 110.9 Feet
Span Length: 99.1 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Mad River on Bridge street in Waitsfield
History: Built 1833; Pedestrian walkway added 1940; Rehabilitated 1973, 1989, 1992, 2001, 2015
Built: 1833

Location: Washington County

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159712

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Photo taken by John Loxton in July 2012

337100

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Photo taken by John Loxton in July 2012

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Photo taken by John Loxton in July 2012

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Photo taken by John Loxton in July 2012

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Pedestrian walkway, looking east

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Modern plaque

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Looking westacross the structure

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Eastern portal

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Concrete capping on the original dry laid stone abutments. Note the extensions of the concrete, which reduce the span length of the structure.

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Despite the very heavy traffic this bridge is subjected to its still completely working off its truss...no stringers here!

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Overview, from upstream

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Detail of the abutment, with the original dry laid irregular stone abutment capped with concrete.

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2016

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Overview from downstream

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Detail of the truss web. The style is similar to other Burr arches in this area.

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

The strut bracing was a very unique carved wooden piece, giving this bridge a nice touch of character

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Looking east across the bridge. Note some deflection in the truss line to the left

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Intersection of the Burr arch with a vertical memeber

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Mispan view of the truss web

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

First panel

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Overview of the truss web

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Overview of the overhead bracing system. Note the strut bracing being a very unique carved wooden piece

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14

Truss details

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Big Eddy Bridge

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Big Eddy Bridge

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Big Eddy Bridge

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Great Eddy Covered Bridge

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Mad River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 44.141174,-72.844614

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Carries VT 100 over Mad River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Skewed Riveted Pratt through truss
Total Length: 125.0 Feet
Span Length: 123.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Mad River on VT 100 in Warren
History: Built 1929 by American Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1967; Demolished 2013
Built: 1929

Location: Washington County

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Status: Open to traffic
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Location: 44.111667,-72.856667

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Carries TR 3/FAS 188 over Mad River
Design: truss/through/queenpost
Design Details: Covered queenpost truss
Total Length: 58.1 Feet
Span Length: 46.9 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Mad River on TR 3/FAS 188 in Warren
History: Built 1870 by Walter Bagley; rehabilitated 2000
Built: 1870

Location: Washington County

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Warren Bridge

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Warren Bridge

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Warren Bridge

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Warren Bridge

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Warren bridge

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Overview

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Western portal

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Western portal

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Information sheet about the bridge and covered bridges in general

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Fitting of the Queenspost upper chord

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Overhead bracing is quite simple

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Roadway

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Overview, looking southeast at the structure

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Overview

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

View of the truss web. Pretty simple

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

It looks like the channel of the river has shifted towards the western abutment. Scour could become a problem here

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Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15

Overview, looking northwest at the structure.

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Warren Village Bridge

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Warren Village Bridge

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #13

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.228333,-72.607778

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Carries New England Central Railroad over VT 12 and Dog River
Design: truss/through/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren through truss with all verticals with a pony plate girder approach span
Total Length: 217.9 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Warren Through truss bridge over VT 12 and Dog River on New England Central Railroad in Berlin
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #13

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #13

Detail of the truss span

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #13

Detail of the girder span

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #13

Detail of the truss span

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #13

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Stevens Branch Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 44.198056,-72.507500

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Carries Granite Street over Stevens Branch
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 117.1 Feet
Span Length: 112.9 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over Stevens Branch on Granite Street
History: Built 1928; demolished 2005
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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Taylor Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.260000,-72.580000

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Carries Taylor Street over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Parker through truss
Total Length: 170.0 Feet
Span Length: 166.0 Feet

Overview: Parker through truss bridge over Winooski River on Taylor Street in Montpelier
History: Built 1929 by the Berlin Construction Co.; rehabilitated 1967; rehabilitated 2010
Built: 1929

Location: Washington County

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Taylor Street Bridge

Viewing from the eastern side, looking north-west

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Taylor Street Bridge

View from a pedestrian bridge downstream

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Taylor Street Bridge

Western Approach

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Taylor Street Bridge

Western portal

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Taylor Street Bridge

Builders plaque

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Taylor Street Bridge

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Taylor Street Bridge

Pedestrian walkway

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Taylor Street Bridge

Additional plaque listing the contractors associated with the bridge

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpelier, East)

Status: Open, but not currently in use

Location: 44.246039,-72.548584

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Carries Washington County Railroad over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pin connected Pratt through truss
Total Length: 147.0 Feet
Span Length: 144.0 Feet

Overview: Pin connected Pratt through truss bridge on Washington County Railroad
History: Built 1902 by the American Bridge Co
Built: 1902

Location: Washington County

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, East)

Eastern approach

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, East)

Builders plate

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, East)

North-eastern abutment with some rust damage to the lower cord

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, East)

Looking west

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, East)

turnbuckle on the tension memeber

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge

Looking west along the disused Barre shortline

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge

Looking at the pinned connection for the vertical and tension memebers

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge

Looking along the lower cord

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge

Western approach

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, East)

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, East)

Roller plate on the southeast footing

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, East)

Looking alongside the lower chord. The first 2 panels are a built up member comprised of angled sections and x lacing. the center 2 panels are doubled up paired eyebars.

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, East)

Western approach

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Winooski Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.337289,-72.763998

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Carries Winooski Street over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Parker through truss
Total Length: 207.0 Feet
Span Length: 202.1 Feet

Overview: Parker through truss bridge over Winooski River on Winooski Street (C2004) in Waterbury
History: Built 1928; rehabilitated 1997
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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Winooski River Bridge

Eastern approach

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Winooski River Bridge

Eastern approach

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Winooski River Bridge

Builders plaque

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Winooski River Bridge

View from the western side, looking south-east

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Winooski River Bridge

Western portal

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Winooski River Bridge

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Winooski Street Bridge

Footing, northwest corner

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Winooski Street Bridge

The lower chord is a built up box member fasted with Battens.

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Winooski Street Bridge

Barrel shot

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Winooski Street Bridge

Pedestrian walkway. the wooden deck is a nice feature

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Winooski Street Bridge

Most of the truss is comprised of rolled I beam sections, however a few diagonals in the center panels were built up members like this

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Winooski Street Bridge

Detail of a gusset plate

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Winooski Street Bridge

Looking west, mid span

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Winooski Street Bridge

Detail of the endpost. the upper chord is typical for this area, as a large built up box with X lacing

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Winooski Street Bridge

Lackawanna stamp. In 1922 Lackawanna Steel became a subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel, so this was all in the family, so to speak

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Winooski Street Bridge

Eastern portal

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Winooski Street Bridge

Overhead bracing. Note the nearly complete use of built up sections for the overhead bracing, whereas the truss web was comprised mostly of rolled sections.

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Winooski Street Bridge

The original railing remains in place. This design was standard for post 1927 bridges in the state.

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Winooski Street Bridge

Hip joint

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Middlexsex Winooski River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 44.306667,-72.695000

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Carries US 2 over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: 2 span Riveted Pratt through truss
Total Length: 296.9 Feet
Span Length: 120.1 Feet

Overview: 2 span Pratt Through Truss
History: Built by American Bridge Co. 1928, Replaced 2003 by Bailey bridge, and again by stringer in 2010
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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Middlesex Winooski River Bridge

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Waterbury Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 44.328333,-72.746111

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Carries US 2 over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Main span: Riveted, 10-panel Parker through truss Approach: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 240.0 Feet
Span Length: 165.0 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Winooski River on US 2
History: Built 1924 by the Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co.; damaged by 1927 flood; reconstructed in 1928; replaced 1992
Built: 1924

Location: Washington County

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 44.151844,-72.656678

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Carries Vine Street over New England Central Railroad
Design: truss/pony/parker
Design Details: Parker Patent pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Parker Patent pony truss bridge over New England Central Railroad on Vine Street sidewalk
History: Built 1870 as a railroad bridge; Relocated/Converted to highway bridge c.1900; bypassed &reconstructed as a pedestrian bridge 1989
Built: ca. 1870

Location: Washington County

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General 'Barrel Shot' Looking East

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General 'Barrel Shot' Looking West

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General Elevation View, Looking North From Railroad Tracks

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General Elevation View, Looking North From Railroad Tracks

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General View Of Underside Of Bridge

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Detail View, Looking West, Showing Bridge Floor System

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Detail View Of Bottom Chord And Floor System

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Detail View Of Top Chord, Diagonals, Vertical Members, Bottom Chord, Floor Beams And Stringers

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Detail View Of Bottom Chord

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Detail Views Of Top Chord

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Vine Street Bridge

Western portal. Notice that the bridge was reconstructed as a pedestrian walkway and is significantly more narrow then it was in tis original configuration

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Vine Street Bridge

Looking at a pinned connection for the diagonal/vertical elements, as well as riveting work on the upper chord

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Vine Street Bridge

Detail of the lower chord

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Vine Street Bridge

detail of the riveting on the upper chord

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Vine Street Bridge

looking at the upper chord intersection with a diagonal and vertical element.

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Vine Street Bridge

detail of a pinned connection point

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Vine Street Bridge

Eastern portal. Notice that the bridge was reconstructed as a pedestrian walkway and is significantly more narrow then it was in tis original configuration

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Approach from the west

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Western portal

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Hip joint. The inclined end post was the key feature of the Parker Patent, as it allowed the length of the bridge to be varied without affecting other components, thus allowing for standardization of components and thus quicker and cheaper manufacturing.

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Detail of the top of the truss

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Pinned connection for the compression member. Note that the compression members are rolled sections, and not built up like most bridges from this era

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Detail of the lower chord. Note that each panel has two tension members supporting the lower chord from the upper chord.

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Deck supports are placed on top of the lower chord in this configuration, as opposed to suspending them from the lower chord.

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

V lacing on the upper chord.

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Base.

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Overview, from the east

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Eastern approach

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Bent compression member. Northern truss, 1st compression member from the west.

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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Bent compression member. Northern truss, 2nd compression member from the west

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.172500,-72.651389

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Carries Cox Brook Road (C2003) over Dog River
Design: truss/through/lattice/town
Design Details: Covered Town lattice through truss with steel stringers added. Truss is non load-bearing
Total Length: 139.1 Feet
Span Length: 64.0 Feet

Overview: Covered Town Lattice bridge over Dog River on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
History: Built 1872; rehabilitated 1969
Built: 1872

Location: Washington County

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08

Eastern approach

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08

Eastern portal

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08

barrel shot

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08

detail of the lattice work

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08

Detail of the upper chord

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Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08

Western approach

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Station Covered Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1989

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Station Covered Bridge

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Newell Covered Bridge 45-12-10

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.172778,-72.653056

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Carries Cox Brook Road (C2003) over Cox Brook
Design: truss/through/queenpost
Design Details: Covered Queenpost through truss
Total Length: 58.1 Feet
Span Length: 55.1 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Cox Brook on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
History: Built 1872; rehabilitated 1979
Built: 1872

Location: Washington County

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Newell Covered Bridge

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Newell Covered Bridge

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Newell Covered Bridge

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Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-11

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.173611,-72.655556

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Carries Cox Brook Road (C2003) over Cox Brook
Design: truss/through/queenpost
Design Details: Covered Queenpost through truss
Total Length: 54.1 Feet
Span Length: 43.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Cox Brook on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
History: Built 1872; rehabilitated 1967
Built: 1872

Location: Washington County

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Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge

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Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge

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Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge

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Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge

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Upper Cox Brook Bridge

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Upper Cox Brook Bridge

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.280833,-72.454167

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Carries Coburn Rd (C3030) over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/queenpost
Design Details: Covered Queenpost through truss, reinforced with steel stringers
Total Length: 73.2 Feet
Span Length: 64.0 Feet

Overview: Covered bridge over Winooski River on Coburn Road (C3030)
History: Built 1851 by Larned Coburn; rehabilitated 1973
Built: 1851

Location: Washington County

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Barrel shot

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Diagonal bracing against the vertical Queenspost

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Overview

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Western approach

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Coburn Covered Bridge

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Coburn Covered Bridge

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Coburn Covered Bridge

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Coburn Bridge

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Coburn Bridge

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Eastern approach

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Eastern portal

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Barrel shot

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Bridge info.

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Rough hew marks on the Queenspost...its makes a world of difference in the character when compared to the smoother cut vertical piece

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Truss web

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

The truss is completely separate from the bridge. At ;least this steel stringer has a historic covering around it...

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Overhead bracing

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Expert cutting and fitting of the wood for the truss

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Rough hew marks on the Queenspost...its makes a world of difference in the character when compared to the smoother cut vertical piece

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Western portal

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Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02

Western approach

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Coburn Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1989

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Coburn Bridge

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Stony Brook Bridge 45-12-07

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.120338,-72.689207

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Carries Stony Brook Road over Stony Brook
Design: truss/through/kingpost
Design Details: kingpost truss. Load is carried by steel stringers
Total Length: 39.0 Feet
Span Length: 30.8 Feet

Overview: Kingpost through truss bridge over Stony Brook on Stony Brook Road
History: Built 1899 by John Moseley; Rehabilitated 1968 with steel stringers
Built: 1899

Location: Washington County

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Stony Brook Bridge

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Stony Brook Bridge

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Stony Brook Bridge

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Stony Brook Road

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Stony Brook Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1989

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Stony Brook Bridge

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 44.287527,-72.408186

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Carries park entrance over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/queenpost
Design Details: queenpost truss
Total Length: 45.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Queenpost through truss bridge over Winooski River on park entrance
History: Built 1890 by Herman F. Townsend; Removed from river 2004; Rehabilitated and restored 2009
Built: 1890

Location: Washington County

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Martin Bridge before rehab

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Martin Bridge before rehab

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Martin Bridge before rehab

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Martin Bridge after rehab

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Martin Bridge interior

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Martin Bridge interior

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Profile from upstream

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Western approach

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Informational sign about the rehab. Some very nice technical details

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Informational sign about bridge history

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Detail of the downstream truss. Note the cattle-gate attached to the truss

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Barrel shot

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Detail of the cattle gate

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Cattle gate in the closed position. It still works!

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Informational pictures from the rehabilitation

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Informational pictures from the rehabilitation

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Informational pictures from the rehabilitation

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Informational pictures from the rehabilitation

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Eastern approach

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Overview from downstream

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Detail of the abutments

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Detail of the queenspost truss system

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Martin Bridge 45-12-06

Detail of the overhead bracing

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Martin Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1989

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Martin Bridge

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Martin Bridge

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Chamberlin Covered Bridge 45-12-A

Status: Closed to all traffic

Location: 44.138833,-72.714167

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Carries private drive over Stony Brook
Design: truss/through/kingpost
Design Details: Kingpost truss
Total Length: 22.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Kingpost through truss bridge over Stony Brook on private drive
History: Built 1956 by Mahlon Chamberlin
Built: 1956

Location: Washington County

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Chamberlin Bridge

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Chamberlin Bridge

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Chamberlin Bridge

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.265665,-72.629007

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Carries 3 Mile Bridge Road over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/parker
Design Details: Parker through truss
Total Length: 184.1 Feet
Span Length: 179.1 Feet

Overview: Parker through truss bridge over Winooski River on 3 Mile Bridge Road
History: Built 1928 by the Palmer Steel Co; Rehabilitated and approach span removed 1991
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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Winooski River Bridge

Southern Approach

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Winooski River Bridge

Looking from the western side of the bridge

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Winooski River Bridge

builders plaque

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Winooski River Bridge

View from downstream

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

Structural steel by Carnigie

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

X lacing on the upper chord

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

Detail of the portal bracing and hip joint

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

Barrel shot

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Truss web

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

Steel for the guardrail came from the Pencoyd plant

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

Portal bracing

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3 Mile Bridge Road Bridge

Overview

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpelier, West)

Status: Open, but not currently in use

Location: 44.260486,-72.582144

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Carries Washington County Railroad over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 260.0 Feet
Span Length: 119.4 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Winooski River on Washington County Railroad
History: Built 1903; one span collapsed into river during 1992 flood and was put back on piers.
Built: 1903

Location: Washington County

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Winooski Railroad Bridge

View from a pedestrian bridge upstream

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, West)

Eastern approach

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, West)

Eastern portal

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, West)

There used to be a builders plaque here...

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, West)

Abudment, eastern side

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, West)

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, West)

What remains of the western builders plaque

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, West)

Looking east across the bridge

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WACR - North Branch Winooski River Bridge

Status: Open, but not currently in use

Location: 44.259380,-72.577638

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Carries Washington County Railroad over North Branch Winooski River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pin connected Pratt through truss
Total Length: 151.0 Feet
Span Length: 149.3 Feet

Overview: Pin connected Pratt through truss bridge on Washington County Railroad
History: Built 1909 by the American Bridge Co.
Built: 1906

Location: Washington County

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

remnants of a power line carrier

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

Southern approach

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

Southern portal

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

Remnants of the builders plaque on the southern portal. All that's left of the date is "19"

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

Details of the lower chord

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

General view from east, looking north-west

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

Remnants of the buuilders plaque on the northern portal

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

Northern portal

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

Detail of the pinned endpiece. PBR included for free!

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WACR - North Branch Winnoski River Bridge

Additional detail of the pin connected lower chord

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M&B - Steven Branch Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians / snowmobiles only
Used for Snowmobile traffic

Location: 44.224285,-72.549871

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Carries Abandoned Montpelier & Barre (Central Vermont) Railroad over Steven Branch
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss with all verticals bridge over Steven Branch on Abandoned Montpelier & Barre (Central Vermont) Railroad
History: Built for the Central Vermont Railroad; Abandoned 1958
Built:

Location: Washington County

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WACR - Winooski Railroad Bridge

Looking south on the abandoned rail bed

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WACR - Winooski Railroad Bridge

Southern portal

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WACR - Winooski Railroad Bridge

View from the northern approach

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WACR - Winooski Railroad Bridge

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WACR - Winooski Railroad Bridge

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WACR - Steven Branch Bridge

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WACR - Steven Branch Bridge

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WACR - Steven Branch Bridge

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpelier, Middle)

Status: Open,but not currently in use

Location: 44.249963,-72.563281

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Carries Washington County Railroad over Winooski River
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: 3 span plate girder
Total Length: 230.0 Feet
Span Length: 80.1 Feet

Overview: Pony plate girder bridge over Winooski River on Washington County Railroad
History: Built 1925 by the American Bridge Co.
Built: 1925

Location: Washington County

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle)

Eastern approach

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle)

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle)

Eastern builders plaque

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle)

looking west

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle)

Eastern pier looking at the sepeartion. On the left you can notice the angle of the skew

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle)

Western builders plaque...in slightly better shape

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle)

Western approach

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle)

Looking east alongside the bridge

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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle)

Standing above the western pier

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WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River Bridge

Status: Open, but not currently in use

Location: 44.240341,-72.548754

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Carries Washington County Railroad over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 112.0 Feet
Span Length: 105.0 Feet

Overview: Baltimore through truss over Winooski River on Washington County Railroad
History: Built 1932
Built: 1932

Location: Washington County

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WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River bridge

southern approach

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WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River bridge

looking north

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WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River bridge

riveting work on the diagonal elements

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WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River bridge

riveting work on the upper chord

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WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River bridge

Northern approach

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WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River bridge

Abutment on the south west corner

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WACR - Jail Branch Bridge

Status: Open, but not currently in use

Location: 44.189661,-72.497718

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Carries Washington County Railroad over Jail Branch
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 86.2 Feet
Span Length: 79.1 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Jail Branch
History: Built 1908
Built: 1908

Location: Washington County

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WACR - Jail Branch Bridge

View from the adjacent highway bridge

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WACR - Jail Branch Bridge

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Butternut Hill Road Bridge

Status: No longer exists

Location: 44.151221,-72.839743

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Carries Butternut Hill Road (C3029) over Mad River
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 58.1 Feet
Span Length: 54.1 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Mad River on C3029
History: Built 1919; Removed 1999
Built: 1919

Location: Washington County

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VT12 Dog River Bridge

Status: Removed and put into storage

Location: 44.237718,-72.595465

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Carries VT 12 over Dog River
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Warren pony truss
Total Length: 94.2 Feet
Span Length: 89.9 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over Dog River on VT 12
History: Built 1926; Replaced and put into storage 1994
Built: 1926

Location: Washington County

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Pioneer Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge. Trusses cut up and put into storage

Location: 44.250717,-72.559322

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Carries Pioneer Street over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 145.0 Feet
Span Length: 141.1 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Winooski River on Pioneer Street
History: Built 1929 by Palmer Steel Co.; Disassembled and put into storage 2002
Built: 1929

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Third Branch White River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.040573,-72.747549

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Third Branch White River & VT 12A
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 75.1 Feet
Span Length: 68.9 Feet

Overview: Pony plate girder bridge over Third Branch White River & VT 12A on New England Central Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Washington County

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School Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.261454,-72.574977

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Carries School Street over North Branch Winooski River
Design: truss/pony/polygonal/alt-verticals
Design Details: Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 82.0 Feet
Span Length: 78.1 Feet

Overview: Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over North Branch Winooski River on School Street
History: Built 1928 by American Bridge Co.
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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School Street Bridge

North facing Pedestrian walkway, looking east

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School Street Bridge

Riveting work at the intersection with the upper chord

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School Street Bridge

Builders & commemorative plaque

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School Street Bridge

Eastern approach

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School Street Bridge

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School Street Bridge

lattice work on the upper chord

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School Street Bridge

Looking east across the bridge

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #1

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.258309,-72.608567

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/warren/verticals
Design Details: Skewed Warren through truss with all verticals with a Skewed Pony Plate girder approach span
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Winooski River on New England Central Railroad
History: Built 1929 by American Bridge Co.
Built: 1929

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #1

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #1

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #1

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #1

Detail of the skewed pony plate girder approach span

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #1

Southern Approach

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #1

Southern portal

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #1

Builders plate

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #1

Overhead portal bracing

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #2

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.349018,-72.775146

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Winooski River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: 5 span Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Winooski River on New England Central Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #2

View from downstream

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #3

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.359574,-72.830665

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Winooski River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: 7 span Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Winooski River on New England Central Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #3

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #3

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #3

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NECR - Winooski River Bridge #3

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #5

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.117693,-72.673187

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Dog River and VT-12A
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: 3 span Deck plate girder
Total Length: 295.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Dog River and VT-12A on New England Central Railroad
History: Built 1930
Built: 1930

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #5

Overview

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #5

Southern abutment and spans

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #5

Pier. Note that the abutment has a metal breakwater cap

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #5

Southern abutment and span

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #10

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.202113,-72.634220

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Dog River
Design: truss/through/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren through truss with all verticals
Total Length: 158.0 Feet
Span Length: 158.0 Feet

Overview: Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Dog River on New England Central Railroad
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Location: Washington County

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #10

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NECR - Waterbury Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.340920,-72.759032

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Carries New England Central Railroad over US 2 & Graves Brook
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 126.0 Feet
Span Length: 120.1 Feet

Overview: Pony plate girder bridge over US 2 & Graves Brook on New England Central Railroad
History: Built 1956 by American Bridge Co.
Built: 1956

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Waterbury Bridge

Looking north towards the bridge

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NECR - Waterbury Bridge

Western approach

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NECR - Waterbury Bridge

Western portal

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NECR - Waterbury Bridge

Looking west on US route 2

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Green Mountain Roamers Gateway Snowmobile Bridge

Status: Open

Location: 44.359932,-72.803229

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Carries snowmobile pathway over Winooski River
Design: suspension/wire
Design Details: Wire/cable suspension
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Wire suspension bridge over Winooski River on snowmobile pathway
History: Built 1994
Built: 1994

Location: Washington County

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Green Mountain Roamers Gateway Snowmobile Bridge

Overview from Route 2

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WACR - Boynton Street overpass

Status: Open, but not currently in use

Location: 44.189184,-72.497901

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Carries Washington County Railroad over Boynton Street
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 29.0 Feet
Span Length: 24.8 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Boynton Street on Washington County Railroad
History: Built 1910 by Boston Bridge Works
Built: 1910

Location: Washington County

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WACR - Boynton Street overpass

Long wingwall on the south-eastern side

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WACR - Boynton Street overpass

Overview from the east

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WACR - Boynton Street overpass

Detail of the irregular granite abutment.

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WACR - Boynton Street overpass

Approach from the west

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WACR - Boynton Street overpass

Western approach

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WACR - Boynton Street overpass

Southern abutment. Made out of dry laid granite slabs

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WACR - Boynton Street overpass

Northern abutment. Made out of dry laid granite slabs

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Made out of dry laid granite slabs

Location of the builders plaque

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Made out of dry laid granite slabs

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Made out of dry laid granite slabs

Eastern approach

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Made out of dry laid granite slabs

Eastern approach

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Made out of dry laid granite slabs

Western approach

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #11

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.218549,-72.623857

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Dog River
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dog River on New England Central Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #11

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #11

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NECR - Ridley Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.357837,-72.826509

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Ridley Brook
Design: culvert/concrete
Design Details: 2 span Concrete culvert
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete culvert bridge over Ridley Brook on New England Central Railroad
History: Built 1929
Built: 1929

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Ridley Brook Bridge

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NECR - Ridley Brook Bridge

Year stamp

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NECR - Ridley Brook Bridge

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NECR - Farm Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.354677,-72.802719

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Farm access road
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Farm access road on New England Central Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Farm Overpass

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WACR - Dog River Bridge

Status: Open, but not currently in use

Location: 44.255914,-72.601332

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Carries Washington County Railroad over Dog River
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dog River on Washington County Railroad
History: Built 1923 by American Bridge Co.
Built: 1923

Location: Washington County

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WACR - Dog River Bridge

Eastern approach

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WACR - Dog River Bridge

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WACR - Dog River Bridge

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WACR - Dog River Bridge

Builders plate

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WACR - Dog River Bridge

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WACR - Dog River Bridge

Notice the cut stone wing walls on the abutment

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Rock of Ages Pedestrian Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 44.155106,-72.492815

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Carries Pedestrian Path over Stevens Branch
Design: truss/pony/warren/alt-verticals
Design Details: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 54.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Stevens Branch on Pedestrian Path
History: Built 1924; Removed and put into storage 1989; Reconstructed as pedestrian bridge 2006
Built: 1924

Location: Washington County

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Rock of Ages bridge

Northern approach

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Rock of Ages bridge

Northern portal

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Rock of Ages bridge

Commemorative plate from the Vermont Historic Bridge program

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Rock of Ages bridge

Riveting work on the hip joint gusset plate

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Rock of Ages bridge

A smaller gusset plate for a vertical memeber

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Rock of Ages bridge

Historical styled decorative railing. The Vermont Historic Bridge program fabricates these for relocated bridges under their purview, and can be found on other examples in Wallingford and Hinesburg, VT.

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Rock of Ages bridge

V lacing on a diagonal memeber

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Rock of Ages bridge

Southern portal

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Rock of Ages bridge

Overview

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Rock of Ages bridge

Base and abutment

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Rock of Ages bridge

The floor system is new, and includes bolt work

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Rock of Ages bridge

The floor system is new, and includes bolt work

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Rock of Ages bridge

Detail of the underside

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Rock of Ages bridge

Original rivet markings

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Rock of Ages bridge

Detail of the lower chord

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Rock of Ages bridge

The upper chord bottom channel is empty...not even battens!

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Bridge Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.276836,-72.742489

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Carries Bridge Road (C3024) over Mad River
Design: truss/modern/pony/warren
Design Details: Modern Warren pony truss
Total Length: 136.2 Feet
Span Length: 131.9 Feet

Overview: Modern Warren pony truss bridge over Mad River on Bridge Road (C3024)
History: Built 2013
Built: 2013

Location: Washington County

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Bridge Road Bridge

Eastern approach

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Bridge Road Bridge

Overview, looking west

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Bridge Road Bridge

Barrel sahot

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Bridge Road Bridge

Bolted hip joint

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Bridge Road Bridge

Detail of the lower chord

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Bridge Road Bridge

Truss web

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NECR - VT12A Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.117222,-72.719167

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Carries NECR over VT route 12A
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 44.9 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over VT route 12A on NECR
History: Built 1928
Built: 1928

Location: Washington County

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NECR - VT12A Overpass

Northern road Approach

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NECR - VT12A Overpass

Northern road approach

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NECR - VT12A Overpass

Eastern abutment, note the 1928 date stamp beyond the girder

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Southern road approach

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #4

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.117072,-72.719988

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Carries NECR over Dog River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Dog River on NECR
History:
Built:

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #4

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #7

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.149921,-72.657267

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Carries NECR over Dog River
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dog River on NECR
History:
Built:

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Dog River Bridge #7

Distant shot, from the south

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NECR - Gallagher Road Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.294722,-72.682222

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Carries New England Central Railroad over Gallagher Road
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 27.9 Feet
Span Length: 2.3 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Gallagher Road on New England Central Railroad
History: Built 1915
Built: 1915

Location: Washington County

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NECR - Gallagher Road Overpass

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in June 2016

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NECR - Gallagher Road Overpass

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NECR - Gallagher Road Overpass

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NECR - Gallagher Road Overpass

Date stamp

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NECR - Gallagher Road Overpass

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M&B - Winooski River Bridge

Status: Dismantled & Moved to Lincoln NH
Preserved at Clark's Trading post in Lincoln NH

Location: 44.240044,-72.548621

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Carries Montpelier & Barre Railroad over Winooski River
Design: truss/through/howe
Design Details: Covered Howe through truss
Total Length: 116.0 Feet
Span Length: 107.0 Feet

Overview: Relocated Covered Howe through truss bridge over Winooski River on Montpelier & Barre Railroad
History: Built 1904; Abandoned 1960; Dismantled and moved 1964
Built: 1904

Location: Washington County

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Butternut Hill Road Bridge (New)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.151392,-72.839867

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Carries Butternut Hill Road (C3029) over Mad River
Design: truss/pony/polygonal/alt-verticals
Design Details: Welded Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 62.0 Feet
Span Length: 57.1 Feet

Overview: Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Mad River on Butternut Hill Road (C3029)
History: Built 1999
Built: 1999

Location: Washington County

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Butternut Hill Road Bridge (New)

Overview

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Butternut Hill Road Bridge (New)

Truss web

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Butternut Hill Road Bridge (New)

Wooden deck details

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Butternut Hill Road Bridge (New)

Eastern portal

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Butternut Hill Road Bridge (New)

Eastern approach

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Butternut Hill Road Bridge (New)

Barrel shot

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Butternut Hill Road Bridge (New)

Detail of the lower chord

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VT100 Mad River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.141181,-72.844694

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Carries VT Route 100 over Mad River
Design: truss/pony/polygonal/alt-verticals
Design Details: Skewed Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Total Length: 147.0 Feet
Span Length: 139.1 Feet

Overview: Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Mad River on VT Route 100
History: Built 2013
Built: 2013

Location: Washington County

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VT100 Mad River Bridge

Distant overview

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VT100 Mad River Bridge

Southern abutment. A nature trail goes under the bridge

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VT100 Mad River Bridge

Bolted gusset plate. It lends a aesthetic improvement over to very bland welded pony trusses that were fabricated in the 90's and early 2000's here in VT.

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VT100 Mad River Bridge

Can't claim to understand the significance here...

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VT100 Mad River Bridge

Detail of the floorsystem. Deck stringers are bolted onto the floorbeams

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VT100 Mad River Bridge

Overview, capturing the deep skew angel of the bridge

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VT100 Mad River Bridge

Footing

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VT100 Mad River Bridge

Truss web details

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MMER - Waterbury Center Trestle

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 44.378405,-72.720503

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Carries Mount Mansfield Electric Railway over Bryant Brook
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber Trestle
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Timber Trestle bridge over Bryant Brook on Mount Mansfield Electric Railway
History: Built 1897; Demolished 1932
Built: 1897

Location: Washington County

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MMER - Graves Brook Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 44.345886,-72.745120

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Carries Mount Mansfield Electric Railway over Graves Brook
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Graves Brook on Mount Mansfield Electric Railway
History: Built 1897; Demolished 1932
Built: 1897

Location: Washington County

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Little River State Park High Bridge

Status: Derelict/abandoned

Location: 44.399688,-72.782344

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Carries Abandoned Road over Branch of Stevenson Brook
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Branch of Stevenson Brook on Abandoned Road
History: Bypassed by Culvert c. 1965
Built:

Location: Washington County

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Little River State Park High Bridge

Overview. Note the timber substructure above the stone abutments, lending the name "high bridge"

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Little River State Park High Bridge

Overview. Note the timber substructure above the stone abutments, lending the name "high bridge"

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in August 2012

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Little River State Park High Bridge

The timber deck is barley visible

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Robbins Nest Covered Bridge

Status: Open to authorized vehicles only

Location: 44.178642,-72.470829

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Carries Private road over Jail Branch of the Winooski River
Design: truss/through/queenpost
Design Details: Queenpost through truss
Total Length: 57.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Queenpost through truss bridge over Jail Branch of the Winooski River
History: Built 1962 to replace bridge lost in 1927 flood
Built: 1962

Location: Washington County

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Robbins Nest Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1990

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Robbins Nest Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1990

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VT 12-Minister Brook Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.375158,-72.549464

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Carries Vt 00012 Ml over Minister Brook
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 39.0 Feet
Span Length: 37.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Minister Brook on Vt 00012 Ml
History: Built 1919; rehabilitated 1983
Built: 1919

Location: Washington County

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Grout Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.296872,-72.579042

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Carries Grout Road over North Branch Winooski River
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer with timber deck
Total Length: 67.9 Feet
Span Length: 65.9 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over North Branch Winooski River on Grout Road
History: Built 1927; rehabilitated 1977
Built: 1927

Location: Washington County

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Camels Hump Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 44.341444,-72.833489

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Carries Camels Hump Road over Ridley Brook
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 66.9 Feet
Span Length: 63.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ridley Brook on Camels Hump Road
History: Built 1921; rehabilitated 1938
Built: 1921

Location: Washington County

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Main Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 44.149501,-72.655899

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Carries Main Street over Dog River
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pony truss bridge over Dog River on Main Street
History:
Built:

Location: Washington County

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Main Street Bridge

c1908 with Central Vermont Ry bridge in background

Photo from old postcard


Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

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