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Durgin Covered Bridge 29-02-07

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Photo taken by Will in May 2011

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Description 

First Covered Bridge at this crossing built 1826. I believe the current bridge might also have been rehabilitated in 1983.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Cold River on Durgin Bridge Road in Sandwich
Location
Sandwich, Carroll County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1869; rehabilitated 1966
Builder
- Jacob Berry
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.1 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 1983
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.85556, -71.36417   (decimal degrees)
43°51'20" N, 71°21'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/309993/4858546 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tamworth
Inventory numbers
WGCB 29-02-07 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 83001130 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 24819 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2013)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
170

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 22, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: edit description
  • May 23, 2011: Updated by Will: Added information including builders name

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Durgin Covered Bridge 29-02-07
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Durgin Covered Bridge
Posted March 26, 2008, by thuston (ozzy5932 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

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