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Honeymoon Bridge - NH-02-01
Jackson, NH - Carroll County
Photo of Honeymoon Bridge in Jackson NH courtesy Tim C.
Recent photo of Honeymoon Bridge courtesy Tim C.

Honeymoon Bridge in Jackson NH

Honeymoon Bridge in Jackson NH

Honeymoon Bridge Portal
Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  White Mountains
County:  Carroll
Town:  Jackson
Locality:  Jackson Village
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N44 08.497
W71 11.187
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Village Street
Bridge Crosses:  Ellis River
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Paddleford with added Arches
Year Built:  1876
Builder:  Charles Austin Broughton and his son Frank
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  121'-1"
Span:  103'-0"
Width: 26'-5"
Roadway Width: 16'-0"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: 6 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 12'-3"
World Guide No.: 29-02-01
New Hampshire No.: 51
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Eligible

Description
This bridge is located in the town of Jackson in Jackson Village. It carries Village Road over the Ellis River. The bridge was built in 1876 by Charles Austin Broughton and his son Frank. The covered portion of the bridge is 121'-1" long and the clear span of 103'-0" between abutments. The bridge width is 26'-5", the roadway width is 16'-0". The vertical clearance is 12'-3". The truss is a Paddleford with added Arches.

According to town records, the sidewalk was added in 1930. Originally, the trusses were more exposed than they are today. In 1965 the approach from N.H. Route 16 was rebuilt to improve visibility and to provide parking.

Photography
Bridge can be photographed from Route 16 and looking toward Rt 16 on Village Road.

Parking
Parking available along Route 16.


Additional Information / Web Links
Honeymoon Bridge - Jackson Village

Truss

Honeymoon Bridge Truss
Paddleford Truss with added Arches

Location Map

Topo Map of Honeymoon Bridge


Location
At the intersection of N.H. Route 16 and 16A on Village Street in Jackson Village.

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