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Shushan Bridge - NY-58-02
Shushan, NY - Washington County
Photo of Shushan Bridge
Shushan Bridge

Photo of Shushan Bridge Portal
Shushan Portal


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Capital District
County:  Washington
Town:  Salem
Locality:  Jackson and Salem
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43º 05.468'
W 73º 20.725'
Bridge Carries:  Museum
Bridge Crosses:  Battenkill River
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Truss Type:  Town Lattice Truss
Year Built:  1860/Font>
Builder:  Stevens Brothers
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  161'-0"
Spans:  2
Width: 18'-4"
World Guide No.: 32-58-02
National Register of Historic Places Date:
March 8, 1978

Description
This two span Town Lattice truss has a total length of 161 feet. This bridge now functions as a Museum open on the weekends in the summer months. It is an historic bridge built in 1858.

Photography
No traffic makes it good for portal shots. Difficult access under bridge down steep embankment for elevation views.

Parking
Limited parking on village streets.

Additional Information / Web Links
Shushan Covered Bridge Museum


Truss / Arch

Town Lattice Truss

No photo available



Location Map

Location map of Shushan Bridge


Location
4.0 miles south of junction NY29 on NY22, then 2.0 miles left on north side of bypassed section of CR61. This bridge is located in Shushan in Washington County. 3.4 miles southeast of VT State line on NY313, then miles 0.3 right on Eagleville Rd. In Eagleville, Washington County.

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