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Best / Swallows
Bridge
VT-14-10
Brownsville VT - Windsor County

Photo of Best Bridge


Photo of Best Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Southern
County:  Windsor
Town:  West Windsor
Locality:  Brownsville
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43 27.311
W 72 30.957
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Churchill Road
Bridge Crosses:  Mill Brook
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Tied Arch
Year Built:  1889
Builder:  A. W. Swallows
Structure Characteristics:  Span:  37'-0"
Width: 12'-8"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: 6 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 9'-6"
World Guide No.: 45-14-10
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The Best Covered Bridge is a 37 foot long Tied Arch . It carries Churchill Road over the Mill Brook in Brownsville. This bridge was built in 1889.

Photography
Light traffic makes portal photos easy. Nice side view photos from streambed.

Parking
Parking available after crossing the bridge on the left.

Truss / Arch

 
Center of Arch
 

End of Arch
 
End of Arch

Tied Arch

Location Map




Location
1.3 miles SE of the junction of VT106 on VT44, then 0.1 right on Churchill Rd. The bridge is located in Brownsville in Windsor County


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