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Lake Shore Bridge
VT-04-01
Charlotte, Vt. - Chittendon County
Photo of Lake Shore Bridge
Photo of Lake Shore Bridge

Photo of Lake Shore Bridge Portal
Photo of Lake Shore Bridge Portal

Photo from Lake Shore Bridge looking at Adirondack High Peaks
Photo from Lake Shore Bridge looking at
Adirondack High Peaks


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Lake Champlain
County:  Chittendon
Town:  Charlotte
Locality:  West Charlotte
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 44 19.968
W 73 16.896
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Lake Road
Bridge Crosses:  Holmes Creek
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Kingpost with Tied Arch
Burr Arch Sketch
Year Built:  1898
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  40'-6"
Width: 11'-7"
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: 5 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 45-04-01
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The Lake Shore or Holmes Creek Covered Bridge is located on the shore of Lake Champlain. The superstructure is a Kingpost truss & a tied arch. It has a 39 foot span. This bridge carries Lake Road over Holmes Creek in the town of Charlotte. This bridge was built in 1898.

Photography
When photographing from road watch for traffic, Photos from easy to take, great shots of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack High Peaks in New York across the lake.

Parking
Parking in pulloffs on north side of bridge.

Truss

Photo of Lake Shore Bridge Truss
Town Lattice Trusss

Location Map

Location map for Lake Shore Bridge


Location
West 1.4 miles from junction with US7 and SR5 (Ferry Road) on the east side of Charlotte, then north on Lake Rd. 1.8 miles to the bridge. The bridge is located Northwest of Charlotte in town of Charlotte in Chittendon County.


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