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Moseley
Bridge
VT-12-07
Northfield Center VT - Washington County

Elevation view of Moseley Bridge


Moseley Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  North Central
County:  Washington
Town:  Northfield
Locality:  Northfield Center
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 44 07.709
W 72 41.775
Owner:  Town of Northfield
Bridge Carries:  Stony Brook Road
Bridge Crosses:  Stony Brook
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Kingpost
Year Built:  1899
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  39'-0"
Span:  36'-6"each
Width: 16'-2"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: 10'-8"
World Guide No.: 45-12-07
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The Moseley Covered Bridge is a 39 foot long kingpost truss. It carries Stony Brook Road over Stony Brook. This bridge was built in 1899. During a reconstruction in 1971 steel girders were added.

Photography
Light traffic makes portal photos easy. To get a photograph of the side of the bridge go down an an embankment on the SE side of the bridge.

Parking
Good parking area near the bridge on nort side of Stony Brook Road.


Truss


Kingpost Truss

Location Map




Location
The bridge is located off VT 12A on Stony Brook Road. Travel 1.6 miles from the junction of VT 12 and VT12A, then turn right on Stony Brook Road and travel 0.2 miles. Take a left, bridge is 0.7 miles.


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