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Red / Sterling Bridge
VT-08-11
Morristown VT - Lamoille County
Photo of Red Bridge
Photo of Red Bridge

Red Bridge Portal
Photo of Red Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  North Central
County:  Lamoille
Town:  Morristown
Locality:  Sterling
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Bedell Hill Road
Bridge Crosses:  Sterling Brook
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Kingpost with Queen
Year Built:  1896
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  63'-4"

Width: 13'-9"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: 6 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: None
World Guide No.: 45-08-11
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The Red Covered Bridge is a 66 foot long Kingpost and Queenpost Truss. It carries Bedell Hill Road over the Sterling Brook in Sterling. This bridge was built in about 1896.

Photography
For portal photos, be careful of the traffic at the intersection in front of the bridge. Hard to get down to stream for elevation photos.

Parking
Parking available at intersection before crossing bridge.

Truss

Photo of Red Bridge Truss
The Truss is a Kingpost Truss with an added Queenpost

Location Map

Red Bridge Location Map


Location
1.8 miles north of junction VT108 on VT100, then 0.7 miles left on Stagecoach Road, then 1.6 miles left and just right on Cole Road. The bridge is located in the Town of Morrisonville in Lamoille County.


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