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Salmond
Bridge
VT-14-05
Weathersfield VT - Windsor County
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Bridge Statistics
Region:  Southern
County:  Windsor
Town:  Weathersfield
Locality:  Weathersfield
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43 25.644
W 72 29.254
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Henry Gould Rd
Bridge Crosses:  Sherman Brook
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Muliiple Kingpost
Year Built:  1875
Builder:  James F. Tasker
Structure Characteristics:  Span:  53'-0"
Width: 14'-7"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: 6 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 8'-4"
World Guide No.: 45-14-05
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The Salmond Covered Bridge is a 53 foot long Miltiple Kingpost Truss . It carries a Henry Gould Road over the Black River in Weathersfield. This bridge was built in about 1875, and moved to the current location in 1986.

Photography
Portal photos are easy, traffic volume is low. There is a field with a picnic table and plaque which makes an excellent place to photograph the side of the bridge.

Parking
Parking for the picnic area also serves a parking for bridgers.

Truss


Multiple Kingpost Truss

Plaque



Location Map




Location
2.4 miles east of the junction of VT106 on VT131, then 0.1 miles left on old section of Rte 131 on Henry Gould Rd. The bridge is located south of Weathersfield in Windsor County.


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