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Scott Bridge
Townshend, VT -Windham County
Photo of Scott Bridge
Photo of Scott Bridge

Photo of Scott Bridge Portal
Photo of Scott Bridge Portal

Photo of Scott Bridge Sign
Photo of Scott Bridge Sign

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Southern
County:  Windham
Town:  Townshead
Locality:  Between Townshead and West Dummerston
Position - Lat: 
N 43 02.930
W 72 41.789
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Back Side Road
Bridge Crosses:  West River
Bridge Traffic:  Closed
Truss Type:  Town Lattice with Arch &Modified Kingpost
Town Lattice Truss Sketch
Year Built:  1870
Builder:  Harrison Chamberlin
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  3 spans for total of 276'-0"
Width: Unknown
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 45-13-13
National Register of Historic Places Date:

The Scott bridge is a three span structure in the town of Townshend. One span is town lattice truss with an arch, the next two spans are kingposts trusses with steel rods added for strength. The total length is 276 feet. Built by Harrison Chamberlin in 1870. This bridge carries Back Side Road over the West River.

Bridge is closed to traffic, many great photographing angles.

Parking available in pulloffs near the bridge.


Photo of Scott Bridge Truss
Town Lattice Trusss

Location Map

Location map for Scott Bridge

Take VT30 est 1.6 miles from juncction with VT35 in Townshend to the bridge on the south side of the road. The bridge is located between Townshend and West Dummerston in town of Townshend in Windham County.

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