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Union Village Bridge
VT-09-05
Union Village VT - Orange County
Photo of Union Village bridge
Photo of Union Village Bridge


Photo of Union Village Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  North Central
County:  Orange
Town:  Thetford
Locality:  Union Village
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43 47.314
W 72 15.257
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Acadamy Road
Bridge Crosses:  Ompompanoosuc River
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Multiple Kingpost Truss with Kingpost Arch
Year Built:  1867
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  111'-0"
Width: 13'-9"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: 4 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: 10'-6"
World Guide No.: 45-09-05
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The Union Village Covered Bridge is a 111 foot long Town Lattice Truss. It carries Acadamy Road over the Ompompanoosuc River in Union Village. This bridge was built is 1867.

Photography
Easy portal shots from shoulder on either side. Did not try to access under bridge, darkness was coming soon.

Parking
Parking is available along road before crossing the bridge.

Truss


Multiple Kingpost Truss with Kingpost Arch

Location Map




Location
2.4 miles northwest of junction of US5 on VT132, then 0.5 miles right and just right on Academy Rd. The bridge is located in the Union Village in Orange County.


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