Sunday, January 8, 2017

1 - Packard Hill in Lebanon, NH

Packard Hill Bridge 



- NH Bridge Number: 67

- World Guide Number: 29-05-50

- Built in 1991

- Bridge Design: Howe Truss

- Dimensions: 
     - Length: 76'
     - Overall Width: 25'
     - Deck Width: 15'
     - Vertical Clearance: 12'

- County: Grafton

- Maintenance: City of Lebanon

- Historical Timeline: 
- Constructed between 1780 and 1790 as an open timber bridge
- Bridge repaired/replaced in 1804 
- Queenpost bridge boarded up and replaced by new covered bridge in 1878 with Howe Truss
- Howe truss replaced by Bailey bridge in 1952

- Bailey bridge replaced by existing Howe truss in 1991



Sources: 
- https://www.nh.gov/nhdhr/bridges/p111.html
- https://bridgehunter.com/nh/grafton/bh59707/

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