Pittsburg-Clarksville Bridge #34


May 23. 2013 3:04PM

 







Bacon Road
Pittsburg & Clarksville, NH

Of the remaining covered bridges in New Hampshire, the Pittsburg-Clarksville Bridge is located the furthest north over the Connecticut River. This structure is one of seven covered bridges built in Pittsburg and one of three that remain standing. The bridge is also known as the Bacon Road Bridge. It was closed to traffic in 1981.

Year of Construction: - 1876

Original Cost: - Unknown

Location:
South of U.S. Route 3, west of Pittsburg Village on Bacon Road over the Connecticut River connecting the towns of Pittsburg and Clarksville.

Style-Characteristics:
Paddleford truss with added arches. The bridge is 88'6" long with a clear span of 70'0". It has an overall width of 19'3" with a roadway width of 15'0" and a maximum vertical clearance of 12'10".


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