Bump Bridge #43

May 23. 2013 3:20PM

 (S. Krishnamurthi)

Perch Pond Road
Campton, NH

The original Queenpost structure at this site was built in 1877. At one time the bridge was known as the Webber Bridge. The current structure was built by Arnold Graton in 1972 after it was determined all of the bottom framing was rotten and there was nothing that could be repaired. The bridge rests on timber bents instead of the more commonly used stone abutments.

Year of Construction: - 1972

Original Cost: - $2,500

One mile east of N.H. Route 175 on Bump Road at Campton Hollow spanning the Beebe River.

Queenpost style. The bridge itself is 68'4" long with a clear span of 61'6". There are two ramps (one 11'6" and the other 6'4") leading to the bridge. The overall ridge length, including the ramps, is 83"10". It has an overall width of 16'9" with a roadway width of 13'4" and a maximum vertical clearance of 11'4". The bridge is posted for three tons, passenger cars only.

White Mountains

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