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West Swanzey Bridge #5


Main Street
West Swanzey, NH

There is a sidewalk on the south side of the bridge. The bridge was posted for six tons until the fall of 1990 at which time it was closed to all traffic. The bridge was constructed by Zadoc Taft and is also known as the Thompson Bridge.

Year of Construction: - 1832

Original Cost: - $523.27

Location:
East of N.H. Route 10 on Main Street over the Ashuelot River in West Swanzey. The bridge connects two built-up areas of the town.

Style-Characteristics:
Town lattice truss. The bridge is 136'10" long with clear spans of 64'0" and 63'6". It has an overall width of 25'6" with a roadway width of 16'7" and a maximum vertical clearance of 11'11". There is a sidewalk on the south side of the bridge. The bridge was posted for six tons until the fall of 1990 at which time it was closed to all traffic.