Pittsburg–Clarksville Covered Bridge

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Pittsburg–Clarksville Covered Bridge
IMG 4216 Pittsburg-Clarksville covered bridge.jpg
Coordinates 45°3′16″N 71°24′25″W / 45.05444°N 71.40694°W / 45.05444; -71.40694Coordinates: 45°3′16″N 71°24′25″W / 45.05444°N 71.40694°W / 45.05444; -71.40694
Crosses Connecticut River
Locale Pittsburg, New Hampshire to Clarksville, New Hampshire
Maintained by towns of Pittsburg and Clarksville
ID number 29-04-03 (NH #34)
Characteristics
Design Paddleford truss with added arches[1]
Total length 88.5 ft (27.0 m)
Width 19.25 ft (5.867 m) (maximum), 15 ft (4.6 m) (roadway)
Longest span 70 ft (21.3 m)
Vertical clearance 12.83 ft (3.911 m)
History
Construction end around 1876
Closed 1981
Pittsburg–Clarksville Covered Bridge is located in New Hampshire
Pittsburg–Clarksville Covered Bridge

The Pittsburg–Clarksville Covered Bridge (also known as the Bacon Road Bridge) is a wooden Paddleford truss bridge with added arches over the Connecticut River located between Pittsburg and Clarksville, New Hampshire. It was closed to traffic in 1981. The bridge is the northernmost covered bridge crossing the Connecticut River.

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It was rehabilitated in 1974 at a cost of $6,700 which was shared by the towns of Pittsburg and Clarksville, and the state.

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