RIVER ROAD BRIDGE
Pittsburg, New Hampshire
- Seven miles north of Pittsburg Village and one mile
east of U.S. Route 3 on the road to Lake Francis State Park. It spans Perry Stream.
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- Structural Characteristics:
- The bridge is 50'6" long with a clear span of 41'9". It
has an overall width of 16'10" with a roadway width
of 13'5", and a maximum vertical clearance of 11'2". The structure is closed to traffic.
- Maintained By:
- Town of Pittsburg
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Little is known about this bridge and nothing has been recorded
in the town records. It has now been bypassed. The bridge is
closed to all but pedestrian traffic. Periodically, volunteers
have undertaken the cleaning of the bridge and minor repairs.
The River Road Bridge is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Table of Contents
New Hampshire Bridges
New Hampshire Covered Bridges
Compiled and edited by
Richard G. Marshall
Chief System Planning
New Hampshire Department of Transportation
Color photographs by Arthur F. Rounds