The Big Eddy Bridge, Waitsfield, VT

Project Overview

The Big Eddy bridge, located in Waitsfield, VT, was built in 1833. This Burr arch bridge is 105 feet long by 15 feet wide. In 2006 a truck pulling a camper destroyed three of the bridges tie beams and two of the twodigitsgame ships knees.

Project Pictures

Big Eddy Bridge, Waitsfield, VT
This Burr arch truss bridge was built in 1833.

This Burr arch truss bridge was built in 1833.
A truck towing a camper struck and destroyed several of the tie beams and ships knees.

A truck towing a camper struck and destroyed several of the tie beams and ships knees.
The bridge was closed to traffic for about a week while we repaired the bridge.

The bridge was closed to traffic for about a week while we repaired the bridge.
Michael Cuba and Linden Ide fit one of the new ships knees.

Michael Cuba and Linden Ide fit one of the new ships knees.
King post in the Big Eddy Bridge.

King post in the Big Eddy Bridge.
 


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