Historic Blair Bridge in Campton reopened
A vehicle exits the western end of the Blair covered bridge. John Koziol (JOHN KOZIOL/Union Leader Correspondent)
The bridge, originally built in 1829, is 292 feet and 10 inches long; 20 feet, two inches wide; has a maximum vertical clearance of 13 feet, three inches and can support vehicles of up to three tons in weight, according to the state Department of Resources and Economic Development.
At some 400-feet long, the Bath Covered Bridge is the longest covered bridge located entirely in New Hampshire. It took two years and $3 million to renovate the bridge, which at one point had been on the NHDOT’s “Red List” of bridges in need of immediate repair.
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