Groveton Bridge #32

May 23. 2013 3:13PM


East of Route 3
Northumberland, NH

The bridge was built by Captain Charles Richardson and his son. When U.S. Route 3 was reconstructed in 1939, the Groveton covered bridge was bypassed. A water supply line is suspended beneath the bridge.

Year of Construction: - 1852

Original Cost: - Unknown

East of U.S. Route 3 in the village of Groveton over the Ammonoosuc River.

Paddleford truss with added arches. The bridge is 126'0" long with a clear span of 108'3". It has an overall width of 21'0" with a roadway width of 15'0", and a maximum vertical clearance of 13'0". The bridge is restricted to foot traffic only.