NH covered bridge in Bath to close for a year - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-

NH covered bridge in Bath to close for a year

Posted: Updated:
File photo File photo
File photo File photo

BATH, N.H. (AP) - The nearly 200-year-old covered bridge in Bath, N.H., is going to be shut down for about a year for major repair work.

The work is scheduled to start Monday, Jan. 28.

The bridge, which spans the Ammonoosuc River and connects West Bath Road with Bath Village, is one of the village's best known landmarks.

Project Manager Sean James tells the Caledonian-Record the goal is to replace some of the rotted parts of the bridge, truss and roof, and put in new floor beams and a deck. He said the bridge will get a new metal roof and some new siding.

Bath voters approved $2.9 million for the project at Town Meeting in 2009.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Related Stories:

Bath bridge reopens

Rising river ravages historic N.H. covered bridge

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WCAX. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.