Blenheim Covered Bridge


Located in North Blenheim, Schoharie County. The longest single span wooden bridge in the world. Built in 1855 the bridge is devised of three trusses, with huge pine timber posts, braces & counterbraces. The trusses are of long truss design. The center truss has an enclosed single arch of oak which reaches from below the lower chord on up to the ridgepole at the peak of the roof. It is carefully blocked together to allow air to circulate among them. The covered portion of the bridge is 232 feet long, the trusses 228 feet & the clear span of 210 feet between abutments. This is one of only six covered bridges with two lanes. The bridge width is 26 feet.

Event Dates
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 through Thursday, December 31, 2020


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