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Inventory Number: VT/45-06-31x
County: Franklin County
Township: Montgomery
Town/Village:
Bridge Name: West Hill or Levis
Crosses: West Hill Brook
Truss type: Town
Spans: 1
Length:
Roadway Width:
Built:
Builder: Sheldon & Savanard Jewett
When Lost: 1954
Cause: Replaced
Latitude: N44 54.06
Longitude: W072 38.96
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Directions: On VT118.

West Hill or Levis Bridge, Montgomery, Franklin County, VT Lost 1954
Richard E. Roy Collection


West Hill or Levis Bridge, Montgomery, Franklin County, VT Lost 1954
Margaret Foster Collection, NSPCB Archives


West Hill or Levis Bridge, Montgomery, Franklin County, VT Lost 1954
Margaret Foster Collection, NSPCB Archives

Comments:
On June 11, 1951, the Newport Daily Express reported that the state highway board requested bids to replace six bridges. One of them was for a “new 3-span steel beam bridge 187 feet long, to replace the Levis covered bridge spanning the Trout River between Montgomery and East Berkshire.”
Sources:
Newport Daily Express, June 11, 1951, page 5
Conwill, Joseph D.. Images of America - Vermont Covered Bridges, 2004, page 107

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