Forest Park Covered Footbridge - Springfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 04.435 W 072° 34.625
18T E 700434 N 4660823
A covered footbridge over Pecousic Brook separates the the landscaped aquatic gardens area of Forest Park on the north from the natural area on the south.
Waymark Code: WM172DF
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/25/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 4

The western end of Forest Park is a beautifully landscaped aquatic gardens area created by Frederick Law Olmsted. A covered footbridge was installed over the Pecuosic Brook around 1980. The bridge is a small wooden lattice-truss covered bridge. It has concrete abutments and half-height vertical board siding. The roof has wood shingles.
Current Condition of Bridge: Excellent

Description of Covered Bridge:
The bridge is a 30' long by 7' wide by 10' high wooden lattice-truss covered bridge. It has a wood plank floor and concrete abutments and half-height vertical board siding. The gable roof has wood shingles.

Year Built: 1980

Parking (If not at the bridge):: 700' to the west at 41 4.472; 72 34.780

Location (Road - City - State - Country): Aquatic Gardens Walkway, Springfield, MA, USA

Web Address: Not listed

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