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Longest Covered Bridge

Longest Covered Bridge Review

New Brunswick has its fair share of superlatives, but this may be the most surprising. In what is otherwise a rather sleepy little town, the St. John River is spanned by the longest covered bridge in the world—391 meters (1,282 feet) long. A national and provincial historic site, it opened in 1901. It's still used by traffic crossing the river between Routes 103 and 105, and you can walk across on the safely separated pedestrian walkway that was added in 1945. If you want to drive across (maximum height is 13 feet 9 inches; maximum weight 10 tons), there's only room for traffic going one way at a time, and there are no traffic lights; you just stop to check whether anything's coming the other way and wait your turn if necessary (turn headlights on).

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  • Address: Hartland, NB
  • Location: Grand Falls
Updated: 11-15-2013

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