Saco River Bridge is located on East Side Rd and crosses the Saco
river in Conway NH. GPS coordinates: N43.982988, W71.11703.
The current Saco River Bridge was built in 1890 and is listed in the World
Guide of Covered Bridges, number 29-02-03 and is New Hampshire
Covered Bridge #48. The bridge was restored from 1987 to 1989.
The original Saco River Covered Bridge was crashed into by another
covered bridge in 1869 during a flood that carried the Swift River
Covered Bridge down the river. The Saco River Covered Bridge was
knocked off it's abutments and both bridges were carried 2 miles
downstream. The remains of the original Saco River Covered Bridge
and the Swift River Covered Bridge were used to build the
Swift River Covered bridge.
Saco River Covered Bridge is also known as the Conway Covered