Inundated

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This category is for structures that have been flooded over by dams. In some cases, the links may be to current structures that replaced the structure that was inundated.

Abrams Creek underwater bridge (Blount County, Tennessee)
This bridge has been largely forgotten as it is normally underwater and only viewable when the lake is drawn down
Bridge over Abrams Creek on Old routing of US 129
Inundated - Normally under water unless lake is drawn down

American Milling Pond Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Pratt through truss bridge in MIll Lake
Inundated(?)

Arkansas River Bridge (Pawnee County, Oklahoma)
Inumdated 1963 by creation of Keystone Lake
Concrete stringer bridge over Arkansas River on OK 99
Inundated

Banner Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1910
Pony truss bridge over Banner Creek on a local road, 1.0 mi. west and 0.9 mi. south of Holton
Inundated

Branch North Cottonwood River Bridge (Marion County, Kansas)
Bridge over a branch of North Cottonwood River on the abandoned Pawnee Road
abandoned / bypassed

Bull Shoals Lake Bridge (Boone County, Arkansas)
Abandoned circa 1954
Concrete stringer bridge over Bull Shoals Lake on Old Ar 14
Inundated

Calhoun Creek Bridge (Monroe County, Iowa)
Warren pony truss bridge over Calhoun Creek on Dunreath Road
Inundated

Calhoun Creek Tributary Culvert (Monroe County, Iowa)
Concrete culvert bridge over Calhoun Creek Tributary on Dunreath Road
Inundated

Capell Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Inundated under the waters of Lake Berryessa
Bridge over Capell Creek on formerly carried Knoxville Road


Charlie Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1925, Deck modified for the construction of Shasta Dam circa 1940
Concrete arch bridge over Charlie Creek on Lake Shore Drive in Lakehead-Lakeshore
Open to traffic

Charlie Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1917
Slab bridge over Charlie Creek on Abandoned Road
Inundated

Chesbro Bridge (Santa Clara County, California)
Built 1937; inundated 1955
Concrete bridge over Llagas Creek
Inundated

Coleman Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Iron pony truss bridge over Phelps Brook on Windsor Bush Road
Abandoned and left in place. Rising water from protected beaver dam downstream puts bridge in danger.

Council Grove Lake Rainbow Arch bridge (Morris County, Kansas)
Bridge over Council Grove Lake
Inundated

Doney Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1927, Deck modified for the construction of Shasta Dam circa 1940
Concrete arch bridge over Doney Creek on Lakeshore Drive in Lakehead-Lakeshore
Open to traffic

Doney Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1922;
Bridge over Doney Creek on State Highway 99
Inundated

Frisco - Inundated Trestle (Henry County, Missouri)
Abandoned bridge on railroad
Inundated: Can only be seen when the waters of Truman lake are down

Gunn Covered Bridge 35-30-10x (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built across Sugartree Fork; Flooded under Salt Fork Lake 1960s
Lost Covered Kingpost through truss bridge over Sugartree Fork
Inundated in Salt Fork Lake

Handcock Creek Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Sumberged 1955
Stone arch bridge over Handcock Creek on ?
Inundated

Harvey Mountain Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built ca. 1920
Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge in Colebrook Lake
Inundated

Iola Bridge (Gunnison County, Colorado)
Built 1908
Pratt through truss bridge over Gunnison River on Road
Inundated?

Iron Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Inundated ca. 1930 when the Conklingville Dam was built; Is a popular SCUBA diving spot.
Pratt through truss bridge over Sacandaga River on Road
Inundated

Lake McBride State Park Entrance Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1935; Inundated 1957-58
Stringer bridge over North Arm Lake McBride on Lake McBride Entrance Road
Inundated

Lake McBride State Park Footbridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1935; Inundated 1957-58; Re-exposed 2000 due to the lake levels being lowered by the DNR to deal with sedimenation.
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Small Stream on Footpath
Inundated

Leaday Crossing (Coleman County, Texas)
Built 1941; Inundated ca. 1990
Bridge over Colorado River on Farm Road 2134
Inundated

Longview Farm Mouse Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Bujilt ca 1910 as part of Longview Farm, innundated ca 1987
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mouse Creek on Private road
Inundated

Longview Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1920's
Open spandrel arch bridge over Little Blue River on Longview Road
Inundated

Mauvais Coulee Bridge (Towner County, North Dakota)
Built 1966
Beam bridge over Mauvais Coulee on County Highway
Inundated

Miami County Bridge No. 11 (Miami County, Kansas)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Rock Creek on Spoon Creek Road (old alignment)
Lost

Miami County Bridge No. 14 (Miami County, Kansas)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Big Bull Creek
Lost

Miami County Bridge No. 17 (Miami County, Kansas)
Lost Parker through truss bridge
Lost

Mormon Island Stone Arch (Sacramento County, California)
Stone arch bridge over Willow Creek/Humbug Creek on Green Valley Road
Inundated

Mud Creek Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Through truss bridge over Mud Creek on Road
Inundated

NC 288 Lands Creek Bridge (Swain County, North Carolina)
Built ca. 1924; Indunated 1943
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Lands Creek on NC 288
Inundated by Fontana Lake

NC 288 Mountain Branch Bridge (Swain County, North Carolina)
Built ca. 1924; Indunated 1943
Bridge over Mountain Branch
Inundated

NC 288 Peachtree Creek Bridge (Swain County, North Carolina)
Built ca. 1924; Indunated 1943
Slab bridge over Peachtree Creek on NC 288
Inundated

Nelson Bar Steel Bridge (Butte County, California)
Through truss bridge
Inundated

North Fork River Bridge (Baxter County, Arkansas)
Built 1934; Inundated 1944 by flooding of North Fork River to create Lake Norfork
Inundated Open-spandrel arch bridge over North Fork River (now Norfork Lake) on US 62 in Henderson
Inundated

Nutbush Creek Railroad Trestle (Vance County, North Carolina)
Timber stringer bridge over Nutbush Creek on RR
Inundated

Old Bankhead Highway Muddy Creek Bridge (Dallas County, Texas)
Built ca 1921-22, abandoned ca 1970
Abandoned slab bridges over Muddy Creek / Tributary of East Fork Trinity River on Bankhead Highway / TX 1 / US 67 / TX 66
Road and bridges abandoned during lake construction then inundated when the dam was closed

Old Duncan Bridge (Winston County, Alabama)
Built c. 1900, replaced by new Duncan Bridge and submerged under Smith Lake starting in 1961
Lost pony truss bridge over Sipsey River
Replaced by a new bridge and submerged

Old Hales Ford Bridge (Franklin County, Virginia)
Warren deck truss bridge over Roanoke River
Inundated

Old IA-14 Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Inundated 1969
Slab bridge over Unnamed Creek on Old IA-14
Inundated

Old IA14 Brush Creek Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1940
Slab bridge over Red Rock Lake (formerly Des Moines River and other tributaries on IA Hwy. 14 until 1965; Now pedestrian path
All but the northernmost bridge and highway are inundated

Old Kimberling City Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Built 1927; replaced by new bridge 1956-57 and inundated by waters of Table Rock Lake
Two-span through truss bridge on MO 13, submerged by Table Rock Lake
Submerged under Table Rock Lake but still partially intact with only the north main truss and pony truss spans intact.

Old Oakridge road bridge (Trigg County, Kentucky)
Concrete tee beam bridge over Knob Creek on Old Oakridge road
Inundated

Old Parrots Ferry Bridge (Tuolumne County, California)
Built 1937, flooded 1980.
Luten arch bridge over Stanislaus River on Old Parrots Ferry Road
Inundated

Old Salmon Falls Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Built 1925, Submerged 1955-6
Abandoned concrete rigid frame bridge over South Fork American River on Old Salmon Falls Road
Inundated

Old US 79 "Submerged" Eagle Creek Bridge (Henry County, Tennessee)
Concrete stringer bridge over Eagle Creek (a branch of Kentucky Lake) on an abandoned alignment of US 79 (TN 76)
Inundated

Old US 79 "Submerged" Little Eagle Creek Bridge (Henry County, Tennessee)
Concrete stringer bridge over Little Eagle Creek on an abandoned alignment of US 79 (TN 76)
Inundated

Raytown Road Bridge over Little Blue River (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Lost Pony truss bridge over Little Blue River/Longview Lake on Raytown Road
Inundated

Saddle Tunnel (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Built 1853
Historic Railroad Tunnel
Inundated

Salt Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1925, Abandoned 1941, Inundated under Shasta Lake 1948
Inundated concrete tee beam bridge over Salt Creek (Shasta Lake) on Old U.S. 99
Inundated

SP - Shasta Lake Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1901; Inundated 1948
Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Inundated

SP - Shasta Line Tunnel #5 (Shasta County, California)
Built 1884; Expanded 1927; Inundated 1948
Bridge on Southern Pacific Railroad
Inundated

SP - Shasta Line Tunnel #6 (Shasta County, California)
Built ca. 1884; Inundated 1948
Tunnel on Southern Pacific Railroad
Inundated

Tabcat Creek Bridge #1 (Blount County, Tennessee)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tabcat Creek on Old routing of US 129
Inundated - Normally under water unless lake is drawn down

Tabcat Creek Bridge #2 (Blount County, Tennessee)
Bridge over Tabcat Creek on Possibly the old routing of TN 115, but not for sure
Inundated - Normally under water unless lake is drawn down - Only remaining structure is the two abutments

Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Maricopa County, Arizona)
Built 1903-1911, carrying AZ 188. Roadway rerouted to separate bridge in 1992. Dam remains.
Dam on Salt River formerly carrying AZ 188
Replaced by separate bridge when dam reconstructed

US218 McAllister Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Abandoned 1956
Abandoned concrete deck girder bridge over McAlllister Creek on Old US218
Inundated

Victoria Dam (Ontonagon County, Michigan)
Built 1929-1931; Innundated 1996
Inundated dam under Ontanagon River near Rockland
Inundated

Walnut River Bridge (Butler County, Kansas)
Through truss bridge over Walnut River on N.E. 35th Road
Inundated

Walnut River Bridge (Butler County, Kansas)
Through truss bridge over Walnut River on N.E. 60th Road
Inundated

Winston Bridge (Marshall County, Alabama)
Submerged by the impoundment of the TVA's Lake Guntersville in 1939.
Bridge over Town Creek
Submerged under Lake Guntersville

Woods Chapel Road East Fork Little Blue River Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built Before or During 1934 Flooded or Demolished by the Construction of Blue Springs Lake in the late 1980s. Replaced by a new bridge and causeway nearby to the west as part of the Blue Springs Lake project.
Bridge over East Fork Little Blue River on Southwest Woods Chapel Road
Either Submerged by Blue Springs Lake around 1990 or most likley lost in the late 1980s as the lake levels would not quite be deep enough to completely submerge the bridge. Needs confirmation with someone with a fish finder in this area.

Wyse Ferry Bridge (Lexington County, South Carolina)
Inundated by Lake Murray in the 1920s
Through truss bridge
Road Deck is gona but the Superstructure is intact Inundated by Lake Murrary 87 feet below the surface of the water.