Great Flood of 1927

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Arlington Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Paddleford through truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Concord Avenue
Destroyed by Collision from another Bridge during flooding

Bancroft Falls Bridge (Old) (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Missisquoi River on Unknown Dirt road
Destroyed by flooding

Bridge Street Bridge (Old) (Chittenden County, Vermont)
built 1899 by Vermont Construction Co.; Lost in the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Winooski River on Bridge Street (TR 1/FAS 209)
Destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927

Depot Hill Road Bridge (Old) (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1910; Washed off abutments and restored 1927; Replaced 2008
Lost through truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Depot Hill Rd (C3085) in St. Johnsbury
Replaced by new bridge

Fairfax Covered Bridge 45-06-02 (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1865; Washed off abutments & restored 1927; rehabilitated 1975, 1990 & 2002
Covered Town lattice through truss bridge over Mill Brook on Maple St (C3035) in Fairfax
Open to traffic

Hammond Covered Bridge 45-11-05 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1842 by Asa Nourse; Washed away & restored 1927; bypassed 1960
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on the old alignment of Kendall Hill Road
Intact but closed to all traffic

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1882 by Corrugated Metal Co.; Lost during the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Missisquoi River on Maine Street
Destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927

MEC - Passumpsic River Covered Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1908; Intentionally Burned 1927
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Maine Central Railroad
Destroyed by fire

North End Island Pond Bridge (Essex County, Vermont)
Built circa 1885 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co; Damaged by great flood of 1927
Lost Lenticular Warren Through truss bridge over Back Pond/Island Pond on Old alignment of Lake Road
Destroyed by flooding

Old Schoolhouse Bridge 45-03-03 (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1879; Washed off abutments & restored 1927; Bypassed 1973
Covered Kingpost through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians

Village Bridge (2nd) (Orange County, Vermont)
Built 1924 by Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co.; Destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over White River on Main Street
Destroyed by flooding