Built during 1800s

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Ahler's Bridge in Nockamixon Township (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1804. Rebuilt by Bucks County 2001
Stone arch bridge over Nockamixon Creek on Old Easton Road btwn Ferndale & Kinntnrtsville, PA
Open to traffic

Blythe Ferry (Rhea County, Tennessee)
Built 1808; used on Trail of Tears 1838; Replaced by bridge 1994
Lost Ferry across Tennessee River on Ferry
Replaced by Highway 60 bridge; Historical markers in place

Burr Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1809; Replace 1871
Lost Covered Burr arch-cable suspension bridge over Mohawk River on Washington Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Byberry-Bensalem Turnpike Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1805; Strengthened 1917; Bypassed 1921
Stone arch bridge over Poquessing Creek on Byberry-Bensalem Turnpike, Lincoln Highway in Philadelphia


Cayuga Long Bridge (Cayuga County, New York)
Built 1800
Lost Bridge over Cayuga Lake on trail
Removed but not replaced

Copes Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1807; rehabilitated 1927
Stone arch bridge over East Branch Brandywine Creek on Strasburg Road
Open to traffic

Cynthiana Covered Bridge 17-49-05x (Harrison County, Kentucky)
Built 1808; Played important role in the raid on Cynthiana during Civil War; Removed 1948
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over South Fork Licking River on Bridge Street
Removed

Eight Arch Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Started in 1801 and completed in 1804 at a cost of $15,561.40 (which included board for workers). Replaced the old rotting stone and timber bridge. Consists of eight arches and was the longest stone arch bridge in Pensylvania built at that time.
Stone arch bridge over Neshaminy Creek on York Road
Open to pedestrians

Goose Creek Bridge (Loudoun County, Virginia)
Built 1802, was centered in the Battle of Upperville in 1863, Closed 1957
Stone arch bridge over Goose Creek on Old US 50/Ashby Gap Turnpike
Open to pedestrians

Military Road Bridge (Jefferson County, New York)
Built 1800; rehabilitated 2003
Concrete arch bridge over Mill Creek on Military Road in Sackets Harbor
Open to traffic

Old Lincoln Highway Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1805; widened in 1917
Closed two-span stone arch bridge over Poquessing Creek on Old Lincoln Highway in Philadelphia
Open to pedestrians only.

Old National Road Monacacy River Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Lost Bridge over Monocacy River on former National Road
Replaced by new bridge

Old Town Bridge (Williamson County, Tennessee)
Built 1801
Lost Bridge over Brown Creek on Old Natchez Trace
Replaced by a new bridge; Limestone abutments remain

Old York Road Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1809; believed to be oldest bridge on Maryland road system
Stone arch bridge over Little Falls on Old York Road (Md. 463)
Open to traffic

Royal Springs Bridge (Scott County, Kentucky)
Built 1800 (some sources claim 1789) by Elijah Craig. For a more detailed history see above in Description.
Stone arch bridge over Royal Spring Creek on Main St. (US 460)
Open to traffic

Schuylkill Road Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1804
Stone arch bridge over Pigeon Creek on Schuylkill Road
Open to traffic

Stony Brook Bridge - Princeton Pike (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1979
Stone arch bridge over Stony Brook on CR 583
Open to traffic

Union Bridge (Old) (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1804; Burned 1909
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Hudson River on Broad Street
Destroyed by fire