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Ninth Street Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1839
Stone arch bridge over Kanawha Canal on Ninth Street in Madison Heights
Open to traffic

NJT - North Bergen Tunnel (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1873-1877
Tunnel under Bergen Hill on Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Black Rock Tunnel (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1838-39, Enlarged 1915, 1994
Tunnel under Black Rock Road on Norfolk Southern Railroad (Former Reading RR)
Open to traffic

Ohio Canal OH 335 Bridge (Pike County, Ohio)
Built 1830-31 by the Ohio Canal Commission
Stone arch bridge over Ohio Canal on OH 335
Open to traffic

Old Champlain Canal Towpath Bridge (Washington County, New York)
Built 1839
Bridge over Old Champlain Canal on Towpath
Open to pedestrians only

Old Galena Trail Stone Arch Bridge (Carroll County, Illinois)
Built 1830, a historical marker nearby mentions Abraham Lincoln's military encampment nearby.
Bridge over Stream on Old Galena Trail and Coach Rd
Abandoned and falling apart.

Old MA8 Bassett Brook Stone Arch (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1830
Stone arch bridge over Bassett Brook on Mass Route 8 & Berkshirt Street Railway
Open to pedestrians only

Old Stone Arch Bridge (Clark County, Illinois)
Built 1837
Stone arch bridge over Branch East Mill creek on National Trail/Archer Avenue in Marshall
Open to traffic

Old Stone Arch Bridge (Clark County, Illinois)
Built 1832
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Tributary of Mill Creek on Abandoned National Road (US 40)
Derelict/abandoned

Old Stone Bridge (Davidson County, Tennessee)
Built ca. 1837-1849 as part of the Louisville & Nashville Turnpike
Stone arch bridge over Mansker Creek on Old Stone Bridge Road (Former Louisville and Nashville Turnpike) in Goodlettsville
Open to traffic

Ontelaunee Creek Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1834
Stone arch bridge over Ontelaunee Creek on TR 719 (Springhouse Road)
Open to traffic

Overpecks Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1984
Pony truss bridge over Delaware Canal on Overpecks Drive
Open to traffic

Pemigewasset River Central Steet Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1836
Lost Through truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Central St
Replaced by a new bridge

Pennypack Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1835; replaced 1996
Lost four-span stone arch bridge over Pennypack Creek on Davisville Road
Replaced by new bridge

Pequabuck Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1833
Stone arch bridge over Pequabuck River before rechanneling 300' west. On Farmington Canal Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Perkiomenville Bridge Perkiomenville, PA (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1839. Eight Arches. Cost $11,000. Repaired 1926. Closed to traffic 1967
Stone arch bridge over Perkiomen Creek on Old Gravel Pike
Open to pedestrians

Phaon Bittner Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832
Stone arch bridge over Jordan Creek on PA 4019
Open to traffic

Plane Hill Road Aquaduct (Warren County, New Jersey)
This is the Inclined Plane 7 West aquaduct that carried the Morris Canal over Pohatcong Creek at the feeder base of the inclined plane
Stone arch bridge over Pohatcong Creek on Plane Hill Road
Open to traffic

PW - Taft Tunnel (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1837
Tunnel on P&W Norwich Branch
Open to traffic

Quinsigamond River Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1994
Stone arch bridge over Quinsigamond River off MA 140 (N. Main Street) in Grafton
Derelict/abandoned

Ramp Creek Covered Bridge 14-07-02 (Brown County, Indiana)
Built 1838, relocated 1932, rehabilitated 1986
Covered bridge over North Fork Salt Creek at Brown County State Park
Open to two lane traffic

Reber's Bridge 1838-1951 (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1838
Lost Bridge over Tulpehocken Creek on SR2008
Replaced by a new bridge

Reciprocity Stone Bridge (National Road/ US 40) (Muskingum County, Ohio)
built ca. 1830, rebuilt 1915
Abandoned stone arch bridge over an unnamed creek on an old alignment of theHopewell National Road/ US 40/ CR 415
Derelict/abandoned

Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
Destroyed during the Civil War and again in 1882
Lost Bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

Rishel Covered Bridge 38-49-05 (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1830
Covered bridge over Chillisquaque Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Rock Creek Covered Bridge 35-04-23x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1832 by Samuel Ackley & George Crowell of Ashtabula-Trumbull Turnpike Co.; Survived flood and ice jams 1884; Caught fire 1924; Petitions raised 1942 by Travelers Club to save and preserve but failed; Dismantled and replace by steel truss 1948
Lost Covered Through truss bridge over Rock Creek on Stiles Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Rome Ferry (Smith County, Tennessee)
Established 1830
Abandoned ferry across Cumberland River on Rome Road
Derelict/abandoned

Rose's Mill Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1839; rehabilitated 1979
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on Garis Shop Road in Funkstown
Open to traffic

Sanderson Covered Bridge 45-11-02 #2 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1838; rehabilitated 2003
Covered Town Lattice bridge over Otter Creek on Pearl Street (C2004) in Brandon
Open to traffic

Sands Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1835, bypassed 1963
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Spicket River on Hampshire Road old alignment
Derelict/abandoned

Saratoga Whitehall - Hudson River Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1836
Bridge over Hudson River on Saratoga Whitehall Railroad
Never built, construction halted after piers were set

Saugatuck Chain Ferry (Allegan County, Michigan)
1838
Ferry across Kalamazoo River on Pedestrians
Open to pedestrians only

Sayres Covered Bridge 45-09-06 (Orange County, Vermont)
Built 1839
Covered through truss bridge over Ompompanoosuc River on Tucker Hill Road
Open to traffic

Seneca Aqueduct (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Built 1833, One span collasped after flooding in 1971
Brick arch bridge over Seneca Creek on C&O Canal Path
Open to pedestrians

Skew Arch Bridge (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832, Closed to traffic 1922, Restored in 1979
Stone arch bridge over Ravine on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Smith's Bridge 08-02-01 #2 (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1839 (Burr Truss Covered Bridge); Reconstructed 2002 (see Description for details)
Covered bridge with steel beams over Brandywine Creek on Smith Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Smithtown Bridge No. 2 in Tinicum Twp, PA (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1972; replaced 2002
Wooden pony truss bridge over Delaware Canal on Bridge Two Lane in Tinicum Township
Unknown status

Smithtown Bridge No. 3 -- Tinicum Township, PA (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1964
Beam bridge over Delaware Canal on Local road
Open to traffic

Smithtown Bridge No. 4 in Tinicum Township, PA (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1962
Beam bridge over Delaware Canal on Private Road
Open to traffic

Smithtown Bridge No. 5 -- January 31, 2010 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1984
Beam bridge over Delaware Canal on Private Road
Open to traffic

South Perkasie Covered Bridge 38-09-05 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Buuilt in 1832.Formerly on Pleasant Spring Creek moved to dry ground in Lenape Park in Perkasie, PA in 1958.
Covered bridge over dry land in Lenape Park
Open to pedestrians

Spars Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1975
Wooden pony truss bridge over Delaware Canal on a horse path
Open to traffic

Spring Bank Ferry (Miller County, Arkansas)
Built 1834; taken over by state in 1964; replaced by bridge 1995
Lost Ferry across Red River on AR 160
No longer exists

Spring Mill Park Aqueduct (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Built 1830's to run water downhill from Hamer Cave Spring
Timber stringer bridge over Land on Hamer Cave Spring to Mill
Open to traffic

Staple Bend Tunnel (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1831-33
Tunnel on Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

T 153-Six Mile Creek Bridge (Paulding County, Ohio)
Built 1835
Culvert bridge over Six Mile Creek on Township Road 153
Open to traffic

Taftsville Covered Bridge 45-14-12 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1836; rehabilitated 1869, 1910 and 1952; Damaged by flooding/Southern span removed 2011; Reconstructed 2013
Covered bridge over Ottauquechee River on River Road (C2002) in Woodstock
Open to traffic

Tar River Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Bridge (Franklin County, North Carolina)
Built ca.1839
Lost bridge over Tar River on SCLRR
Replaced by a new bridge

Thompson Covered Bridge 29-03-04 (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1993
Two-span covered bridge over Ashuelot River on Main Street in Swanzey
Open to traffic

Trauger's Road Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; replaced by a modern pony truss in 1969
Lost wooden pony truss bridge over Delaware Canal on Trauger's Road
Replaced by new bridge

Turnpike Bridge (Davidson County, Tennessee)
Built ca. 1837-1849 as part of the former Louisville & Nashville Turnpike
Stone arch bridge on a former section of the Louisville & Nashville Turnpike (Old Stone Bridge Rd.) in Goodlettsville
Open to authorized traffic only

Twin Arch Stone Culvert (Miami County, Ohio)
Originally carried stream under Miami & Erie Canal
Maintained by Miami County Park District

Uhlerstown Hill Road Bridge 38-09-08 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1985
Wooden deck bridge over Pennsylvania Canal on Uhlerstown Hill Road in Tinicum Township, PA
Open to traffic

Upper Bridge Sheffield 21-02-01 #1 (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1832
Lost Bridge over Housatonic River
Destroyed by fire

US50 Cheat River Covered Bridge 48-39-01x (Preston County, West Virginia)
Built in 1835 by Josiah Kidwell, bypassed by a new bridge in 1932, destroyed by fire in 1964.
Lost Bridge over Cheat River on U.S. Route 50
Destroyed by fire in 1964

Valley Green Road Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1915
Stone arch bridge over Wissahickon Creek on Valley Green Road in Philadelphia
Open to traffic

Van Metre Ford Bridge (Berkeley County, West Virginia)
Built 1832
Stone arch bridge over Opequon Creek on CR 36
Open to traffic

Wading River Railroad Bridge No. 28.43 (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1835
Stone arch bridge over Wading River on Amtrak Northeast Corridor
Open to traffic

Weirs Channel Bridge (1833) 29-01-P01x (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Replaced an 1804 covered bridge in order to create the clearence needed for the first ferry on the lake. The ferry "Belknap".
1833 Wooden covered bridge over Lake Winnipesaukee on Main St
Replaced by a new bridge

West Point Covered Bridge (Troup County, Georgia)
Built 1838
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on Road
No longer exists

Western Canal Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1833; rehabilitated 1923
Stone arch bridge over Western Canal on Broadway in Lowell
Open to traffic

Westford Bridge 45-04-05 (Chittenden County, Vermont)
Built 1837; Rehabilitated 1975; Removed 1987; Rehabilitated and Restored 2001
Burr arch-truss bridge over Brown's River on off road pedestrian & bike crossing
Open to pedestrians

White Lick Creek Bridge (Oldest) (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1834; Replaced 1888
Lost Covered Bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

Whitewater Canal Whistle Creek Culvert (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1838
Stone culvert bridge over Tributary to Whistle Creek on Indiana and Ohio Railway Company
Open to traffic

Wills Creek Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1834; Replaced 1932
Lost Stone arch bridge over Wills Creek on Old National Road
Replaced by new bridge

Y Bridge (3rd) (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1832, Replaced 1902
Lost Through truss bridge over Muskingum River & Licking River on National Road
Replaced by a new bridge