Top Ranked Vermont Bridges

Abandonded CLP - Otter Creek Bridge (Rutland County, Vermont)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on Clarendon & Pittsford Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1907, Out of service c.1972; Abandoned 1988
Black Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Vermont)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over Black Creek on Bouchard Road in Sheldon
Open to traffic in summer. Open only to pedestrians / snowmobiles during the winter
Built 1903 by the American Bridge Co.
Moseley Bridge (Bennington County, Vermont)
Rated 96% with 10 votes
Tubular wrough iron bowstring pony arch bridge over creek on pedestrian pathway
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1865; Dismantled 1958; Reconstructed 2013
Hammond Covered Bridge 45-11-05 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on the old alignment of Kendall Hill Road
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1842 by Asa Nourse; bypassed 1960
NECR - West River Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over West River on New England Central Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1930
Elm Street Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Parker Patent pony truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on VT 12 (Elm Street)
Open to traffic
Built 1870 by the National Bridge & Iron Works; Rehabilitated c. 1900; Rehabilitated 1980
Missisquoi River Bridge (Franklin County, Vermont)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Missisquoi River on VT 105A ALT in Richford
Open to traffic
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1979
Lincoln Covered Bridge 45-14-13 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Covered Pratt through arch truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on Fletcher Hill Rd (C3035) in Woodstock
Open to one lane traffic with a weight limit
Built 1865; Renovated 1947; rehabilitated 1989
Quechee Gorge Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Steel arch bridge over Ottauquechee River on US 4 in Hartford
Open to traffic
Built 1911; Abandoned & converted to roadway use 1933; Rehabilitated 1989
Carlton Clark Memorial Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Parker through truss bridge over White River on River Rd (TR 3/FAS 177) in Sharon
Open to traffic
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1994
WACR - North Branch Winooski River Bridge (Washington County, Vermont)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Pin connected Pratt through truss bridge on Washington County Railroad
Open, but not currently in use
Built 1909 by the American Bridge Co.
WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River Bridge (Washington County, Vermont)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Baltimore through truss over Winooski River on Washington County Railroad
Open, but not currently in use
Built 1932
Abandoned BM (Fort Hill Branch) - Connecticut River Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Rated 91% with 5 votes
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge over Connecticut River on B&M Fort Hill Branch (abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1912 by the American Bridge Co.; Abandoned 1983
Centre Covered Bridge 45-03-05 (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Covered Paddleford through truss bridge over East Branch of the Passumpsic River on pedestrian path
Open for snowmobiles / Pedestrian use
Built 1867; Relocated 1960; Emergency rehabilitation work 2013
Marble Bridge (Rutland County, Vermont)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Marble arch bridge over Otter Creek on Main Street in Proctor
Open to traffic
Built 1915; Rehabilitated and widened 1936; Rehabilitated 2002
Taftsville Covered Bridge 45-14-12 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Covered bridge over Ottauquechee River on River Road (C2002) in Woodstock
Open to traffic
Built 1836; rehabilitated 1869, 1910 and 1952; Damaged by flooding/Southern span removed 2011; Reconstructed 2013
Peavine Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Third Branch White River on Peavine Boulevard (C2005) in Bethel
Open to traffic
Built 1919; Restored 1927; Abandoned 1933; Converted to auto use c. 1938
WACR - Passumpsic River Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Baltimore through truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Railroad (WACR)
Open to traffic
Built 1911
Foundry Road Bridge (Orange County, Vermont)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over First Branch White River on C3025 in Tunbridge
Open to traffic
Built 1889 by Vermont Construction Co., rehabilitated 2010
Main Street Bridge (Franklin County, Vermont)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Parker pony truss bridge over Missisquoi River on TR 2/FAS 302 in Richford
Open to traffic
Built 1934
Checkered House Bridge (Chittenden County, Vermont)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Winooski River on US 2 in Richmond
Open to traffic
Built 1929 by American Bridge Co.; Rehabilitated 1970; Widened and rehabilitated 2013
StJ&LC - Missisquoi River Covered Bridge (Franklin County, Vermont)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Lost Covered bridge over Missisquoi River on former St. Johnsbury and Lamoille County Railroad
Destroyed by fire
Built 1898; Bypassed 1968; Destroyed by arson in 1987
Highgate Falls Bridge (Franklin County, Vermont)
Rated 84% with 7 votes
Pin connected Lenticular through truss bridge over Missisquoi River on Mill Hill Rd
Open to pedestrians
Built 1887 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Bypassed 1976; Rehabilitated for pedestrian use in 2000
First Branch Bridge (Orange County, Vermont)
Rated 83% with 69 votes
Bridge over Jenkins Brook (First Branch White River) on Private Drive/Pedestrian Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built in 2014 by a young Vermont architect, Nicholas Fabrikant, to give access to the open woods opposite the stream.
Wallingford Farm Bridge (Rutland County, Vermont)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Lane pony truss bridge over Otter Creek on Farm Access
Open, but only used for farm equipment / foot traffic
Bellows Falls Arch Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Rated 83% with 7 votes
Lost steel through arch bridge over the Connecticut River between Bellows Falls, Vermont, and North Walpole, New Hampshire
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1905; damaged by flooding in 1936; closed to traffic 1971; demolished 1982
Passumpsic River Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Rated 82% with 3 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Bridge St (C3011) in Barnet
Open to traffic
Built 1928 by the Berlin Construction Co.; rehabilitated 1991
Mad River Bridge (Washington County, Vermont)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Parker pony truss bridge over Mad River on C3011 in Moretown
Closed to all traffic
Built 1928 By Paler Steel Co.
Bartonsville Covered Bridge 45-13-11x (Windham County, Vermont)
Rated 82% with 7 votes
Lost covered bridge over Williams River on C3008 (Lower Bartonsville Rd) in Rockingham
Destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Irene on Aug 28, 2011
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1982; destroyed 2011; Replace with a new bridge 2013 Jan 26
Bridge Street Bridge (Chittenden County, Vermont)
Rated 78% with 5 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Winooski River on TR 1/FAS 209 in Richmond
Open to traffic
Built 1928 by Bethlehem Steel Co.; Rehabilitated 2009
Bloomfield-Nulhegan River Route 102 Bridge (Essex County, Vermont)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Nulhegan River on VT 102 in Bloomfield
Open to traffic
Built 1937
Brookfield Floating Bridge (Older) (Orange County, Vermont)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Pontoon bridge over Sunset Lake on Route 65 in Brookfield
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1936; reconstructed 1978; Replaced 2008
Battell Bridge (Addison County, Vermont)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Otter Creek on VT 30 in Middlebury
Open to traffic
Built 1893