Vermont Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Vermont bridges: 526
  • Bridges with photos: 403 (76.6%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 231 (43.9%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 517 (98.3%)

  • Total photos: 4,393

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 407 (77.4% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 332 (81.6% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 208 (51.1% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 406 (99.8% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 111 (21.1% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 50 (45.0% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 109 (98.2% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Halpin Covered Bridge 45-01-03 (Addison County, built 1824, open to traffic)
  2. Spade Farm Covered Bridge 45-01-02 (Addison County, built 1824, open to pedestrians)
  3. Great Eddy Covered Bridge 45-12-14 (Washington County, built 1833, open to traffic)
  4. 3 Mile Bridge (Addison County, built 1836, destroyed by fire)
  5. Taftsville Covered Bridge 45-14-12 (Windsor County, built 1836, open to traffic)
  6. Kingsley Covered Bridge 45-11-03 (Rutland County, built 1836, open to traffic)
  7. Westford Bridge 45-04-05 (Chittenden County, built 1837, open to pedestrians)
  8. Sanderson Covered Bridge 45-11-02 #2 (Rutland County, built 1838, open to traffic)
  9. Sayres Covered Bridge 45-09-06 (Orange County, built 1839, open to traffic)
  10. Henry Bridge 45-02-02 #1 (Bennington County, built 1840, replaced by new bridge)

By Design

  • Arch: 47 (8.9%)
    • Deck arch: 40 (7.6%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 7 (1.3%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 3 (0.6%)
      • Steel arch: 2 (0.4%)
      • Stone arch: 20 (3.8%)
    • Pony arch: 1 (0.2%)
      • Timber pony arch: 1 (0.2%)
    • Through arch: 6 (1.1%)
      • Iron through arch: 1 (0.2%)
      • Steel through arch: 1 (0.2%)
      • Timber through arch: 4 (0.8%)

  • Beam: 49 (9.3%)
    • Stringer: 43 (8.2%)
      • Concrete stringer: 1 (0.2%)
      • Steel stringer: 24 (4.6%)
      • Timber stringer: 15 (2.9%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 5 (1.0%)

  • Culvert: 4 (0.8%)
    • Concrete culvert: 3 (0.6%)
    • Stone culvert: 1 (0.2%)

  • Floating: 3 (0.6%)
    • Pontoon: 3 (0.6%)

  • Girder: 64 (12.2%)
    • Deck girder: 34 (6.5%)
      • Deck plate girder: 32 (6.1%)
    • Pony/through girder: 28 (5.3%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 28 (5.3%)

  • Other: 2 (0.4%)

  • Slab: 3 (0.6%)

  • Suspension: 6 (1.1%)
    • Wire suspension: 5 (1.0%)

  • Truss: 342 (65.0%)
    • Deck truss: 12 (2.3%)
      • Double-intersection Warren deck truss: 3 (0.6%)
      • Lattice deck truss: 2 (0.4%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Warren deck truss: 4 (0.8%)
        • Warren deck truss with alternating verticals: 2 (0.4%)
        • Warren deck truss with all verticals: 2 (0.4%)
    • Modern truss: 6 (1.1%)
      • Modern pony truss: 4 (0.8%)
        • Modern polygonal Warren pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
        • Modern Warren pony truss: 2 (0.4%)
      • Modern through truss: 2 (0.4%)
        • Modern Pratt through truss: 1 (0.2%)
    • Pony truss: 66 (12.5%)
      • Bailey pony truss: 4 (0.8%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Lane pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Lenticular pony truss: 2 (0.4%)
      • Other pony truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Parker pony truss: 10 (1.9%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 7 (1.3%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 4 (0.8%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals: 1 (0.2%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 3 (0.6%)
      • Warren pony truss: 32 (6.1%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 21 (4.0%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 5 (1.0%)
    • Through truss: 257 (48.9%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 16 (3.0%)
      • Burr arch-truss: 11 (2.1%)
      • Double-intersection Warren through truss: 11 (2.1%)
      • Howe through truss: 4 (0.8%)
      • Kingpost through truss: 8 (1.5%)
      • Lattice through truss: 73 (13.9%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 7 (1.3%)
        • Town lattice truss: 58 (11.0%)
        • Triple-intersection lattice through truss: 4 (0.8%)
      • Lenticular through truss: 2 (0.4%)
      • Lenticular Warren through truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Multiple Kingpost through truss: 11 (2.1%)
      • Other through truss: 1 (0.2%)
      • Paddleford through truss: 5 (1.0%)
      • Parker through truss: 22 (4.2%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 7 (1.3%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 4 (0.8%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.2%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 3 (0.6%)
      • Pratt through truss: 35 (6.7%)
      • Queenpost through truss: 22 (4.2%)
      • Warren through truss: 21 (4.0%)
        • Warren through truss with sub-panels: 2 (0.4%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 17 (3.2%)

    • Tunnel: 1 (0.2%)

    • Unknown: 5 (1.0%)