Currently showing all bridges · Only show bridges with photos
Page: << · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · >>

Destroyed by flood

View Exhibit map

Cutler Covered Bridge (first) (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1872
Lost Bridge over Wildcat Creek on W 500 S
Destroyed by flooding

CVR - Susquehanna River Covered Bridge (Second) (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1855; destroyed by flood 1877
Lost Deck truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Cumberland Valley Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

Delaware Creek Bridge (Stoddard County, Missouri)
Built 1983, Destroyed by Flooding 2011
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Delaware Creek on CR 410
Destroyed by flooding

Delaware River Bridge (Delaware County, New York)
Inundated by Cannonsville Resevoir
Lost Through truss bridge over Delaware River on River Street
Destroyed by flooding

Dog River Bridge (Douglas County, Georgia)
Abandoned warren pony truss bridge over Dog River
Destroyed

Dorr Bridge (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1871 by Evelyn Pierpoint; Destroyed by Great Flood of 1927
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Otter Creek on Dorr Drive
Destroyed by flooding

Douglas Memorial Bridge (Del Norte County, California)
Built 1926, Destroyed by flooding 1964
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Klamath River on old US 101
Destroyed by flood

Dunsmore Covered Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Built 1875; Destroyed 1920
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Strawberry Point-Garden Prairie Road
Destroyed by flooding

Durham Bridge (Old) (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Lost to flooding March 1936
Lost Through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on Route 9
Destroyed by flooding

E Branch of Richland Creek Bridge (Washington County, Arkansas)
Built 1965; Destroyed by flooding 2017
Lost Slab bridge over E Branch of Richland Creek on Blue Springs Road
Destroyed by flooding

East Main Street Bridge 1878 (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1878; destroyed by flooding 1896; replaced 1897
Lost Bridge over Farmington River on East Main Street
Destroyed by flooding

East Rushford Road Bridge (Allegany County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Rush Creek on street
Destroyed by flooding

Ely Street Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1891 by J.E. Jayne & Son; Washed away 2014; Removed from NRHP 12-8-14, replacement bridge underway.
Through truss bridge over Big Creek on Ely Street in Bertram
Washed away by floods

Enfield-Suffield Covered Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1832; closed 1896; destroyed by flood 1900
Lost Through truss bridge over Connecticut River and Enfield Canal.
Destroyed by flooding; not replaced

Engleside Bridge (1901) (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1901 by American Bridge Company; Partially destroyed by hurricane Agnes in 1972 and later replaced.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Conestoga River on US 222
Destroyed by flooding in 1972

Eureka Mill Bridge (Greene County, Iowa)
Destroyed by Flooding in 1912
Lost Bridge over Raccoon River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Eustace Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1857; Portion collapsed under the weight of wagons and cattle that same year and repaired; Destroyed by flooding 1858; Replaced 1859
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Galena Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Fair Oaks Bridge (Old) (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1901 by the Pacific Construction Co.; washed away by a flash flood in 1907
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over American River
Destroyed by flood

Fairbanks Bridge (Washington County, Maine)
Destroyed by flood and replaced 1987
Lost Concrete through arch bridge over Sandy River on Fairbanks Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Falmouth Bridge (Older) (Stafford County, Virginia)
Lost Through truss bridge over Rappahannock River on US 1 Cambridge Street
Destroyed by flooding in1942

FDDM - Bass Point Creek Trestle (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1903; Partially destroyed by flooding in 1912; Replaced in 1913
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Bass Point Creek on Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

First Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1846; Destroyed 1849
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Ottawa Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Fish House Covered Bridge (Fulton County, New York)
Built 1818; Lost 1930
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Sacandaga River on Road
Destroyed April 23, 1930 by filling Sacandaga Reservoir

Fleenor Branch Bridge (Harrison County, Missouri)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Fleenor Branch on unnamed Road
Destroyed by flooding

Florence Covered Bridge (Stewart County, Georgia)
Built 1836, Destroyed by flooding 1846
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Chattahoochie River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Follows Camp Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Lost 2005
Lost Steel stringer bridge over San Gabriel River on Follows Camp Road
Destroyed by flooding

Fraser Bridge (Old) (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1916; Washed away June 1954; Replaced November 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on K Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Free Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1856; Destroyed 1857
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Galena Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Fremont Wagon Bridge (Dodge County, Nebraska)
Built 1871; Destroyed by flooding 1912
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Platte River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Ft. Leonard Wood Big Piney River Bridge (Pulaski County, Missouri)
Destroyed by flooding December 2015
T6 aluminum portable bridge over Big Piney River on Ft. Leonard Wood Road
Destroyed by flooding

Garden City Main Street Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Last remaining span destroyed by ice in Spring 2019
Lost truss bridge over Watonwan River on Abandoned section of Main Street
Destroyed by ice

Garoutte Bridge (1905) (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built 1905
Lost Bridge over North Raccoon River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Garoutte Bridge (Pre-1903) (Dallas County, Iowa)
Lost Bridge over North Raccoon River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Garrett's Mill Bridge (Delaware County, Iowa)
(Likely) Destroyed by the Flash Flood of 1925
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Plum Creek on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Garvin Brook Bridge (Winona County, Minnesota)
Built 1896; Destroyed 2007
Stone arch bridge over Garvin Brook on CR 62
Destroyed by flooding & replaced

Gaysville Maple Street Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over White River on Maple Street in Gaysville.
Destroyed by flooding

GC&C - Wills Creek Bridge (Old) (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1880; Destroyed by flooding & replaced 1936
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Wills Creek on George's Creek & Cumberland Railroad
Destroyed by flooding & replaced

Georgetown Covered Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1888
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Wabash River on Jackson Street
Destroyed by an ice gorge

Georgtown Road Bridge (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1890
Three-span pony truss bridge over Apple River on West Georgtown Road, .3 mi. northwest of Elizabeth
Destroyed by flooding on July 23/24, 2010

Gilbert Clock Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Presumed lost during flood of August, 1955
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Still River on abandoned access road, Winsted
Destroyed by flooding

Glen Falls Iron Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1890; Destroyed by flooding 1913; Replaced 1915
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Hudson River on Glens Street
Destroyed by flooding

Glendive Swing Bridge (Dawson County, Montana)
Built 1895; Sections destroyed by flooding 1899; Replaced 1900
Lost Parker through truss through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Glens Falls Covered Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1868; Replaced 1890
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Hudson River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Graney Bridge (Pre-1910) (Dallas County, Iowa)
Washed away 1910
Lost Warren through truss bridge over North Raccoon River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Grant Avenue Truss Bridge (Geary County, Kansas)
Built 1884; Destroyed 1915
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Republican River on Grant Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Gravois Mills Bridge (Morgan County, Missouri)
Built 1925; destroyed by flooding in 1998; replaced by new bridge in 1999
Lost pony truss bridge over Gravois Creek on Route TT at Gravois Mills
Washed away by a flash flood during July 1998

Green Island Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built appx 1873; Destroyed 1927
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Green Mill Ford Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Originally built 1872 as a three-span bridge in Waverly; two spans relocated here in 1902; collapsed in an ice jam on March 16, 2019
Two-span bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Greenmill Avenue, northeast of Janesville
Collapsed in an ice jam on March 16, 2019

Green Street Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1870; Washed out 1872
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Green Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Greenfield-Montague Trolley Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Lost to flooding in 1936
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Greenfield-Turners Falls Trolley Line
Destroyed by flooding

Greenwood Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Built unknown year. Bridge was destroyed in 1965 when Hell Hole Dam broke.
Lost Bridge over Middle Fork American River on Sliger Mine Road
Destroyed by flooding

Half Chance Iron Bridge (Marengo County, Alabama)
Built 1880, lost c.2008-2010
Bowstring arch bridge over Chickasaw Bogue Creek
Destroyed by flooding

Hamilton Street Bridge (1st) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1814; Destroyed by flooding 1841
Lost Eyebar suspension bridge over Lehigh River on Hamilton Street
Destroyed by flooding & replaced

Hammond Bridge (Ozark County, Missouri)
Built 1975; destroyed by flooding on April 29, 2017
Steel stringer bridge over North Fork White River on Route CC
Destroyed by flooding April 29, 2017

Harcourt Bridge (Hardin County, Kentucky)
Built ca. 1880 by the King Iron Bridge Company. Closed to traffic in 1994. Destroyed by flooding in 1997.
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Nolin River on a closed section of Harcourt Rd
Destroyed by flood

Hardy Bridge (Sharp County, Arkansas)
Built 1916; destroyed by flooding in 1982
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Spring River on Spring Street in Hardy
Destroyed by flooding

Harmon Swinging Bridge (Boone County, Arkansas)
Built 1940 by the WPA; damaged by flash floooding in 1961 and then dismantled
Lost wire suspension bridge over Crooked Creek somewhere near Harmon
No longer exists

Harrison Monona Ditch Bridge (Harrison County, Iowa)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1985; damaged by flooding in 2011 and removed
Through truss bridge over Harrison Monona Ditch on 340th Street
Damaged by flooding in 2011 and removed

Harrison Suspension Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1873; Destroyed in the 1913 flood.
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Whitewater River on Jamison Road
Destroyed by the 1913 flood

Hennepin Canal Aqueduct #2 (Bureau County, Illinois)
Built between 1892-1907. Lost in 1998 flood.
Hennepin Canal aqueduct over Big Bureau Creek
Lost in 1998 flood. Replaced with pedestrian bridge to restore bike path

High Bridge Park Covered Bridge (Ripley County, Indiana)
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Laughery Creek on 450 N
Destroyed by high water and ice in March 1963.

Hiser Station Covered Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Lost Howe through truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on US Route 52
Destroyed by flooding

Hopkins Street Bridge (Older) (Defiance County, Ohio)
Damaged in the 1913 flood and replaced
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Auglaize River on Hopkins Street
Destroyed by flooding & replaced by a new bridge

Humpback Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1901, washed away by flooding in May, 2013
Pratt half-hip pony truss bridge over Dry Creek on 300th Street
Destroyed by flooding

Huntzinger Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Built 1916; northern half reconstructed 1951; destroyed by flooding June 2008
Lost concrete arch bridge over Turkey River on Juniper Road (CR W42)
Destroyed by flood

Hurricane Mills Bridge (Humphreys County, Tennessee)
Built 1911; Bypassed by new bridge in 1985; destroyed by flooding May 2010
Lost through truss bridge over Hurricane Creek on Old Hurricane Mills Road
Destroyed by flooding

I&M Canal Nettle Creek Aqueduct (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built in 1847 Rebuilt a few times. Current looks like CCC work
Bridge over Nettle Creek on I&M Canal
Destroyed by flooding

I29 Big Sioux River Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Big Sioux River on Interstate 29
Destroyed by flooding

IA48 East Nishnabotna River Bridge (Old) (Montgomery County, Iowa)
Built ?; Suffered irrepairable pier damage during flooding on July 1, 1958
Lost Bridge ober East Nishnabotna River on IA 48
Destroyed by flooding

IA9 Sugar Creek Bridge (Old) (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Built 1923; Destroyed by flooding & replaced 2013
Concrete arch bridge over Sugar Creek on IA 9
Destroyed by flooding

IC - Grayville Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Built 1892, rehabilitated in 1972, abandoned in 1996, partially destroyed by flooding in 2005
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Illinois Central Railroad south of Grayville
Partially destroyed by flood

IC - Pecatonica River Bridge (Green County, Wisconsin)
Built originally ca. 1868, Relocated here ca. 1900; Destroyed by flooding-caused abutment failure on February 19, 1911
Lost Linville variant Whipple through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Illinois Central Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

International Bridge (Webb County, Texas)
Built in the 1880s; Destroyed April 28, 1905
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rio Grande on Footpath
Destroyed by flooding

Iva Road Bridge (Linn County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1915
Washed out pony truss bridge over West Yellow Creek on Iva Road
Destroyed by flooding

Jackson St. Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple/Camelback truss bridge over Little Miami River on Jackson Street (now Loveland Ave.)
Destroyed in the 1913 flood and replaced with another bridge.

James Bridge (Ozark County, Missouri)
Built 1959; Destroyed by flooding April 30, 2017
Lost two-span pony truss bridge over North Fork White River on Route PP
Destroyed by flooding

Jay Bridge (N, Older) (Franklin County, Maine)
Built ?; replaced 1896;
Lost through truss bridge over East Channel Androscoggin River on Jay Bridge Road
Destroyed by flooding & replaced

Jeep Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Lost Steel stringer bridge over San Gabriel River on Camp Road
Destroyed by flooding

Johnson Bridge (Warren County, Indiana)
Built 1890, destroyed by a flood in June 2004
Through truss bridge over Big Pine Creek on Johnson Bridge Road
Destroyed by flood and not replaced.

Jonah Bridge (Williamson County, Texas)
Lost Through truss bridge over San Gabriel River
Destroyed by flood

Kampeter Bridge (Osage County, Missouri)
Built in 1904 or 1909, depending on source material. A local paper on August 2, 1978, in an article entitled
Lost wire suspension bridge over Maries River
Destroyed by flood

Kickapoo River Bridge (Vernon County, Wisconsin)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1948, demolished and replaced between 2015 and 2018.
Lost Through truss bridge over Kickapoo River on US 14/WI 131 in Readstown, destroyed by flooding.
Destroyed by flooding

Kilbourn Bridge (Old) (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1890; Destroyed 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Kilburn Bridge (Logan County, Arkansas)
Destroyed by flood in May 1990 and replaced
Lost through truss bridge over Petit Jean River on Thomas Road west of Magazine
Destroyed by flooding

Kingfisher Creek Bridge (Kingfisher County, Oklahoma)
Built 1945
Pony truss bridge over Kingfisher Creek on N2820
Closed to all traffic

Kinnikinnick Creek Bridge (Boone County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge over Kinnikinnick Creek on Free Church Road
Destroyed by flooding

Klenken Bridge (Cooper County, Missouri)
Built 1929 by Joseph Dice; replaced 1994
Lost swinging bridge over Lamine River on Swinging Bridge Drive
Replaced by a modern concrete bridge

KY 218 Bridge (Green County, Kentucky)
Built 1925
Lost Truss bridge over Little Barren River on KY 218
Destroyed by flooding in 1975. Replaced by new bridge in 1978.

Lamotte Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Illinois)
Lost Through Truss bridge over Lamotte Creek
Destroyed by flooding

Laredo International Bridge (Webb County, Texas)
Buiilt 1932; Destroyed 1954
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Rio Grande on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Le Grand Truss Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1930 Lost in flooding in 2008
Lost through truss bridge over Iowa River on Abbott Avenue, piers remain
Destroyed in 2008 flooding

Leudinghaus Road Bridge (Lewis County, Washington)
Built 1922, Washed out 2007
Through truss bridge over Chehalis River on Leudinghaus Road
Destroyed in December 2007 flooding.

Lima Bridge (Old) (Fayette County, Iowa)
Built 1865; Destroyed X; Replaced Y
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Volga River on Lima Road
Destroyed by flooding & replaced by a new bridge

Limekiln Creek Bridge (Benton County, Arkansas)
Built ca. 1920, Destroyed by flooding 2013
Pony truss bridge over Limekiln Creek on CR 700
Destroyed by flooding

Lincoln Highway South Skunk River (Old Channel) Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Lost to flooding in 1918
Lost Truss bridge over South Skunk River (old channel) on Lincoln Highway
Destroyed by flood

Lincoln Highway South Skunk River Bridge (Older) (Story County, Iowa)
Destroyed by flooding in 1918
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over South Skunk River on Lincoln Highway
Destroyed by flooding

Lincoln Way Squaw Creek Bridge (Older) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1908, Lost 1918
Lost Arch bridge over Squaw Creek on West Lincoln Way (Lincoln Highway)
Destroyed by flood

Little Creek Route JJ Bridge (Ozark County, Missouri)
Originally built 1923 in Texas County, relocated in 1957 to Ozark County.
Pony truss bridge over Little Creek on Route JJ
Destroyed by flooding

Little Walnut River Bridge (Butler County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1910
Pony truss bridge over Little Walnut River, 4.7 mi. east and 2.5 mi. north of Gordon
Lost

Livermore Falls Bridge (Older) (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Built 1872, Destroyed 1896
Lost Through truss bridge overAndroscoggin River on Road
Destroyed by flooding