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This category is for structures that have been flooded over by dams. In some cases, the links may be to current structures that replaced the structure that was inundated.

Abrams Creek Bridge (Blount County, Tennessee)
This bridge has been largely forgotten as it is normally underwater and only viewable when the lake is drawn down
Bridge over Abrams Creek on Old routing of US 129
Inundated - Normally under water unless lake is drawn down

Albert B. Worth's Mill Covered Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Original Bridge built in 1841 by E. & S. Mills; lost in 1857 by a flood; second bridge built in 1857 and lost in 1950.
Burr arch-truss bridge over Former East Branch Octoraro Creek on Abandoned Worth's Bridge Road
Inundated site is under water

American Milling Pond Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Pratt through truss bridge in MIll Lake
Inundated(?)

Arkansas River Bridge (Pawnee County, Oklahoma)
Inumdated 1963 by creation of Keystone Lake
Concrete stringer bridge over Arkansas River on OK 99
Inundated

Banner Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1910
Pony truss bridge over Banner Creek on a local road, 1.0 mi. west and 0.9 mi. south of Holton
Inundated

Birdsong Road Covered Bridge (Troup County, Georgia)
Built Unsure
Through truss bridge over White Water Creek on Birdsong Road
Inundated (Site is under the waters of West Point Lake)

Branch North Cottonwood River Bridge (Marion County, Kansas)
Bridge over a branch of North Cottonwood River on the abandoned Pawnee Road
abandoned / bypassed

Bulltown Covered Bridge (Braxton County, West Virginia)
Built in 1850; Lost/Removed in 1941; Site now inundated under Burnsville Lake.
Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Kanawha River on Abandoned portion of SR 19/12 (now inundated)
Inundated. Under the waters of Burnsville Lake

Calhoun Creek Bridge (Monroe County, Iowa)
Warren pony truss bridge over Calhoun Creek on Dunreath Road
Inundated

Calhoun Creek Tributary Culvert (Monroe County, Iowa)
Concrete culvert bridge over Calhoun Creek Tributary on Dunreath Road
Inundated

Capell Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Inundated under the waters of Lake Berryessa
Bridge over Capell Creek on formerly carried Knoxville Road


Chapman Covered Bridge (Original Location) (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Built in 1923-24 by James Bannister Craig; Moved to new location in 1969; site is now under
Howe through truss bridge over Keowee River on RT 288 Abandoned, under water
Inundated (Bridge was moved in 1969)

Charlie Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1917
Slab bridge over Charlie Creek on Abandoned Road
Inundated

Chesbro Bridge (Santa Clara County, California)
Built 1937; inundated 1955
Concrete bridge over Llagas Creek
Inundated

Church Covered Bridge (Monroe County, Indiana)
Built in 1874 by Smith Bridge Company; Lost in 1952 under waters of Lake Lemon.
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Beanblossom Creek on inundated section of Tunnel Road.
Inundated under the waters of Lake Lemon.

Church Hill Covered Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1937; Lost in 1937; any replacement bridge is under the waters of Lake Nockamixon
Town lattice truss bridge over Tohickon Creek on Lost section of Old Bethlehem Pike
Inundated - Covered Bridge and any replacement is under the waters of Lake Nockamixon

Coleman Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Iron pony truss bridge over Phelps Brook on Windsor Bush Road in Windsor
Abandoned and left in place. Rising water from protected beaver dam downstream puts bridge in danger.

Coleman Road Bridge (Panola County, Mississippi)
Pratt through truss bridge over Wilborn Creek / Sardis Lake on abandoned portion of Coleman Road
Derelict and partially inundated by Sardis Lake

Coltrane's Mill Covered Bridge (Randolph County, North Carolina)
Built in 1910 by J. C. & T. A. Cox; Lost in 1949; Now appears to be under the waters of Randleman Lake.
Town lattice truss bridge over Deep River on Abandoned Roadway (may have been Hedgecock Road)
Inundated by the waters of Randleman Lake

Conrad Covered Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1839; Lost in 1960, Roadway and Bridge Site under Blue Marsh Lake waters
Burr arch-truss bridge over Tulpehocken Creek on Lost portion of Sheidy Farm Raod
Inundated (Road and Bridge Site under the waters of Blue Marsh Lake

Council Grove Lake Rainbow Arch bridge (Morris County, Kansas)
Bridge over Council Grove Lake
Inundated

Cutright Covered Bridge (Monroe County, Indiana)
Built in 1863 by the Smith Bridge Company; removed in 1963 for the formation of Lake Monroe.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Salt Creek on Knightridge Road
Replaced with a causeway over Lake Monroe

Doney Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1922;
Bridge over Doney Creek on State Highway 99
Inundated

Dora #3 Covered Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built in 1871 by Mike Minnick and John Ferreo; Moved in 1967; Site is now inundated.
Smith through truss bridge over Salamonie River on Abandoned Roadway
Bridge was floated on pontoons to its new location. Site in now under Salamonie Lake.

DRGW - Gunnison River Bridge (Gunnison County, Colorado)
Abandoned in 1955
Pratt through truss bridge over Gunnison River on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Inundated in 1963 by Blue Mesa Dam construction

DRGW - Lake Fork Gunnison River Bridge (Gunnison County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1889; Removed 1937
Howe through truss bridge over Lake Fork Gunnison River on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Inundated

Dumpass Bridge - East Fork Trinity River (Collin County, Texas)
Bridge over East Fork Trinity River on Old Greenville Mckinney Road
Inundated

East Fork Trinity River Bridge (Rockwall County, Texas)
Built 1921; replaced 1969
Inundated Bridge over East Fork Trinity River on State Highway 1
Replaced by a new bridge (deluged by impoundment of Ray Hubbard Reservoir)

Fate Sanders Bridge (Rutherford County, Tennessee)
Built 1908; Removed ca. 1968
Pratt through truss bridge over Stones River on Weakley Lane (Old alignment)
Removed for a reservoir project.

Flagstaff Covered Bridge (Somerset County, Maine)
Built in 1873; Lost due to severe storms in 1922.
Bridge over Dead River on Abandoned Roadway
Inundated - the bridge site is under the waters of Flagstaff Lake.

Georgia-Carolina Memorial Bridge (Elbert County, Georgia)
Built in 1927; Replaced 1981 and submerged.
Submerged Open-spandrel arch bridge over Savannah River on SR 72
Inundated

Gunn Covered Bridge 35-30-10x (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built across Sugartree Fork; Flooded under Salt Fork Lake 1960s
Lost Covered Kingpost through truss bridge over Sugartree Fork
Inundated in Salt Fork Lake

Hale's Ford Covered Bridge (Franklin County, Virginia)
Built in 1879; Replaced in 1940 at a downstream location.
Burr arch-truss bridge over Stauton River on Abandoned portion of RT 122
Inundated - Site of bridge is under the waters of Smith Mt. Lake which was developed in 1960's

Hancock Creek Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Inundated 1955
Stone arch bridge over Hancock Creek on ?
Inundated

Harvey Mountain Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built ca. 1939 (based on Chester's findings, submerged in 1969 but still present underwater.
Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge in Colebrook River Lake; Colebrook
Inundated

Hawk Creek Bridge (Lincoln County, Washington)
Bridge over Hawk Creek
Inundated by Lake Roosevelt in 1940

Hawns Bridge (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
Lost during the early 1970s.
Pratt through truss bridge over Raystown Branch Juniata River
Inundated under Raystown Lake.

Horse Ford Covered Bridge (Caldwell County, North Carolina)
Built in 1849-52; Lost in flood in 1916 and replaced by an open span steel bridge, now inundated.
Through truss bridge over Catawba River on Abandoned Roadway now inundated
Inundated .. Site is entirely lost under the waters of Lake Hickory

Iola Bridge (Gunnison County, Colorado)
Built 1908
Pratt through truss bridge over Gunnison River on Road
Inundated?

Iron Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Inundated ca. 1930 when the Conklingville Dam was built; Is a popular SCUBA diving spot.
Pratt through truss bridge over Sacandaga River on Road
Inundated

King's Mill Covered Bridge (Boyle County, Kentucky)
Built in 1836 by Lewis V. Wernwag; Razed in 1925, site is now under the waters of Herrington Lake.
Through truss bridge over Dix River on Abandoned section of KY RT 34
Inundated - Site is now under the waters of Herrington Lake.

Lake McBride State Park Entrance Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1935; Inundated 1957-58
Stringer bridge over North Arm Lake McBride on Lake McBride Entrance Road
Inundated

Lake McBride State Park Footbridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1935; Inundated 1957-58; Re-exposed 2000 due to the lake levels being lowered by the DNR to deal with sedimenation.
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Small Stream on Footpath
Inundated

Lake Waveland Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Closed by the flooding of lake waveland in 1971
Warren pony truss bridge over North Fork Little Raccoon Creek on Old Cr 950 South
Closed to all traffic

Lazear Farm Covered Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Queenpost through truss bridge over North Fork Wheeling Creek
Inundated (at least most of the year by Ryerson Station Reservoir)

Leaday Crossing (Coleman County, Texas)
Built 1941; Inundated ca. 1990
Bridge over Colorado River on Farm Road 2134
Inundated

Lexington Reservoir Bridge (Santa Clara County, California)
Closed spandrel arch bridge
Inundated in 1952

Little Tallahatchie River bridge at Clear Creek (Panola County, Mississippi)
Inundated when Sardis Dam became operational in 1940
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Tallahatchie River / Sardis Lake on Abandoned road
Inundated

Lohmans Crossing (Travis County, Texas)
Slab bridge over Colorado River on Lohmans Crossing Road
Inundated

Longview Farm Mouse Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built ca 1910 as part of Longview Farm, innundated ca 1987
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mouse Creek on Private road
Inundated

Longview Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1920's
Open spandrel arch bridge over Little Blue River on Longview Road
Inundated

Markley's Mill Covered Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Covered Bridge was built in 1835; Lost in 1956 removed and replaced; The area is now inundated in Green Lane Reservoir.
Town lattice truss bridge over Perkiomen Creek on Knight Road
Inundated - The site of the covered bridge is now under the waters of Green Lane Reservoir

Mauvais Coulee Bridge (Towner County, North Dakota)
Built 1966
Beam bridge over Mauvais Coulee on 67th Street NE
Inundated

Maxtown West Road Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Maxtown West Road
Inundated by Hoover Reservoir

Mayfield Bridge (Lewis County, Washington)
Lost Deck arch bridge over Cowlitz River
Inundated in 1963 by Mayfield Lake

Miami County Bridge No. 11 (Miami County, Kansas)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Rock Creek on Spoon Creek Road (old alignment)
Lost

Miami County Bridge No. 14 (Miami County, Kansas)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Big Bull Creek
Lost

Miami County Bridge No. 17 (Miami County, Kansas)
Lost Parker through truss bridge
Lost

Mormon Island Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1908; Inundated ca. 1955
Parker through truss bridge over South Fork American River on Road
Inundated

Mormon Island Stone Arch (Sacramento County, California)
Stone arch bridge over Willow Creek/Humbug Creek on Green Valley Road
Inundated

Mount Vernon Covered Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1865 by Jacob Kauffman; Replaced in 1940 by new bridge; Site is now Under Water
Burr arch-truss bridge over East Branch Octoraro Creek on Abandoned Road (Under Water)
Inundated

Mystery Percy Priest Lake Inundated Bridge (Davidson County, Tennessee)
Truss bridge
Inundated

NC 288 Lands Creek Bridge (Swain County, North Carolina)
Built ca. 1924; Indunated 1943
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Lands Creek on NC 288
Inundated by Fontana Lake

NC 288 Mountain Branch Bridge (Swain County, North Carolina)
Built ca. 1924; Indunated 1943
Bridge over Mountain Branch
Inundated

NC 288 Peachtree Creek Bridge (Swain County, North Carolina)
Built ca. 1924; Indunated 1943
Slab bridge over Peachtree Creek on NC 288
Inundated

Nee Bridge (Lincoln County, Washington)
Inundated by Lake Roosevelt in 1940
Through truss bridge over Spokane River
Inundated

North Fork River Bridge (Baxter County, Arkansas)
Built 1934; Inundated 1944 by flooding of North Fork River to create Lake Norfork
Inundated Open-spandrel arch bridge over North Fork River (now Norfork Lake) on US 62 in Henderson
Inundated

Nutbush Creek Railroad Trestle (Vance County, North Carolina)
Timber stringer bridge over Nutbush Creek on RR
Inundated

Old Bankhead Highway Muddy Creek Bridge (Dallas County, Texas)
Built ca 1921-22, abandoned ca 1970
Abandoned slab bridges over Muddy Creek / Tributary of East Fork Trinity River on Bankhead Highway / TX 1 / US 67 / TX 66
Road and bridges abandoned during lake construction then inundated when the dam was closed

Old Croton Dam Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Bowstring through truss bridge over Croton Dam on Old Croton Dam Access
Inundated (Not known if bridge was scrapped before)

Old Duncan Bridge (Winston County, Alabama)
Built c. 1900, replaced by new Duncan Bridge and submerged under Smith Lake starting in 1961
Lost Pratt half through truss bridge over Sipsey River on Duncan Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge and submerged

Old Hales Ford Bridge (Franklin County, Virginia)
Warren deck truss bridge over Roanoke River
Inundated

Old IA14 Brush Creek Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1940
Slab bridge over Red Rock Lake (formerly Des Moines River and other tributaries on IA Hwy. 14 until 1965; Now pedestrian path
All but the northernmost bridge and highway are inundated

Old Kimberling City Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Built 1927; replaced by new bridge 1956-57 and inundated by waters of Table Rock Lake
Two-span through truss bridge on MO 13, submerged by Table Rock Lake
Submerged under Table Rock Lake but still partially intact with only the north main truss and pony truss spans intact.

Old Oakridge road bridge (Trigg County, Kentucky)
Concrete tee beam bridge over Knob Creek on Old Oakridge road
Inundated

Old Route D over Lindley Creek (Hickory County, Missouri)
Replaced with building of Pomme de Terre Lake
Bridge over Lindley Creek on former Route D
Inundated

Old Salmon Falls Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Built 1925, Submerged 1955-6
Abandoned concrete through girder bridge over South Fork American River on Old Salmon Falls Road
Inundated

Old Steubenville Road - Yellow Creek Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Little Yellow Creek on Old Steubenville Road
Inundated

Old US 79 "Submerged" Eagle Creek Bridge (Henry County, Tennessee)
Concrete stringer bridge over Eagle Creek (a branch of Kentucky Lake) on an abandoned alignment of US 79 (TN 76)
Inundated

Old US 79 "Submerged" Little Eagle Creek Bridge (Henry County, Tennessee)
Concrete stringer bridge over Little Eagle Creek on an abandoned alignment of US 79 (TN 76)
Inundated

Parrot's Ferry Bridge (1937) (Tuolumne County, California)
Built 1937, flooded 1980.
Luten arch bridge over Stanislaus River on Old Parrots Ferry Road
Inundated

Patton Bridge (Douglas County, Kansas)
Built 1921 by Kansas City Structural Steel Company
Through truss bridge over Wakarusa River
Inundated

Pieratt Ford Arch Bridge (Coffey County, Kansas)
Built 1921; Removed or inundated ???????????
Marsh arch bridge over Neosho River on Road
Inundated

QO&KC Waddell "A" Truss Bridge (Clinton County, Missouri)
Built 1898 for the QO&KC, converted to highway use in 1953, dismantled 1981, relocated 1987.
Waddell "A" through truss bridge over Linn Branch on QO&KC RR, Later county Route D
Site innundated, bridge relocated to Parkville, MO.

Raytown Road Bridge over Little Blue River (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1928
Lost Pony truss bridge over Little Blue River/Longview Lake on Raytown Road
Inundated

Rock Creek Bridge (Barry County, Missouri)
Low Water Bridge inundated by Table Rock Lake
Bridge over Rock Creek on Rte F
Inundated

Rush Creek Road Bridge (Perry County, Ohio)
Truss bridge over Rush Creek on Rush Creek Road
Partially inundated by Rush Creek Lake

Saddle Tunnel (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Built 1853
Historic Railroad Tunnel
Inundated

Salt Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1925, Abandoned 1941, Inundated under Shasta Lake 1948
Inundated concrete tee beam bridge over Salt Creek (Shasta Lake) on Old U.S. 99
Inundated

Sanibel Island Causeway (2007) (Lee County, Florida)
Original bridge opened May 26, 1963; replaced by this bridge 2007 to remove moveable span; collapsed by Hurricane Ian September 28, 2022
Concrete deck girder bridge over San Carlos Bay on Causeway Boulevard (CR-867)
Partially collapsed

Sapinero High Bridge (Gunnison County, Colorado)
Built 1923
Steel arch bridge over Lake Fork Gunnison River on Highway
Inundated in 1963 by Blue Mesa Dam construction

Southern Boulevard Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1950 Tempory built 2018
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Southern Boulevard in West Palm Beach
Inundated

SP - Shasta Lake Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1901; Inundated 1948
Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Inundated

SP - Shasta Line Tunnel #5 (Shasta County, California)
Built 1884; Expanded 1927; Inundated 1948
Bridge on Southern Pacific Railroad
Inundated

SP - Shasta Line Tunnel #6 (Shasta County, California)
Built ca. 1884; Inundated 1948
Tunnel on Central Pacific/Southern Pacific Railroad
Inundated

Spruce Grove Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1855 by Joseph Russell; In 1950 arsonists burned the bridge; It was not replaced and is now under the waters of Pine Grove Reservoir.
Burr arch-truss bridge over West Branch Octoraro Creek (Site is under water) on Spruce Grove Road
Inundated - the site of the covered bridge is now under the Pine Grove Reservoir

State Line Covered Bridge (Troup County, Georgia)
Site is abandoned and under the waters of West Point Lake
Through truss bridge over Wehadkee Creek on State Line Road
Inundated (Site is now under the waters of West Point Lake)

Tabcat Creek Bridge #1 (Blount County, Tennessee)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tabcat Creek on Old routing of US 129
Inundated - Normally under water unless lake is drawn down

Tabcat Creek Bridge #2 (Blount County, Tennessee)
Bridge over Tabcat Creek on Possibly the old routing of TN 115, but not for sure
Inundated - Normally under water unless lake is drawn down - Only remaining structure is the two abutments

Theodore Roosevelt Dam (Maricopa County, Arizona)
Built 1903-1911, carrying AZ 188. Roadway rerouted to separate bridge in 1992. Dam remains.
Dam on Salt River formerly carrying AZ 188
Replaced by separate bridge when dam reconstructed