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Champlain Bridge

Champlain Bridge, connecting the states of Vermont and New York over Lake Champlain
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General Information

Other name(s): Crown Point Bridge
Completion: 1929
Status: demolished (2009)

Project Type

Structure: Truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Crown Point, Essex County, New York, USA
Addison, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Address: NY 185 / VT 17
Replaced by: Lake Champlain Bridge (2011)

Technical Information


width 8.0 m
total length 666 m
number of spans 14


truss steel


26 August 1929

The bridge is opened to traffic.

16 October 2009

The bridge is closed to all traffic after inspectors find extensive damage to the piers that could potentially cause the collapse of the bridge.


Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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