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Bartonsville Covered Bridge.

Bartonsville Covered Bridge.

Bartonsville Covered Bridge. Rockingham, Vermont.

The Bartonsville Covered Bridge was a wooden covered bridge in the village of Bartonsville, in Rockingham, Vermont, United States. Built in 1870 by Sanford Granger, the bridge was a lattice truss style with a 151 foot span across the Williams River.

On August 28, 2011, when the Williams River rose to historic heights during Tropical Storm Irene, the Bartonsville Covered Bridge, built in 1870, lost its battle against the raging waters. The rushing river eroded the banks on the south side of the river damaging the bridge’s abutments. When the abutments gave way the bridge gracefully released from the banks and set sail down the river. Unable to make the turn in the river the bridge collapsed in a pile on the shore about a half mile down stream.

On January 26, 2013 we held the grand opening of the new Bartonsville Covered Bridge.