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Jeffersonville Bridge, Spanning Lamoille River on Vermont Route 15, Cambridge, Lamoille County, VT

Jeffersonville Bridge, Spanning Lamoille River on Vermont Route 15, Cambridge, Lamoille County, VT

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Summary

Significance: The bridge is significant as a representative example of the bridges built following the flood of 1927, in which over 1250 of Vermont's bridges were destroyed. The flood was a major episode in Vermont's 20th-century history. The resulting engineering effort included the extensive use of standardized design and economical construction by which the State was able to rebuild a large number of bridges very quickly. This bridge is eligible for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.
Survey number: HAER VT-17
Building/structure dates: 1928 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Bethlehem Steel Company
Church, Alison B, historian
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Location

North Cambridge44.64664, -72.83192
Google Map of 44.6466418, -72.8319219
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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