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The Bridges of Bellows Falls, VT
Connecting the Past, Present, and Future

This Blog will explore the history of the many bridges of Bellows Falls and Rockingham, Vermont, while providing up-to-date information on the Vermont Agency of Transportation's replacement of the Depot Street Bridge scheduled to begin in 2025.

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The first Depot Street Bridge was a wooden covered bridge connecting Canal Street with the Island of Bellows Falls.

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The steel arch bridge shown above replaced the covered bridge over the Bellows Falls Canal. 

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The "new" (and still standing) Depot Street Bridge, shown here connecting to Canal Street, was built in 1909.

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