Burlington, VT

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We entered Vermont from New York by crossing the Lake Champlain Bridge.  This bridge, completed in 2011, was built using a “modified network tied arch design”, also known as a “basket handle”.  The recently completed Eggners Ferry Bridge (that we crossed in May to get to Kenlake State Resort Park near Murray, KY), was built using a similar design.  The Lake Champlain Bridge replaced the Champlain Bridge after state inspectors determined that it was structurally unsafe.

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