Hwy. 65, Brookfield, Vermont
Brookfield is a charming village of white clapboard houses and trimmed lawns nestled beside the waters of Sunset Lake. In 1820 Luther Adams built a floating bridge across the lake, and back then people, animals, carts, and cars crossed the water—a journey of about 100 yards—by this curious means.
The present bridge, built in 1978 by the Vermont Agency of Transportation, is the seventh at the site. Made of pressure-treated timber, the bridge is supported by 380 floating polyethylene drums filled with polyurethane foam. At each end is a hinged ramp, and at these points the water can be as much as five inches deep. Driving across the bridge is no longer permitted, but the area is a popular spot for fishing and swimming.
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