First Bridge

Name First Columbia Bridge (Columbia Bridge Company)
Started Early 1812
Opened December 5, 1814
Until February 5, 1832
Cause Ice Freshet (Early Thaw)
Cost $231,771
Builder(s) J. Wolcott, H. Slaymaker, S. Slaymaker
Material Stone and Wood
# of Piers 54
Capacity Twin Carriageways (Covered)
Tolls Wagon and 6 Horses - $1.50  Pedestrian - 6