Top Ranked Alaska Bridges

Gerstle River Bridge (Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
A subdivided Warren truss bridge over Gerstle River on Alaska Highway in Delta Junction
Open to traffic
Built 1944
Peters Creek Bridge (Anchorage, Alaska)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Lost pony truss bridge over Peters Creek on Old Glenn Road in Anchorage
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1950; replaced 2011
Million Dollar Bridge (Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Four-span through truss bridge over Copper River on Copper River Highway
Open to one-lane traffic
Built 1910 on the CR&NW Railroad; closed 1938; reopened as a highway bridge in 1958; fourth span collapsed in earthquake on March 27, 1964, collapsed span repaired 2005
CR&NW - Gilahina Trestle (Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Gilahina River on Copper River & Northwestern Railroad
Abandoned
Built during the winter of 1911 in only eleven days.
Douglas Bridge (Juneau Borough, Alaska)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Gastineau Channel on West 10th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1935; Replaced 1981
Whistlestop Bridge (Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Camelback through truss bridge over Placer River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 2011
Johnson River Bridge (Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Subdivided warren truss bridge over Johnson River on Alaska Highway in Delta Junction
Open to traffic
Built 1944; rehabilitated 1952
Gakona River Bridge (Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Lost through truss bridge over Gakona River on Tok Cutoff Highway in Gakona
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1950; Demolished 2011
White Pass & Yukon - Switchback Arch Bridge (Skagway, Alaska)
Rated 97% with 7 votes
Abandoned arch bridge over White Pass on Abandoned White Pass and Yukon Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1900; Abandoned 1969
Willow Creek Bridge (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Abandoned double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Willow Creek on Former Hatcher Pass Road
Derelict/abandoned
Bypassed 1975
Alaska - Placer River Bridge (Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Camelback through truss bridge over Placer River on Alaska Railroad
Open to traffic
Alaska - Snow River Bridge (Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Snow River on Alaska Railroad
Open to traffic
Hyder Dock Trestle (Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Wooden bridge on Salmon River Road in Hyder
Open to traffic
Built 1950
Tanana River Bridge (Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Tanana River on Alaska Hwy 2/Richardson Hwy
Open to traffic
Built 1966
Alaska - Mears Memorial Bridge (Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 91% with 9 votes
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Tanana River on single track of the Alaska Railroad in Nenana
Open to traffic
Built 1923
Kuzitrin River Bridge (Nome Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Kuzitrin River on Nome-Taylor Road
Open to traffic
Built 1917, moved 1961, First installed on Cushman Street, Fairbanks, AK
Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel (Anchorage, Alaska)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Tunnel under Maynard Mountain on Portage Glacier Highway and Alaska Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1943, converted to combined railroad and highway tunnel 1998-2000
Alaska Highway Bridge (Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Lost cantilever truss (Subdivided Warren truss) over Tanana River on Alaska Highway in Tetlin
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1944; Lost 2011
Hurricane Gulch Bridge (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Steel arch bridge over Hurricane Gulch on Parks Highway in Cantwell
Open to traffic
Built 1971