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Rail-to-trail

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Any railroad bridge, tunnel, culvert, or viaduct converted to a trail or having a trail run by the railroad.

Pioneer Trail - Black Hawk Creek Bridge (Grundy County, Iowa)
Built 1907
Pony girder bridge over Black Hawk Creek on Pioneer Trail (former RI Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

Pioneer Trail - Holland Creek Bridge (Grundy County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1882
Rail-top Culvert over Branch of Holland Creek on Pioneer Trail (former RI)
Open to pedestrians only

Pioneer Trail - Morrison Trestle (Grundy County, Iowa)
Abandoned 1983, converted to trail usage
Timber stringer bridge over Small Stream on Pioneer Trail (former RI Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

Pioneer Trail - Munns Creek Bridge (Grundy County, Iowa)
Abandoned 1983, converted to trail useage
Steel stringer bridge over Munns Creek on Pioneer Trail (former RI)
Open to pedestrians only

Platte River Parkway- N. Platte River Bridge (Natrona County, Wyoming)
Built 1929
Deck plate girder bridge over North Platte River on Platte River Parkway
Open to pedestrians only

Polly Ann Trail - Belle River Bridge (Lapeer County, Michigan)
Stone arch bridge over North Branch Belle River on Polly Ann Trail (formerly Grand Trunk Western RR)
Open to pedestrians

Porter Hollow Embankment and Culvert (Kent County, Michigan)
Built 1885
Stone arch bridge over Stegman Creek on White Pine Trail
Open to traffic

Portland Riverwalk - Grand River Bridge (Ionia County, Michigan)
Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Portland Riverwalk (formerly Chesapeake & Ohio RR)
Open to pedestrians

Powell River Trail - Appalachia Bridge (Wise County, Virginia)
Once carried tons of coal, now part of Appalachia Virginia's Powell River Trail
Warren through truss bridge over Powell River, North Fork in Appalachia, VA
Open to pedestrians only, a Rails to Trails project

Prairie Spirit Rail Trail - Branch Pottawotomie Creek Bridge (Anderson County, Kansas)
Built 1900
Deck Plate Girder bridge over Branch of Pottawatomie Creek on Prairie Spirit Rail Trail


Prairie Spirit Rail Trail - Deer Creek Bridge (Allen County, Kansas)
Built 1900, Substructures Rebuilt 1947
Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek on Prairie Spirit Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians

Prairie Spirit Rail Trail - Middle Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Kansas)
Built 1897
Deck Plate Girder bridge over Middle Creek on Prairie Spirit Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Prairie Spirit Rail Trail - Pottawatomie Creek Bridge (Anderson County, Kansas)
Built 1898; Center spans damaged by flooding in 2007, replaced in 2009 by steel beams
Steel stringer bridge over Pottawatomie Creek on Prairie Spirit Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Prairie Spirit Rail-Trail - Pottawatomie Creek Tributary Stone Arch (Anderson County, Kansas)
Built 1900
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Pottawatomie Creek on Prairie Spirit Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Prairie Spirit Trail - US 59 Overpass (Anderson County, Kansas)
Built 1938
Pony plate girder bridge over US 59 on Prairie Spirit Trail
Open to traffic

Pratt Bridge (Howard County, Maryland)
Built in 1902 for the B&O Railroad, abandoned in 1925, rehabilitated in 2002 for trail use.
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Patuxent River on formerly the Patuxent Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, currently carries the Patuxent Branch Trail
Open to pedestrians

Prescott Yard Bridge over Eastern Canal (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1890-1911, railroad tracks removed 1930
Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge over Eastern Canal on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

Princeton Swing Bridge (Green Lake County, Wisconsin)
Main span built in 1901; Approach built in 1908 by the American Bridge Co.
Riveted Warren pony truss bridge over Fox River on Recreational trail on former railroad bed
Open to traffic

Provo River Parkway - Provo River Bridge (Utah County, Utah)
Built 1884; relocated in 1901 and 1919; abandoned 1969
Pratt through truss bridge over Provo River on Provo River Parkway
Open to pedestrians only

PRR - Silver Creek Bridge (Clark County, Indiana)
Replaced 2018
Deck truss bridge over Silver Creek on abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Demolished and replaced

PRR Pumping Station Road Overpass (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Stone arch bridge over Pumping Station Road on Rail Trail, former Conrail/Pennsylvania RR
Open to traffic

PRRT - Androscoggin River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built by Boston & Maine RR; line taken over by New Hampshire & Vermont RR, bridge abandoned ca. 1996 and converted to snowmobile trail
Pratt deck truss bridge with trestle over Androscoggin River, NH16, & Railroad (SLR)
Open to pedestrians only

PRRT - BMS Railway Overpass (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1902 by Baltimore Bridge Co.; Abandoned 1996 and converted to rail trail
Plate Girder Bridge over Berlin Mills Railway on PRRT
Open to pedestrians only

PRRT - Snyder Brook Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1918; Rehabilitated 2015
Boxed Howe pony truss bridge over Snyder Brook on Trail
Restored 2015 and open to pedestrian traffic

PSE&G Access Road Hohokus Brook Bridge #1 (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Bridge over Hohokus Creek on PSE&G Access Road (Former NJRT Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

PSE&G Access Road Hohokus Brook Bridge #2 (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Bridge over Hohokus Brook on PSE&again Access Road (Former NJRT Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

Pudding Creek Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1915 as logging railroad trestle, converted to one lane logging truck bridge in 1949, ended service to vehicles in late 1970's, converted to pedestrian walkway 2007
Timber stringer bridge over Pudding Creek on California State Park Trail in Fort Bragg
Open to pedestrians

Puente Ferroviario San Antonio (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1922-1923
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Caņo de San Antonio on Pedestrian Walkway (Former American Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

Puente Largo Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Build 1907; 4 spans destoryed by the Great Flood of 1938; Rebabilitated 1987
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over San Gabriel River on Bicycle & Pedestrian Path in Duarte
Open to Pedestrians & Bicyclists & Equestrians

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail - Rock Run Creek Bridge (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over Rock Run Creek on Pumpkin Vine Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Purple People Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
First built 1872 as a Whipple through truss bridge; reconstructed 1897; railroad service discontinued 1987; closed to road traffic 2001; rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrians 2003
Five-span through truss bridge over the Ohio River formerly carrying the Louisville & Nashville Railroad) and US 27 between Cincinnati and Newport
Open to pedestrian traffic only

Quincy-Adams Trail - US18 Overpass (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Built 1958
Steel stringer bridge over 5th Street (IA-122) on Quincy-Adams Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Qw Lane Overpass (Boone County, Iowa)
Timber stringer bridge over High Trestle Trail on Qw Lane
Open to traffic

Radnor Trail - Conestoga Road Overpass (Delaware County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Conestoga Road on Radnor Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Rail Bridge Trail - Paper Jack Creek Bridge (St. Croix County, Wisconsin)
Deck plate girder bridge over Paper Jack Creek on Rail Bridge Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Rail-Trail Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Conococheague Creek on Chambersburg Rail-Trail which was formally the Western Maryland Railroad
Open to pedestrains and bicyclists only

Rail-Trail Connecticut River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built in 1902 by the American Bridge Company.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Connecticut River (formerly MEC and NSRC railroads)
Open to pedestrians

Railroad Trail - I5 Overpass (Whatcom County, Washington)
Built 1959
Steel stringer bridge over Interstate Route 5 on Cmstpp Rr
Open to pedestrians only

Railroad Trestle Trail - Bear Hill Road Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Bear Hill Road on Railroad Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Railroad Trestle Trail - Sheep Fold Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned 1946
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Sheep Fold Access Road on Railroad Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Railroad Trestle Trail Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
BERy service ended 1946
Concrete stringer bridge on Railroad Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Railroad Tunnel Trail Tunnels (Clark County, Nevada)
Line abandoned in 1962
Five tunnels under hillside on Railroad Tunnel Trail- frmr Union Pacific RR
Open to pedestrians only

Ravenna Yard Footbridge (Estill County, Kentucky)
Built here after 1907
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over L&N Railroad on Footpath
Destroyed by Tornado

Red Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1891; One truss span lost due to collision with a shifted flatcar load 1944; Abandoned in 1995; Converted to trail use in 2006; Raised 2016-17
Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Des Moines River on Principal Riverwalk
Open to pedestrian traffic

Red Cedar State Trail - Downsville Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Built Ca. 1881, Relocated here 1910
Pratt through truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Red Cedar State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Red Cedar State Trail - Dunnville Bottoms Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Large Span built Ca. 1880, Pratt Span Built Ca. 1885; assembled here in 1906
Through truss bridge over Chippewa River on Red Cedar State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Red Cedar State Trail - Gilbert Creek Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Built Ca. 1900 at an unknown location, relocated here after 1918
Pratt pony truss bridge over Gilbert Creek on Red Cedar State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Red Jacket Trestle (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1901; Pier damaged and replaced 2010
Girder bridge over MN Hwy. 66 and Le Sueur River on Minnesota Valley Railroad (now a bike trail)
Bridge open as of 11/11/11

Redmond Central Connector - Redmond Way Overpass (King County, Washington)
Built 1972; Converted to trail use 2016-17
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Redmond Way/WA 908 on Redmond Central Connector
Open to pedestrians only

Redmond Central Connector - Sammamish River Trestle (King County, Washington)
Built 1921; Abandoned ?; Converted to trail use 2016-17
Deck plate girder bridge over Sammamish River on Redmond Central Connector
Open to pedestrians only

RI - 75th Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Slab bridge over 75th Street on Rock Island Trail (former CRI&P)
Converted to trail

RI - Cedar Creek Tributary Arch (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1903 by CRI&P Mo. Division, converted to trail use 2019
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of Cedar Creek on Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

RI - Culvert #1022 (Henry County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of East Fork Tebo Creek on Rock Island Trail
Open to pedestrians only

RI - Culvert #1044 (Johnson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of Middle Fork Tebo Creek on Rock Island Trail
Open to pedestrians only

RI - Culvert #1053 (Johnson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of Middle Fork Tebo Creek on Rock Island Trail
Open to pedestrians only

RI - Culvert #2008 (Johnson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of Norris Creek on Rock Island Trail
Open to pedestrians only

RI - Culvert #2070 (Johnson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of Bear Creek on Rock Island Trail
Open to pedestrians only

RI - Culvert #275.2 (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of Cedar Creek on Rock Island Trail
Open to pedestrians only

RI - E. 67th Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built between 1964 and 1970 when 67th was extended
Deck plate girder bridge over E 67th Street on Rock Island Trail (former CRI&P RR and siding)
Open to pedestrians

RI - East branch of Round Grove Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Concrete culvert carrying East Branch of Round Grove Creek under Rock Island Trail (former CRI&P)
Open to pedestrians

RI - East Lost Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Missouri)
Built 1904
Deck plate girder bridge over East Lost Creek and old Katy RoW on Rock Island Trail
Open to trail traffic.

RI - Frost Road Arch (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Frost Road on Rock Island Trail (former CRI&P)
Open to pedestrians

RI - Otter Creek Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Built 1890
Lost Bridge over Otter Creek on Rock Island Railroad
Replaced by a new pedestrian bridge; Stone abutments remain

RI - Platte River Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
Built 1889
Deck plate girder bridge over Platte River on Trail
Open to pedestrians

RI - White Oak Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1904
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over White Oak Creek on Inactive Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
Intact and open as rail trail only

Richard Martin Trail - Sulfur Creek Stone Arch (Limestone County, Alabama)
Tunnel under Richard Martin Trail (Old Railroad Bed) at Sulfur Creek
Open to pedestrians only

Richland B&O Trail - Clear Fork Mohican River Bridge (Richland County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Clear Fork Mohican River on Richland B&O Trail (Formerly B&O Railroad) in Bellville
Open to pedestrians

Richmond & Danville Rail Trail - Sandy Creek Bridge (Pittsylvania County, Virginia)
Believed to have been built 1850s
Stone arch bridge over Sandy Creek on R&DRR/R&D Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Richmond and Danville Railroad Culverts (Pittsylvania County, Virginia)
Built ca1856
Stone culvert bridge over Trib. of Sandy Creek on R&DRR/Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Rio Grande Trail - Roaring Fork River Bridge (Pitkin County, Colorado)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Roaring Fork River on Rio Grande Trail
Open to traffic

River Bluff Trail - Horney Creek Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
This rail line has quite the storied history of many owners, abandoned about 1968 or sooner, about a mile around this bridge was made into a paved trail. Bridge deck replaced completely. I am not sure if timber pilings remain from original.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Horney Creek's mouth at Eel River which is running beside rail line/trail on Current River Bluff Trail, formerly Penn Central Railroad(nee PRR, Vandalia, Detroit and Eel River)
Replaced by new bridge

River Greenway Trail - St. Mary's River Bridge (Adams County, Indiana)
Railroad was abandoned in early1980's. Trail extends across bridge and East for a short distance along old railroad right of way.
Through truss bridge over St. Mary's River on Trail, formerly Erie Western Railroad(nee Erie Lackawanna, Chicago & Atlantic Railroads)
Open to pedestrians

River Trail - Cole Creek Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cole Creek on River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

River's Edge Trail - 6th Street Overpass (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1931
Steel stringer bridge over 6th Street on River's Edge Trail
Open to pedestrians only

River's Edge Trail - Black Eagle Falls Trestle (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1902;
Deck plate girder bridge over Valley on River's Edge Trail
Open to pedestrians only

River's Edge Trail - Missouri River Bridge (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Missouri River on River's Edge Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Riverdale Park Trail Bridge (Minnehaha County, South Dakota)
Built 1888
Lattice through truss bridge over Big Sioux River City Pedestrian Trail
Open to pedestrians

Riverside Friendship Gardens Footbridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over La Crosse River on Jim Asfoor Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Riverside Park bike trail crossing (Codington County, South Dakota)
Timber stringer bridge over Big Sioux River at Riverside Park on bike trail (formerly a railroad) in Watertown
Open to pedestrians

Riverside Trail - Small Stream Bridge (E) (Washington County, Iowa)
Rail top culvert bridge over Small Stream on Riverside Trail (River Street)
Open to pedestrians only

Riverside Trail - Small Stream Bridge (W) (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1890
Closed-spandrel brick arch bridge over a Small Stream on Riverside Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Riverview Hotel Trail Bridge (Minnehaha County, South Dakota)
Built Ca. 1888, Rehabilitated 2013
Pony truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Bike Path
Open to pedestrians only

Robert McClory Bike Path - Deerpath Road Bridge (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1936
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Deerpath Road on Skokie Valley Bike Path
Open to traffic

Robert McClory Bike Path - US41 Overpass (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1936
Pony/through plate girder bridge over US 41 (Skokie Hwy) on Skokie Valley Bike Path (former North Shore RR)
Open to pedestrians

Robert McClory Bike Path - Westleigh Road Overpass (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1941
Girder bridge over Westleigh Road on Skokie Valley Bike Path (former North Shore Line RR)
Open to pedestrians

Rock Creek Railroad Trestle (Pike County, Arkansas)
Abandoned bridge over Rock Creek on Caddo Valley Railroad
Abandoned

Rock Island Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Built 1894; closed to traffic in 1999; swing span plus all but two remaining spans demolished in May 2010; two remaining spans converted into pedestrian pier, which included the addition of truss spans on Dakota side in Nov. 2010, reopened in 2011
Abandoned through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Paul Park
Open to pedestrians

Rock Island Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1899 by the Choctaw and Memphis Railroad; lift span added 1972
Vertical-lift railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Little Rock at the Clinton Presidential Library. Open to pedestrians.
Rehabilitation complete. Open for pedestrian traffic as of 10-01-11.

Rock Island Cedar Creek Tributary Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1903 for the CRI&P Mo. Division, converted to trail use 2019
Concrete culvert bridge over Tributary of Cedar Creek on Rock Island Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Rock Island Greenway - US150 Overpass (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1950
Pony/through plate girder bridge over US150/East War Memorial Drive on Rock Island Greenway
Open to pedestrians only

Rock Island Old Stone Arch Nature Trail - Silver Creek Stone Arch Bridge (Shelby County, Iowa)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Silver Creek on Rock Island Old Stone Arch Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians

Rock Island Spur Trail - Big Creek Bridge #1 (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1903, converted to trail use 2016
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Creek on Rock Island Spur Trail
Open to Trail Traffic

Rock Island Spur Trail - Big Creek Bridge #2 (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1903, converted to trail use 2016
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Creek on Rock Island Spur Trail
Open to pedestrians/bicyclists only

Rock Island Spur Trail - Big Creek Tributary Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1903, converted to trail use 2016
Slab bridge over Unnamed Big Creek Tributary on Rock Island Spur Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Rock Island Spur Trail - Crawford Creek Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1903, converted to trail use 2016
Deck plate girder bridge over Crawford Creek on Rock Island Spur Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Rock Island Spur Trail - Crawford Creek Bridge (W) (Cass County, Missouri)
Built Ca. 1980 using secondhand parts; converted to trail 2016
Through plate girder bridge over Crawford Creek Diversion Channel on Rock Island Spur Trail
Open to pedestrians/bicyclists only

Rock Island Spur Trail - Willow Branch Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1903, converted to trail use 2016
Deck plate girder bridge over Willow Branch on Rock Island Spur
Open to pedestrians only

Rock Island Trail - Bear Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Bear Creek on MO Rock Island Rail Trail (Former CRI&P MO Division)
Open to pedestrians/bicyclists

Rock Island Trail - Black Squirrel Creek Bridge (El Paso County, Colorado)
Two-span plate girder bridge over Black Squirrel Creek on a former railroad grade next to US 24
Open to pedestrians

Rock Island Trail - Black Squirrel Creek Tributary Bridge (El Paso County, Colorado)
Deck plate girder bridge over Black Squirrel Creek Tributary on Rock Island Trail
Open to pedestrians only