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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.

Heritage Trail - Little Maquoketa River Bridge #3 (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Bridge over Little Maquoketa River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Heritage Trail - Little Maquoketa River Bridge #4 (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Maquoketa River on Heritage Trail
Open to traffic

Heritage Trail - Little Maquoketa River Bridge #5 (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Maquoketa River on Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Heritage Trail - Little Maquoketa River Bridge #6 (Durango) (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1913
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Little Maquoketa River on Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Heritage Trail - Little Maquoketa River Bridge #7 (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1913
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Little Maquoketa River on Dubuque Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Heritage Trail - Little Maquoketa River Tributary Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Bridge over Little Maquoketa River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Heritage Trail - Unnamed Tributary Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Steel stringer bridge over Unnamed Tributary of Little Maquoketa River on Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Heshbon Park Bikeway Bridge (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1901 by American Bridge Co, for Pennsylvania Railroad (also used by Susquehanna & New York RR); abandoned ca. 1985 and later converted to trail crossing
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Lycoming Creek on Lycoming Creek Bikeway (former PRR/PC/CR railroad)
Open to pedestrians and bicycles only

Hiawatha Trail - Lake Mohawksin Bridge (Lincoln County, Wisconsin)
Built 1900
Pratt pony truss bridge over Lake Mohawksin on Hiawatha Trail
Open to traffic

High Bridge (Fourth) (Prince Edward County, Virginia)
built 1914; used for the last time 10/2004; donated by Norfolk Southern to the commonwealth of Virginia 12/2006; opened to pedestrians on Apr. 6, 2012
Deck plate girder bridge over Appomattox River on High Bridge Trail State Park trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Line Elevated Park (New York County, New York)
Built 1929-34; Abandoned in 1980; Faced threats of demolition in the mid-1980s and again during the Guliani administration; Conversion into a park began in 2006; Section I opened in 2009; Section II opened in 2011; Section III Opened 2014
Park built on steel stringer bridges over city streets
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail - Big Creek Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Creek on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail - Cattle Pass Arch (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1912
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cattle Pass on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail - Drainage Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Timber stringer bridge over local creek on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail - Field Road Overpass (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1914
Beam bridge over Field Road on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail - Murphy Branch Culvert (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1913; Repaired 2011
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Murphy Branch on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail - Prairie Creek Culvert (Boone County, Iowa)
Concrete culvert bridge over Prairie Creek on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail - Rock Creek Culvert (Polk County, Iowa)
Concrete culvert bridge over Rock Creek on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail - Small Stream Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1913
Steel stringer bridge over Small stream on Trail (Former Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 2010
Precast concete girder bridge over Des Moines River on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians, with new deck built on original bridge piers

High Trestle Trail Culvert #1 (Polk County, Iowa)
Concrete culvert bridge over Unnamed Stream on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail Culvert #3 (Polk County, Iowa)
Concrete culvert bridge over Unnamed Stream on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

High Trestle Trail Culvert #4 (Polk County, Iowa)
Concrete culvert bridge over Unnamed Stream on High Trestle Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Highland Drive Bridge (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built by Milwaukee Northern, later TMER&L, railroad abandoned 1940; Lost 2015
Slab bridge over Ozaukee Interurban Trail on Highland Drive
Demolished

Hoover Nature Trail - Honey Creek Tirbutary Culvert (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Stone culvert bridge over Unnamed Drainage Channel on Hoover Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Hoover Trail - Honey Creek Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Abandoned bridge over Honey Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

Hoover Trail - Hoosier Creek Tributary Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Bridge over Hoosier Creek Tributary on Hoover Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Hoover Trail - Jordan Creek Tributary Rail-Top Culvert (Johnson County, Iowa)
Abandoned bridge over Jordan Creek Tributary on Hoover Trail
Abandoned

Hoover Trail - Morning Sun Stone Arch (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1886
Abandoned Stone Arch Bridge over 40th Street and Unamed Branch of Honey Creek on Hoover Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Hoover Trail - Rapid Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Rapid Creek on Herbert Hoover Nature Traill
Open to pedestrians only

Hoover Trail - West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek Tributary Culvert #1 (Cedar County, Iowa)
Concrete & Pipe Culvert over West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek Tributary on Hoover Trail
Open to pedestrians only; East half demolished

Hoover Trail - West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek Tributary Culvert #2 (Cedar County, Iowa)
Concrete culvert bridge over West Branch Wapsinonoc Creek Tributary on Hoover Trail
Open to pedestrians only; East half demolished

Hop River State Park Trail - Bolton Notch Tunnel (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Built 1951
Concrete arch bridge over Hop River Trail State Park on US 6 in Bolton
Open to traffic

Hop River State Park Trail - Burnap Brook Arch (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Stone arch bridge over Burnap Brook on Hop River State Park Trail in Andover
Open to pedestrians only

Hop River State Park Trail - Cheney Brook Bridge (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Deck plate girder bridge over Cheney Brook on Hop River State Park Trail in Andover
Open to pedestrians only

Hop River State Park Trail - Hop River Tributary Bridge (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Built 1912
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Hop River tributary on Hop River State Park Trail in Andover
Open to pedestrians only

Hop River State Park Trail - Merritt Valley Road Overpass (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Abandoned 1972; converted to trail use early 2000s
Deck plate girder bridge over Merritt Valley Road on Hop River State Park Trail in Andover
Open to pedestrians only

Hop River State Park Trail - Staddle Brook Arch (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Stone arch bridge over Staddle Brook on Hop River State Park Trail in Andover
Open to pedestrians only

Hop River State Park Trail - Western Hop River Bridge (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Deck plate girder bridge over Hop River on Hop River State Park Trail in Andover
Open to pedestrians only

Hop River State Park Trail - Willimantic River Bridge (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Abandoned 1972; converted to trail use 2018-19
Abandoned deck plate girder over Willimantic River on Hop River State Park Trail in Columbia
Open to pedestrians and bicycles

Hop River State Park Trail -Tunnel Road Overpass (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Built 1849
Stone arch bridge over Tunnel Road on Hop River State Park Trail in Vernon
Open to traffic

Hopkinton Covered Railroad Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1889, Washed off abutments and restored 1936 & 1938; Abandoned 1962; Restored 1990; Major rehab 2003; Fire suppression and fire proofing 2009; Removal of center shelving 2017; Erosion control fixes, minor siding repairs, new staining 2019
Double Lattice through truss bridge over Contoocook River on former Boston & Maine Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Houghton-Hancock Bridge (Houghton County, Michigan)
Built 1960 by the American Bridge Division of the U.S. Steel Co.
Vertical lift bridge over Portage Lake on US 41 between Houghton and Hancock
Open to traffic

Housatonic Valley Rail-Trail - West Branch Pequonnock River Arch (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Pequonnock River on Housatonic Valley Rail-Trail - Monroe
Open to pedestrians only

I&M Canal Trail - Fox River Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1930; Abandoned 1934, Converted to trail?
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on I&M Canal Trail (Nee Chicago & Illiinois Valley Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

IC - Blackford Bridge (Webster County, Kentucky)
Built 1914 by the American Bridge Co.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Tradewater River on former Illinois Central Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Illinois Prairie Path - Indian Creek Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Indian Creek on Illinois Prairie Path
Open to pedestrians only

Illinois Prairie Path - Spring Brook Bridge (Du Page County, Illinois)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Spring Brook on Illinois Prairie Path
Open to pedestrians only

Illinois Prairie Path - Volunteer Bridge (Du Page County, Illinois)
Built 1907 for CA&E RR, railroad abandoned 1959, converted to trail use ca. 1964, approaches rebuilt 2010
Pratt through truss bridge over Union Pacific RR (formerly Chicago & North Western RR) on Illinois Prairie Path (formerly Chicago Aurora & Elgin RR)
Open to pedestrians

Illinois Prairie Path Elgin Branch - West Branch DuPage River Bridge (Du Page County, Illinois)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over West Branch DuPage River Bridge on Illinois Prairie Path Elgin Branch
Open to pedestrians only

Illinois Prairie Path Elgin Branch - Winfield Creek Bridge (Du Page County, Illinois)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Winfield Creek on Illinois Prairie Path Elgin Branch
Open to pedestrians only

Illinois Terminal - Lockman Railroad Viaduct (Madison County, Illinois)
Lost deck plate bridge over Lockman Road on former railroad line east of Collinsville, IL
Removed after the railroad line was abandoned. New bike trail bridge under construction as of May 2019

Indian Creek Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
replaced a pony plate girder railroad bridge (which was relocated) using the same abuntments
Modern pratt pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on MCT Watershed Trail in South Roxana
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists

Indian River B&M Railroad Bridge 125.84 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built ca. 1933
Deck plate girder bridge over Indian River on B&MRR/Northern Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Inter-Urban Trail Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1905, Abandoned 1982; Converted to trail use 1998, repaired 2012
Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Interurban Trail
Open to pedestrians

Interstate Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Built 1897; Swing span struck and replaced 1906; replaced by Blatnik Bridge 1961, all but northern span removed 1970's
Parker through truss bridge over St. Louis River on Fishing pier (former railroad, US 53)
Open to pedestrians

Interurban Trail - Unnamed Creek Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Luten arch bridge over Unnamed drainage ditch on Local Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Iowa River Rail Trail - Steamboat Rock Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1926; Abandoned 2012, Converted to Trail Use 2017
Deck Girder bridge over Iowa River on Iowa River Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Ipswich River Railroad Bridge 23.02 (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ipswich River on Topsfield Linear Common
Open to pedestrians only

Iron Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Built 1911, Closed 1973, Converted to pedestrian bridge 2012
Triple-intersection lattice through truss bridge over Spokane River on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Iron Goat Trail - Bridge #402 (King County, Washington)
Through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians only

Iron Goat Trail - Twin Tunnels (King County, Washington)
Built 1916
Tunnel
Intact but closed to all traffic

Iron Horse Regional Trail - Walnut Creek Bridge (Monument Boulevard) (Contra Costa County, California)
Unknown history, part of an urban railroad to trail conversion project
Pratt through truss bridge over Walnut Creek on Iron Horse Regional Trail
Open to pedestrians

Iron Horse Regional Trail - Walnut Creek Bridge (Ygnacio Valley Road) (Contra Costa County, California)
Railroad Bridge, 1929, re-used at this location for pedestrian walkway
Pratt through truss bridge over Walnut Creek on Iron Horse Regional Trail
Open to pedestrians

Iron Horse Trail - Montreal River Bridge (Gogebic County, Michigan)
Built 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over Montreal River on Iron Horse Trail
Open to pedestrians

Iron Horse Trailhead - Santa Clara River Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built in 1898 over the Colorado River; Relocated here 1928 after the Saint Francis Dam collapse washed away the previous bridge.
Camelback Parker through truss bridge over Santa Clara River on Iron Horse Trail
Open to pedestrians

Irving & Bernice Singer Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 2015 to connect Piscataquog Rail-Trail with Merrimack River Hertiage Trail (Manchester Riverwalk)
Modern Pratt pony truss bridge over Piscataquog River on Piscataquog Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Island Line Trail - Lake Champlain Bridge (Chittenden County, Vermont)
Built 1901 for the Rutland Railroad; abandoned 1963
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lake Champlain on Island Line Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Island Park Trail - Genesee River Bridge (Allegany County, New York)
Built ?; Abandoned 1972
Steel stringer bridge over Genesee River on Island Park Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Island Park Trail Bridge (Lyon County, Iowa)
Built 1902, Converted to Pedestrian Use 2007
Through plate girder railroad bridge over Rock River on Rock Rapids Bike Trail
Railroad bridge open for pedestrians and cyclists

Isle Of Ferns/Oak Island Bridge (Marathon County, Wisconsin)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wisconsin River on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

J. Manley Robbins Trail - Mahoning Creek Covered Bridge (Montour County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Mahoning Creek on J. Manley Robbins Bike Trail
Open to pedestrians only

J. Robert Chapman Memorial Bridge (Solano County, California)
Built 1906, abandoned 1960's, rehabilitated, pedestrian, 2006.
Pratt through truss bridge over Putah Creek on Pedestrian Walkway in Winters
Open to pedestrians

Jaite Paper Mill Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Said to have been built 1909 and last used by RR traffic 1984
Abandoned through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on an abandoned railroad spur in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Abandoned

Jamaica North Trail - Bridge #8 (Lancaster County, Nebraska)
Steel stringer bridge over Unnamed Creek on Jamiaca North Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Jamaica North Trail - Salt Creek Bridge (Lancaster County, Nebraska)
Built Ca. 1895, Approaches Rebuilt 1958; Converted to trail ca. 2006
Pratt through truss bridge over Salt Creek on Jamaica North Trail/Homestead Corridor Trail
Open to pedestrians

James River Heritage Trail - Percival's Island Bridge (E) (Amherst County, Virginia)
Through truss bridge over James River on trail
Open to pedestrians

James River Heritage Trail - West Channel James River Bridge (Amherst County, Virginia)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over James River on AM&ORR/ James River Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Jane Addams Trail - Pecatonica River Bridge (Stephenson County, Illinois)
Built 1887
Pratt through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Jane Addams Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Jim Schug Trail - Virgil Creek Bridge (Tompkins County, New York)
Built 1926
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Virgil Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

John Bartram Trail/RBMN Overpass (West Hamburg) (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Warren through truss bridge over Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad on John Bartram Trail/Schuylkill River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Pine Creek Bridge #2 (Spokane County, Washington)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pine Creek on John Wayne Trail
Open to traffic

John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Pine Creek Bridge #3 (Whitman County, Washington)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pine Creek on John Wayne Trail
Open to pedestrians only

John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Pine Creek Bridge #4 (Whitman County, Washington)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pine Creek on John Wayne Trail
Open to pedestrians only

John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Pine Creek Bridge #5 (Whitman County, Washington)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pine Creek on John Wayne Trail
Open to pedestrians only

John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Pine Creek Bridge #6 (Whitman County, Washington)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pine Creek on John Wayne Trail
Open to pedestrians only

John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Pine Creek Bridge #7 (Whitman County, Washington)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pine Creek on John Wayne Trail
Open to pedestrians only

John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Rosalia Bridge #1 (Whitman County, Washington)
Built 1915
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Inland Empire Highway on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Rosalia Bridge #2 (Whitman County, Washington)
Built 1915
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Railroad on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Seabury Bridge (Whitman County, Washington)
Built 1913
Pratt through truss bridge over abandoned S&IE RR on abandoned Milwaukee Road
Open to traffic

John Wayne Trail - Rock Lake Bridge (Whitman County, Washington)
Built 1908
Deck plate girder bridge over gulch on John Wayne trail.
Intact but closed to all traffic

Joliet Junction Trail Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX Railroad on Joliet Junction Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Juanita Cooke Greenbelt Trail/Lucy Van Der Hoff Trail Overpass (Orange County, California)
Built 1917; Abandoned 1938; Converted to trail use ?
Arch bridge over Old Road on Juanita Cooke Greenbelt Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Juanita Cooke Greenbelt Trail/UP Overpass (Orange County, California)
Built 1917; Abandoned 1938; Converted to trail use ?
Pony plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Juanita Cooke Greenbelt Trail (Nee Pacific Electric Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

Kansas City Union Station Footbridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1892 next to Missouri River; abandoned 1960, relocated to Union Station 2006
Through truss bridge over Railroad tracks at Union Station in Kansas City
Open to pedestrians

Kardong Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Built in the later 1920's by Great Northern Railway to replace a bridge built in 1892. Abandoned 1973. Converted for pedestrian use 1988.
Deck plate girder bridge over Spokane River on Centennial Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Katy Trail - Auxvasse Creek Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Built 1926
Through truss bridge over Auxvasse Creek on the Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Katy Trail - Big Bonne Femme Creek Bridge (Boone County, Missouri)
Pony plate girder bridge over Big Bonne Femme Creek on the Katy Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Katy Trail - Bonne Femme Creek Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1897
Pony truss bridge over Bonne Femme Creek on the Katy Trail just east of New Franklin
Open to pedestrians

Katy Trail - Branch Charrette Creek Bridge (Warren County, Missouri)
Plate girder bridge over a branch of Charrette Creek on the Katy Trail west of Marthasville
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only