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These are bridges threatened with demolition or neglect, but which would make good candidates for preservation, either through rehabilitation or relocation.
6th Street Bridge
(Los Angeles County, California)Built 1932; closed to traffic Jan. 27, 2016 with demolition beginning soon afterLost steel arch bridge over Los Angeles River on Sixth Street in Los AngelesNo longer exists
Beatty Road Bridge
(Morrow County, Ohio)Built 1915; rehabilitated 1996Through truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on CR 149 (Beatty Road)Closed to traffic after failing an inspection in August 2011
(Jefferson County, Indiana)Built in 1894 by the Indiana Bridge CompanyAbandoned camelback through truss bridge over Indian-Kentuck CreekAbandoned
(Sumner County, Tennessee)Demolished 2013 based on forum comment.Abandoned pony truss bridge on an old alignment of TN 52 and Butler Bridge RoadDemolished
(Mercer County, Pennsylvania)Built 1888 by Columbia Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1990Through truss bridge over French Creek on SR 1015 (New Lebanon Road)Currently being moved to Michigan for refurbishment and then on to its new home in New Jersey
Cedar Grove Bridge
(Franklin County, Indiana)Built 1914; rehabilitated 1978; Closed Sept. 3, 1999; Demolished Feb. 17, 2016Lost through truss bridge over Whitewater River on former IN 1 in Cedar GroveThis bridge was demolished 02/17/2016.
Collins River Bridge
(Warren County, Tennessee)Larger of the truss spans once apart of the Hyde's Ferry Bridge (Bordeaux) Bridge in Davidson County, but the Nashville Bridge Co. relocated one of the truss spans to the Collins River site in 1924 to be apart of the Collins River Bridge.Parker through truss bridge over Collins River on Old TN 287Closed to all traffic
CR 650 E - Patoka River Bridge
(Pike County, Indiana)Built in 1875 by William T. Washer using the Smith Bridge Company's "Iron Arch #1 Design".Bowstring pony truss bridge over Patoka River on CR 650 EastOpen to traffic
Dodd Ford Bridge
(Blue Earth County, Minnesota)Built 1901 by L.H. Johnson; rehabilitated in 2015-16Through truss bridge over Blue Earth River on CR 147Open to one-lane traffic
Falling Rock Camp Iron Bridge
(Licking County, Ohio)Built ca. 1872; relocated 1927 and 1931Iron pony truss bridge over Rocky Fork at Falling Rock Boy Scout CampHas been moved and restored in the camp.
Grand Auglaize Swinging Bridge
(Miller County, Missouri)Built 1922 by Joseph DiceSuspension bridge over Grand Auglaize Creek on Swinging Bridges Road (Lake Road 42-18) southwest of BrumleyOpen to traffic
Guilford Red Bridge
(Dearborn County, Indiana)Built ca. 1920Lost through truss bridge over West Fork Tanners Creek on Collier Ridge Road near GuilfordNo longer exists
Independence Bowstring (Verdigris River) Bridge
(Montgomery County, Kansas)Built 1871 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.Bowstring through truss bridge over Verdigris River at the end of Burns Street in IndependenceAbandoned with deck missing and surrounded by overgrowth
Long Shoals Bridge
(Bourbon County, Kansas)Built 1902 by the Midland Bridge Co.Bypassed through truss bridge over Little Osage River on 265th StreetClosed to all traffic
(Poweshiek County, Iowa)Built 1883 by the King Bridge Co.; closed to traffic in 1989; collapsed during flooding in 2010; parts restored awaiting to be reerected.Bowstring through truss bridge formerly over North Skunk River in Milgrove Access Wildlife AreaDestroyed by flooding in 2010, salvageable and awaiting restoration by Workin' Bridges.
(Pierce County, Washington)Built 1934. Bypassed by a new vehicular bridge and left in place in 2015.Concrete truss bridge over Puyallup River on WA 162 in McMillinOpen to pedestrians only
Mead Avenue Bridge
(Crawford County, Pennsylvania)Built 1871; additional trusses added 1912Two-span Whipple through truss bridge over French Creek on Mead Avenue in MeadvilleIn storage or disassembled
Meadows Road Bridge
(Northampton County, Pennsylvania)Built 1858Stone arch bridge over Saucon Creek on TR 376 (Meadows Road)Intact but closed to all traffic
Mitchell River Bridge (Old)
(Barnstable County, Massachusetts)Built 1936; rehabilitated 1980 replaced 2014Wooden bascule bridge over Mitchell River on Bridge Street in ChathamReplaced by a new bridge
Morris Mill Bridge
(Giles County, Tennessee)Built 1884 by the Penn Bridge Works; Closed to traffic in 1980'sAbandoned warren pony truss bridge over Big CreekAbandoned
(Butler County, Kansas)Built by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.Through truss bridge over Walnut River, 0.7 mi. west and 2.0 mi. south of DouglassOpen to traffic with 6'6" height restriction.
(Humboldt County, Iowa)Built 1905 by A.H. Austin; rehabilitated 1982; damaged in car wreck during 2004Through truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on 190th Street, southeast of BradgateOpen to traffic
Nachitoch Bluff Bridge
(Clark County, Arkansas)Built 1908 by the Morava Construction Co.; rehabilitated 1980; closed to traffic ca. 1996Derelict two-span through truss over Little Missouri River, just upstream from I-30Abandoned, with deck partially missing
Old Copper Mine Bridge
(Lumpkin County, Georgia)Abandoned when Copper Mines Road was relocated in 1976Abandoned warren pony truss bridge over Chestatee River on Old alignment of Copper Mine RoadAbandoned
Old KY 169 Bridge
(Jessamine County, Kentucky)Built 1915 by the Empire Bridge Co. of Lexington, KY to replace a covered bridge, Abandoned Spring 1987; Demolished Novermber 2011Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Hickman Creek on old 169Removed by not replaced
Osage Creek Bridge
(Benton County, Arkansas)Built in 1911 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Company of Leavenworth, KansasThrough truss bridge over Osage Creek on CR 71 southeast of Healing SpringsReplaced by new bridge
Panther Creek Bridge
(Miami County, Ohio)Built ca. 1880Bowstring through truss bridge over Panther Creek on Private driveway off of Sugar Grove Road about 1 mile West of Owens Road.Abandoned after new private pony truss was constructed.
Ponderosa Way Bridge #2
(Calaveras County, California)Built 1935; Deck destroyed by fire 2015Deck truss bridge over North Fork Calaveras River on Ponderosa WayClosed. Deck was destroyed by Butte Fire in 2015. Truss remains intact.
(Christian County, Missouri)Built 1909 by the Canton Bridge Co. at Ozark Mill and later relocated here; reopened Aug. 23, 2013Two-span Pratt through truss bridge over Finley Creek on Riverside Drive north of Ozark in OzarkClosed due to flood damage
Springfield Bridge (original location)
(Faulkner County, Arkansas)Completed July 1874 by the King Bridge Manufactory & Iron Works of Iola, Kansas, a branch of the King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio. Bypassed by a new bridge 1991. Fabrication date circa 1871, a controversy with the two counties delayed set.Bowstring through truss bridge formerly over Cadron Creek on Springfield RoadOpen to pedestrians
US 66 Meramec River Bridge
(St. Louis County, Missouri)Built in 1931, replacing the Votaw Bridge; made obsolete in 1968 by a new westbound I-44 bridge on a new alignment; deemed unsafe for vehicular / pedestrian traffic and closed on October 29th, 2009.Deck truss bridge over Meramec River on Old US 66 at Route 66 State ParkClosed to all traffic with deck removed
Valley Road Bridge
(York County, Pennsylvania)Built 1870; relocated here in 1885Wrought iron pony truss bridge over Valley Road on the Stewartstown RailroadIntact, but out of service since 2004
Vera Cruz Bridge
(Wells County, Indiana)Built in 1887 by Indiana Bridge Co., bypassed by a new bridge in 1984Whipple through truss bridge over Wabash River on a bypassed section of SR 301Closed to all traffic
Wagon Wheel Bridge
(Boone County, Iowa)Built 1909; closed to vehicle traffic in 2008 due to flood damage on an approach span; center pier damaged by ice on February 22, 2016 with one span collapsing on March 10, 2016. Remaining spans demolished December 2, 2016.Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on 200th Street west of BooneRemaining spans demolished December 2, 2016
(Franklin County, Missouri)Construction started Oct. 1934; opened to traffic April 8, 1936;; Imploded April 11, 2019Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Missouri River on MO 47 at WashingtonLost
West Farmersville Road Bridge
(Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)Built 1917Concrete curved chord through girder bridge over Conestoga River on West Farmersville Road (PA-1010)Demo started Feb, 2019. Replacement underconstruction.