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Blackpoint Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1917; Replaced 1958
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Petaluma Creek on CA 37
Replaced by a new bridge

Blair Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1953; demolished 1997
Lost bascule girder bridge over Blair Waterway on E. 11th Street (formerly WA 509)
Removed but not replaced

Blossomland Bridge (Berrien County, Michigan)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1989
Bascule bridge over St. Joseph River on M-63 in St. Joseph
Open to traffic

Blynman Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1981
Bascule bridge over Blynman Canal on MA 127 (Western Avenue) in Gloucester
Open to traffic

BMH - Gallants Channel Bridge (Carteret County, North Carolina)
Built 1917
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Gallants Channel on Norfolk Southern RR
Removed but not replaced

BNSF - Bacon Island Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1929.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Middle River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Cowlitz River Bridge (Cowlitz County, Washington)
Built 1908 in Long Beach, CA, Moved to Longview 1934
Scherzer rolling lift bridge over Cowlitz River on B.N.S.F. Railroad in Longview
Open to traffic

BNSF - Duwamish River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1928
Single leaf bascule bridge over Duwamish River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Salmon Bay Bridge No. 4 (King County, Washington)
Built 1913
Warren through truss bridge over Salmon Bay on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - San Joaquin River Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1930.
Through truss with pony truss bascule bridge over San Joaquin River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Woodward Island bridge (Contra Costa County, California)
Built 1928.
Abt type Bascule Bridge over Old River on BNSF and Amtrak RR
Open to traffic

Boca Ciega Bay Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Southbound bridge built 2008; Northbound bridge built 2010
Bridge over Boca Ciega Bay/John's Pass on FL 699
Open to traffic

Boca Ciega Bay Bridge (Old) (Pinellas County, Florida)
Built 1971; Replaced 2008-2010
Pair of bascule bridges over Johns Pass Boca Ciega Bay on FL 699 (Gulf Blvd.) in Madeira Beach
Replaced by a new bridge

Boca Inlet Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1963
Bascule bridge over Boca Inlet on FL A1A in Boca Raton
Open to traffic

Boot Key Harbor Bridge (Monroe County, Florida)
Built 1960
Bascule bridge over Boot Key Harbor on CR 931 in Marathon
Closed to all traffic

Brandon Road Draw Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1949
Bascule bridge Brandon Road Lock channel on Des Plaines river just south of Joliet
Open to traffic

BRB&L - Crystal Cove Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1903. Removed 1940
Lost Pony plate girder bascule bridge over Crystal Cove on Boston Revere Beach & Lynn RR
Removed

Brickell Avenue Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Built 1995
Bascule bridge over Miami River on Brickell Avenue in Miami
Open to traffic

Bridge of Lions (St. Johns County, Florida)
Built 1927; reopened March 16, 2010, following a lengthy rehabilitation
Bascule bridge over Matanzas River (ICWW) on FL A1A in St. Augustine
Open to traffic

Bridge Street Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Built 1946
Bascule bridge over West-North Bay on Bridge Street in Barnstable
Open to traffic

Brightman Street Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1981; closed in 2011 replaced
Bascule bridge over Taunton River on US 6 (Brightman Street) in Fall River
demolished and replaced

Broad Causeway Drawbridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Built 1951
Deck plate girder bascule bridge over Bay Harbor Waterway on FL 922 (Broad Causeway)
Open to traffic

Broadway Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1927
Rall-Bascule lift bridge over Willamette River on Broadway Street in Portland
Open to traffic

Broadway Bridge (Volusia County, Florida)
Built 1948; Replaced 2001
Lost Bridge over Iww Halifax River on Us-92
Replaced by a new bridge

Bronx River Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1952
Bascule bridge over Bronx River on I-278 in New York
Open to traffic

Brorein Street Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1959 by the Paul Smith Construction Company
Bascule bridge over Hillsborough River on Brorein Street in Tampa
Open to traffic

Broward River Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1948
Bascule bridge over Broward River on FL 105 in Jacksonville
Replaced by a new bridge

BRT - Coney Island Creek Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1907
Lost Deck girder bridge over Coney Island Creek on Brooklyn Rapid Transit RR
No longer exists

Bruckner Expressway Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1952; rehabilitated 1975
Bascule bridge over Bronx River on I-278 (Bruckner Expressway) in New York
Open to traffic

Buffalo Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Milwaukee River on Buffalo Street
No longer exists

Burnside Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1926
Strauss bascule lift bridge over Willamette River on Burnside Bridge in Portland
Open to traffic

C&LE - Swan Creek Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1909
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Swan Creek on Ohio Electric Railway
No longer exists

CA - Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Warren through truss bridge over Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal on Chesapeake & Albemarle RR
Open to traffic

CA&E - Chicago River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 for Metropolitan-West Side Elevated Railroad, removed ca 1958 after the CA&E folded in 1957
Lost Pony truss bridge over Chicago River on Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad
Removed but not replaced

CA120 Mossdale Drawbridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1949;
Warren through truss bascule bridge over San Joaquin River
Open to traffic

California Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Bascule bridge over the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal on S. California Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

Caloosahatchee River Bridge (Lee County, Florida)
Built 1960
Bascule bridge over Caloosahatchee River on FL 31
Open to traffic

Caloosahatchee River Bridge (Hendry County, Florida)
Built 1959
Deck plate girder bridge over Caloosahatchee River on Florida Route 29 Bridge Street
Open to traffic

Calumet Avenue Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1915, rehabilitated in 1975; replaced 2002
Lost bascule bridge over Grand Calumet River on Calumet Avenue (US 41) in Hammond
Replaced by a new bridge

Camino Real Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1939
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on E. Camino Real in Boca Raton
Open to traffic

Campostella Road Bridge (Old) (Norfolk, Virginia)
Deck girder bridge over East Branch Elizabeth River on Campostella Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Canal Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1948
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Canal Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Canal Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1902; replaced 1948
Pony truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Canal Street
No longer exists

Canal Street Bridge (Older) (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge over Chicago River South Branch
No longer exists

Caryville Bridge (Washington County, Florida)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1952. Replaced during 2000s.
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Us90 Sr10/Choctaw River on Us-90 Sr-10 in Caryville
Replaced by new bridge

Casco Bay Bridge (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1993-97
Bascule bridge over Fore River on ME 77 in Portland
Open to traffic

Cass Street Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1949
Bascule bridge over Hillsborough River on Cass Street in Tampa
Open to traffic

Cass Street Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1985
Bascule bridge over Des Plaines River on Westbound US 30 Lincoln Highway in Joliet
Open to traffic

Causway Boulevard Bascule Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Built 1963;
Bascule bridge over St. Joseph Sound (ICWW) on Causeway Boulevard in Dunedin
Open to traffic

CCC&StL - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1920 ; Removed 1988
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Cincinnatti & St Louis Railroad
No longer exists

Cedar Bayou Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Closed and removed in the mid to late 1980s
Lost Bridge over Cedar Bayou on Tri- City Beach Road
No longer exists

Central Avenue Bridge (Sussex County, Delaware)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1992
Bascule bridge over Broad Creek on Central Avenue in Laurel
Open to traffic

Cermak Road Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1997
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Cermak Road in Chicago
Open to traffic

Charles River Dam Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910 as a pair of parallel single leaf bascules; entire superstructure and mechanics demolished and replaced in 1962 with double-leaf bascule; rehabilitated 1992; entire superstructure replaced 2010-2011 with fixed trunnion bascule.
Bascule bridge over Charles River on MA 28 in Boston
Replaced by a new bridge

Charlestown Elevated - Mystic River Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1919, removed 1975
Deck girder bridge over Mystic River on Boston Elevated Railway (MBTA Orange Line)
No longer exists

Charlevoix Bridge (Charlevoix County, Michigan)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1992
Bascule bridge over Island Lake Outlet on US 31 in Charlevoix
Open to traffic

Chaumont River Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, New York)
Lost Bridge over Chaumont River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Cheboygan Bascule Bridge (Cheboygan County, Michigan)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 2003
Bascule bridge over Cheboygan River on US 23 in Cheboygan
Open to traffic

Cheesequake Creek Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Built 1942
Bascule bridge over Cheesequake Creek on NJ 35 in Sayreville
Open to traffic

Cheesquake Creek Bridge (3rd) (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Built in 1913 replaced in 1943
Lost Deck girder bridge over Cheesquake Creek on New Jersey Route 35
Replaced by a new bridge

Chelsea South Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Replaced by Tobin Bridge 1950
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Little Mystic Channel on Chelsea Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Chelsea Street Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built in 1936, Rehabilitated in 1983.
Bascule bridge over Chelsea River on Chelsea Street in Boston
Replaced by a new bridge

Cherry Street Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1968 and 2006
Bascule bridge over Maumee River on Cherry Street in Toledo
Open to traffic

Cherry Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1940; Restored 1990
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on W. Cherry Street in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Bridge (Talbot County, Maryland)
Built 1934 at Knapps Narrows; Replaced 1998 and relocated here.
Deck plate girder bridge over Perry Cabin Lane at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Closed. Exists as a static display

Chester River Bridge (Kent County, Maryland)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1976 and 1990
Bascule bridge over Chester River on MD 213 in Chestertown
Open to traffic

Chicago & Alton Railroad Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Moveable warren through truss with no verticals bridge over Bubbly Creek (South Fork of South Branch of Chicago River) on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Open to traffic

Chicago Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1914
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Chicago Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

Chicago Avenue Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1913; Replaced 1964
Warren through truss bridge over N/S Leg of the Indiana Harbor Canal on Chicago Avenue & Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

China Basin Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1932
Pratt truss variant Bascule bridge over China Basin on Third Street in San Francisco
Open to traffic

China Basin Bridge (Old) (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1904/1905 replaced in 1933
Lost Truss bridge over China Basin/ Mission Creek on Third Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Chincoteague Channel Drawbridge (Accomack County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge across the Chincoteague on Route I 75
Open to traffic

Choptank River Bridge (Caroline County, Maryland)
Lost Deck girder bridge over the Choptank River on Shore Highway
No longer exists

Choptank River Bridge (Caroline County, Maryland)
Lost Through truss bridge over Choptank River on Maryland 404
No longer exists

Cicero Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1927; widened and rehabilitated 1966
Bascule bridge over the Chicago S&S Canal on S. Cicero Avenue (IL 50) in Chicago
Open to four lanes of traffic

City Park Avenue Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Deck girder bridge over New Basin Canal on City Park Avenue
Demolished

Clark Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1985
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on N. Clark Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Clear Creek One-Armed Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
Built 1929; Replaced 1964
Warren pony truss bascule bridge over Clear Creek on TX 146
Replaced

Clearwater Harbor Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Replaced with a new two double leaf bascule bridge in 2010
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Clearwater Harbor on Route 699
Replaced by a new bridge

Clearwater Memorial Causeway Bascule Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Built 1963; Replaced 2001-5
Bascule bridge over Clearwater Harbor on FL 60 in Clearwater
Replaced by a new bridge

CN - Black River Bridge (St. Clair County, Michigan)
Built 1929
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Black River on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic

CN - Collateral Channel Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1914; intact but fixed, in use locked down
Deck plate girder bridge over Collateral Channel on Chicago & Western Illinois Railroad
Open to traffic

CN - Fox River Bascule Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 2013
Warren through truss bridge over Fox River on Canadian National Railroad
open for traffic

CN - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 2008
Pony plate girder bascule bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CNJ - Newark Bay Bridge (Old) (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1904
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Newark Bay on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Demolished

CNJ -Elizabeth River Drawbridge (Old) (Union County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Elizabeth River on Central Of New Jersey
Replaced by a new bridge

CNLA - Newport River Bridge (Carteret County, North Carolina)
Built in 1947
Bascule bridge over Newport River on Former Beaufort & Morehead Carolina Rail Service Railroad
Open to traffic

CNW - Kinzie Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1908; Rail line abandoned ca. 2001; Declared Chicago Landmark 2007
Warren through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Union Pacific Railroad
Officially open to traffic; carries 1 UPRR "Hy-rail" truck annually

Coffee Pot Bayou Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1996
Concrete tee beam bridge over Coffee Pot Bayou on Snell Isle Blvd
Open to traffic

Colonel Patrick O'Rorke Memorial Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 2004
Concrete deck girder bridge over Genessee River on Pattonwood Drive
Open to traffic

Columbus Drive Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1982
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Columbus Drive in Chicago
Open to traffic

Commercial Avenue Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1907; major rebuild 1938; fixed closed 1974; replaced 1986
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Lechmere Canal on Commercial Avenue
No longer exists

Commercial Boulevard Bridge (Broward County, Florida)
Built 1964
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Commercial Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale
Open to traffic

Compromise Street Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1946
Bascule bridge over Spa Creek on Compromise Street in Annapolis
Open to traffic

Coney Island Creek Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1951
Bascule bridge over Coney Island Creek on Cropsey Avenue in New York
Open to traffic

Congress Parkway Bridges (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1956; Rehabilitated 2010-2012
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Congress Parkway in Chicago
Open to traffic

Congress Street Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1937; Closed 1997; Demolished 2010
Bascule bridge over Pequonnock River on Congress Street in Bridgeport
Demolished

Congress Street Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 2008
Bascule bridge over Fort Point Channel on Congress Street in Boston
Open to traffic

Conrail - Sandusy Bay Bridge (Ottawa County, Ohio)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Sandusky Bay on New York Central RR
No longer exists

Contraband Bayou Drawbridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Contraband Bayou on walkway
Open to pedestrians only