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South Michigan Street Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1904
Warren through truss bridge over Buffalo City Canal on South Michigan Street
No longer exists

South Mills Bridge (Camden County, North Carolina)
Built 1934
Bascule bridge over Dismal Swamp Canal on US 17
Open to traffic

South Park Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 2014
Through truss bridge over Duwamish River on 14 Avenue
Open to traffic

South Park Bridge (Old) (King County, Washington)
Built 1931
Bascule bridge over Duwamish River on 14th Avenue South in Seattle
Demolished. Main span removed September 1, 2010.

South Slough Bridge (Coos County, Oregon)
Built 1991
Bascule bridge over South Slough on Cape Arago Highway in Charleston
Open to traffic

South Street Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1982; replaced 2010
Lost Girder bridge over Schuylkill River on South Street
Replaced by new bridge

Southern - New Basin Canal Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Girder bridge over New Basin Canal on Southern Railway
Demolished

Southern Boulevard Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1950
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Southern Boulevard in West Palm Beach
Open to traffic

SP - Georgiana Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1929; Removed ca. 1980-1983
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Georgiana Slough on Southern Pacific RR
Removed but not replaced

SP - Neches River Bridge (Jefferson County, Texas)
Opened in 1941, abandoned in 1967, and removed in 1969.
Lost Warren through truss Abt bascule bridge over Neches River on Railroad (Southern Pacific)
Removed but not replaced

SP - Nueces Bay Causeway (Nueces County, Texas)
Built 1913; Removed ca. 1965
Lost Deck plate girder bascule bridge over Nueces Bay on San Antonio & Aransas Pass RR
Replaced by a new bridge

SP/PE - West Basin Bascule Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1912; Removed 1955
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over West Basin/Turning Basin on Pacific Electric Railway/Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

Spanish River Boulevard Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1971
Pair of bascule bridges over Intracoastal Waterway on Spanish River Blvd. in Boca Raton
Open to traffic

St. Charles Air Line Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1919, original length was 260 ft. -- later shortened to 220 ft. in 1930
Railroad bascule bridge over the Chicago River near downtown Chicago
Open to traffic

St. Claude Avenue Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1919 by the Bethlehem Steel Bridge Corporation as a combination rail/highway bridge; later converted to an all highway bridge
Bascule through truss bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on St. Claude Avenue (LA Hwy 46)
Open to traffic

St. Croix River Bridge (Pierce County, Wisconsin)
Built 1990
Bascule bridge over St. Croix River on US 10 in Prescott
Open to traffic

St. George River Bridge (Knox County, Maine)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1991
Through truss bridge over St. George River on Wadsworth Street in Thomaston
Open to traffic

St. Johns River Bridge (Lake County, Florida)
Built 1955
Bascule bridge over St. Johns River on FL 44
Open to traffic

St. Johns River Bridge (New) (Lake County, Florida)
Built 1980
Bascule bridge over St. Johns River on FL 40
Open to traffic

St. Lucie River Bridge (Martin County, Florida)
Built 1964
Bascule bridge over St. Lucie River on FL 707 (Dixie Highway) in Stuart
Open to traffic

State Boat Channel Bridge (Suffolk County, New York)
Built 1951; rehabilitated 1994
Bascule bridge over State Boat Channel on Robert Moses State Parkway (Robert Moses Causeway) in Gilgo-Oak Beach-Captree
Open to traffic

State Street Bascule Bridge (New) (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Built 1988
Single span bascule bridge over Root River on State Street (WI 38) in Racine
Open to traffic

State Street Bascule Bridge (Old) (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Built 1928
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Root River on State Street WI 38
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1949
Twin-leaf bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on State Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

State Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1924; Restored 2007
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on State Street (Westbound US 18) in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

State Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1903; removed 1941, replacement bridge completed 1947
Lost Deck truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Steamboat Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1953
Bascule bridge over Steamboat Slough on CA 160
Open to traffic

Stennis Space Center Bridge (Hancock County, Mississippi)
Built 1965
Warren pony truss double leaf bascule bridge over Canal on MI-607 (Shuttle Parkway)
Open to traffic

Stone Bridge (Newport County, Rhode Island)
Built 1907; Damaged by Hurricane Carol 1954; Closed 1955; Replaced 1956
Lost Double leaf bascule bridge over Sakonnet River on Stone Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Stone Harbor Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 2003
Bascule bridge over Great Channel on Ocean Highway (CR 619) in Stone Harbor
Open to traffic

Stoney Creek Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1946; rehabilitated 1986
Bascule bridge over Stoney Creek on MD 173 in Riviera Beach
Open to traffic

Stratford Avenue Bridge (Old) (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built in 1919 ; replaced 1975
Lost Deck girder bridge over Pequonnock River on CT 130 Highway Stratford Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Stutson Street Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1915; replaced 2004
Lost bascule bridge over Genesee River on Stutson Street in Rochester
No longer exists

Swantown Slough Bridge (Old (Thurston County, Washington)
Built 1869
Lost Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Swantown Slough on Fourth Avenue
No longer exists

Tacony-Palmyra Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1929
Bascule bridge over Delaware River on NJ 73 in Philadelphia
Open to traffic

Tammany Trace Bike Trail - Lacombe Bayou Bridge (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Bridge over Lacombe Bayou on Tammany Trace Bike Trail (formerly Illinois Central Railroad)
Open to pedestrians and cyclists only

Tanners Creek Bridge (Norfolk, Virginia)
Replaced 1935
Draw bridge over Tanners Creek on Hampton Boulevard & Norfolk & Atlantic Terminal Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

TASD - Three Mile Creek Bascule Bridge (Mobile County, Alabama)
Built 1981 (According to a ASPA PDF which references "1981 Design Plans")
Warren through truss bridge over Three Mile Creek on Terminal Railway Alabama State Docks
Open to traffic

Taunton River Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built 2011
Deck plate girder bridge over Taunton River on MA Route 138 Brightman Street
Open to traffic

Tayco Street Bascule Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1993; Replaced the original Tayco Street Bridge
Single leaf bascule bridge over Fox River Navigation Channel on Tayco Street in Menasha
Open to traffic

Tayco Street Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1993
Lost bascule bridge over Fox River Navigation Channel on Tayco Street in Menasha
Replaced by new bridge

Taylor Creek Bridge (Okeechobee County, Florida)
Built 1948
Bascule bridge over Taylor Creek on US 98/US 441 in Taylor Creek
Open to traffic

Taylor Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1900; Scherzer rolling lift bridge in Chicago; removed 1929
Lost Deck truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Taylor Street
Removed but not replaced

Tennision Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Deck girder bridge over New Basin Canal on Tennision Highway
No longer exists

Theriot Voisn Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1964
Bascule bridge over Bayou du Large on Theriot Voisn Bridge Rd in Theriot
Open to traffic

Third Street Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1954
Bascule bridge over Gowanus Canal on 3rd Street in New York
Open to traffic

Third Street Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Lost deck truss bridge over Christina River on 3rd Street
Replaced

Thomas A. Edison Bridge (Lee County, Florida)
Built 1930; Replaced 1992
Lost Bascule bridge over Callosahatchee River on Buss-41/Sr-739
Replaced by a new bridge

Thomas A. Mathis Bridge (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Opened April 9 1950 replacing a wooden span across the bay.
Bascule bridge over Barnegat Bay on Eastbound NJ 37 EB in Toms River
Open to traffic

Throop Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Throop Street
Removed but not replaced

Tom Adams Bridge (Charlotte County, Florida)
Built 1965
Bascule bridge over Lemon Bay (ICWW) on Beach Road in Englewood
Open to traffic

Tom Stuart Causeway Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Built 1962
Bascule bridge over ICWW on FL 666 in Madeira Beach
Open to traffic

Tomlinson Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Quinnipiac River on Route 1 Forbes Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Tortoise Island Bridge (Brevard County, Florida)
Built 1979
Deck plate girder bridge over Great Canal on Tortoise Island
Open to traffic

Townsends Inlet Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1939
Bascule bridge over Townsends Inlet on Ocean Highway (CR 619) in Avalon
Open to traffic

Tracy Boulevard Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1959
Bascule bridge over Grant Line Canal on Tracy Boulevard
Open to traffic

Tuckahoe River Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1961
Bascule bridge over Tuckahoe River on NJ 50
Open to traffic

Turner Cut Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Bridge over Turner Cut on California Route 4
Open to traffic

Uncle Sam Bridge (Old) (Greene County, New York)
Built 1930;Replaced 1992
Lost warren pony truss bridge over Catskill Creek on Route 385
Replaced by a new bridge

Union Street Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1962
Bascule bridge over Gowanus Canal on Union Street in New York
Open to traffic

Union Street Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Highway 259 Union Street
No longer exists

University Avenue Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1985
Bridge over Schuylkill River on University Avenue
Open to traffic

University Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1919, approaches and bridge deck rebuilt between 1932 and 1933
Bascule bridge over Portage Bay on Eastlake Avenue NE in Seattle
Open to traffic

UP - Bayou Plaquemine Railroad Bridge (Iberville Parish, Louisiana)
Through truss Railroad bridge over Bayou Plaquimine
Open to traffic

UP - Deering Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Warren Through Truss Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - INCWW Harvey Canal Lock Bridge (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana)
Deck girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway (Harvey Canal Lock) on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

US 41 Bridge (Old) (Manatee County, Florida)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Manatee River on US 41
No longer exists

US 80 Ouachita River Bridge (Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Opened to traffic on May 1, 1936
Bascule bridge over Ouachita River on US 80/LA 15 in Monroe
Open to traffic

US Canal Bridge (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1965
Bascule bridge over US Canal on Main Street (WI 32) in De Pere
Replaced by a new bridge

US101 Chehalis River Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1955
Warren deck truss bascule bridge over Chehalis River on US 101 in Aberdeen
Open to traffic

US421 Cape Fear River Bridge (Old) (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Cape Fear River on US Highway 421
Superstructure replaced

US90 Calcasieu River Bridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1916; Replaced 1952
Lost Bridge over Calcasieu River on US 90, northern approach still intact
Replaced by a new bridge

US90 Pascagoula River Bridge (Jackson County, Mississippi)
Replaced 2003
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Pascagoula River on US 90 Highrise
Replaced by a new bridge

Van Buren Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1956
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Van Buren Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Van Buren Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 to replace a swing bridge dating to 1872; replaced by current bridge in 1956
Lost Pony truss bridge over Chicago River on Van Buren Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Venetian Causeway Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Built 1927
Bascule bridge over ICWW on Venetian Causeway in Miami
Open to traffic

Venetian Causeway Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Built 1927
Bascule bridge over Biscayne Bay (Frac Crt) on Venetian Causeway in Miami Beach
Open to traffic

Vernon Avenue Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1905, removed 1954 upon completion of the Pulaski Bridge to the east
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Newtown Creek on Vernon Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Veterans Memorial Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1958; rehabilitated 1993
Bascule bridge over Saginaw River on M-25 in Bay City
Open to traffic

VTR - Pine Street Barge Canal Drawbridge (Chittenden County, Vermont)
Built 1920 by Strauss Bascule Bridge Co., permanently closed at unknown date
Deck plate girder bridge over Hastings Bay on Vermont Railway
Open to traffic, counterweight removed and steel stringers replaced original girder span

W&LE - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1905
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
No longer exists

Wabash Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1930
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Wabash Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

Waccamaw River Bridge (Horry County, South Carolina)
Built 1958
Steel stringer bridge over Waccamaw River on Us 501 Byp
Replaced by a new bridge

Wacker Drive Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Concrete stringer bridge over Chicago River on Wacker Drive
Replaced by a new bridge

Wading River Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1928; rebuilt 1984; rehabilitated 2001
Bascule bridge over Wading River on CR 542
Open to traffic

Walnut Grove Crossing Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
1950
Bascule bridge over Sacramento River on Walnut Grove Crossing in Walnut Grove
Open to traffic

Walnut Street Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1954-57
Bascule bridge over Christina River on Walnut St. in Wilmington
Open to traffic

Walnut Street Bridge (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Built 1986
Twin leaf bascule bridge over Fox River on Walnut Street (WI 29) in Green Bay
Open to traffic

Walnut Street Bridge (Old) (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Lost Warren pony truss bascule bridge over Fox River on Walnut Street (WI 29)
Replaced by a new bridge

Wappoo Creek Bridge (Charleston County, South Carolina)
Built 1956
Bascule bridge over Wappoo Creek on SC 171 in Charleston
Open to traffic

Wares Creek Bridge (Manatee County, Florida)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Wares Creek on State Route 64 Manatee Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Blvd Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1913
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Washington Blvd in Chicago
Open to traffic

Washington Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1930; draw span fixed 1968; north half demolished 2008; south half re-opening as a linear park 2015
Deck plate girder bridge over Seekonk River on Washington Bridge Linear Park
Open

Washington Bridge (Old) (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Seekonk River on State Route1A
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Bridge (Replacement) (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1990
Bascule bridge over Housatonic River on US 1 in Milford
Open to traffic

Washington Street Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1927
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over Mormon Slough Channel on Washington Street
No longer exists

Washington Street Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1914
Lost Deck girder bridge over Petaluma River on Washington Street
This bascule double leaf bridge was relocated to South America

Water Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1987
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on Water Street in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

WC - Manitowoc River Bridge (Old) (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Replaced in 1926
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Manitowoc River on Wisconsin Central RR
No longer exists

WCLR - Intercoastal Waterway Drawbridge (Horry County, South Carolina)
Built 1937; Deemed unsafe 1987; Rehabilititated 1987-97; Reopened 2001; Closed 2011 due to a voluntary shutdown of the CSR
Bridge over Intercoastal Waterway on Carolina Southern Railroad (former Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Seaboard Coast Line Railroad, Horry County Railroad, and Wacamaw Coast Line and former roadway (now unused) in Myrtle Beach
Closed to traffic due to the railroad being suspended by the FRA in 2011