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Deck girder

Northern Boulevard Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1939
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Flushing Creek on Northern Boulevard
Replaced

Northern Pacific Bridge #9 (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1922, Using rebuilt 1885 Trusses
Pratt deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad (now pedestrian trail) in Minneapolis
Open to pedestrians

Northern Pacific Bridge #95 (Polk County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1917 with a swing span, removed 2000 due to "flooding issues"
Lost Warren through truss swing bridge over Red River of the North on Former Northern Pacific
Removed but not replaced

Northern Rail Trail - Punch Brook Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Deck plate girder bridge over Punch Brook on Northern Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Northwest Blvd Southern Railway Bridge (E) (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge
Open to traffic

Northwest Boulevard Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1928
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over Northwest Blvd on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Northwestern Railroad Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Lattice deck truss)
Built 1880, approach added 1898, abandoned 2007, Became a trail summer 2015
Lattice Deck Truss over Chippewa River on Former Union Pacific Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

NP - Brainerd Bridge (3rd) (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1901; Replaced 1984
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NP - Fertile Bridge (Polk County, Minnesota)
Built 1916, removed along with the railroad 1986, trail bridge built ca. 2005
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Sand Hill River on NP Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NPB - Elizabeth River Lift Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
(Main design: Through truss)
Through truss bridge over Elizabeth River on Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad
Open to traffic

NRM - East Fork Kimball Creek Bridge (King County, Washington)
Deck plate girder bridge over East Fork Kimball Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

NRT - Chestnut Creek Bridge #2 (Carroll County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Chestnut Creek on New River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NS (CNO & TP) over US-27 (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built 1959
Deck plate girder bridge over US Hwy 27 on NS (CNO & TP) Railroad
Open to Railroad traffic

NS - 7th Street Overpass (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1928
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over 7th Street on NSRR


NS - AL13 Overpass (Winston County, Alabama)
Built 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over Al. #13 on Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Allen Road Overpass (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1931
Concrete deck girder bridge over Allen Rd. on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Arnold Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1948
Deck plate girder bridge over Old US 36 on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Ashtabula River Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1902, rehabilitated 1944
Deck plate girder bridge over Ashtabula River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Ashtabula
Open to traffic

NS - Big Moccasin Creek Bridge (Scott County, Virginia)
Installed in 1910 by railroad
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Moccasin Creek & Alley Valley Road on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Black Fork Mohican River Bridge (Ashland County, Ohio)
Deck plate girder bridge over Black Fork Mohican River on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Blossom Street Overpas (Richland County, South Carolina)
Built 1939
Bridge over Blossom St on Norfolk Southern Railway in Columbia
Open to traffic

NS - Bootleg Trestle (Scott County, Virginia)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over SR 871 on N&S
Open to traffic

NS - Brushy Creek Viaduct (Marion County, Alabama)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built in 1907 for the Illinois Central Railway; purchased by Norfolk Southern in 1988; route abandoned 1992; demolished 1996
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Brushy Creek
Demolished in 1996

NS - Buffalo Road Overpass (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Buffalo Road (US 20) on Norfolk Southern Railroad


NS - Cahokia Diversion Canal Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over Cahokia Diversion Canal on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Cates Creek (Orange County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Cates Creek on Norfolk Southern Railroad, Amtrack
Open to traffic

NS - Chattahoochee River Bridge (Cobb County, Georgia)
Built 1907;
Deck plate girder bridge over Chattahoochee River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
(Main design: Through truss)
Bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on Norfolk Southern Railway
In use by Norfolk Southern Railroad

NS - Christie Road Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1927
Deck plate girder bridge over Christie Road/East River on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Codorus Creek Bridge (S) (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1950 to carry extra cargo over the river
Deck plate girder bridge over Codorus Creek on the railroad
Limited rail traffic

NS - Compton Trestle (Page County, Virginia)
Built ca. 1915
Deck girder bridge over Unnamed Road and Dry Run on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Conewago Creek Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder over Conewago Creek and trail on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Congaree River Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Swinging Warren through truss bridge over Congaree River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Congaree River Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Through truss bridge over Congaree River on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Conneaut Creek Viaduct (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
(Main design: Deck truss)
Deck plate girder bridge over Conneaut Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Conodoguinet Creek Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway


NS - Corydon Junction Trestle (Harrison County, Indiana)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over IN 135 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Cove Creek Trestle (Campbell County, Tennessee)
Built 1920
Deck plate girder bridge over Old Tennessee 63 and Cove Creek on Norfolk Southern Railrway
Open to traffic

NS - Covel Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1907 for the Virginian Railway
Deck girder bridge over incorporated town of Covel, CR 10/30 & Gooney Otter Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - CR 200 North/Barton Beach Road Overpass (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Original 63' pile trestle built 1881, replaced 1900 with this bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over CR 200 North/Barton Beach Road on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to rail traffic

NS - CR 850E Overpass (Henry County, Indiana)
Unknown
Deck girder bridge over CR 850E (Originally Symond's Creek) on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Crabtree Creek Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder over Crabtree Creek
Open to traffic

NS - Delaware River Bridge (N) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1907
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Dovel Hollow Trestle (Page County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Dovel Hollow Road & Honey Run on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Eagle Creek Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (former NYC RR) near Kangley
Open

NS - East River Bridge (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Deck girder bridge over I-77 and Rocky Hollow on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Elk Creek Viaduct (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1902, rehabilitated 1944
Deck girder bridge over Elk Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Emory River Bridge (Roane County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Camelback through truss)
Built 1910
Warren Camelback bridge over Emory River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Fall Creek Bridge #1 (Pittsylvania County, Virginia)
Built 1917
Deck plate girder bridge over Fall Creek & old Bradley Road on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Five Points Bridges (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Bridges over South Chickamauga Creek in Chattanooga


NS - Fivemile Creek Viaduct (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1918
Deck plate girder bridge over WV112/Fivemile Creek on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Frank's Creek Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Frank's Creek on Railroad
Abandoned

NS - French Broad Bridge #4 (Cocke County, Tennessee)
Deck plate girder bridge over French Broad River on Norfolk-Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - French Creek Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Former Pennsylvania RR Schuylkill Div
Abandoned

NS - Hatchett Creek Trestle (Coosa County, Alabama)
Built ca. 1924
Deck plate girder bridge over Hatchett Creek
Open to traffic

NS - Haw River Bridge (Alamance County, North Carolina)
The brick abutments were built between 1851 and 1853
Deck plate girder bridge over Haw River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Hawksbill Creek Bridge (Page County, Virginia)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with alternating verticals)
Built 1932
Deck truss bridge over Business US 340 & Hawksbill Creek on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Luray
Open to traffic

NS - Huntington District Overpass (Wabash County, Indiana)
This bridge has been a headache for the railroads with it's low clearance. Collisions have occured when tall rail cars hit the bridge in the past. Both rail lines busy and have a connection here.
Deck girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway (ex- New York Central, Penn Central, Conrail) Marion Branch on Norfolk Southern Railway (ex- Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad) Huntington District in Wabash
Open to traffic

NS - Huron River Bridge (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
Deck plate girder bridge over Huron River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - I-65 Overpass (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1969. Used daily by over 20 trains a day on this former Wabash Railroad line.
Deck plate girder bridge over I-65 on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - James River Trestle (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over James River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Jeremy's Run Trestle (Page County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Jeremy's Run and Vaughn Summit Road on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Kimmetts Lock Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Lagro Creek Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
(Main design: Concrete deck girder)
Once carried the famous "Wabash Cannonball" passenger train on this rail route between Detroit/Toledo and St. Louis/Kansas City. Today heavily utilized by NS.
Concrete deck girder bridge over Lagro Creek and Canal Street on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Lake Hartwell Bridge (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Bridge over Seneca River/Lake Hartwell on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Lapatcong Creek Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Built 1913;
Deck plate girder bridge over Lapatcong Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Little Beaver Creek Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Parker through truss bridge over Little Beaver Creek on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Little Lehigh Creek Bridge (N) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Lehigh Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Little River Bridge (Wayne County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little River on Norfolk Southern Railway


NS - Little Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
This unique structure was rare as it not only had a creek it crossed, but an Interurban line as well(Indiana Railroad, Frankfort and Kokomo Traction, others). Was supposedly upgraded sometime in the 1980's for future traffic.
Bridge over Little Wildcat Creek and also formerly Interurban crossed underneath as well. on Norfolk Southern Railway (nee N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Toledo St. Louis and Western aka Cloverleaf, other) in West Middleton
Closed to all traffic

NS - Mackinaw River Bridge (Woodford County, Illinois)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1947
Deck truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Original 90' iron deck truss bridge built 1871; replaced 1923 by this bridge
Concrete deck girder bridge over Mauvaise Terre Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Middle Fork Holston River Bridge (Smyth County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Deck plate girder and stone arch bridge over Route 645 & Middle Fork Holston River on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - MO-5 Overpass (Chariton County, Missouri)
Built 1912, Girder added 1929
Pony/through plate girder bridge over MO-5 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Mohawk River Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
(Main design: Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals)
Built 1911
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Mohawk River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Moline Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Bridge constructed 1896
Concrete deck girder bridge over Moline Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Morgan Road Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Morgan Road/Pigeon Creek on Railroad (NS)
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Muhammad Ali Boulevard Overpass (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1940
Deck plate girder bridge over Muhammad Ali Blvd on Southern Railroad (Formerly K&IT Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Naked Creek Bridge (Page County, Virginia)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with alternating verticals)
Deck truss bridge over Naked Creek & Track Side Drive on Norfolk Southern Railroad


NS - Nanticoke River Bridge (Sussex County, Delaware)
Built 1929
Deck girder swing bridge over Nanticoke River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Neuse River Bridge (Craven County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Neuse River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - North Broadway Overpass (Miami County, Indiana)
At one time, Wabash and Nickel Plate Railroad trains used to cross over this bridge on their journey through Peru. Later N&W Railway bought both lines. Later successor NS abandoned the NKP line, but Wabash line still sees dozens of trains a day.
Deck girder bridge over North Broadway Street aka Old US 31 on Norfolk Southern Railway's former Wabash Railroad, and abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway Nickel Plate Road IMC line(nee Norfolk and Western, Lake Erie and Western, others) in Peru
Open to traffic

NS - Oak Harbor Drawbridge (Ottawa County, Ohio)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Portage River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic fixed in place

NS - Ocmulgee River Bridge (Bibb County, Georgia)
Built 1930
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Ocmulgee River on Norfolk Southern RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Oconee River Bridge (Oconee County, Georgia)
Built 1918
Bridge over Oconee River on Norfolk Southern Railway (Nee Central of Georgia)
Open to traffic

NS - OH84 Overpass (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1913
Bridge over Main Ave. on NS railroad


NS - Ohio River Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Built 1922 using the existing piers from a 1877 bridge
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Cincinnati
Open to traffic

NS - Old Trading Path Bridge (Orange County, North Carolina)
The road this bridge crosses was there before the railroad was build, so we know there was a span there from the outset (late 1850s). No idea if and when its been updated.
Deck girder bridge over Old Trading Path Trail on Norfolk Southern / NCRR
Regular use

NS - Old US 63 Overpass (Randolph County, Missouri)
Built 1953
Deck plate girder bridge over Business 63/Morley St. on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Paint Rock River Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1914 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Warren through truss bridge over Paint Rock River on Norlfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Pequest River Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pequest River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Don't know

NS - Pigeon River Bridge (Haywood County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pigeon River on Norfolk-Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Pocomoke River Bridge (Worcester County, Maryland)
Built 1940
Deck girder bridge over Pocomoke River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Point Pleasant Bridge (Mason County, West Virginia)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Original bridge built 1885; replaced with newer structure 1919
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Pope Lick Creek Viaduct (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1925
Deck plate trestle over S. Pope Lick Road on Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Powell River Trestle (Wise County, Virginia)
Replaced an earlier timber trestle at some unknown time. Line was constructed in 1925 or 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork of Powell River on Norfolk & Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Roanoke River Bridge (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Deck plate girder bridge over James River & Barley Drive (Route 646) on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Roanoke River Bridge No 2 (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Roanoke River Bridge No 3 (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River & SW River Road on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Roanoke River Bridge No 4 (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River & NW River Road (Route 639) on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic