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Deck girder

Park Avenue Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
(Main design: Stringer)
Built in 1963 on a new alignment of Park Avenue after expansion of the former Continental Steel factory claimed part of the old Park Avenue.
Bridge over Kokomo Creek on Park Avenue
Open to traffic, Scheduled for replacement by 2018

Park Avenue Bridge (Old) (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built ?; Replaced 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on East Park Avenue
Demolished

Parke County Bridge #248 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1907
Concrete deck girder bridge over CSX Transportation on CR 1200E
Open to traffic but has a pending status

Parkin Railroad Bridge (Cross County, Arkansas)
(Main design: Girder)
Built 1952
Plate girder bridge over St. Francis River and CR 69 on the Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Pasquotank River Bridge (Pasquotank County, North Carolina)
Pony/through girder bridge over Pasquotank River on US 158
Open to traffic

Pasquotank River ICWW Bridge (Pasquotank County, North Carolina)
Built 1972
Bascule bridge over Pasquotank River ICWW on US 158 in Elizabeth City
Open to traffic

Passaic River Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built 1930; Replaced 2002
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Passaic River on Market Street
Replaced by a new bridge

PATH - Hackensack River Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Through truss lift bridge over Hackensack River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Payson Road Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1948
Deck plate girder bridge over Fall Creek on Payson Road (CH 51)
Open to traffic

PC - West Fork White River Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Once part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Richmond Branch taking trains from Cincinnatti to Anoka(Logansport) and onto Chicago. This line was abandoned when Conrail took over in 1976 and didn't include sections of this line in its company.
Abandoned thirteen-span deck plate girder bridge over West Fork White River and W. Grand Ave. on former Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania, Chicago Great Eastern, Cincinnatti and Chicago Air Line)
Abandoned, the two Northernmost spans gone

PE - Arroyo Seco Bridge (2nd) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1903; Rehabilitated 1916; Removed ?
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Arroyo Seco on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed

PE - Ballona Creek Bridge (Culver City) (Los Angeles County, California)
Deck plate girder bridge over Ballona Creek on Pacific Electric Railway
Abandoned

PE - Easton Wash Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Removed 1951
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eaton Wash on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed

PE - Fletcher Drive Trestle (Los Angeles County, California)
Buitl 1904 as timber trestle, rebuilt 1928 with deck girder main span, Demolished 1959
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Fletcher Drive on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed but not replaced

PE - Los Angeles River Bridge (Atwater Village) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1929; Removed 1959
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Railroad
Removed

PE - Los Angeles River Bridge (Long Beach, Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built ?; Replaced 1956 due to flood-control plans
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Pacific Electric Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

PE - Los Angeles River Bridge (Van Nuys) (Los Angeles County, California)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed

PE - Pico & San Vicente Viaduct (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1927; Abandoned July 7, 1940, Demolished 1964
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Pico Boulevard & San Vicente Boulevard on Railroad (PE)
Removed but not replaced

PE - Santa Ana River Bridge (Huntington Beach/Newport Beach) (Orange County, California)
Built 1920; Partially destroyed in the Flood of 1927; Abandoned & likely removed 1962
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Santa Ana River on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed

Peabody Road Bridge (Gallatin County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder trestle bridge over Saline River on Peabody Road
Open to traffic

Pecos River Railroad Trestle (Guadalupe County, New Mexico)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pecos River on Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Southern Pacific Railroad)
Open to traffic

Pee Dee River Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway Bridge (Stanly County, North Carolina)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pee Dee River on ACWRRR
Open to traffic

Pelican Island Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1960
Bascule bridge over Pelican Island Channel on Seawolf Parkway in Galveston
Open to traffic

Penn Central Big Duck Creek Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Once part of a heavy duty branch line from Anoka(Logansport) to Cincinatti featuring many passenger trains. Not included in Conrail after PC Bankruptcy, line was abandoned on April 1, 1976.
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Big Duck Creek on Formerly Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, others)
Abandoned

Penn Central Big Walnut Creek Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Rail trestle over Big Walnut Creek-This was a Penn central line from Columbus to Mt.Vernon.Conrail abandoned the line in 1982.
Open to pedestrians only

Penns Creek Path - Poe Paddy Tunnel Bridge (Centre County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Penns Creek on Penns Creek Path/Mid-State Trail (former Penn Central/Pennsylvania RR)
Open to pedestrians only

Pennsylvania Railroad Kokomo Creek Bridge in Center (Howard County, Indiana)
Forgotten structure over Kokomo Creek just off CR 300 East near Center Indiana. Tracks have been gone since 1970's. Once part of Pennsylvania RR's Richmond Branch, a heavy duty passenger route between Cincinnatti and Chicago.
Deck plate girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Abandoned Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, New Castle and Richmond) in Center
Closed to all traffic

Pennsylvania Railroad State Road 218 underpass (Miami County, Indiana)
Formerly 3 tracks went overhead of the Pennsylvania RR's Columbus line from Columbus to Chicago. SR 218 made a tight turn under this bridge which was later straightened when bridge was removed.
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over State Road 218 and creek on abandoned Conrail (ex- Penn Central, Pennsylvania Railroad) in Bunker Hill
Lost

Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1997
Deck girder bridge over T-477,Dunnings Cr.;B-330 on Pa Turnpike (I-76)
Open to traffic

Pennsylvania Turnpike Swatara Creek Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1981
Deck plate girder bridge over T-496, Swatara Creek on Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76)
Open to traffic

Pensacola Bay Bridge (Santa Rosa County, Florida)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pensacola Bay on Florida Route 98 Pensacola Beach
Replaced by a new bridge

Pentwater Channel Bridge (Oceana County, Michigan)
Lost Deck girder bridge over Pentwater Channel Lake on Longbridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Pere Marquette - Manistee River High Bridge (Manistee County, Michigan)
(Main design: Deck truss)
Built 1889; Removed 1955
Lost Bridge over Manistee River on former Pere Marquette Railroad in Wellston
Lost

Perkins Cove Bridge (York County, Maine)
Originally built 1941, believed to have been rebuilt since
Concrete deck girder bridge over Perkins Cove on Pedestrain Traffic
Open to pedestrians only

Perkins Street Walkway Bridge Over Lawrence Wasteway (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1917
Deck plate girder bridge over Lawrence Wasteway on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Peru Hill Bridge (Sweetwater County, Wyoming)
Built 1924 by the Fort Pitt Bridge Works; demolished July 2017
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on CR 37 (Peru Cutoff Road)
No longer exists

PGR - Cannon River Bridge (Rice County, Minnesota)
Built 1896
Deck plate girder bridge over Cannon River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

Pickens Bridge (Sullivan County, Tennessee)
Concrete deck girder bridge over South Holston River on Pickens Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Pico Canyon Road Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1956, Replaced 2000
Concrete slap over Pico Creek on Pico Canyon Road
Open to traffic

Pimmit Run Bridge (Fairfax County, Virginia)
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1993
Deck plate girder bridge over Pimmit Run on Gwmp
Open to traffic

Pine Bank Arch (New York County, New York)
Built 1861
Cast iron girder bridge over the bridle path on a pedestrian walkway in Central Park
Open to pedestrians

Pine River Bridge (St. Clair County, Michigan)
Built 1978
Bridge over Pine River on Riverside Avenue
Open to traffic

Pineda Causeway (Brevard County, Florida)
Built 1973
Concrete deck girder bridge over Indian River on FL 404
Open to traffic

Pit River Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Haunched Deck plate girder bridge over Pit River on Fenders Ferry Road (CRN8G01)
Open to traffic

Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1903, West Approach Rebuilt 1976
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway at Plattsmouth
Open to traffic

Pleasure Pier Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built 1931, replaced 1967
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Sabine Neches Canal on Pleasure Pier Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

PNRW - Catawba River Bridge (Gaston County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Catawba River on Railroad
Open to traffic

PNRW - South Alexander Street Overpass (Gaston County, North Carolina)
Built 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over South Alexander Street/East Cawabata Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic

PNRW - South Fork Catawba River Bridge (Gaston County, North Carolina)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Warren deck truss bridge over South Fork Catawba River on Railroad
Open to traffic

PNWR - Blind Slough Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1895
Warren through truss bridge over Blind Slough on Portland and Western Railroad
Closed

PNWTC - Skagit River Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1912; Removed ca. 1930 after being condemned in 1928
Lost Pratt through truss drawridge over Skagit River on former Bellingham and Skagit Interurban Railway
Only two piers remain

Poe Powerhouse Bridge (Butte County, California)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Pratt deck truss bridge over N Fork Feather River on Road
Open to traffic

Point Pleasant Canal Bridge (Old) (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Replaced 1986
Lost Deck girder bridge over Point Pleasant Canal on NJ 88
Replaced by a new bridge

Poplar Street Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1967; reconstructed 1993
Haunched Deck plate girder over the Mississippi River on I-55 / I-64 / U. S. Highway 40 in downtown St. Louis
Open to traffic

Popps Ferry Bridge (Old) (Harrison County, Mississippi)
Replaced 1979
Lost Deck girder bridge over Biloxi Bay on Popps Ferry
Replaced by a new bridge

Port Allen Canal Bridge (West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1960
Bridge over Port Allen Canal on LA1
Open to traffic

Port Jervis Turntable (Orange County, New York)
Built early 1900s; Restored 1996
Deck plate girder bridge on Railroad
Don't know

Port Washington Narrows Bridge (Kitsap County, Washington)
Built 1958
Deck plate girder bridge over Port Washington Narrows on WA 303
Open to traffic

Porter Creek Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Concrete deck girder bridge over Porter Creek on Porter Creek Road/Calistoga Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Portland-Columbia Toll Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1952
Deck plate girder bridge over Pa 611;Del River;Dl&W Rr on Pa 166
Open to traffic

POVA - Pend Oreille River bridge (Bonner County, Idaho)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Pratt through truss bridge over Pend Oreille River on POVA RR
Open to traffic

POVA - Priest River bridge (Bonner County, Idaho)
(Main design: Warren through truss with all verticals)
Built by Great Northern. To Burlington Northern in 1970 merger. To BNSF in 1996 merger. Sold to POVA in 1998.
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Priest River on POVA RR
Open to traffic

PPU - Illinois River Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1985
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad in Peoria
Open to traffic

Prairie Spirit Rail Trail - Deer Creek Bridge (Allen County, Kansas)
Built 1947
Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek on Prairie Spirit Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians

Prescott Bridge (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 1917; Demolished 1990
Steel girder bridge over Lamprey River on Prescott Road
Demolished and replaced.

Prospect Blvd Bridge (New) (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 2013
Deck girder bridge over Bayou Terrebonne on Prospect Avenue 3087
Open to traffic

PRR - 1st Street Overpass (Henry County, Indiana)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over 1st Street on Pennsylvania Railroad corridor
Abandoned

PRR - Cedar Creek Bridge (De Kalb County, Indiana)
Abandoned since 1956
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad Butler Branch
Abandoned

PRR - Embarras River Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad, a Vandalia branch in Illinois, which no longer exists.This bridge is over the Embarras River along Route 133 west of the little town of Oakland. Thanks to Lee Appleton for this find and history.
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Embarras River on Former Pennsylvania Railroad/Penn Central(nee Vandalia, Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad)
Abandoned

PRR - Kankakee River Bridge (Starke County, Indiana)
Part of the PRR's Chicago to Logansport main line, and formerly double tracked. Line abandoned about 1980 and tracks pulled shortley thereafter. C&O Railroad bridge immediately to it's East.
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Kankakee River on former Conrail (ex- Panhandle, Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central) in English Lake
Abandoned

PRR - Kelly Street Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Kelly Street on Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to traffic

PRR - Market Street Overpass #1 (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned pony girder bridge over Market Street on former PRR / CVRR
Abandoned

PRR - Miami & Erie Canal Bridge (Allen County, Ohio)
Built 1901
Lost Deck plate girder Rall Bascule Lift bridge over Miami & Erie Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Mud Creek Bridge (Tipton County, Indiana)
Once part of the PRR's route from Cincinnati to Chicago(via Anoka and Logansport), this route hosted passenger trains until 1971 before Amtrak was formed. Left out of Conrail, it was abandoned starting in 1976. Unknown when bridge was removed.
Lost Deck girder bridge over Mud Creek on Former Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania, Panhandle, Chicago and Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond Railroads) in Nevada
Removed

PRR - Thomson Run Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1898
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Thomson Run on Pennsylvania Railroad/Monongahela Street Railway
No longer exists

PRR - Turkey Creek Bridge (Tipton County, Indiana)
This particular structure built to carry trains on the Richmond Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad from Cincinnatti to Chicago(Via Anoka and Logansport). Many passenger trains traversed this bridge. Line abandoned by Penn Central in early 1970's.
Abandoned bridge over Turkey Creek on former Pennsylvania Railroad, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond
Abandoned

PRR - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Bridge over Wildcat Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Kokomo


PRR Anderson Creek Bridge (Champaign County, Ohio)
Deck plate girder bridge over Anderson Creek on house (former Conrail/PRR right of way)
Intact but closed to all traffic

PRR PSI Track - Kokomo Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built on a stub off of the Kokomo Belt's line into Continental Steel, this track went to the former Public Service Indiana(now DUKE) site on Defenbaugh Street. Tracks were pulled a few years ago. Sits on Highland Parks West side.
Deck plate girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Kokomo Belt Railroad, part of Pennsylvania RR(later PC, Conrail) with trackage rights by Nickel Plate, N&W. in Kokomo
Closed to all traffic

PRRL&P - Puente Caño de San Antonio (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Caño de San Antonio on Porto Rico Railway, Light & Power Co.
Removed

PRRL&P - Puente Caño Martín Peña (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Caño Martín Peña on Porto Rico Railway, Light & Power Co.
Removed

PRRT - Androscoggin River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built by Boston & Maine RR; line taken over by New Hampshire & Vermont RR, bridge abandoned ca. 1996 and converted to snowmobile trail
Pratt deck truss bridge with trestle over Androscoggin River, NH16, & Railroad (SLR)
Open to pedestrians only

PRSL - Corson's Inlet Drawbridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Corson's Inlet on former West Jersey & Seashore RR
Removed but not replaced

PRSL - Grassy Sound Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1913 (railroad records say 1912); Abandoned 1974; demolition started but aborted by private property owner
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Grassy Sound on former Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
Partially but incompletely demolished

PRSL - Grassy Sound Bridge (Old) (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Replaced 1913
Movable A-frame deck plate girder over Grassy Sound on Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
Replaced by a new bridge

PSAP - Cloquallum Creek Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Deck plate girder bridge over Cloquallum Creek on Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

PSN - Stony Brook Glen Bridge (Steuben County, New York)
Built 1907, abandoned in 1947
Lost Deck girder bridge over Stony Brook Glen on former Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad south of Dansville
Demolished

PTRA - Brays Bayou Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Deck plate girder bridge over Brays Bayou on Port Terminal Railroad Association
Open to traffic

Puente Caño de San Antonio (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1894; Replaced 1927
Lost Iron deck plate girder bridge over Caño de San Antonio on Road (PR 1?)
Replaced by a new bridge

Puente Largo Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
(Main design: Closed-spandrel arch)
Build 1907; 4 spans destoryed by the Great Flood of 1938; Rebabilitated 1987
Open-spandrel arch bridge over San Gabriel River on Bicycle & Pedestrian Path in Duarte
Open to Pedestrians & Bicyclists & Equestrians

Puohokamoa Stream Bridge (Maui County, Hawaii)
Concrete deck girder bridge over Puohokamoa Stream on Hana Highway
Open to traffic

Purdy Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1936, Rehabilitated 1966
Concrete deck girder bridge over Burley Lagoon on Washington 302
Open to traffic

Putnam County Bridge #288 (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built 1908
Concrete deck girder bridge over CSX Transportation on Road 400 East
Open to traffic

PW - Blackstone River Bridge (Valley Falls) (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Deck plate girder bridge over Blackstone River on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Open to traffic

PW - Middletown Swing Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
(Main design: Double-intersection Warren through truss)
Replaced an earlier bridge at this location built in 1872.
Swing through truss bridge over the Connecticut River on the Connecticut Central Railroad in Middletown
Open to traffic

PW - Ten Mile River Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1884
Deck plate girder bridge over Tenmile River & Roger Williams Ave on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Open to traffic

PW - Woonsocket Viaduct (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1915
Deck plate girder bridge over Blackstone River, Truman Drive, Clinton Street, and Main Street on P&W Providence Main
Open to traffic

Quechee Gorge Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
(Main design: Steel arch)
Built 1911; Abandoned & converted to roadway use 1933; Rehabilitated 1989
Steel arch bridge over Ottauquechee River on US 4 in Hartford
Open to traffic

Queen Anne Railroad Overpass (Queen Anne's County, Maryland)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Old Queen Anne Highway (Business Md. 404) and Norwich Creek on former Maryland & Delaware Easton Branch (ex-Pennsylvania RR)
Derelict/abandoned

Quinsippi Island Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1899 using 1867 Arches; Replaced on a new alignment 1961; Used by Narrow Gauge tourist trains until 1984, Coverted to road used after 1984; Repaired 2015-16
Plate girder swing bridge over Quincy Bay providing access to Quinsippi Island Park in Quincy
Open