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Deck truss

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A span where the truss webs are below the deck and the deck load is applied to the top chord or the top of the posts.

NKP - Old Ashtabula River Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1882, replaced 1902
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Ashtabula River on New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad in Ashtabula
Replaced by a new bridge

NM - Missouri River Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
(Main design: Double-intersection Warren through truss)
Built 1868; damaged by derailment 1879, 1881. Substantial upgrade finish about 1884 replacing effectively the entire structure
North Missouri Railroad Fink deck truss and Trellis through truss bridge at St. Charles, MO
Upgraded 1880-1884

Nolichucky River TN 70 Bridge (Greene County, Tennessee)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1962
Three-span deck truss bridge over Nolichucky River on TN 70
Replaced by a new bridge in 2006

Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Warren deck truss bridge over Yadkin River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Built 1906
Warren deck truss bridge over Yadkin River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Norfolk-Southern North Hominy Creek Bridge (Haywood County, North Carolina)
Warren deck truss bridge over North Hominy Creek and Sandy Lane on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Norfork Bridge (Baxter County, Arkansas)
Construction started Aug. 21, 1936, by the Vincennes Steel Company; dedicated June 17, 1937; Demolished September 2014
Lost four-span deck truss bridge over North Fork White River on AR 5 at Norfork
Replaced by a new bridge

Normans Kill Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1954; rehabilitated 1998
Deck truss bridge over Normans Kill on I-87 in Albany
Open to traffic

North 2nd Street Bridge (Lawrence County, Ohio)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1995
Deck truss bridge over N&W Railroad on North 2nd Street in Ironton
Open to traffic

North Bend Rail Trail - Middle Island Creek Bridge (Doddridge County, West Virginia)
Warren deck truss bridge over Middle Island Creek on North Bend Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

North Carolina Railroad - Haw River Bridge (Alamance County, North Carolina)
Built 1855
Lost Deck truss bridge over Haw River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

North End Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1924
Deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on US 20 (Park Avenue) in Springfield
Open to traffic

North Fork Bridge (Placer County, California)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1946
Curved deck truss bridge over North Fork of Middle Fork of American River on FDR 96-Mosquito Ridge Road
Open to traffic

North Fork Kentucky River KY 7 Bridge (Letcher County, Kentucky)
Built ca. 1940
Deck truss bridge over North Fork Kentucky Rive on KY 7
Open to traffic

North Fork Lee Creek Bridge (Wood County, West Virginia)
Built 1963
Deck truss bridge over North Fork Lee Creek on CR 9/12
Open to traffic

North Fork Lee Creek Bridge (Wood County, West Virginia)
Built 1960
Deck truss bridge over North Fork Lee Creek on CR 11/5
Open to traffic

North Fork Nehalem River Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Built 1937
Warren deck truss bridge over North Fork Nehalem River on OR 53
Open to traffic

North Fork of Middle Fork Tule River Bridge (Tulare County, California)
Built 1912-13, Replaced 1988
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over North Fork of Middle Fork Tule River on State Route 190
Replaced by new bridge

North Fork Shenandoah River Bridge (Warren County, Virginia)
Built 1941
Deck truss bridge over Nf Shen Rv & Sou Rwy on VA 340 in Front Royal
Demolished and replaced.

North Fork Solomon Tributary Bridge (Smith County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1910
Lost deck truss bridge over North Fork Solomon Tributary, 2.0 mi. south of Harlan
Replaced by a new bridge

North Fork Sun River Bridge (Lewis and Clark County, Montana)
Built 1916
Pony truss bridge over North Fork Sun River on Castle Reef Road
Open to traffic

North Grand Island Bridge (NB) (Erie County, New York)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1990
Deck truss bridge over Niagara River on I-190 in Niagara Falls
Open to traffic

North Grand Island Bridge (SB) (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1963
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Niagara River on I-190
Open to traffic

North Lombard Street Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1909
Warren deck truss bridge over the BNSF Railroad on N. Lombard St. in Portland
Open to traffic

North Spring Street Bridge (Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1881; Trolley tracks removed 1918; Replaced 1928
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Los Angeles River on North Spring Street & Los Angeles Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

North Weare Branch Railroad Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1849
Lost Covered deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on
Destroyed by fire

North Yamhill River Bridge (Yamhill County, Oregon)
Built 1921
Warren deck truss bridge over North Yamhill River on Southbound OR 99W
Open to traffic

Northeast Cape Fear River Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1929; Replaced 1979
Lost Double leaf bascule bridge over Northeast Cape Fear River on US-74
Replaced by a new bridge

Northern Pacific Bridge #9 (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
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

Northwestern Railroad Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
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

Norwottuck Rail Trail - Fort River Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Fort River on Norwottuck Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Noyo River Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1948
Deck truss bridge over Noyo River on CA 1 in Fort Bragg, replaced 2005
Demolished, replaced by new bridge 2005

NP - Brainerd Bridge (1st) (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Howe through truss)
Built 1871; Collapsed under weight of a train July 27th 1875; Replaced 1876
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Collapsed

NP - Brainerd Bridge (2nd) (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Other deck truss)
Built 1876; Replaced 1901
Lost Post deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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

NP - Missouri River Bridge (Original) (Morton County, North Dakota)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1882; Replaced 1905
Lost Through truss bridge over Missouri River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NRT - Ivanhoe Trestle (Wythe County, Virginia)
Bridge over New River on New River Trail State Park
Open to pedestrians only

NS - Bluestone River Bridge (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Bluestone River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Catawba River Bridge (York County, South Carolina)
Built 1917
Pratt deck truss bridge over Catawba River on Norfolk Southern Railway - Charlotte-Columbia Subdivision
Open to traffic

NS - Conemaugh River Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Warren deck truss bridge over Conemaugh River on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

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)
Deck plate girder bridge over Conneaut Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Delaware River Bridge (S) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Fishbelly deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Hawksbill Creek Bridge (Page County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Deck truss bridge over Business US 340 & Hawksbill Creek on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Luray
Open to traffic

NS - Lehigh River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1897; Two trusses (One deck, one through) lost to flooding 1902; Pinned Pratt through truss Built Late 1902: Rveted Warren Deck Truss Built 1903
Through truss bridge over Lehigh Rive & 3rd Street on Railroad
Open to traffic

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

NS - Naked Creek Bridge (Page County, Virginia)
Deck truss bridge over Naked Creek & Track Side Drive on Norfolk Southern Railroad


NS - New Hope Creek Bridge (Orange County, North Carolina)
University RR line completed in 1882. No dates found on bridge yet
Warren deck truss alt verts bridge over New Hope creek on Coal train to Chapel Hill power plant
Sole traffic is a regular, slow moving coal train. Typically engine and 5-7 hopper cars

NS - New River Bridge (Pulaski County, Virginia)
Built 1927
Deck truss bridge over Hazel Hollow Road 626 on NS Railroad in Fairlawn
Open to traffic

NS - Ohio Connecting Railroad Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built in 1915 replacing a single-track wide span built in 1890
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River and Brunot's Island on Norfolk and Southern RR
Open to traffic

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 - Pigeon River Bridge (Cocke County, Tennessee)
Built 1916 by the American Bridge Company
Warren deck truss bridge over Pigeon River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Newport
Open to traffic

NS - Port Perry Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1903
Through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Portage Viaduct (3rd) (Wyoming County, New York)
Built 1903 reusing 1875 substructure; rehabilitated 1944; bypassed with new bridge and abandoned Dec. 2017.
Deck truss bridge over Genesee River on Norfolk Southern Railway north of Portageville
Tracks shifted to new bridge and old bridge abandoned Dec. 10-11, 2017

NS - Potomac River Bridge (Shepherdstown) (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Shepherdstown
Open to traffic

NS - Powell River Bridge (Claiborne County, Tennessee)
Warren deck truss bridge over Powell River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Reed Creek Viaduct (Wythe County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Deck truss bridge over Route 655 on NS Railroad in Wytheville
Open to traffic

NS - Rocky River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Rocky River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Scotts Run Bridge (Monongalia County, West Virginia)
Built 1911
Deck truss bridge over Scotts Run and Scotts Run Road
Open to traffic

NS - Spring Creek Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Deck truss bridge over Spring Creek on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Staunton River Bridge (Campbell County, Virginia)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Staunton River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Tennessee River Bridge (Knoxville) (Knox County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built piers Pre-Civil War, covered wood main span completed 1867, steel pin joints installed 1903
Pratt through truss bridge, with Warren deck truss approaches over Tennessee River, Neyland Drive on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Tennessee-Tombigbee Bridge (Tishomingo County, Mississippi)
Deck truss bridge over Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Third Creek Bridge (Rowan County, North Carolina)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Third Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Third River Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Deck truss bridge over Third River River & Memorial Park Trail on Railroad


NS - Three and Twenty Creek Bridge (Anderson County, South Carolina)
Deck truss bridge over Three and Twenty Creek & US-76/SC-28 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Whitewater River Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Deck truss bridge over Whitewater River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Richmond
Open to traffic

NS McMahon Creek Bridge (Belmont County, Ohio)
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over McMahon Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS New River Bridge (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1963 to bypass Robbins Tunnel (T15) and several fault lines on old railroad
Warren deck truss bridge over New River on Cincinnati Southern (Norfolk-Southern) Railroad
Open to traffic

NS Railroad Bridge (Henry County, Virginia)
Built 1938
Deck truss bridge over Koehler Road on NS Railroad in Collinsville
Open to traffic

NTZR - Saint Catherine Creek Bridge (Adams County, Mississippi)
Built 1906;
Deck truss bridge over Melvin Bayou on Natchez Rwy
Open to traffic

NW - Big Otter Bridge (Bedford County, Virginia)
Lost Fink deck truss bridge over Big Otter River on Norfolk & Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Island Mountain Bridge (Old) (Trinity County, California)
Built 1913; Destroyed by flooding 1964
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

NY&P - Van Cortlandt Park Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Park Road on Railroad
No longer exists

NYC - Catskill Creek Bridge (Greene County, New York)
Built 1884
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Catskill Creek on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Erie Canal Bridge (Lockport) (Niagara County, New York)
Built 18XX; Replaced 1902
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Erie Canal on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Genesee River Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built as part of NYC BeeBee Line, abandoned c1998
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Genesee River on New York Central RR (abandoned)
Abandoned

NYC - Ransom Creek Trestle (Herkimer County, New York)
Built 1892, abandoned 1964, removed prior to 1986
Lost Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Ransom Creek on Little Falls & Dolgeville Railroad
Removed but not replaced

NYP&B - Pawtuxet River Bridge (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Built 1895; removed
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Pawtuxet River on New York, Providence & Boston Railroad
Removed but not replaced; supports remain

NYWS&B - Clyde River Bridge (Old) (Cayuga County, New York)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Built 1883; Replaced 1908
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Clyde River/Erie Canal on New York, West Shore, & Buffalo Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

O&BSL - Dunbar Creek Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Mostly removed and abandoned deck truss bridge over Dunbar Creek on Railroad
Mostly removed and abandoned

O&BSL - Youghiogheny River Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Deck truss bridge over Youghioogheny River on Railroad (O&BSL)
Removed

O'Neal Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1939
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on US 43 between Florence and Sheffield
Open to traffic

O.K. Allen Bridge (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
(Main design: K-Parker through truss)
Built 1936; Lost 2015
K-Parker through truss bridge over Red River on US 71
Replaced by new bridge; destroyed September 2015

Oakland Bridge (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1925
Deck truss bridge over Calapooya Creek on Shady Highway in Oakland
Open to traffic

Oakville Road Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1999
Deck truss bridge over Chehalis River on Oakville Road
Open to traffic

Ocqueoc River Bridge (Presque Isle County, Michigan)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1994
Deck truss bridge over Ocqueoc River on US 23
Open to traffic

Ogden Avenue Viaduct (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1932; closed to traffic March 24, 1992; demolished 1993
Lost viaduct over Chicago River North Branch and city streets on Ogden Avenue
No longer exists

OH8 High Level Bridge (Summit County, Ohio)
Built 1953; rehabilitated 1987
Deck truss bridge over Little Cuyahoga River and Elizabeth Park Valley on Route 8
Open to traffic

Ohio River Greenway - Silver Creek Bridge (Clark County, Indiana)
Deck truss bridge over Silver Creek on abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to pedestrians in future

OK 32 Rock Creek Bridge (Love County, Oklahoma)
Built 1947 Replaced by a new bridge 2009
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Rock Creek on S.H. 32
Replaced by new bridge

Old Bayou Jean de Jean Bridge (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
Built c1932; Abandoned 1960s
Abandoned Warren deck truss bridge over Bayou Jean de Jean on former LA 1
Abandoned

Old Cazadero Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1940
Bailey Bridge truss bridge over Austin Creek on Old Cazadero Road
Open to traffic

Old CNTP - New River Bridge (Scott County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built in 1879 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway, for its Cincinnati Southern Line (later sold to Norfolk Southern Railway)
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over New River once carried Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway's Cincinnati Southern Railroad (later Norfolk Southern), before being bypassed
Abandoned

Old Co Hwy 32 Bridge (Shelby County, Alabama)
Built 1905; Replaced 1996
Lost Deck truss bridge over N. Fork Yellowleaf Creek on Co Hwy 32
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Hales Ford Bridge (Franklin County, Virginia)
Warren deck truss bridge over Roanoke River
Inundated

Old Henry River Road Bridge (Burke County, North Carolina)
Built 1912
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Henry River on Henry River Road (Old Alignment)
Replaced by new bridge

Old Kinzua Bridge (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1882, replaced in 1900
Lost Deck truss bridge over Kinzua Creek on former New York, Lake Erie and Western Railway
Replaced by new bridge

Old Little River Bridge (Sevier County, Tennessee)
Built in 1908 by Little River Lumber Co.
Deck truss bridge over Little River on road/old railroad, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Closed to all traffic

Old Main Street Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1897, replaced in 1917
Lost Deck truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Main Street in Richmond
Replaced by a new bridge