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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.

N&W - High Bridge (Third) (Prince Edward County, Virginia)
Built 1886, Replaced 1914
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Appomattox River on Railroad (N&W)
Replaced by a new bridge

N&W - Mackinaw River Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built ?; Sold to Illinois Terminal after their bridge collapsed after a derailment 1977; Removed 1988
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Conrail
Removed

N&W - Radford Curved Bridge (Pulaski County, Virginia)
Built 1888; Removed 1905
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over New River on Railroad
No longer exists; Stone supports still stand

N&W - Six Mile Bridge (Campbell County, Virginia)
Abandoned deck truss bridge over James River on railroad
Abandoned

ND&C - East Glenham Bridge (Old) (Dutchess County, New York)
Built ca. 1875
Lost Post Deck Truss bridge over Fishkill Creek on Newburgh, Dutchess, & Connecticut Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Nebraska City Railroad Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Built 1888 under the direction of George S. Morison
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Removed

NECR - Connecticut River Bridge #1 (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1904, southern spans lost 3/18/36 and replaced same year
Warren deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on New England Central Railroad
Open to traffic

NECR - Millers River Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1905
Pratt deck truss bridge over Millers River on NECR (New England Central Railroad)
Open to traffic

NECR - Sawmill River Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over North Leverett Road and Sawmill River on New England Central Railroad
Open to traffic

Nenana River Bridge (Denali Borough, Alaska)
Built 1970
Deck truss bridge over Nenana River At Moody on Parks Highway
Open to traffic

Netherland Inn Road Bridge (Sullivan County, Tennessee)
Replaced a steel truss bridge that collapsed into the river in 1937; bypassed by new bridge in 2009
Warren deck truss bridge over North Fork Holston River on Netherland Inn Road
Open to pedestrians only

Neversink River Bridge (Sullivan County, New York)
Built 1953; rehabilitated 1970
Deck truss bridge over Neversink River on NY 17
Open to traffic

New Harmony Bridge (Posey County, Indiana)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1930, Ownership transferred to White County Bridge Commision in 1941.
Four-span through truss toll bridge over Wabash River on IL 14 at New Harmony, Indiana
Closed to traffic May 21, 2012

New London Bridge (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Built by Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co, 1933-34; Removed 1990's.
Lost deck truss bridge over Embarrass River and (abandoned) Chicago & Northwestern Railroad on STH 54 in New London
Removed

Newark Viaduct (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1932; replaced 2003
Lost deck truss bridge over I-78 and railroad tracks on NJ 21 in Newark
No longer exists

Newaygo Railroad Bridge (Newaygo County, Michigan)
Built 1902
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Muskegon River on CSX RR
Open to traffic

Newberg Bridge (Yamhill County, Oregon)
Built 1913;
Cantilevered double-intersection Warren deck/pony truss bridge over Willamette River on Pipeline (Formerly Champoeg Road)
Carries a pipeline

Newport/Dover-Foxcroft Rail Trail - Piscataquis River Bridge (Piscataquis County, Maine)
Deck truss bridge over Piscataquis River on Newport/Dover-Foxcroft Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NH - Croton River Bridge (Old) (Putnam County, New York)
Replaced 1905
Lost Deck truss bridge over Croton River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NH - Housatonic River Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1905-6; abandoned & removed in 1948
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Housatonic River on New Haven Railroad
Removed but not replaced

NH - Lyman Viaduct (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1871-73, buried by fill in 1912-13, railroad abandoned in 1965
Buried Deck truss bridge over Dickinson Creek on former New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad
Filled in

NH - North Branch Pawtuxet River Bridge (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Built 1895, lost post-1970
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over North Branch Pawtuxet River on NH Hope Branch
Removed but not replaced

NH - Pomperaug River Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Abandoned 1948; likely removed soon after
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Pomperaug River on New Haven Railroad
Removed but not replaced

NH - Rapallo Viaduct (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1873, buried by fill in 1912-13, railroad abandoned in 1965
Buried Deck truss bridge over Flat Brook on former New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad
Filled in

NH - Warehouse Point Bridge (Old) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1865; Replaced 1903
Lattice deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NH - West Glenham Bridge (Old) (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1894; Replaced by current bridge
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Fishkill Creek on ND&C Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NH - Westfield River Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1899, abandoned 1921, lost 1940s
Lost Deck truss bridge over Westfield River on Central New England Railway
Removed but not replaced

Niangua Bridge (Camden County, Missouri)
Built 1935-36; demolished in 2003
Lost deck truss bridge over Niangua Arm, Lake of the Ozarks, on MO 5/7 northwest of Camdenton
Replaced by modern bridge

Nishnabotna River Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Located southwest of Henderson in northwestern Mills County, this rigid-connected pony truss carries a paved county road (once a part of a state highway) over the Nishnabotna River. The bridge is comprised of two skewed trusses, each configured as a
Other deck truss bridge over West Nishnabotna River Bridge on County Road M-16/370th Street
Open to traffic

NJ 139 Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1927
Deck truss bridge over Erie Lackawanna Railroad on NJ 139 in Jersey City
Open to traffic

NJ 494 Harbor Boulevard Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1954
Deck truss bridge over Huds-Berg Lt Rl&Baldw Av on Nj-495
Open to traffic

NJT - Newark Draw (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1903
Deck truss swing bridge over Passaic River on New Jersey Transit
Open to traffic

NJT - Rockaway River Bridge (Morris County, New Jersey)
Deck truss bridge over Rockaway River on Railroad


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 - 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 - Coopers Viaduct (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Bluestone River 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 - 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 - 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; demolition begun Jan. 2018.
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 and Reed Creek 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