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Girder

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 - Earl Street Overpass (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Girder bridge over Earl Street on NS


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 Broad Bridge #6 (Cocke County, Tennessee)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over French Broad River (Douglass Lake) on Norfolk Southern Railway --Bridge is referred to as French Broad Bridge Number 6 because it is the 6th French Broad River bridge on the railroad from Asheville to Knoxville
Open to traffic

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

NS - Front Street Overpass (Cattaraugus County, New York)
Built 1917
Pony plate girder bridge over Front Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Goodwins Chapel Road Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1970
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Goodwins Chapel Road/East River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Harrison Avenue Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Harrison Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

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-55 Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1962
Pony/through girder bridge over I-55 on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail 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 - I-72 Overpass (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1975
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Interstate 72 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - James River Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Through truss bridge over James River on Norfolk Southern Railway
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 - Kanawha Canal Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
Pony plate girder bridge over Kanawah Canal connecting James River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Kankakee River Bridge (Kankakee County, Illinois)
Built 1960
Girder bridge over US 45-52 & Kankakee River on NS RR
Open to traffic

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

NS - Lafontaine Avenue Overpass (Wabash County, Indiana)
Railroad is part of the NS Marion Branch running from Elkhart to Anderson, Indiana. Located on start of big climb out of Wabash River valley for Southbound trains. Built on new alignment, as old was just East of this location.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lafontaine Avenue near Bailey Road and Waterworks Road intersection on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, New York Central, Big Four Railroads)
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 - Lehigh River Bridge (S) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Two 7-panel Pratt through trusses
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 - Lizzard Creek Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Northbound span erected 1902; southbound span erected 1913. Portion of southbound span dismantled 1987.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lizzard Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, Railroad
Open to rail 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 - Market Street Overpass (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1940
Pony girder bridge over Market Street carries Norfolk Southern (former PRR)
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 - Mill Street Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Mill Street on Erie Railroad


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 - Mosquito Creek Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Pony plate girder bridge over Mosquito Creek on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

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 - N Westgate Avenue Overpass (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1977
Pony/through plate girder bridge over N Westgate Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railway
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 - North Franklin Avenue Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over North Franklin Avenue on Erie Railroad


NS - NY 16 Overpass (Cattaraugus County, New York)
Pony plate girder bridge over NY 16 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - NY17 Overpass (Orange County, New York)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NY-17 on Railroad


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 Lee Highway Overpass (McMinn County, Tennessee)
Built 1930 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Girder bridge over Old Lee Hwy on Norfolk Southern Railway
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 36 Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1952
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Old US 36 on Norfolk Southern Railroad


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 - Old Whitner Creek Bridge (Anderson County, South Carolina)
Bridge over Old Whitner Creek Streambed on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to 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 - Park Avenue West Overpass (Richland County, Ohio)
Built 1930
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Park Avenue W. on Conrail Railroad in Ontario
Open to traffic

NS - Paxton Street Overpass (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930; Removed 2011
Lost Bridge over Paxton & South Cameron on Former Norfolk Southern Railway Company (PRR) line
Removed

NS - Penn Avenue Overpass (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Penn Avenue on Railroad
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 - Princeton Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Princeton Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Reynolda Road Oveprass (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1916 Pony/through plate girder bridge over Reynolda Rd on SOURR/NSRR


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

NS - Route 66 Overpass (Macoupin County, Illinois)
Built 1938
Girder bridge over Old US 66 on Wabash and Illinois Terminal, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Safe Harbor Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1904-06, this bridge replaced one damaged in 1904 flood which was when the A&S RR Safe Harbor Trestle Bridge was being built
Deck plate girder bridge over Conestoga Creek on Railroad (NS (Nee C&PD RR (PRR).).)
Open to traffic

NS - Saint Charles Rail Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1936, replacing an earlier 1871 through truss railroad bridge on a new alignment
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Missouri River Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Saluda River Trestle (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Norfolk Southern deck plate girder bridge with one arched approach section over the Saluda River and Oba Road
Open to traffic

NS - Schuylkill River Bridge (Oaks) (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Schuylkill River on Former Perkiomen Branch Reading Railroad


NS - Scotio River Bridge (Chillicothe) (Ross County, Ohio)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Scioto River on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Shenango River Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Shenango River Reservoir on Railroad


NS - Soddy Creek Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Soddy Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - South Bend Bridge (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Built 1926
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over St. Joseph River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NS - South Branch Raritan River Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Branch Raritan River Bridge on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - South Florissant Overpass (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Pony plate girder railroad bridge over S. Florissant Road (Route N) in Ferguson
Open to traffic

NS - South Grand Avenue Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1931
Girder bridge over South Grand Avenue on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - South Main Street Overpass (Warren County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Main Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Abandoned

NS - South Penn Street Overpass (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Girder railroad bridge over South Penn Street


NS - Sprague Avenue Overpass (Orange County, New York)
Built 1904
Girder bridge over Sprague Avenue on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Spring Creek Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Replaced a pile trestle erected in 1888
Deck plate girder bridge, with concrete abutments, over Spring Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Springfield Street Overpass (Greene County, Ohio)
Completed in 1922 folowing rerout of rail road for Huffman Dam
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Springfield St on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic