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Girder

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 - Buchanan Trail Overpass (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
In 1908 the railroad was moved to its present location, the "high line" west of Jefferson Street. It previously ran down Carlisle St.
Girder bridge over PA 16;SR 0016 (W. Baltimore St.) carrying NS/CSXT
Open to traffic

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


NS - Burlington Avenue Viaduct (Cass County, Indiana)
Built to carry South 3rd Street/Burlington Avenue and the Interurban track of the FT. W&WV Traction Company thus the 3 lane width.
Pony plate girder bridge over Burlington Avenue/South 3rd Street, formerly Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction Company tracks as well on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Replaced

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 - Canacadea Creek (Steuben County, New York)
Bridge over Canacadea Creek on Norfolk Southern Railroad
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 - Chestnut Creek Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built around 1930
Pony plate girder bridge over Chestnut Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Childersburg Overpass (Talladega County, Alabama)
(Main design: Concrete tee beam)
Bridge over Railroad, 1st Street SW on Railroad
Open to traffic

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 - Cicott Street Viaduct (Cass County, Indiana)
Once carried the Wabash Cannonball Passenger trains, now part of NS busy Decatur District main line. Low clearance, gets hit by trucks often. Supports built for second rail track if needed on southside. .
Bridge over Cicott Street and Goose Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
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 - Crooked River Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Built 1907, Girders Moved Here 1923; Approaches Replaced 2007
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Crooked River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Cummins Road Overpass (Blackford County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1910
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cummins Road on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western Railroads)
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 - Delaware River Bridge (S) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Fishbelly deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Norfolk Southern Railway
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 - 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)
Built by Southern Railway 1929, gears removed and bridge welded into place 1982
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 - 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 - 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 - 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