Pedestrian Movable Bridges

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Few Pedestrian movable bridges were constructed in the United States are foot bridges for walkway some have been recently built only for pedestrian traffic. Some former highways and railroad bridges were converted into pedestrian foot traffic bridges.

Bay Farm Island Bicycle Bridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1993
Modern Pratt pony truss bascule drawbridge over San Leandro Bay on Bike Traffic
Open to pedestrians only

Caddo Lake Bridge (Caddo Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1914; lift mechanism disabled in the 1940s; replacement bridge built 1994; rehabilitated and reopened as a pedestrian bridge in 1995
Vertical lift bridge over Caddo Lake on LA 538 at Mooringsport
Open to pedestrians only

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Bridge (Talbot County, Maryland)
Built 1934 at Knapps Narrows; Replaced 1998 and relocated here.
Deck plate girder bridge over Perry Cabin Lane at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Closed. Exists as a static display

Contraband Bayou Drawbridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Contraband Bayou on walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Corinthian Inlet Drawbridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1888 for pedestrian traffic but is removed
Lost Bridge over Corinthian Inlet on Foot Walkway
No longer exists

De Pere Riverwalk Bridge (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Built in 2011 as part of the De Pere Riverwalk project
Bridge on De Pere Riverwalk
Open to pedestrians only

Dismal Swamp State Natural Area Bridge (Camden County, North Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Great Dismal Swamp on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Epcot Drawbridge (Orange County, Florida)
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Canal on Epcot Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park (Nassau County, Florida)
Built 1948; Replaced by the adjacent bridge in 1999; Converted to pedestrian use 2003
Deck plate girder swing bridge over Nassa Sound on George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park
Open to pedestrians only

Great Lake Spine Trail - Lake Okoboji Bridge (Dickinson County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1890 as a swing bridge, swing span became fixed span ca. 1920, became part of the bike trail network in 1995 linking Milford and Spirit Lake
Deck plate girder bridge over Strait between East and West Lake Oboji on formerly a railroad line between Spirit Lake and Milford, now a bike trail in Okoboji
Open to pedestrians

Grosse Point Yacht Club Footbridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Steel stringer bridge over Lake St Clair on Pedestrian Walkway Lake Front Park
Open to pedestrians only

Harmar Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1913; Donatd by B&O and converted to pedestrian use 1962; Rehabbed in 2007
Pratt through truss bridge with manual swing draw span over Muskingum River on Railroad now pedestrian only
Open to pedestrians only

Heartland Trail - Steamboat Lake Swing Bridge (Cass County, Minnesota)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Steamboat Lake on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Heritage Park Trail - Oostanaula River Bridge (Floyd County, Georgia)
Built 1905 by the American Bridge Company for the Central of Georgia Railway, later abandoned then refurbished by the City of Rome as a pedestrian bridge
Swing Warren through truss bridge over Oostanaula River on the former Central of Georgia Railway (Now used as a pedestrian bridge)
Open to pedestrians

Highland Avenue Milwaukee River Lift Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 2000
Bridge over Milwaukee River on Pedestrian Walkway in Milwaukee
Open to pedestrians

Island Park Trail Bridge (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Replaced bridge at pervious location in 2016
Bridge over Fox River Canal
Open to pedestrians only

Kent Trail - Grand River Bridge (Kent County, Michigan)
Built 1894; fixed in place 1907; railroad was abandoned 1975
Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Kent Trail (formerly LS&MS RR)
Open to pedestrians

King Iron Bridge Draw Bridge (Rockland County, New York)
Built 1880 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; closed to traffic in 1991; restored 2008-09
Bascule pony truss bridge over Sparkill Creek on Bridge Street in Piermont
Open to pedestrians

Lake Monroe Bridge (Seminole County, Florida)
Built 1933; bypassed in 1994 and swing span preserved as fishing pier
Warren through truss bridge over Lake Monroe (St Johns River) on former U.S. Hwy 17
Open to pedestrians

Lenox Bridge (Dyer County, Tennessee)
Built 1917 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.; damaged by overweight load in 1978; dismanted 1985; relocated 1987-88
Pratt swing pony truss bridge, pin-connected, originally spanning Obion River on CR S8025 west of Lenox
Open to pedestrians only

Lindenwood Park Bridge (Cass County, North Dakota)
Modern pratt pony truss vertical lift bridge on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Magnolia Garden Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built in 1800s; moved to present location in 1909; restored for pedestrian use in 1989
Pratt through truss bridge over Bayou St. John at Harding Drive
Open to pedestrians

Mauricetown Bridge (Cumberland County, New Jersey)
Built 1888
Pratt through truss bridge over Maurice River on Highland Street
Partial remains of bridge open to pedestrians only

Minnesota Slip Drawbridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Built 1991
Bascule bridge over MInnesota Slip on Pedestrian Traffic
Open to pedestrians only

Miron Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 2005
Bascule bridge over Fox River Navigation Channel on Friendship Recreational Trail in Menasha
Open to pedestrians

New Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1889 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; bypassed by upstream bridge in 1956; rehabilitated 2003
Swing pony truss bridge over Hackensack River on Old New Bridge Road/Main Street
Open to pedestrians only

NSF Indian Head Footbridge (Charles County, Maryland)
Built 1917
Warren pony through truss bascule footbridge over Mattawoman Creek on Pedestrian Traffic
Removed

Oak Grove Park Bridge (Cass County, North Dakota)
Built 2014
Modern Warren pony truss vertical lift bridge over Red River on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Osaugie Trail - Nemadji River Bridge (Douglas County, Wisconsin)
Built 1904
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Nemadji River on Osaugie Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Oxford Street Trail - Grand River Bridge (Kent County, Michigan)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Grand River on Oxford Street Trail (formerly Michigan Railway)
Open to pedestrians

Pella Double Leaf Bascule Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Bridge over Man-made creek on Pedestrian sidewalk
Open to pedestrians only

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

Romeo Road Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1899 on romeo road across Chicago S&S Canal; closed to traffic 1992; relocated in 1998 to neighboring trail.
Relocated through truss swing bridge over marsh on Centennial Trail.
Open to Pedestrians

Tammany Trace Bike Trail - Lacombe Bayou Bridge (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Bridge over Lacombe Bayou on Tammany Trace Bike Trail (formerly Illinois Central Railroad)
Open to pedestrians and cyclists only

Tombigbee River Bridge (Lowndes County, Mississippi)
Built 1927; Converted to a one-lane bridge in 1989; Bypassed by a new bridge, closed to vehicles in 1991, restored for pedestrian opening 2013
Swing Bridge over Tombigbee River on Old 82/Island Road West side of Columbus
Open to pedestrians only

Trail of the Couer D'Alenes - Chatcolet Bridge (Benewah County, Idaho)
Built 1921
Pratt through truss bridge over Lake Coeur d'Alene on the Trail of the Couer D'Alenes (formerly Union Pacific Railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Union Street Railroad Bridge (Marion County, Oregon)
Built 1913 by Southern Pacific Railroad, 2008 Converted for pedestrian use
Pratt through truss bridge over Willamette River on Pedestrian/Bicycle trail (former Union Pacific Railroad) in Salem
Open to pedestrians

Wards Island Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1950; Reconstructed 2010-12
Vertical lift pony/through plate girder bridge over Harlem River on Pedestrian Crossing
Open to pedestrians only

Windmill Island Bridge (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Timber stringer bridge over Macatawa River on Windmill Island
Open to pedestrians only