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Plate girder

"Eight Track" Bascule Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
(Main design: Warren through truss with all verticals)
Built 1909
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on Chicago & Northern Pacific
Open to traffic

11th Street Bridge (Old) (Pierce County, Washington)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1894; Replaced 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Tacoma Narrows on East 11th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

130th Street Railroad Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Ry
Open

1400E BNSF Overpass (Henderson County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Bridge over BNSF (former Santa Fe) Rwy on CR 1400E (Abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

1450 East Little Indian Creek Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Replaced 1986
Lost Bridge over Little Indian Creek on 1450 East
Replaced by new bridge

157th Street Pedestrian Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1968
Deck plate girder bridge over I-57 on 157th Street Pedestrian Overpass
Open to pedestrians only

15th Street Viaduct (Webster County, Iowa)
Built 1915; Replaced ca. 1974
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway & Soldier Creek on 15th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

17th Street Bridge (Old) (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Built 1949 replaced 2013
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over East Twin River on 17th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Street Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
(Main design: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals)
Built 1892.; Renovated in 2007 Built by N&W Railway
Pony truss bridge on 1st Street over the NS Railroad yard
converted to pedestrian bridge

20th Street Overpass (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder over Railroad (IAIS) on 20th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic

3 Rivers Trail - 1st Avenue Overpass (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1901
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 1st Avenue on Trail
Open to pedestrians

3 Rivers Trail - East Fork Des Moines River Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1902
Deck plate girder bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

3 Rivers Trail Overpass (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1917
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 3 Rivers Trail on 3 Rivers Trail
Open to pedestrians

32nd Street Viaduct (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chicago Great Western Railway on 32nd Street
Removed

35th Street Overpass (Lee County, Iowa)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Whipple through truss bridge over BNSF Fort Madison Yard on 35th Street in Fort Madison, Iowa
Open to traffic

400 Trail - Baraboo River Bridge #2 (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Built 1899
Deck plate girder bridge over Baraboo River on The "400" State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

400 Trail - Baraboo River Bridge #3 (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Baraboo River on The "400" State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

47th Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
The Rock Island line reached Raytown just south of this location in 1904.
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over E. 47th Street on Inactive Rock Island RR
Rail line inactive

4th Street Footbridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1935; Lost to flooding 1965
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Mad Creek on Footpath
Destroyed by flooding

4th Street Norfolk and Western Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over 4th St on NWRR/NSRR


4th Street Norfolk and Western Railway Bridge (lost) (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1928
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over 4th Street
Removed but not replaced

5th Avenue Overpass (Union County, Iowa)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Railroad on 5th Avenue
Open to traffic

5th Street Norfolk And Western Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1923
1923 Deck plate girder bridge over 5th Street on NWRR/NSRR


5th Street Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1928 Pony/through plate girder bridge over 5th St on SOURR/NSRR
Open to traffic

6th Steet Bridge (Old) (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1914-5; rehabilitated 1977; Replaced 2000
Lost Deck girder bridge over Muskingum River on 6th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

6th Street Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1948; Replaced 2015-6
Girder bridge over Squaw Creek on 6th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

A & C Canal Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Built 1951
Pony/through plate girder bridge over A & C Canal on State Route 165
Open to traffic

A Avenue Viaduct (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1901; Replaced 1974
Lost Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on A Avenue
Removed but not replaced

A&D - Elizabeth River Ferry Transfer Bridge (Norfolk, Virginia)
Built 1895;
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Elizabeth River on Atlantic & Danville Railroad
No longer exists

A&LS - Redridge Dam Bridge (Houghton County, Michigan)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Salmon Trout River on former Atlantic & Lake Superior Railroad
Abandoned with deck missing

A&NM - Gila River Bridge (Coconino County, Arizona)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Gila River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

A.P. Green Company Bridge 1 (Audrain County, Missouri)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork Salt River on Rail Spur
Intact but closed to all traffic

AA - Huron River Bridge (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1904
Deck plate girder bridge over Huron River, Amtrak Michigan Line, and North Main Street on Ann Arbor Railroad
Open to traffic

AA - Huron Street Bridge (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
Built 1903
Pony/through plate girder bridge over W. Huron Street (I-94 Business Loop) on Ann Arbor Railroad
Open to traffic

AA - Raisin River Bridge (Dundee) (Monroe County, Michigan)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Pratt through truss bridge over Raisin River on Ann Arbor Railroad
Open to traffic

Abandonded CLP - Clarendon River bridge (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built for the Clarendon & Pittsford Railroad; Abandoned 1988
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Clarendon River on Abandoned CLP
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned 2803rd Road Overpass (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX RR (former Rock Island RR) on Abandoned alignment of 2803rd Rd
Abandoned but intact, approach piers remain

Abandoned BN - Mud Creek Bridge (Kanabec County, Minnesota)
Built 1899, Rebuilt 1916 with new Substructures
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Mud Creek on Abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned BNSF - Buffalo River Bridge (Clay County, Minnesota)
Built 1908 replacing an earlier bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over Buffalo River on BNSF Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned C&NW - Elm Drive Overpass (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Built 1920
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Elm Drive on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned C&NW - Willow Creek Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Built 1904
Deck plate girder bridge over Willow Creek on Abandoned C&NW Railway
Abandoned

Abandoned C&NW - Winnebago River Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with all verticals)
Built 1900
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over Winnebago River on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Abandoned

Abandoned CGW - Nicollet Island Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1901, Abandoned 1968
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over East Channel Mississippi River on Abandoned Railroad (CGW)
Abandoned

Abandoned CNW - Indian Creek Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned CNW - Kinnickinnic River Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1944
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Kinnickinnic River on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned CNW - State Street Overpass (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Built 1930
Pony/through plate girder bridge over E. State Street on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned CP - 37th Avenue Overpass (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Built 1907
Through Girder Bridge over 37th Avenue on Abandoned Canadian Pacific Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned CSX - Emery Crossing Road Overpass (Clark County, Indiana)
Built 1903, knocked off abutments by careless semi driver.
Abandoned B&O Railroad bridge over Emery Crossing Rd in Clarksville
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned CSX - Ogden Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Ogden Avenue on CSX Transportation
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned CSX - Olentangy River Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
Originally a Baltimore & Ohio bridge leading to Grandview Yards, then transferred to Conrail.. CSX now owns bridge and tracks (currently abandoned)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Olentangy River on Conrail (old B & O) Railroad track
In use

Abandoned DH (AuSable Branch) - Lapham Mills Bridge (Clinton County, New York)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Little Ausable River on D&H Au Sable Branch
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned DH (AuSable Branch) - Little Ausable River Bridge (Clinton County, New York)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Little Ausable River on D&H Au Sable Branch
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned DH (AuSable Branch) - Palmer Brook Bridge (Essex County, New York)
Built 1894; Abandoned 1981
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Palmer Brook on Former Delaware & Hudson RR (Ausable Branch)
Derelict/abandoned with deck removed

Abandoned DM&E - Short Creek Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1894
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Short Creek on Abandoned Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned IC - 7th Street S Overpass (Webster County, Iowa)
Built 1919
Deck plate girder bridge over 7th Street S on Abandoned Ilinois Central Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned IC South Fork Coles Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Mississippi)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over South Fork Coles Creek
Abandoned

Abandoned L&N - Powell River Bridge (Wise County, Virginia)
Built unknown
Deck plate girder bridge over Highway 78, Powell River on Formerly L&N
Open to pedestrians

Abandoned La Crosse River Railroad Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over La Crosse River on Abandoned Milwaukee Road
Open to pedestrians only

Abandoned LIRR - Atlantic Avenue Overpass (Queens County, New York)
Built 1940
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Atlantic Avenue on Abandoned Long Island Railroad Rockaway Branch
Abandoned, Proposed to become a rail-trail corridor

Abandoned LWV - Black River Bridge (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1906; Abandoned 1969
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Black River on Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned MILW - Prairie Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Built Ca. 1918
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Prairie Creek on Abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned MILW- Indian Creek Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1913
Abandoned Through Girder Bridge over Indian Creek on Abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned Mohawk Avenue Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Champlain Canal on Mohawk Avenue
Abandoned

Abandoned MoPac - Cache Channel Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1950 to span the newly created Cache River Diversion Channel
Pony plate-girder bridge over the Cache River Diversion Channel next to IL 3 on Abandoned Missouri Pacific Railroad
Still standing, but rails removed

Abandoned Mud Creek train bridge (Livingston County, Illinois)
Built 1923
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Mud Creek on abandoned wabash railroad
Abandoned wabash train bridge.

Abandoned NYC - Scioto River Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Abandoned bridge
Abandoned

Abandoned NYOG - Raquette River Bridge (St. Lawrence County, New York)
Abandoned Deck plate girder bridge over Raquette River on Abandoned New York & Ogdensburg Railway
Abandoned

Abandoned PRR - Little Juniata River Bridge (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Deck plate/pony through plate girder bridge over Little Juniata River on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned RI - Indian Creek Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned RI - Indian Creek Bridge #2 (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Abandoned Rock Island Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned Rock Island - Little Delaware River Bridge (Brown County, Kansas)
Most likely built circa 1910 at birth of Rock Island Railroad operations in Horton, KS
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Little Delaware River on Rock Island abandoned Railroad line
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned UP - Bailey Creek Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Built 1902
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Bailey Creek on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned UP - Stranger Creek Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Stranger Creek on Union Pacific railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned Wabash - Indian Creek Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Original bridge built 1899; replaced 1912 with this bridge
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Railroad (Wabash)
Abandoned

Abbotts Creek Norfolk Southern Bridge (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Abbotts Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Abbotts Creek Winston-Salem Southbound Railway (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Built 1926
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Abbotts Creek on WSSRR
Open to traffic

Absecon Boulevard Bridge (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
Built 1946; Rehabilitated 1994
Deck plate girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on New Jersey Route 30
Open to traffic

Adams Parkway Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1968
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Adams Parkway
Open to traffic

ADBF - Raisin River Bridge (Adrian) (Lenawee County, Michigan)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Raisin River on Adrian & Blissfield Railroad
Open to traffic

Adelaide Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1894 on the narrow gauge Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad. Converted to highway use after the railroad was abandoned in 1912.
Steel trestle on Phantom Canyon Road over Eightmile Creek
Open to one-lane traffic on a gravel road

Admiral Wilson Blvd. Bridge (Camden County, New Jersey)
Built 1908, Replaced 1998
Deck plate girder bridge over Cooper River on Admiral Wilson Boulevard
Replaced by a fixed span 1998

AFRR - CA88 Overpass (Amador County, California)
Built 1958
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Amc Rr on State Route 88
Open to traffic

Ahnapee State Trail - Kewaunee River Bridge (Kewaunee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1904
Deck plate girder bridge over Kewaunee River on Ahnapee State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Ahnapee State Trail - Kewaunee River Swing Bridge (Kewaunee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1909
Deck plate girder bridge over Kewaunee River on Ahnapee State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Air Line Highway Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over New Basin Canal on Air Line Highway
No longer exists

Air Line Railroad Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
(Main design: Quadrangular lattice through truss)
Built 1872; Destroyed by Steamboat collision 1876; Replaced 1886
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Air Line State Park Trail - Pocotopaug Creek Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Converted to trail use 2012
Deck plate girder bridge over Pocotopaug Creek on Airline State Park Trail - South
Open to pedestrians only

Air Line State Park Trail - Willimantic River Bridge (Windham County, Connecticut)
Abandoned 1965, converted for trail use 2015
Deck plate girder bridge over Willimantic River on Airline South State Park Trail
Open to trail traffic

Airport Way Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1981
Deck plate girder bridge over Argo Railroad Yard on Airport Way S
Open to traffic

Alaska - Hurricane Gulch Bridge (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska)
(Main design: Steel arch)
Built 1921 by the American Bridge Co.
Steel arch bridge over Hurricane Gulch on Alaska Railroad
Open

Alaska - Riley Creek Bridge (Denali Borough, Alaska)
Deck plate girder bridge over Riley Creek on Alaska Railroad
Open to traffic

Albany County Rail-Trail - NY32 Overpass (Albany County, New York)
Built 1932
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NY 32 on Albany County Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrian and cyclists only

Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal Bridge (Old) (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Replaced in 2004
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal on Battlefield Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge

Albemarle Avenue CSX Transportation Bridge (Nash County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Albemarle Ave on CSXTRR
Open to traffic

Alborn-Pengilly Trail - St. Louis River Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Built 1906
Deck plate girder bridge over St. Louis River on Alborn-Pengilly Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Alborn-Pengilly Trail /BNSF Overpass (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Built 1912
Through Plate Girder bridge over DM&IR Railway on Alborn-Pengilly Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Alexander Railroad - I40 Overpass (Iredell County, North Carolina)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over I-40 on ARCRR


Aliso Street Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1881; Replaced 1938-1940
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Railroad (PE)/Aliso Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Allegheny Highlands Trail - Shavers Fork Bridge (Tucker County, West Virginia)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Shavers Fork on Allegheny Highlands Trail of WV (formerly West Virginia Central and Pittsburg Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

Allegheny River Viaduct Junction (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1928; Replaced 1975
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Allegheny River on PA 346
Replaced by a new bridge