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Plate girder

NYCTA - Beach Channel Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1956
Warren through truss bridge over Jamaica Bay on New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority
Open to traffic

NYCTA - Broad Channel Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1956
Warren through truss bridge over Broad Channel on New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority
Open to traffic

NYCTA - Culver Viaduct (Kings County, New York)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1929
Truss bridge over Gowanus Canal/2nd Avenue/3rd Avenue/4th Avenue on New York City Transit Authority
Open to traffic

NYCTA - Liberty Avenue-Rockaway Transfer (Queens County, New York)
Deck plate girder bridge over Liberty Avenue, Rockaway Boulevard, 99th & 98th Streets on New York City Transit Authority
Open to traffic

NYCTA - Manhattan Valley Viaduct (New York County, New York)
(Main design: Steel arch)
Built 1904
Steel arch bridge over Manhattan Valley on IRT West Side Line
Open to traffic

NYSW - 1st Street Overpass (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over 1st Street on NYS&W Railroad
Open to traffic

NYSW - Hackensack River Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Hackensack River on New York Susquehanna & Western RR
Open to traffic

NYSW - Hamburg Turnpike (Route 23) Overpass (Sussex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hamburg Turnpike (Route 23) on Railroad
Open to traffic

NYSW - McLean Boulevard Overpass (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over McLean Boulevard on NYS&W Railroad
Open to traffic

NYSW - Pequannock River Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pequannock River on NYS&W Railroad
Open to traffic

NYSW - Railroad Avenue Overpass (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Railroad Avenue & Railroad on New York Susquehanna & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

NYSW - Washington Street Overpass (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Washington Street on Railroad
Open to traffic

NYWS&B - Montezuma Marsh Bridge (Cayuga County, New York)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Montezuma Marsh/Seneca River on New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railroad
Removed

Oak Leaf Trail - Capitol Drive Overpass (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1928 by American Bridge Company; Abandoned ca. 1980; Converted to bike trail; Demolished 2010
Lost girder bridge over State Highway 190 - East Capitol Drive on Oak Leaf Bike Trail, (Former Chicago & Northwestern Railway) in Shorewood
Demolished

Oak Leaf Trail - Lincoln Park Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1911
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Milwaukee River on Oak Leaf Trail
Derelict/abandoned

Oak Street Bridge (Du Page County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1910
Girder bridge over the BNSF Railroad on Oak Street in Hinsdale
Demolished and replaced by new bridge

Oak Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1930; rehabilitated (and probably widened) 1990
Deck plate girder bridge over KCT Railway on Oak Street
Open to traffic

Occoquan River Bridge (Prince William County, Virginia)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Parker through truss bridge over Occoquan River on Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad
Open to traffic

Ocoee Number 1 Bridge (Polk County, Tennessee)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Ocoee River on former L&N Spur
Abandoned

OCTL - Oil Creek Bridge #1 (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Oil Creek on Railroad


OCTL - PA198 Overpass (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1937
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Over PA Hwy. 198 on Conrail Railroad


Odessa Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1929; Replaced 1991
Deck plate girder bridge over Appoquinnimink River on Delaware State Route 299 Main Street Road
Replaced by a new bridge

OHCR - Muskingum River Bridge (Conesville) (Coshocton County, Ohio)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Norfolk & Western RR in Conesville
Open to traffic

Ohio Street Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Bridge over BNSF RR and Indian Creek on Ohio Street in Aurora
Open to traffic

Ohio to Indiana Trail - Great Miami River Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Built 1913,
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Great Miami River on the Ohio to Indiana Trail/ old Conrail right of way
Open to pedestrians only

Okeechobee Waterway Bridge (Lee County, Florida)
Deck plate girder bridge over Okeechobee Waterway on Florida Route 41
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Bridge over Naugatuck River (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Pony plate girder bridge over West Branch Naugatuck River
Accessable to pedestrians from one end only

Old Creamery Trail - Hinkle Creek Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Hinkle Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians

Old Creamery Trail - Pratt Creek Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pratt Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians

Old Erie Railroad Underpass (Marion County, Ohio)
Built c1910
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Hardin-Marion Road on Old Erie Railroad Grade
Abandoned

Old Farm Road Bridge (Orange County, Vermont)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Wells River on Abandoned Road
Derelict/abandoned

Old Hershey Road Overpass (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1949 by the PTC
Pony/through plate girder bridge over PA Turnpike/I-76 on Old Hershey Road/T-602 in Elizabethtown
Open to traffic

Old IA79 Des Moines River Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1960
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Des Moines River on Old Ia 79
Open to traffic

Old IA99 Oakville Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1947
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on CR X99
Replaced by a new bridge

Old IA99 Wapello Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1948
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Old IA 99
Open to traffic

Old Keokuk-Hamilton Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built in 1917, Roadway deck Service Discontinued 1985
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Keokuk Junction Railway
Open to rail traffic only. The upper deck on the Iowa side has been converted to an observation deck; the upper deck on the Illinois side is closed to traffic. Roadway traffic has been shifted to the 1985 beam span to the southwest of the bridge

Old Longview Road Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bennington Ave on Kansas City Southern RR
Open to traffic

Old M&NA Dry Creek Bridge (Searcy County, Arkansas)
Abandoned bridge over Dry Creek on Used to carry the Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad
Abandoned

Old Mare Island Bridge (Solano County, California)
Built 1919; replaced 1980
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Mare Island Strait on Mare Island Shipyard RD w RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Plank Road Trail - I80 Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Pony plate girder bridge over Interstate 80 on Old Plank Road Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Old Pond Railway Trail - Old Pond Bridge (Hancock County, Maine)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Mt. Desert Narrows on Old Pond Railway Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Old Putnam Trail - Van Cortlandt Lake Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Built for New York & Putnam RR, later NYC RR
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Van Cortlandt Lake on Old Putnam Trail (formerly NYC RR)
Open to pedestrians only

Old Railroad Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1893; Modified 1895, 1906, & 1962; Lift span relocated 1990
Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on Old Railroad Bridge Trail
Open to pedestrians

Old Shinhollow Road Bridge (Orange County, New York)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Metro-North Commuter Railroad on Abandoned Shinhollow road
Derelict/abandoned

Old United States Naval Academy Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1924, Rehabbed 1979 after 4 of the easternmost spans were found to be in poor condition in 1978, Replaced 1995
Deck girder bridge over Severn River on Route 450
Replaced by a new bridge

Old US 50 Overpass (Franklin County, Missouri)
Built 1926 by the American Bridge Co.
Deck plate girder bridge over US 50 on Rock Island Railroad
Railroad service suspended since 1995

Old US 52 WSS Bridge (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Built 1926
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Old US 52 on WSSRR/CSXTRR
Open to traffic

Old US 75 Bridge (Montgomery County, Kansas)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over abandoned section of Old US 75 on Missouri Pacific RR
Open to traffic

Old York Road Overpass (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1952 by the PTC
Pony/through plate girder bridge over PA Turnpike/I-76 on Old York Road in Fairview Township
Open to traffic

Oliver Creek Bridge Sedwick Road (Morgan County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1917; Replaced 2008
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Oliver Creek on Sedwick Road, CR 64
Replaced by a new bridge

Olivia Railroad Bridge (Renville County, Minnesota)
Built 1913 when the line was double tracked
Deck plate girder bridge over Branch of Beaver Creek on TC&W RR
Open to traffic

OLR - Portage Canal Bridge (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
Removed 1907
Deck plate girder bridge over Portage Canal on Old Line RR
No longer exists

Omaha Bridge #15 (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1915
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Omaha Trail - Branch of Sherman Creek Bridge (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Built 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Branch of Sherman Creek on Omaha Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Omaha Trail - County Road H Bridge (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Built 1892
Deck plate girder bridge over County Road H on Omaha Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Omaha Trail - Sherman Creek Bridge #5 (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Built 1912
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sherman Creek on Omaha Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Omaha Trail - Sherman Creek Bridge #9 (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Built 1912
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sherman Creek on Omaha Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Onslow Beach Road Bridge (Onslow County, North Carolina)
Built 1953
Pony/through plate girder swing bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Onslow Beach Road
Open to traffic

Ontario Pathways - NY5 Overpass (Ontario County, New York)
Pony plate girder bridge over RT 5 on Ontario Pathways
Open to pedestrians only

Opossum Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (East) (Campbell County, Virginia)
Built 1907
Deck plate girder bridge over Opossum Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Opossum Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (West) (Campbell County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Opossum Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Oradell Avenue Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1972
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hackensack River on Oradell Avenue
Open to traffic

Orofino Bridge (Clearwater County, Idaho)
Deck plate girder bridge over Clearwater River on Michigan Avenue
Open to traffic

Ortega River Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1996
Bascule bridge over Ortega River on FL 211 in Jacksonville
Open to traffic

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

Ottumwa Wabash Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1888, North span of the bridge collapsed February 13, 1973; Converted into a pedestrian bridge 2007
Through truss pedestrian bridge over Des Moines River on former Wabash RR in Ottumwa
Open to pedestrians/bicycles

OTVR - Otter Tail River Bridge (Otter Tail County, Minnesota)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Otter Tail River on Otter Tail Valley Railroad
Open to traffic

Overseas Highway - Bahia Honda Bridge (Monroe County, Florida)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1912, converted to highway use in 1938; Abandoned 1972.
Railroad through truss bridge over Bahia Honda Channel on the former Florida East Coast Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Overseas Highway - Seven Mile Bridge (Monroe County, Florida)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Originally built by the railroad in 1912. Replaced and swing span removed 1982; Part of the bridge now used for fishing.
Concrete Arch and Deck Girder bridge over Moser Channel on Old US 1 with a through truss swing span (removed), now used as a Fishing Pier and observation deck in Marathon


OW - Cadosia Trestle (Sullivan County, New York)
Removed ca.1963
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Cadosia Creek & Lower Cadosia Road on New York, Ontario, & Western Railway
Removed

OW - Delaware River Bridge (Delaware County, New York)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with all verticals)
Lost Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Delaware River & Erie Railroad on New York, Ontario, & Western Railway
Removed but not replaced

OW - Wheeler Creek Bridge (Oneida County, New York)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Wheeler Creek on New York, Ontario and Western Railway
Abandoned

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

P&SVRR - Deer Creek Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Built 1863-1864, still in use on a preserved railroad.
Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek on Placerville & Sacramento Valley Railroad (P&SVRR)
Open to traffic

PA Turnpike Susquehanna River Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1949, opened 1950 with Turnpike's Philadelphia Extension; rehabilitated 1979; replaced 2007
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Susquehanna River on Pa Turnpike (I-76) in Harrisburg
Replaced by Concrete Segmental Bridge

Pacific Avenue Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Bridge over Ballona Creek on Pacific Avenue
Open to pedestrians

Pacific Coast Highway Overpass (Los Angeles County, California)
Deck plate deck girder Bridge over Lincoln Blvd. (Pacific Coast Highway / State Route 1 (CA 1) on Culver Blvd in Los Angeles
Open to Traffic

PAL - Barkley Dam Lock Bridge (Livingston County, Kentucky)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Barkley Dam Lock Chamber and Barkley Dam Rd on Paducah & Louisville Rwy
Open

PAL - Elmlick Creek Bridge (Ohio County, Kentucky)
Pony/through plate girder bridge on Paducah & Louisville Railway over pigeon creek
Open to traffic

PAL - Gilbertsville Hwy Bridge (Marshall County, Kentucky)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Gilbertsville Hwy on Paducah & Louisville Rwy
Open

PAL - Jefferson Street Overpass (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1940
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Jefferson Street on P&L Railroad (Formerly Pennsylvania Railroad)
Open to traffic

PAL - Kentucky Dam Lock Bridge (Livingston County, Kentucky)
Built circa 1944
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Kentucky Dam Lock on P&L Railway
Intact, but with rails removed

PAL - US31W Overpass (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1940
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Us 31w (Main Street) on P&L Railroad (Formerly Pennsylvania Railroad)
Open to traffic

Palm Garden Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1977
Deck plate girder bridge over Saw Mill Run and PA 51 on South Busway
Open to traffic

Palm Valley Bridge (St. Johns County, Florida)
Built 1937, replaced 2003
Lost bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on County Road C210
Replaced by new bridge

Palmer-Bethlehem Rail Trail - Freemansburg Avenue Overpass (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Freemansburg Avenue n Palmer-Bethlehem Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Palos Railroad Bridge (Athens County, Ohio)
Unknown
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sunday Creek on Unknown railroad
Open to traffic

Pamlico River Bridge (Beaufort County, North Carolina)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1966
Swing bridge over Pamlico River on US 17 in Washington
Open to traffic

Panhandle Pathway Trail - Mill Creek Bridge (Pulaski County, Indiana)
Two separate spans over this creek for a formerly double tracked railroad. Both survive, one side is today used for a trail and has had a concrete deck installed.
Deck plate girder bridge over Mill Creek on Panhandle Pathway Trail(nee Toledo Peoria and Western, A&R Line, Winamac Southern, Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania, Panhandle PCC&StL, Chicago Great Eastern, Logansport and Chicago Railroads)
Open to pedestrians

Panhandle Pathway Trail - Tippecanoe River Bridge (Pulaski County, Indiana)
Formerly double tracked rail bridge, then single tracked, now is being converted with planking for pedestrians. Once part of Pennsy RR line from Chicago to Logansport and Columbus, Ohio or Richmond, Indiana
Deck plate girder bridge over Tippecanoe River on the Panhandle Pathway Trail in Winamac
Open to pedestrians

Park Avenue Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1984
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on W Park Avenue
Open to traffic

Park Avenue Bridge (Old) (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built ?; Replaced 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on East Park Avenue
Demolished

Pasquotank River Bridge (Pasquotank County, North Carolina)
Pony/through girder bridge over Pasquotank River on US 158
Open to traffic

Pasquotank River ICWW Bridge (Pasquotank County, North Carolina)
Built 1972
Bascule bridge over Pasquotank River ICWW on US 158 in Elizabeth City
Open to traffic

Passaic River Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built 1930; Replaced 2002
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Passaic River on Market Street
Replaced by a new bridge

PATH - Hackensack River Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Through truss lift bridge over Hackensack River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Patterson Avenue Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1939
1939 Pony/through plate girder bridge
Open to traffic

Payson Road Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1948
Deck plate girder bridge over Fall Creek on Payson Road (CH 51)
Open to traffic

PC - Lower Falls Branch Route 128 Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1950
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over I-95 on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

PC - West Fork White River Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Once part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's Richmond Branch taking trains from Cincinnatti to Anoka(Logansport) and onto Chicago. This line was abandoned when Conrail took over in 1976 and didn't include sections of this line in its company.
Abandoned thirteen-span deck plate girder bridge over West Fork White River and W. Grand Ave. on former Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania, Chicago Great Eastern, Cincinnatti and Chicago Air Line)
Abandoned, the two Northernmost spans gone