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Plate girder

Northern Rail Trail - Blackwater River Bridge #1 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Blackwater River on Northern Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Blackwater River Bridge #3 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Blackwater River on Pedestrian Trail
Open to traffic

Northern Rail Trail - Blackwater River Bridge #4 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Blackwater River on Trail
Open to traffic

Northern Rail Trail - Chance Pond Road Overpass (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1936
Pony plate girder bridge over Chance Pond Road on Northern Rail Trail in Franklin
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Old South Main Overpass (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Old South Main Street/NH-127 on Northern Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - Punch Brook Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Deck plate girder bridge over Punch Brook on Northern Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Northern Rail Trail - US-4 Overpass (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Built 1937 Recon 1986
1937 Pony plate girder over B&MRR/Northern Rail Trail on US-4
Open to traffic

Northwest Blvd Southern Railway Bridge (E) (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge
Open to traffic

Northwest Blvd Southern Railway Bridge (W) (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1961 Deck plate girder bridge over Northwest Ave on SOURR
Open to traffic

Northwest Boulevard Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1928
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over Northwest Blvd on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Northwestern Railroad Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Lattice deck truss)
Built 1880, approach added 1898, abandoned 2007, Became a trail summer 2015
Lattice Deck Truss over Chippewa River on Former Union Pacific Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

NP - Brainerd Bridge (3rd) (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1901; Replaced 1984
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NP - Fertile Bridge (Polk County, Minnesota)
Built 1916, removed along with the railroad 1986, trail bridge built ca. 2005
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Sand Hill River on NP Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NP - Jefferson River Bridge (Gallatin County, Montana)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Jefferson River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

NP - Red River Bridge #95 (Polk County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1917 with a swing span, removed 2000 due to "flooding issues"
Lost Warren through truss swing bridge over Red River of the North on Former Northern Pacific
Removed but not replaced

NRM - East Fork Kimball Creek Bridge (King County, Washington)
Deck plate girder bridge over East Fork Kimball Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

NRT - Chestnut Creek Bridge #2 (Carroll County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Chestnut Creek on New River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

NRT - Fries Junction Trestle (Carroll County, Virginia)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over New River on New River Trail State Park
Open to pedestrians only

NS (CNO & TP) over US-27 (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built 1959
Deck plate girder bridge over US Hwy 27 on NS (CNO & TP) Railroad
Open to Railroad traffic

NS (DLW) - Chenango River Bridge (Broome County, New York)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Deck plate girder bridge over Chenango River and Water Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS (Erie) - Chenango River Bridge (Broome County, New York)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Deck plate girder bridge over Chenango River and Water Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - 61st Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 61st Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - 6th Street Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1934
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. 6th Street (Business Loop 55) on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - 7th Street Overpass (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1928
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over 7th Street on NSRR


NS - 9th Street Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1909, replaced summer of 2015
Girder bridge over N. 9th Street (Business Loop 55) on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - AL13 Overpass (Winston County, Alabama)
Built 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over Al. #13 on Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Arnold Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1948
Deck plate girder bridge over Old US 36 on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Ashtabula River Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1902, rehabilitated 1944
Deck plate girder bridge over Ashtabula River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Ashtabula
Open to traffic

NS - Belleville Turnpike Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Belleville Turnpike on Norfolk Southern Railroad


NS - Bergen Avenue Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Abandoned Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bergen Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NS - Biddles Island Bridge (N) (Cass County, Indiana)
Unknown when it was built, but probably during the Wabash Railroad days. This bridge crosses the main channel of the Wabash River. The famed
Bridge over Wabash River Main Channel on Norfolk Southern Railroad(N&W, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Open to traffic

NS - Big Moccasin Creek Bridge (Scott County, Virginia)
Installed in 1910 by railroad
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Moccasin Creek & Alley Valley Road on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Black Fork Mohican River Bridge (Ashland County, Ohio)
Deck plate girder bridge over Black Fork Mohican River on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Blossom Street Overpas (Richland County, South Carolina)
Built 1939
Bridge over Blossom St on Norfolk Southern Railway in Columbia
Open to traffic

NS - Bootleg Trestle (Scott County, Virginia)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over SR 871 on N&S
Open to traffic

NS - Broadway Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Broadway on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

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 - 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 Canal Bridge (St. Clair County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Chahokia Canal on Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis
Open to traffic

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 - Chestnut Creek Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built around 1930
Pony plate girder bridge over Chestnut Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
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 - 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 - East Allentown Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lehigh River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

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 - Grand River Trestle (Lake County, Ohio)
Built 1905
Steel trestle over Grand River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

NS - Harpursville Trestle (Broome County, New York)
Deck plate girder bridge over Wylie Brook & NY 235 on Norfolk Southern Railway
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 - Huron River Bridge (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
Deck plate girder bridge over Huron River on Railroad
Open to 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 - 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