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Plate girder

Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1928; Replaced 1994
Lost Deck Plate Girder Bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Elm Street/CH E34
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Wares Creek Bridge (Manatee County, Florida)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Wares Creek on State Route 64 Manatee Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Wasena Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1939
Deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River/NSRR on Main Street
Open to traffic

Washington Secondary Trail - South Branch Pawtuxet River Bridge #1 (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Branch Pawtuxet River on Washington Secondary Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Washington Street Bridge (Old) (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on Fox River Bike Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Water Street - Cattaruagus Creek Bridge (Wyoming County, New York)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1992
Girder bridge over Cattaraugus Creek on NY 98 (Water Street) in Arcade
Open to traffic

Wateree River Bridge (Kershaw County, South Carolina)
Built 1942; Replaced 1998
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over Wateree River on Us 1 and 601
Replaced by new bridge

Watershed Trail - Cahokia Creek Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Warren deck truss bridge over Cahokia Creek on MCT Watershed Trail, former Illinois Terminal Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Watershed Trail - N. University Drive Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1969 by the Illinois Terminal Railroad. Converted to trail use in 2002 after railroad line was abanonded.
Deck plate girder bridge over N. University Drive on MCT Watershed Trail, former Illinois Terminal Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Watershed Trail/NS Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
former railroad line abandoned in 1990s, reopened 2003 as a bike trail
Pony/through plate girder bridge over UP Railroad on MCT Watershed Trail
Open to pedestrians

Wauponsee Glacial Trail - Kankakee River Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Original 598' iron truss bridge (4 spans @ 150') built 1880; rebuilt 1902 with this bridge (built by Wisconsin Bridge & Iron); a derailment in a unknown year damaged the easternmost truss span, and was replaced with a pony plate girder.
Pratt through truss bridge over Kankakee River on Wauponsee Glacial Trail (formerly Wabash, later N&W, then NS Railway)
Open to pedestrians

Waveland Railroad Bridge Viaduct (Yell County, Arkansas)
Lost Rock Island railroad bridge viaduct over Arkansas Highway 10
Removed

Waverly Rail Trail - Cedar River Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1903; Converted to recreational trail 1997
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Waverly Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians

Wayne Street Viaduct (Butler County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1976; replaced 2009
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Connoquenessing Creek on Wayne Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

WBCR - Wabash River Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Once part of the "Cloverleaf" division of the Nickel Plate Road between St. Louis and Toledo. Today a short line rarely uses it to access a business in Craigville at the current end of the line.
Deck plate girder bridge over Wabash River on Wabash Central Railroad(nee Norfolk Southern Railway, N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Toledo St. Louis and Western)
Open to traffic

WC - Falls River Bridge (Baraga County, Michigan)
Deck plate girder bridge over Falls River on Railroad
Open to traffic

WCLR - Intercoastal Waterway Drawbridge (Horry County, South Carolina)
Built 1937; Deemed unsafe 1987; Rehabilititated 1987-97; Reopened 2001; Closed 2011 due to a voluntary shutdown of the CSR
Bridge over Intercoastal Waterway on Carolina Southern Railroad (former Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Seaboard Coast Line Railroad, Horry County Railroad, and Wacamaw Coast Line and former roadway (now unused) in Myrtle Beach
Closed to traffic due to the railroad being suspended by the FRA in 2011

Webbers Falls Bridge (Muskogee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1969
Deck plate girder bridge over Arkansas River on U.S. 64/S.H. 100, replacing a multi-span through truss.
Open to traffic

Webster Avenue Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1918; Replaced 1978
Deck plate girder bridge over Tonawanda Creek Barge Canal on Webster Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Webster Avenue Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1911
Girder bridge over MBTA Fitchburg Line on Webster Avenue
Open to traffic

Wegdahl Railroad Bridge (Chippewa County, Minnesota)
Built 1913 when the line was double tracked
Deck plate girder bridge over Brafees Creek and township road on TC&W RR
Open to traffic

Wells Street Bridge (Old) (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Replaced in 1985
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Milwaukee River on Wells Street
Demolished and replaced

Wells Viaduct (Stephens County, Georgia)
Built 1919
Bridge over North Fork Broad River on Norfolk Southern Railway, Greenville-Atlanta Subdivision
Open to traffic

Wenatchee River Bridge (Chelan County, Washington)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1900; Relocated 1936, Replaced 2013
Through truss bridge over Wenatchee River on US 2
Open to traffic

West 3rd Street SCL Bridge (Halifax County, North Carolina)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over W. 3rd St on SCLRR/CSXTRR
Open to traffic

West Algoma Street Bridge (Old) (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on West Algoma Street & Wisconsin Electric Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

West Branch Brook US-3 Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1927
Pony/through plate girder bridge over West Branch Brook on US-3
Open to traffic

West Essex Trail - Pompton Avenue Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pompton Avenue on West Essex Trail (formerly Erie-Lackawanna Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

West Fork of Twelvepole Creek Bridge (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Built 1907
Plate girder bridge over West Fork of Twelvepole Creek on Old N&W Railroad (CR 52/55)
Open to traffic

West Fork Twelvepole Creek Bridge (Mingo County, West Virginia)
Pony plate girder bridge over West Fork Twelvepole Creek on Old NW Railroad Bed Rd. (CR 3/05)


West Larose Lift Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1960
Vertical lift bridge on LA 1 over the Intracoastal Waterway in LaRose
Open to traffic

West Liberty Avenue Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
1915 Deck plate girder bridge over W Liberty Ave on WERR
Open to traffic

West Penn - BoWest Viaduct (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905; Removed ca. 1952
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Western Maryland Railway on West Penn Railway
Removed

West Penn - Footedale Viaduct (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt pony truss)
Built 1905; Removed ca. 1952
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge on West Penn Railway over Railroad & Dunlap Creek Tributary
Removed

West Side Elevated Highway (New York County, New York)
Built 1929-1951; Portion at 14th Street collapsed 1973; Majority demolished by 1982; Section from 43rd Street and 59th Street (Built 1931) left intact as the Joe DiMaggio Highway and was rehabbed in 1995
Mostly lost Deck plate girder bridge over City Streets on West Side Elevated Highway
One remaining section (Built 1931) remains open as part of the the Joe DiMaggio Highway

West State Street Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
ca. 1920 Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over W State St on C&ORR
Derelict/abandoned

West State Street Conrail/CSX Transportaion Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
1920 Pony/through plate girder bridge over West State St on Conrail/CSX RR
Open to traffic

West State Street CSX Transportation Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
ca. 1920 Pony/through plate girder bridge over West State St on CSX RR


West Vienna Overpass (Johnson County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over IL 146 on C&EI Railroad
Open to traffic

Western Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1942
Girder bridge over the Sanitary & Ship Canal on Western Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

Western Blvd Southern Railway Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
1936 Deck plate girder bridge over Western Blvd on SouRR/NSRR
Open to traffic

Western Brick Company Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Lost Deck girder bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on former narrow gauge railroad
Most spans demolished

Western Gateway Trail - Montreal River Bridge (Iron County, Wisconsin)
Built 1898
Deck plate girder bridge over Montreal River on Western Gateway Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Western Reserve Greenway - Mill Creek Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
bridge on railtrail former( PY&A branch of the PRR.,Penn Central,Conrail)
Deck plate girder bridge over Mill Creek on Western Reserve Greenway
Open to traffic

Westfield River Bridge (Russell) (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1910, replaced 1973
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Westfield River and Boston & Albany Railroad on Station Street
Replaced by new bridge

WGCR - AL 27 Overpass (Coffee County, Alabama)
Built 1929
Deck plate girder bridge over AL 27 on Wiregrass Railroad in Enterprise
Open to traffic

Wheeling Heritage Trail - Wheeling Creek Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Wheeling Creek on Wheeling Heritage Trail
Abandoned

White Bridge Road Bridge (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1929
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Frankstown Branch Juniata River on White Bridge Road Bridge (T427)
Open to traffic

White Oak Bayou Railroad Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1903
Abandoned bridge over White Oak Bayou in North Little Rock
Abandoned

White Oak Creek Bridge (Hinds County, Mississippi)
(Main design: Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1969
Pony truss bridge over White Oak Creek on MS 18
Open to traffic

White Pass & Yukon - East Fork Skagway River Bridge (Skagway, Alaska)
Deck plate girder bridge over East Fork Skagway river on White Pass & Yukon Railroad
Open to traffic

White River Railroad Trestle (Greene County, Indiana)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over White River on old railroad grade
Derelict/abandoned

White River State Trail - Fox River Bridge (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on White River State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

White Rock Road Mariposa Creek Bridge (Mariposa County, California)
Built 1968 using turntable girders from early 1900s Yosemite Valley RR turntable at Merced Falls
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Mariposa Creek on White Rock Road
Open to traffic

Whiteburg Pedestrian Path - North Fork Kentucky River Bridge (Letcher County, Kentucky)
Bridge, double rail line, was constructed by the Virginia Iron and Bridge Company of Roanoke as one of a series of these deck girder bridges for the L&N railroad
Deck plate girder bridge over North Fork of Kentucky River on pedestrians
Open to pedestrians

Whitehorse Trail - North Fork Stillaguamish River Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
(Main design: Howe through truss)
Through truss bridge over N Fork Stillaguamish River on Whitehorse Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Whitesburg Bridge (Southbound) (Morgan County, Alabama)
(Main design: Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals)
Built 1965
Cantilevered polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on US 231/AL 53 in Huntsville
Open to traffic

Whitewood Creek Road Bridge (N) (Lawrence County, South Dakota)
Built 1908
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Whitewood Creek on Whitewood Creek Road
Open to traffic

Whitewood Creek Road Bridge (S) (Lawrence County, South Dakota)
Built 1908
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Whitewood Creek on Whitewood Creek Road
Open to traffic

Whitsett Avenue Norfolk Southern Bridge (Guilford County, North Carolina)
1918 Deck plate girders over Whitsett Ave on NSRR
Open to traffic

Wild Rivers Trail - Namekagon River Bridge (Washburn County, Wisconsin)
Built 1927
Deck plate girder bridge over Namekagon River & US63 on Wild RIvers Trail (former C&NW Ry)
Open to pedestrians ATV & Snowmobile only

Wild Rivers Trail - St Croix River Bridge (Douglas County, Wisconsin)
Deck plate girder bridge over St Croix River on Wild RIvers Trail (former C&NW Ry)
Open to pedestrians only

Wild Rivers Trail - Yellow River Bridge (Washburn County, Wisconsin)
Built 1920
Deck plate girder bridge over Yellow River on Wild Rivers Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wilkes T. Thrasher Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Dam built 1936-40; Bridge built as 2-lane 1954, Widened to 4 lanes in 1984
Concrete deck truss bridge over Tennessee River, Chickamauga Dam on State Highway 153
Open to traffic

Willard Munger Trail - 93rd Avenue Overpass (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Built 1930
Through Plate Girder bridge over 93rd Avenue on Munger Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Willard Munger Trail - County 61 Overpass (Carlton County, Minnesota)
Portion over Trail Built 1908, Portion over Road Built 1915
Through Girder Bridge over Willard Munger State Trail on Soo Line State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Willard Munger Trail - Kettle River Bridge (Pine County, Minnesota)
Deck Girders built 1906, I-Beam added 1947
Deck plate girder bridge over Kettle River on Willard Munger Trail (Former BN Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

William B. Umstead Memorial Bridge (Dare County, North Carolina)
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1966
Steel stringer bridge over Croatan Sound on US 64
Open to traffic

Willow Branch Road Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Franklin County, Virginia)
Built 1918
Deck plate girder bridge over Willow Branch Road on NSRR
Open to traffic

Willow Springs Viaduct (Howell County, Missouri)
Built 1939
Plate girder bridge over the BNSF Railway yard on MO 137 in Willow Springs
Open to two-lane traffic

Willuski River Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Built 1980
Removable span bridge over Willuski River on OR 202
Open to traffic

Wilson River Bridge (Tillamook County, Oregon)
Built 1939
Steel girder bridge over Wilson River on OR 6
Open to traffic

Winamac Southern - Unnamed Stream Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
South side concrete abutment damaged, but still open. Train wreck here many years ago damaged this structure and dumped coal cars. Parts of older metal bridge and concrete could be seen up to3 years ago.
Deck plate girder bridge over unnamed creek South of Lincoln, runs into nearby Deer Creek. on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Lincoln
Open to traffic

Windy Run Bridge (Arlington County, Virginia)
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1982
Deck plate girder bridge over Windy Run on Gwmp
Open to traffic

Winnipesaukee River New England Southern Railroad Bridge 27.22 (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Plate deck girder bridge over Winnipesaukee River on Boston & Maine
Open to traffic

Winnipesaukee River New England Southern Railroad Bridge 28.02 (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Deck plate girder bridge over Winnipesaukee River on NEGSRR
Open to traffic

Winston-Salem Southbound Railway E Sprague Street Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1936 Deck plate girder bridge over WSSRR on E Sprague St
Open to traffic Posted for load

Wiscona Rail Crossing Bridge #1 (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Warren through truss with sub-panels)
Built 1911
Through truss bridge over Canadian National Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Wiscona Rail Crossing Bridge #2 (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1912
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Canadian National Railway on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Wiscona Rail Crossing Bridge #3 (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1911
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Local Trail on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Wisconsin Avenue Bridge (pre-1984) (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Built 1925, replacing earlier Swing bridge on the same site. Replaced 1984
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River (US Army Corps of Engineers Canal) on Wisconsin Avenue / Island Street (now part of Wisconsin Avenue)
Replaced by new bridge

Wisconsin Dells Railroad Bridge (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1903; Approaches added 1956
Pratt deck truss bridge over Wisconsin River;Broadway Street (WI 13/WI 16/WI 23) on Canadian Pacific Railway & Removed highway in Wisconsin Dells
Open to traffic

WLE - Banning Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: K-deck truss)
Built 1930 by the American Bridge Co.
K-deck truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE - Bellaire Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1871; Ohio River truss spans replaced 1905 by the American Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in Bellaire
Open to traffic

WLE - Greentree Road Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Greentree Road on Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WLE - Little Sawmill Run Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Bridge over Penn Lincoln Parkway East (I-376/US-19/US-22/US-30) & Bell Road on Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Co. (WE)
Open to traffic

WLE - McIntyre Creek High Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Originally built for the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. expansion into Pittsburgh
Deck plate girder bridge over TR177A (Shale Rd.) and McIntyre Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk And Western Railway)
Open to traffic

WLE - Whiskey Run Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Deck truss)
Deck truss bridge over Penn Lincoln Parkway (I-376/US-22/US-30) & Bell Road on Railroad
Open to rail traffic

WM - 21st Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Through truss bridge over CSX Transportation (former Baltimore & Ohio) and 21st Bridge Road on former Western Maryland Railway
Closed to all traffic

WM - C&O Canal Bridge #5 (Allegany County, Maryland)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with all verticals)
Built 1904
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Chesapeake & Ohio Canal & Trail on Railroad (B&O)
Abandoned

WM - C&O Canal Bridge #6 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned bridge over C&O Canal on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Abandoned

WM - C&O Canal Bridge #7 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned 1998
Abandoned bridge over C&O Canal on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Abandoned

WM - Casselman River Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Casselman River on Western Maryland Railway
Abandoned

WM - MD51 Overpass (Allegany County, Maryland)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Maryland 51 on Western Maryland Railway
Abandoned

WM - Ohiopyle Low Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Youghioogheny River on Western Maryland Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

WM - Potomac River Bridge #1 (Morgan County, West Virginia)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with all verticals)
Built 1904
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Abandoned

WM - Potomac River Bridge #2 (Allegany County, Maryland)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with all verticals)
Built 1904
Warren deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #3 (Morgan County, West Virginia)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with all verticals)
Built 1904
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned B&O Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #8 (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Derelict/abandoned