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Plate girder

W Chatham Street Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Built 1927
Deck plate girder bridge over W Chatham St on SCLRR/CSXRR


W Girard Avenue Overpass (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over W Girard Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic

W Johnson Street Norfolk Southern Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over W Johnson St on NSRR
Open to traffic

W Main Street Southern Railway Bridge (Johnston County, North Carolina)
Built 1900
Deck plate girder bridge over W Main St on SOURR
Replaced by a new bridge

W&L Pedestrian Bridge (Lexington, Virginia)
Built 1937 as a railroad overpass
Deck plate girder bridge over US 60 (W. Nelson Street) at Washington & Lee University
Open to pedestrians

W&W - Roanoke River Bridge (Halifax County, North Carolina)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Roanoke River on Wilmingtin & Weldon Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

W. Main Street CSX Transportation Bridge (Martin County, North Carolina)
1955 Pony/through plate girder bridge over W Main St on CSXTRR
Open to traffic

W. Ward Avenue Southern Railway Bridge (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Built 1949
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ward Ave on SOURR/NSRR
Open to traffic

Wabash - Cedar Creek Bridge (Old) (Marion County, Iowa)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Built 1885; replaced by a new DPG bridge in 1930 (per Wabash RR documents)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new DPG bridge in 1930 (per Wabash RR documents)

Wabash - Forest Park Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lost plate girder bridge over Main Drive on Wabash
Removed but not replaced

Wabash - Market Street Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Market St. on Wabash Railroad (industrial spur)
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash - Vandeventer Avenue Overpass (Original) (St. Louis, Missouri)
This bridge was replaced by a concrete bridge in 1928/29
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Manchester Rd./Vandeventer Ave. on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

Wabash Railroad Bridge #123 (new) (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1960 to replace the second of three different spans at this location
Bridge over Stevens Creek on Wabash, later N&W, Railroad
Open to traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1320 (Ford County, Illinois)
Original 113' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1915 with this bridge; placed on concrete abutments 1929
Bridge over Drummer Creek (f/k/a Stephens Creek) on Norfolk Southern Rwy
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1497 (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; removed 1985 upon line abandonment
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. Benton St. on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1498 (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; removed 1985 upon line abandonment
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over New York Central Ry. on Wabash Railroad
Demolished; stone abutment remains on west side

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1509 (replacement span) (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Replacement bridge for original through-truss span
Deck plate girder bridge over Elkhart River on Wabash Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1941B (Macon County, Missouri)
Built 1926; removed 1998 when the ex-Wabash Moberly (MO) to Des Moines (IA) line was removed.
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Old US Hwy. 36 on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1990 (Macon County, Missouri)
Bridge constructed 1887, removed in the late 1990's when the ex-Wabash line from Moberly (MO) to Des Moines (IA) was removed
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe mainline on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Railroad Bridge #2068C (Schuyler County, Missouri)
Removed after abandonment of former Wabash trackage through this area
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over MO Hwy. 202 on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Bridge removed; abutments remain

Wabash Railroad Bridge #309 (Audrain County, Missouri)
Built 1898
Girder bridge over South Fork Salt River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #428 - E. Fork Little Chariton River (Randolph County, Missouri)
Bridge constructed 1945 account of a line relocation project thru this area. This bridge replaced original bridge #428, a wood stringer bridge w/pile bents.
Deck girder bridge over E. Fork Little Chariton River on Wabash, later N&W, now Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #499 (new bridge) (Chariton County, Missouri)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Original bridge at this location built 1868; rebuilt 1889 with four TT spans; rebuilt 1913 with this DPG bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over Grand River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #610A - Rt. 106 Overpass (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1951
Deck plate girder bridge over IL Rt. 106 on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #702B - Oakland Ave. Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over Oakland Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #702C - Main St. Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over W. Main St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #703 - Sunset Ave. Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Original 96' pile trestle built 1893; replaced 1927 with this bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over Sunset Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Robinson Branch Ditch Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Replaced in September 2005
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Robinson Branch Ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Demolished

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Mosquito Creek Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1934; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Deck plate girder bridge over Mosquito Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Walnut Creek Bridge (Fremont County, Iowa)
Built 1890; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Deck plate girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Liberty Street Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1904 as an adjunct to the W-PT Freight House to access other RR freight houses in the Point District of Pittsburgh
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Liberty Avenue on Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal, later Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway
Demolished

Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal - Monongahela River Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1903 to give Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal Ry. to gain access to Pittsburgh proper. Only 2 bridge piers remain.
Lost Bridge over Monongahela River on Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Wabash/CBQ Overpass (Monroe County, Iowa)
Through-plate girder bridge w/concrete abutments, replaced by a newer bridge in 1924.
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over CB&Q Railroad on Wabash Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash/RI Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1879-1880; Replaced 1917
Pony plate girder over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge

WABCO Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Turtle Creek on Private Road to Wabtec


Waccamaw River Memorial Bridge (Horry County, South Carolina)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over Waccamaw River, SCLRR, L-123 on US 501
Open to traffic

WACR - Barton River Bridge (Orleans North) (Orleans County, Vermont)
Built 1912 by Phoenix Bridge Co.
Double barreled pony plate girder bridge over Barton River on Washington County Railroad
One lane open for traffic. Second lane abandonded

WACR - Boynton Street overpass (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1910 by Boston Bridge Works
Deck plate girder bridge over Boynton Street on Washington County Railroad
Open, but not currently in use

WACR - Dog River Bridge (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1923 by American Bridge Co.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dog River on Washington County Railroad
Open, but not currently in use

WACR - Jail Branch Bridge (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1908
Deck plate girder bridge over Jail Branch
Open, but not currently in use

WACR - Passumpsic River Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Built 1911 by Phoenix Bridge Co.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Railroad (WACR)
Open to traffic

WACR - Sleeper River Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1911
Double barreled pony plate girder bridge over Sleeper River on Washington County Railroad
Open to traffic

WACR - White River Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1936; Emergency pier replacement 2011
Pony/through plate girder bridge over White River on Railroad (WACR)
Open to traffic

WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpleier, Middle) (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1925 by the American Bridge Co.
Pony plate girder bridge over Winooski River on Washington County Railroad
Open,but not currently in use

WACR - Woodsville-Wells River Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
(Main design: Baltimore deck truss)
Dual layer Baltimore truss bridge built in 1903, closed to car traffic 1917, closed to trains in 2001
Pin Connected Baltimore deck & through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Railroad (WACR)
Abandoned

WAG Trail - Genesee River Bridge (Allegany County, New York)
Built ca. 1905
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Genesee River on WAG Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wake Forest Road Seaboard Coast line Railroad Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Wake Forest Road on SELRR/CSXTRR


Walker Brook Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1939
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Walker Brook on Blandford Road
Open to traffic

Walkway Over The Hudson (Dutchess County, New York)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1888 by the Union Bridge Co.; closed to railroad traffic May 8, 1974 due to fire; reopened to pedestrians on Oct. 3, 2009
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie and Highland
Open to pedestrians

Wall Street Passaic River Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Passaic River on Wall Street
Open to traffic

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Forest Glen Road Overpass (Ulster County, New York)
Deck plate girder bridge over Forest Glen Road on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Rosendale Trestle (Ulster County, New York)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1895; closed to traffic in 1977;
Deck truss bridge over Rondout Creek and Main Street on Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Walpole-Westminster Bridge (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1910; Replaced 1989
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Connecticut River on Nh123
Replaced by new bridge

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

Warehouse Point Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
(Main design: Lattice deck truss)
Built 1865; Replaced 1903
Lattice deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Wasser Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1975
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Shenango River on SR 4003 (Wasser Road)
Open to traffic

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

Watson Road Overpass (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1994
Pony/through plate girder bridge over I-70/I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) on Watson Road (SR 4007)
Open to traffic

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

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 Hardies Road Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1952; rehabilitated 1994
Pony/through plate girder bridge over I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) on West Hardies Road (SR 4067)
Open to traffic

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