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Pratt deck truss

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A Pratt truss used in a deck truss configuration.

NS - Staunton River Bridge (Campbell County, Virginia)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Staunton River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Third Creek Bridge (Rowan County, North Carolina)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Third Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Whitewater River Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Deck truss bridge over Whitewater River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Richmond
Open to traffic

NYP&B - Pawtuxet River Bridge (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Built 1895; removed
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Pawtuxet River on New York, Providence & Boston Railroad
Removed but not replaced; supports remain

O&BSL - Dunbar Creek Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Mostly removed and abandoned deck truss bridge over Dunbar Creek on Railroad
Mostly removed and abandoned

Old CNTP - New River Bridge (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built in 1879 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway, for its Cincinnati Southern Line (later sold to Norfolk Southern Railway)
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over New River once carried Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway's Cincinnati Southern Railroad (later Norfolk Southern), before being bypassed
Abandoned

Old Henry River Road Bridge (Burke County, North Carolina)
Built 1912
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Henry River on Henry River Road (Old Alignment)
Replaced by new bridge

Old Main Street Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1897, replaced in 1917
Lost Deck truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Main Street in Richmond
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Mattole Road Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1926
Pratt Pony truss bridge over Mcnutt Creek on Old Mattole Road
Open to traffic

Old Pine Street Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Replaced 1901
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Erie Canal on Pine Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Built 1880 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1903
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Replaced by new bridge

Otter Creek Rail Road Bridge (Jennings County, Indiana)
Built 1890's
Pratt deck truss bridge over Otter Creek on Madison Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Otter Creek Railroad Bridge (Meade County, Kentucky)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Otter Creek on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

Overall Bridge (Page County, Virginia)
Built 1938; Bypassed by new bridge in 2008
Pratt deck arch truss bridge over Overall Run on former US 340
Derelict/abandoned

PCC&StL - Tippecanoe River Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Built 1871, west span collapsed July 17, 1878 and later repaired, replaced in 1926
Lost Deck truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad in Monticello
Replaced by new bridge

Pelican Island Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
Built 1960
Bascule bridge over Pelican Island Channel on Seawolf Parkway in Galveston
Open to traffic

Pine River Bridge (Manistee County, Michigan)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1989
Deck truss bridge over Pine River on M-55
Open to traffic

Pine Street Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1952
Deck truss bridge over Lehigh River on Pine Street in Catasauqua
Open to traffic

Pine Street Bridge (Windham County, Connecticut)
(Main design: Whipple deck truss)
Built 1880; Closed c.1985
Pin connected Whipple deck truss bridge over Willimantic River on Pine Road in Willimantic
Closed to all traffic

Pine Street Bridge (Old) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1907; Replaced 1952
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Lehigh River on Race Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1903, West Approach Rebuilt 1976
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway at Plattsmouth
Open to traffic

Poe Powerhouse Bridge (Butte County, California)
Pratt deck truss bridge over N Fork Feather River on Road
Open to traffic

Point Bridge (1st) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Eyebar suspension)
Built 1877; Replaced 1927
Lost Chain suspension bridge over Monongahela River
Replaced by a new bridge

Portland Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1927, replaced 2014
Deck truss over the Arkansas River on SH 120 at Portland
replaced by new bridge

POVA - Box Canyon Bridge (Pend Oreille County, Washington)
Built 1909
Pratt deck truss bridge over Box Canyon Resevoir (Pend Oreille River) on Pend Oreille Valley Railroad
Open to traffic

PRR - Brandywine Valley Viaduct (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903-04
Abandoned bridge over Brandywine Creek on Former Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

PRR - Embarras River Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad, a Vandalia branch in Illinois, which no longer exists.This bridge is over the Embarras River along Route 133 west of the little town of Oakland. Thanks to Lee Appleton for this find and history.
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Embarras River on Former Pennsylvania Railroad/Penn Central(nee Vandalia, Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad)
Abandoned

PRR - Phoenixville Bridge (Old) (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; Replaced 1915
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRRT - Androscoggin River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built by Boston & Maine RR; line taken over by New Hampshire & Vermont RR, bridge abandoned ca. 1996 and converted to snowmobile trail
Pratt deck truss bridge with trestle over Androscoggin River, NH16, & Railroad (SLR)
Open to pedestrians only

PW - Blackstone River Bridge (Blackstone) (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889
Deck truss bridge over Blackstone River on P&W Providence Main
Open to traffic

Ravensburg Blvd. over Peters Creek Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1963; rehabilitated 2001
Pratt deck truss bridge over Peters Creek on Ravensburg Blvd.
Open to traffic

Ravensburg Blvd. over Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1963; rehabilitated 2001
Pratt deck truss bridge over Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad on Ravensburg Blvd.
Open to traffic

Reno Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built ca. 1900; Lost ca. 1935
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Citizens Traction Co.
Removed but not replaced

Revenue Bridge (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Built 1952, Replaced 2008-09
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Sandy River on Ten Eyck Road
Replaced by a steel plate girder bridge in 2008-09

RI - Gasconade River Bridge (Osage County, Missouri)
Built 1902 by A.J. Tullock; out of service since 1980.
Pratt deck truss over Gasconade River on the Rock Island Railroad between Freeburg and Belle
Abandoned; Burned November 2017

RI - Henley/Hoecker Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Bridge built at Hoecker/Henley, MO in 1903 for Chicago, Rock Island, & Pacific Railroad; out of service since 1980.
Through truss bridge over the Osage River on the Rock Island Railroad
Rail line currently out of service

RI - Iowa River Bridge (Old) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Replaced 1901
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Iowa River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Moreau Creek Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
Built 1903
Bridge over Moreau Creek on Former Rock Island MO Division
Intact but closed to all traffic

Riverside Cotton Mills (Mill #8) Bridges (Danville, Virginia)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Canal on Pedestrian
Intact but closed to all traffic

Robert Street Bridge (Old) (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1885; Replaced 1926
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Robert Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Rockwell Road Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1904; Abandoned 1934; Converted for road use 1940
Pratt deck truss bridge over Little Vermillion River on Rockwell Road in LaSalle
Open to traffic with restrictions

Rollstone Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1997
Deck truss bridge over North Nashua River on Rollstone Street in Fitchburg
Open to traffic

Romley Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1881 by the Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad
Closed deck truss bridge over Pomeray Gulch (Chrysolite Creek) on FR 295 southwest of St. Elmo
Open to pedestrians only

Rushville Road Bridge (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1989
Deck truss bridge over Little Rush Creek on Rushville Road NE (CR 77)
Open to traffic

RUT - Chatham High Bridge (Columbia County, New York)
Removed following abandonment in 1953
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Stony Kill on Rutland Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Sandy Creek Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1966; replaced 2007
Lost deck truss bridge over Sandy Creek on Old Route 8 (SR 3013)
Replaced by a new bridge

SC&MB - Soquel Creek Bridge (Santa Cruz County, California)
Pratt Deck truss bridge over Soquel Creek on The Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railroad
Open Railroad only

Scenic Bridge (Mineral County, Montana)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1965
Deck truss bridge over Clark Fork on Old US 10 (CR 012)
Open to pedestrians only

SCR - Little Conemaugh River Viaduct (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1909; Removed ca. 1928
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Little Conemaugh River, Pennsylvania Railroad, Conemaugh & Black Lick Railroad, & Maple Avenue on Southern Cambria Railway
Removed

SCTR - Centerville Bridge (Hickman County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Rehabbed, retaining all truss spans, but replacing timber approaches
Massive railroad bridge over Duck River on the South Central Tennessee Railroad near Centerville
Open to railroad traffic

Sevenmile Bridge (Mineral County, Colorado)
Built 1935; relocated 1981
Deck truss bridge over the Rio Grande at the entrance to Marshall Park Campground, just off CO 149
Open to traffic

Shetucket River Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1993
Two-span deck truss bridge over Shetucket River on CT 169 in Norwich
Open to traffic

Sibley Railroad Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1915
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

Sibley Railroad Bridge (Old) (Jackson County, Missouri)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Built 1887-88 as a three-span Whipple through truss, replaced 1915
Three-span through truss railroad bridge over the Missouri River at Sibley
Replaced

Sierra Railway - Stanislaus River Bridge (Calaveras County, California)
Line completed 1902; Line closed 1936
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Stanislaus River on Sierra Railway
Removed

SLR - Little Androscoggin River Bridge (Mechanic Falls) (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Pratt deck truss bridge over LITTLE ANDROSCOGGIN RIVER on St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad Company
Open to traffic

SNETT - Triad Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned Pratt deck truss girder bridge over Blackstone River, P&W Providence Main on Southern New England Trunkline Trail
Derelict/abandoned

South Broadway at River Des Peres Bridge #1 (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replaced 1925
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over River Des Peres on South Broadway in St. Louis
Replaced by new bridge

South Fork Gualala River Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Current bridge installed 1984, likely multiple previous bridges at this location
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over South Fork Gualala River on Stewart's Point Skagg Springs Road
Replaced by new bridge

South Fork US 65 Bridge (Van Buren County, Arkansas)
Built 1931 by M.K. Orr of Little Rock; rehabilitated 1962; Replaced 2011
Three-span cantilevered deck truss bridge over South Fork Little Red River on US 65 in Clinton
Replaced by new bridge

South Park Bridge (Old) (King County, Washington)
Built 1931
Bascule bridge over Duwamish River on 14th Avenue South in Seattle
Demolished. Main span removed September 1, 2010.

Southern - First Broad River Bridge (Cleveland County, North Carolina)
Abandoned pratt deck truss bridge over First Broad River on Old Southern Railway
Abandoned

Southern Railroad Bridge (Jackson County, North Carolina)
Built 1950
Deck truss bridge over NC 1705 on Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

SRC - Aqueduct Trestle (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1904; Abandoned 1941; Removed 1943 for the metal tot be used in the war effort.
Lost Pratt deck truss truss bridge over Mohawk River & Erie Canal on Schenectady Railway Co.
Removed but not replaced

St. Germain Street Bridge (Stearns County, Minnesota)
Built 1894; Replaced 1971
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on St. Germain Street & St. Cloud Streetcar Co.
Replaced by a new bridge

Stone Cliff Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 2003
Deck truss bridge over New River and Railroad tracks on CR 25 (Thurmond-McDenoree Rd.)
Open to traffic

Sulphite Railroad Covered Bridge 29-07-09 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1896 as Covered Pratt Deck Truss, Abandoned 1976, Outer wood burned off by vandals in 1980
Pratt deck truss bridge over Winnipesautee River on Former Boston & Maine Railroad (Franklin & Tilton Railroad)
Closed to all traffic

Swindell Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1990
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over I-279 on Charles Street in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

Tarentum Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1986
Deck truss bridge over Allegheny River in Tarentum
Open to traffic

Tecumseh Railroad Bridge (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Built 1896
Pratt deck truss bridge over Raisin River on Southern Michigan Railroad Society


Thomas J. McCall Memorial Bridge (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1981
Deck truss bridge over Lehigh River on US 209 in Lehighton
Open to traffic

TN & OH Holston Bridge (Hawkins County, Tennessee)
Spectacular three-span Pratt deck truss bridge over Holston River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Townshend Dam Spillway Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1961 by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Rehabilitated 2014
Pratt deck truss bridge over Spillway on Dam Road
Open to traffic

University Avenue Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1895 by Groton Bridge Co.; Rehabilitated 1965; Demolished 2014
Lost deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on University Avenue in Lowell
Demolished and replaced.

UP - American Falls Bridge (Power County, Idaho)
Built 1927, Raised and strengthed 1970's
Pratt deck truss bridge over Snake River on Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic

UP - Auburn Ravine Bridge (Placer County, California)
Built 1909
Deck truss bridge carrying railroad over I-80 in Auburn
Open to traffic

UP - Carquinez Strait Bridge (Contra Costa County, California)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Originally built for the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1929-1930, this is the last simple truss railroad bridge built in the United States at a new location (i.e. where none had existed before).
Warren through truss bridge over Carquinez Strait on double track of Union Pacific Railroad in Martinez
Open to traffic

UP - Chippewa River Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
Built 1911 by Chicago Northwestern succeeding the bridge downstream
Pratt deck truss bridge over Chippewa River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Crooked River Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Built 1931 by Rock Island Railroad in a 1
Bridge over Crooked River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Estherville Railroad Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Built 1894
Deck truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on the Union Pacific Railroad in Estherville
Open to traffic

UP - Guadalupe River Bridge (New Braunfels, N) (Comal County, Texas)
Built 1901 by The Phoenix Bridge Co.
Pratt deck truss bridge over Gaudalupe River on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Irondale Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Deck truss bridge over Big River on the Iron Mountain Railroad (now UPRR) north of Irondale
Open to railroad traffic

UP - North Boggy Creek Bridge (Atoka County, Oklahoma)
Located next to old alignment of US 69, parallel to current US 69
Pratt deck truss bridge over North Boggy Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Palouse River Bridge Br279.10 (Whitman County, Washington)
Built 1912
Pratt deck truss bridge over Palouse River on Union Pacific RR Ayer Subdivision
Open to traffic

UP - Red Cedar River Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Built 1912 when the second track was added. Replaced older truss bridge
Pratt deck truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Rio Grande Bridge (N) (El Paso County, Texas)
Built 1917
Deck truss bridge over the Rio Grande on Railroad (UP, nee SP & EPSW)
Open to traffic

UP - Rio Grande Bridge (S) (El Paso County, Texas)
Built 1917
Deck truss bridge over Rio Grande on Railroad (UP, nee SP)
Open to rail traffic

UP - Shelbyville Bridge (Shelby County, Illinois)
Built 1891; Strengthened 1916 using parts from the 1892 CEI Okaw River Bridge
Pratt deck truss bridge over Kaskaskia River on Union Pacific Railroad in Shelbyville
Open to traffic

UP - Verdi Bridge (Washoe County, Nevada)
Pratt Deck truss bridge over Truckee River on Union Pacific west of Reno
Pratt Deck truss bridge over Truckee River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

URR - Port Perry Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1898
Through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Union Railroad
Open to traffic

US 9W - Popolopen Creek Bridge (Orange County, New York)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1992
Deck truss bridge over Popolopen Creek on US 9W in West Point
Open to traffic

UTC - White River Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over White River on Union Traction Company of Indiana
Destroyed by flooding

Vermilion River Private Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on Private Industrial Road
Open to traffic

W&GF - Foundry Branch Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1895 for the The Washington and Great Falls Electric Railway
Pratt deck truss bridge over Foundry Branch on The Washington and Great Falls Electric Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Wabash Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1930
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Wabash Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

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

Walnut Street Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893; demolished 1988; replaced 1991
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge; old piers used in the replacement bridge

Washington Bridge (Replacement) (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1990
Bascule bridge over Housatonic River on US 1 in Milford
Open to traffic

Washington Street Bridge (Old) (New Castle County, Delaware)
(Main design: Baltimore deck truss)
Built 1893; Replaced 1921
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Wenatchee River Aqueduct Bridge (Chelan County, Washington)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Wenatchee River on Aqueduct
Open to water