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Pratt truss

The Pratt truss is named after Thomas and Caleb Pratt, Boston railroad engineers who patented the design in 1844. The Pratt and its variations are the most common design of metal truss bridges. On a basic Pratt truss, the diagonals slope toward the center of the bridge, do not cross any verticals, and are approximately parallel. The top chord is straight and parallels the lower chord. The panels can have sub-divisions - or verticals and diagonals that don't reach from the top to bottom chord, though this can be considered a variation of the basic type. There are many variations, or sub-types of the Pratt truss, some of which have their own name including Parker, camelback, Pennsylvania, Baltimore, and others. It is used in bridges as a through truss, pony truss, and deck truss.


Caney Fork River Bridge (Smith County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Camelback through truss)
Built 1904 by chicago bridge co. for two farmers for a toll bridge, sold to county in 1927 for $12,000, abandoned Jan 1973
Through truss bridge over Caney Fork River on former Lebanon-Cookeville Road.
Closed to all traffic

Caney River Bridge (Chautauqua County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1900
Through truss bridge over Caney River, 0.5 mi. east of Cedarvale
Closed to all traffic

Canneff Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Pratt pony truss bridge over East Branch Beaver Dam Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Canning Factory Road Bridge (McDonald County, Missouri)
Built 1908 by the Marcus Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 2001
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Indian Creek on SW-71-10 (Canning Factory Road) in the southwest part of Anderson
Replaced by a new bridge on altered alignment

Cannon Bottoms Road Bridge (North Truss) (Goodhue County, Minnesota)
Built 1915
Lost through truss bridge over Cannon River in Red Wing, northern of two truss bridges.
Removed

Cannon Bottoms Road Bridge (South Truss) (Goodhue County, Minnesota)
Built 1911, Removed 2013
Lost through truss bridge over a back channel of the Cannon River on Cannon Bottom Road in Red Wing
Removed

Canoe Creek Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Built 1908
Through truss bridge over Canoe Creek on Pleasant View Road (Pleasant View Rd)
Open to traffic

Cape Arago Lighthouse Bridge (Coos County, Oregon)
Built 1898; Removed 2013
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Pacific ocean
Demolished

Cape Creek MO 72 Bridge (Madison County, Missouri)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1975; bypassed 2007
Pony truss bridge over Cape Creek on MO 72
Closed to public traffic, but used as a private driveway

Cape Fear River Railroad Bridge (Harnett County, North Carolina)
Through truss bridge over Cape Fear River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Capital Crescent Trail - Canal Road Overpass (Washington, District of Columbia)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Originally built for the Baltimore & Ohio RR at Ridley Creek, Ridley Park, Pa. (southwest of Philadelphia); dismantled and rebuilt by the B&O at this location 1909, converted to trail use in 1992
Whipple through truss and Pratt through truss bridge over Canal & Arizona Avenue on Capital Crescent Trail (formerly B&O Railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Caplinger Mills Bridge (Cedar County, Missouri)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1895 by the Chicago Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Sac River at Caplinger Mills
Open to pedestrians only

Captain Creek Bridge (Lincoln County, Oklahoma)
Built ca. 1920
Pony truss bridge over Captain Creek on N3310
Replaced by a new bridge

Cardinal Road bridge (Knox County, Indiana)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built in 1895 by the Indiana Bridge Company; now bypassed
Through truss bridge over Busseron Creek on Cardinal Road (CR 1100 North)
Bypassed by a new bridge

Carlton Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888 by Columbia Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1990
Through truss bridge over French Creek on SR 1015 (New Lebanon Road)
Currently being moved to Michigan for refurbishment and then on to its new home in New Jersey

Carlton Street Footbridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1894; closed to pedestrians in 1976
Pony truss bridge over the railroad tracks on a pedestrian walkway between Carlton Street and Riverway Park
Closed to all traffic

Carmi Bridge (Older) (White County, Illinois)
Built 1878; Collapsed & Replaced 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on Road
Collapsed

Carolan Bridge (Logan County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over Petit Jean River on Carolan Road (CR 11) southwest of Booneville
No longer exists

Carpenter Creek Branch CR 480W Bridge (Jasper County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1910
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Branch of Carpenter Creek on County Road 480 West
Replaced by a new bridge

Carpenter's Ford Bridge (Augusta County, Virginia)
Built 1903-04 by the Brackett Bridge Co.
Pratt through truss bridge over Middle River on Craig Shop Road (Route 775)
Open to one-lane traffic

Carpenters Bluff Bridge (Grayson County, Texas)
Built 1910; Renovated for auto use 1965, rehabilitated 1981
Through truss bridge over Red River on Carpenters Bluff Road (formerly KO&G RR)
Open to foot traffic only and includes a Wagon Shelf extension of South deck

Carr Creek Bridge (Mitchell County, Kansas)
Built 1904
Pony truss bridge over Carr Creek, 1.1 mi. east and 5.0 mi. north of Tipton
Open to traffic

Carroll County Road 314 Bridge (Carroll County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1895 by the Edge Moor Bridge Works; later relocated here
Through truss bridge over the BNSF Railway on CR 314
Open to traffic

Carroll County Road 323 Bridge (Carroll County, Missouri)
Built 1911
Pony truss bridge over the BNSF Railway on CR 323
Open to traffic

Carroll Creek Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1920
Pony truss bridge over Carroll Creek on NE 172nd Street
Open to traffic

Carroll Road Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1991
Through truss bridge over Carroll Branch on Carroll Road
Open to traffic

Carroll Street Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1889 by the Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works; rehabilitated 1982
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on Smith Street in Wabash
No longer exists

Carter Road Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1940 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Carter Road in Cleveland
Open to traffic

Carter's Creek Bridge (Maury County, Tennessee)
Pratt through truss bridge over Carter's Creek on a private driveway (a former roadway)
Open to traffic

Carters Creek Bridge (Davis County, Iowa)
Built 1905; replaced 2013
Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Carters Creek on Ice Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Cartersville Bridge (Cumberland County, Virginia)
Built 1884; Damaged by flood in 1972 and the two end spans and piers remain
Abandoned composite wood and iron pratt through truss bridge over James River
Abandoned

Cartwright Railroad Bridge (Sequatchie County, Tennessee)
Abandoned in the mid 1990's
Pratt pony truss bridge over Hicks Creek on abandoned railroad branch line (Sequatchie Valley Railroad)
Abandoned

Cascade Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
(Main design: Baltimore deck truss)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1960
Deck truss bridge over Cascade Ravine on S. Main Street in Burlington
Closed in September 2008

Cascade Road Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built or relocated here in 1954
Through truss bridge over South Fork Sangamon River on TR 428, 2.5 mi. east of N City
Open to traffic

Cass Avenue Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1890; Abandoned in the 1950s; Removed ?
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Saginaw River on Cass Avenue
Removed

Cass Street Bridge (Old) (Clayton County, Iowa)
Replaced 1923
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Volga River on Cass Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Casselman River Bridge (Garrett County, Maryland)
Built 1884; replaced 1996
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Casselman River on River Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Casselman River US 40 Bridge (Garrett County, Maryland)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 2008
Through truss bridge over Casselman River on US 40 ALT
Open to traffic

Cassville Alley Truss Bridge (Grant County, Wisconsin)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Unnamed Drainage Ditch on Unnamed Alley
Open to traffic but signed for weight restrictions

Castile Creek NW 336th Road Bridge (Clinton County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1910, probably by the Dildine Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Castile Creek on NW 336th Road
Closed to all traffic

Castle Garden Bridge (Cameron County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1901; replaced 1999
Lost through truss bridge over Bennett Branch on TR 343
Replaced by new bridge

Caston Creek Bridge (Le Flore County, Oklahoma)
Built ca. 1920
Through truss bridge over Caston Creek on 4026C
Replaced by a new bridge

Caston Creek US 270 Bridge (Le Flore County, Oklahoma)
Built 1951
Through truss bridge over Caston Creek on US 270 in Wister
Open to traffic

Castor River CR 223 Bridge (Stoddard County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1910 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.
Lost through truss bridge over Castor River on CR 223 northwest of Aquilla
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Castor River MO 72 Bridge (Madison County, Missouri)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1933
Partially lost three-span through truss bridge over Castor River and single pony truss over Cape Creek on MO 72 between Fredericktown and Patton
Two spans removed in Summer 2007

Castor River Twin Bridges (Bollinger County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1924; replaced 1989
Lost through truss bridge over Castor River on MO 34 west of Grassy
Replaced by two concrete bridges

Catfish Creek Bridge (Creek County, Oklahoma)
Built 1914
Pony truss bridge over Catfish Creek on 231st St. S. (E0820)
Open to traffic

Caton Ford Bridge (Vernon County, Missouri)
Built 1894 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1994
Lost through truss over Marmaton River on CR 301 (Caton Road) north of Nevada
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Catskill Creek Bridge #2 (Greene County, New York)
Built 1882, Removed 1918
Lost Through truss bridge over Catskill Creek on Removed Catskill Mountain Railway
Removed

Catskill Creek Bridge #3 (Greene County, New York)
Built 1882; Removed 1918
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Catskill Creek on Removed Catskill Mountain Railway
Removed

Cavanaugh Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built 1899; closed to traffic in Sept. 2005
Lost through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on County Road 550 West
Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment and then demolished.

CB&Q - "U.P. Crossing" Bridge (Cloud County, Kansas)
Built 1894 by the Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago
Three-span through truss bridge over Republican River on the former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, northeast of Concordia
Closed to railroad traffic with rails removed

CB&Q - Grand River Bridge (Decatur County, Iowa)
Removed in the 1980s
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Quincy Railroad Bridge (Old) (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1899; Wagon decks removed 1930; Replaced 1961
Warren through truss swing bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy & Highway (Until 1930)
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Rulo Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Built 1887 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1977 by new truss spans reusing the existing piers
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Superstructure replaced

CB&Q - Wisconsin River Bridge (Old) (Crawford County, Wisconsin)
Built 1886; Replaced 1908
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Big Rock Creek Deck Truss (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1882; Replaced 1903
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Big Rock Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Black River Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1886, Replaced 1917
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Railroad (CB&Q)
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Farm Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Farm Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Illinois River Bridge (Old) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1890 minus movable span; Movable span installed 1913; Replaced in 1932 by a vertical lift span
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR
Demolished

CBQ - Lower Quincy Bay Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1889; Removed 1960-1
Lost Pratt deck truss swing bridge over Quincy Bay on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Removed; One pier used as foundation for the "Pier Restaurant"

CBQ - Prescott Swing Bridge (Old) (Washington County, Minnesota)
Built 1886; Replaced 1906
Pratt through truss bridge on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad


CBQ - Skunk River Bridge (Old) (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Replaced 1910
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Skunk River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - South Avery Creek Bridge (Old) (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1885; replaced 1897
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Avery Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Steamboat Basin Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Damaged and removed in 1979
Lost Pratt through truss bridge ove Steamboat Basin (I&M Canal) on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Lost

CBR - Siuslaw River Bridge No. 7 (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1914, 2007 CORP Coos Bay Line Closed, Re-opened 2011
Swing span bridge over Siuslaw River on the Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR) in Cushman
Open to traffic

CC Camp Road Bridge (Schoharie County, New York)
Built 1930
Lost through truss bridge over Catskill Creek on CC Camp Road
Replaced by a modern pony truss

CCC&StL - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Replaced in 1920
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Cincinatti & St Louis RR
No longer exists

Cedar Avenue Bridge (Daviess County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1920
Pony truss bridge over Hickory Creek on Cedar Avenue
Open to traffic

Cedar Bluff Bridge (Monroe County, Missouri)
Built 1912 by the Decatur Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Elk Fork Salt River on CR 857
Open to one-lane traffic

Cedar Bluff Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1877; Replaced 1972
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

Cedar Creek AR 348 Bridge (Crawford County, Arkansas)
Built 1938; replaced 1995
Lost through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on AR 348
Replaced by a new bridge on new alignment

Cedar Creek Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Built 1918 by R.L. Miller
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on CR 540
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Creek Bridge (Shenandoah County, Virginia)
Built 1929
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Southbound VA 11
Open to traffic

Cedar Creek Bridge (Pope County, Arkansas)
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Old abandoned alignment Griffin Flat Road
Closed to all traffic

Cedar Creek Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1900
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 98th Avenue
Gone

Cedar Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Alabama)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Abandoned alignment of CR 290
Abandoned

Cedar Creek Bridge (Chase County, Kansas)
Abandoned truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 70 Road
Derelict/abandoned

Cedar Creek Bridge (Smith County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1910
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek, 2.5 mi. north and 1.6 mi. east of Claudell
Open to traffic

Cedar Creek MO 32 Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Built 1934; replaced 2017
Lost through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on MO 32 near Caledonia
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Creek-205th Ave. Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895
Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 205th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Creek-King Rd. Bridge (Jefferson County, Kansas)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on King Road (Abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned

Cedar Falls Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Built 1911 by Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. for $3,890. Replaced 1989.
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Flat River on Ceder Falls Road just east of Desloge in Desloge
No longer exists, replaced by concrete bridge

Cedar Point Bridge (Chase County, Kansas)
Built 1916 by the Missouri Valley Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Main Street at Cedar Point
Open to traffic

Cedar River Trail Bridge #4 (King County, Washington)
Built 1909
Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Cedar Run Bridge (Prince William County, Virginia)
Abandoned when Fleetwood Road was straightened. New concrete bridge built.
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Cedar Run on Route 611 (Fleetwood Road)
Abandoned

Cedar Springs Road Bridge (Wythe County, Virginia)
Built 1954
Pratt pony truss bridge over Cripple Creek on Cedar Springs Rd (Route 749)
Open to traffic

Cemetery Lane Bridge (Morgan County, Alabama)
Wooden Pratt pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Cemetery Lane
Demolished

Cemetery Street Bridge (Clarke County, Georgia)
Built 1899
Pratt through truss bridge over Oconee River on Cemetery Street
Open to traffic

Centennial Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Built ca.1890 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company, Replaced 1938
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on State Route 36
Lost

Centennial Park Truss Bridge (Pettis County, Missouri)
Pratt through truss bridge over a tributary of Breakfast Branch on a pedestrian trail connecting with E. 18th Street in Centennial Park
Open to pedestrians only

Centennial Trail - Stillaguamish River Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Historic rail bridge converted to community trail use
Pratt through truss bridge over Stillaguamish River on Centennial Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Center Bridge (Knox County, Nebraska)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1981
Pony truss bridge over Bazile Creek on 881 Road, .1 mi. southwest of Center
Open to traffic

Center Creek Route D Bridge (Jasper County, Missouri)
Built 1935
Through truss bridge with stone piers over Center Creek on Route D southeast of Oronogo in Oronogo
Open to traffic

Center Point Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Center Road Bridge (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1977
Pony truss bridge over Bixler Run on Center Road
Open to traffic

Center St Over Zumbro R. Bridge (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Replaced 1968
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Center St Over Zumbro R. on Msas 105
Replaced by new bridge

Center Steet Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1901 by the King Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1989
Swing through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Center Street in Cleveland
Open to traffic

Center Street Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 by the Youngstown Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1973
Through truss bridge over Conneaut Creek on Center Street in Conneautville
Open to traffic

Center Street Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1910 as a railroad bridge; relocated 1944; rehabilitated 1983
Pony truss bridge over South Fork Tenmile Creek on PA 1011 in Clarksville
Open to traffic