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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.


Hermitage Bayou Bridge (Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
Pony truss bridge over Hermitage Bayou on Lake Hermitage Road
Open to traffic

Hiawatha Trail - Lake Mohawksin Bridge (Lincoln County, Wisconsin)
Built 1900
Pratt pony truss bridge over Lake Mohawksin on Hiawatha Trail
Open to traffic

Hibbs Ford Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built 1906, restored 2006
Through truss bridge over Deer Creek on Devil Backbone Road
Open to traffic

Hibernia Mine Railroad Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1879 as part of the Hibernia Mine Railroad, moved in 1894 to Hillsborough, and then relocated and rehabilitated in 2007 to be used on the Raritan River Greenway
Pratt through truss bridge over Raritan Power Canal on Raritan River Greenway
Open to pedestrians

Hickory Creek Bridge (Nowata County, Oklahoma)
Built ca. 1930
Through truss bridge over Hickory Creek on Old U.S. 169
Open to traffic

Hickory Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Kansas)
Pony truss bridge over Hickory Creek, 9.5 mi. south and 0.7 mi. east of Walnut
Open to traffic

Hickory Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1920
Pony truss bridge over Hickory Creek, 1.5 mi. east of Peoria
Closed

Hickory Island Bridge (Arenac County, Michigan)
Thought to have been built close to around 1900; closed to traffic February 19, 2009
Through truss bridge over Rifle River on Hickory Island Road
Currently closed to traffic

Hicks Hollow Bridge (Avery County, North Carolina)
Built 1932
Pin-connected Pratt through truss bridge over the Elk River on Hicks Hollow Road (County Road 1306)
Open to traffic

Higgins Creek Bridge CR 650 E (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1905; Replaced 1986
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over CR 650 E on Higgins Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Higgins Ford Bridge (Orange County, Indiana)
Through truss bridge over Lost River on CR 525 West
Open to traffic

Higginsville Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1903, replaced 1986
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on N900E Road
Replaced by new bridge

Higginsville Road Bridge North (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 2000
Through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Higginsville Road
Open to traffic

Higginsville Road Bridge South (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1893; rehabilitated 2000
Through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Higginsville Road
Open to traffic

High Bridge (Warren County, Indiana)
Built 1927
Deck truss bridge over Little Pine Creek on CR 450 North
Open to traffic with 14 ton weight limit

High Level Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Replaced 1909
Pratt deck truss bridge over Conneaut Creek on Road and Conneaut & Erie Traction Co.
Replaced by a new bridge

High Street Bridge (Washington County, Rhode Island)
Replaced ca. 1984
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Amtrak) on High Street (RI 3)
Replaced by new bridge

High Street Bridge (Old) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1901 replaced in 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Oakland Harbor on High Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Highland Park Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1986
Deck truss bridge over Allegheny River on PA 1005 in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

Highland Park Duck Pond Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Collapsed due to an overweight truck in the late 1980s (1987?)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Kokomo Creek on Park Access Road in Highland Park
Collapsed due to an overweight truck

Highline Bridge (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Built 1917; rehabilitated 2005
Two-level through truss bridge and network of approaches over Kansas River on the KCTRR in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Highpine Creek Bridge (Randolph County, Alabama)
Built 1915 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Pony truss bridge over Highpine Creek on CR 859 in Wadley
Closed to all traffic

Highway 100 South Harpeth River Bridge (Davidson County, Tennessee)
Built 1929
Through truss bridge over South Harpeth River on TN 100 in Nashville
Open to traffic

Highway 95 Point Remove Bridge (Conway County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge on AR 95 north of Morrilton
No longer exists

Highway Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1906, demolished 1967-69
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Potomac River on 14th Street/U.S. 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Hill Road-Middle Fork Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built ca.1900; replaced 1995
Lost through truss bridge over Middle Fork Whitewater River on Hill Road
Replaced by new bridge

Hill's Mill Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Built 1902
Pratt through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Mill Road
Open to traffic

Hille's Ford Bridge (Jasper County, Missouri)
Built 1913 by Fred L. Appleby; replaced 1992
Lost through truss bridge over North Fork Spring River on Redbud Road
Replaced by new bridge

Hillers Creek Old US 54 Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Built 1922
Lost through truss bridge over Hillers Creek on Old US 54 south of Fulton
Replaced by a new bridge

Hillman Bridge (Madison County, Florida)
Built 1925-26 by the R.H.H. Blackwell Co.; bypassed by new bridge in 1986
Abandoned truss bridge over Suwannee River on Old US-90 (Abandoned Alignment)
Abandoned ca. 1986

Hills Bridge (E) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1901; Destroyed by truck collision 1968; Re-set and later replaced in 1971.
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on 520th Street SE
Replaced by a new bridge

Hills Mill Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built circa 1890
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Hills Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hillsboro City Park Bridge (Hill County, Texas)
Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Creek on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Hillside Road Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1923 by the King Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2003
Through truss bridge over the Cuyahoga River on Hillside Road within Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Independence
Open to two-lane traffic

Hilltown Bridge (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1913
Through truss bridge over Mahoning River on Church Hill Road
Demolished and replaced.

Hinderman Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
Built in 1905 to replace a ferry operated by Captain Hinderman, damaged by flooding in 1951 but was later rebuilt, closed to traffic in 1987, later removed.
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Minnesota River on Township Road
No longer exists, removed after 1987

Hinsdale King Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bennett Brook on East Washington Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hitchen Creek Bridge (Elk County, Kansas)
Pratt through truss bridge over Hitchen Creek
Open to private traffic.

Hiwassee River Bridge (Polk County, Tennessee)
Built 1912, replaced 1994
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Hiwassee River on Nfa 1223 (Sa 7008)
Replaced by new bridge

Hiwassee River Bridge (Bradley County, Tennessee)
Built 1912; Replaced 1940
Lost through truss swing bridge over Hiwassee River on Lee Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Hiwassee River Bridge (Meigs County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1929; demolished 2007
Lost through truss bridge over Hiwassee River on TN 58
Replaced by a new bridge

Hoagland Bay Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Unknown but likely built on a county road and later acquired and moved to this location
Pratt pony truss bridge over Hoagland Ditch on Driftwood Loop (Private Drive)
Open to private traffic

Hoagland Ditch Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Built in 1884, dismantled and stored in 2014
Pony truss bridge over Hoagland Ditch on CR 500 West
Bridge has been safely dismantled until a new home can be found for it.

Hoben Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1889; Condemned 1963 due to the center lally column shifting; Removed 1970
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Removed

Hodgens Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on TR 476
Open to traffic

Hodges Road Bridge (Shawnee County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1920 by F.E. Marsh & Co.; replaced 2007
Lost through truss bridge over Middle Branch Wakarusa River on Hodges Road, 1.0 mi. west and 0.6 mi. south of Auburn
Replaced by a new bridge

Hoecker Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
Built 1908-09 by the Missouri Bridge & Iron Co.; rehabilitated 1984; replaced 1997
Lost through truss bridge over Tavern Creek on Hoecker Road
Replaced by a modern bridge

Hoffman Creek Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built in 1885 by the Smith Bridge Company; replaced in 1987.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Hoffman Creek on Morgan Road (CR 127)
Replaced by new bridge

Hoffman Ditch Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890 by the Toledo Bridge Company
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Hoffman Ditch on Wilson Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hoffman Road Bridge (Warrick County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1920
Pony truss bridge over Cypress Creek on Hoffman Road
Removed but not replaced

Hoffman's Crossing Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1898; rehabilitated 1994
Through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Hoffmans Crssng Road
Open to traffic

Hog Branch Bridge (Douglas County, Illinois)
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Hog Branch on TR 238
Derelict/abandoned

Hog Chute Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over Sangamon River on County Road 320 E
Replaced by new bridge 1991

Hog Creek Bridge (Milam County, Texas)
Built ca. 1910; Bypassed 2004
through truss bridge over Hog Creek on CR 278
Abandoned

Hogan Hill Road Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1905; replaced 1994
Lost through truss bridge over North Hogan Creek on Hogan Hill Road
Replaced by new bridge

Hogback Bend Bridge (Fannin County, Georgia)
Built 1915
Pratt through truss bridge over Toccoa River on abandoned section of County Rd 91 (Railroad Avenue)
Abandoned on private property with mostly missing deck

Hoghe Road Bridge (Van Wert County, Ohio)
Built 1894 by The Brackett Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge on CR 82
Relocated to fairgrounds south of Van Wert

Holcomb Bridge (Dunklin County, Missouri)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St Francis River on Missouri State Route 34 (old)
Replaced by a new bridge - BH 45288 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Holland's Ferry Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1900; Removed sometime betwixt when the 1970s & 1980s aerial imagery was taken
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Removed

Hollow Road Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1897 by the King Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1972
Pony truss bridge over Schwaben Creek on Hollow Road (TR 430), west of Rebuck
Open to traffic

Holmesville Bridge (Gage County, Nebraska)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on E Linden Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Holterman Bridge (Osage County, Missouri)
Built 1915 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.
Two-span through truss bridge over Maries River on CR 608 northeast of Westphalia
Open to traffic with a 7 ton weight limit

Holy Family Lane Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1912
Pony truss bridge over Catfish Creek on Holy Family Lane (Closed to traffic)
Closed to all traffic

Homestead Avenue Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1896; Closed 1977; Replaced by bailey bridge ca. 1978
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Black Hawk Creek on Homestead Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Hominy Creek Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Built 1909; moved to location 1920; replaced 1991
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Hominy Creek on N3705 Rd.
Replaced by new bridge

Hominy Creek Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1936
Pony truss bridge over Hominy Creek on 116th St. N. (E0480) in Skiatook
Open to traffic

Honcut Bainbridge Crossing Bridge (Butte County, California)
Built 1908
Bridge over Natchez Creek on La Porte Road at Rackerby, CA
Open to pedestrians only

Honey Creek Bridge (Greenwood County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1890
Pratt through truss bridge over Honey Creek, 2.5 mi. east of Climax
Closed

Honey Creek Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Pony truss bridge over Honey Creek on Road


Honey Creek CR 1200S Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Honey Creek on County Road 1200 South
Replaced by a new bridge

Honey Creek CR 500 N (Spencer County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1915; Replaced 1988
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Honey Creek on CR 500 N, CR 32
Replaced by a new bridge

Honey Creek CR 700E Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Lost pony truss bridge over Honey Creek on CR 700 E
Replaced by new bridge

Honey Run Covered Bridge 05-04-01 (Butte County, California)
Built 1886 by George Miller; destroyed by wildfire Nov. 8, 2018
Lost covered bridge over Butte Creek on Honey Run Road
Bridge lost in Camp Fire wildfire Nov. 8, 2018

Hood River-White Salmon Bridge (Hood River County, Oregon)
Built 1924, 1938 Lift span added and bridge raised as a result of the construction of Bonneville Dam.
Vertical lift bridge over Columbia River in Hood River
Open to traffic

Hoosic River Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1960; Bypassed and reopened to pedestrians 2017
Through truss bridge over Hoosic River on CR 111
Open to pedestrians only

Hoosic River Bridge (Bennington County, Vermont)
Built 1939; Demolished 2009
Pratt through truss bridge over Hoosic River on C3024 in Pownal
Bridge demolished and replaced.

Hoot Road Bridge (Owen County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1920, replaced 2016
Pony truss bridge over Sand Lick Creek on CR 650 West
Replaced by a new bridge

Hopewell Bridge (Cedar County, Missouri)
Built 1911 by the Canton Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on CR 1320 (Hopewell Road)
Open to traffic

Hopewell Creek TR 259 Bridge (Preble County, Ohio)
Built by the Indiana Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Hopewell Creek on TR 259
Replaced by a new bridge

Hopkins Bridge (Marshall County, Tennessee)
Built (year unknown) by the Champion Bridge Company, Wilmington, Ohio
Lost Pratt single-span through truss bridge over Duck River on Hopkins Bridge Road in Eastern Marshall County-Western Bedford County
Replaced by new concrete I-beam bridge with two middle piers

Hopson Creek Bridge (Trigg County, Kentucky)
Pony through truss bridge over Hopson Creek on a driveway
Open to traffic on a private driveway

Hoquiam River Bascule Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
(Main design: Other)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1948
Bascule bridge over Hoquiam River on US 101 in Hoquiam
Open to traffic

Horn's Ferry Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
(Main design: Camelback through truss)
Built in 1881, Two spans lost to flooding in 1929, Partially collapsed on 31 August 1992, Converted to observation decks shortly thereafter.
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Des Moines River near the Red Rock Dam on 198th Place
Collapsed

Horse Creek Bridge (Kankakee County, Illinois)
Built 1904; demolished 2009
Lost through truss bridge over Horse Creek on CH 48
Replaced by new bridge

Horse Creek MO 97 Bridge (Cedar County, Missouri)
Built 1954
Pony truss bridge over Horse Creek on MO 97
Open to traffic

Horsepen Creek Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1930
Through truss bridge over Horsepen Creek on Old US 169
Open to traffic

Horseshoe Creek Bridge (Lafayette County, Missouri)
Built 1922; made obsolete by new bridge in 1951; replaced Summer 2006
Lost through truss bridge over Horseshoe Creek on Old US 40, west of Bates City
Replaced by a new bridge

Horton Road Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1899 by the King Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Conneaut Creek on Horton Road (TH 429A)
Closed June 17, 2009

Hospital Bridge (Sierra County, California)
Built 1910 by Western Bridge and Construction Company; bypassed 1986
Pratt through truss bridge over Downie River on Former Upper Main Street
Open to pedestrians only

Hot Springs Bridge (Owyhee County, Idaho)
Built 1910 by J.H. Forbes & Co.; replaced 1989
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bruneau River on Hot Springs Road
Replaced by new bridge

Hotel Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Mill River on Old Shepherd Road in Northampton
Intact but closed to all traffic

Hotel Schanno Bridge (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Raymondskill Creek on Old US209 Alignment
Abandoned

Houck Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1913 over Big Walnut Creek in Putnam County. Relocated to Delphi and reopened on July 5, 2014
Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash and Erie Canal on a pedestrian path in the Wabash and Erie Canal Park
Open to pedestrians

Houck Iron Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built 1913
Through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on CR 25 East
Bridge has moved: see http://bridgehunter.com/in/carroll/bh61273/ for more info

Housefelt Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1949
Pratt pony truss bridge over East Branch Coxes Creek on Slickerman Road (TR 494)
Closed to all traffic

Howard Ford Bridge (Christian County, Missouri)
Built 1920-21 by the Pioneer Construction Co. of Kansas City; replaced 1990
Lost through truss over James River on Blue Springs Road (CR 143) northwest of Nixa in Springfield
Replaced by new concrete bridge

Howard Road Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1999
Pony truss bridge over Abbott Run on Howard Road in Cumberland
Open to traffic

Howell Bridge (Randolph County, West Virginia)
Built 1909
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork River on CR 20
Open to traffic

Howland Island Road Bridge (Cayuga County, New York)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1952
Parker through truss bridge over Seneca River on Howland Island Road
Derelict/abandoned

Hoxie Bridge (Williamson County, Texas)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built ca. 1900 over the San Gabriel River 3.5 miles east of Circleville, reconstructed 1921 after being damaged by a flood, dismantled in 1972, and relocated to Taylor Park in 1982
Pratt through truss bridge over a stream in the park on a pedestrian path in Taylor Park
Open to pedestrians