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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.


Hinsdale King Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bennett Brook on East Washington Road in Hinsdale
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.

Hoagland Ditch CR1000W (White County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1900; Replaced 1987
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Hoagland Ditch on CR 1000W
Replaced by a new bridge

Hoagland Ditch Meridian Road bridge (White County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1905; Replaced 1991
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Hoagland Ditch on Meridian Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hobbs Bridge (Lincoln County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Built 1891. Bridge closed to traffic. Deck and approaches removed in 1987.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Elk River on J.D. Suggs Road
Derelict/abandoned

Hoben Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1889; Condemned 1963 due to the center lally column shifting; Collapsed during ice jam 1982
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Destroyed by collision

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

Hog Hollow Bridge (Ashland County, Ohio)
1936 relocated a mile downstream for Pleasant Hill Dam
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Tributary of Clear Fork Mohican River on Park Road
Replaced by a new covered bridge in 1968

Hog Point Bridge (1st) (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1883; Replaced 1925.
Lost Pratt truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on Pretty Prairie Road
Lost

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

Hogue bridge (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fishing Creek on CR 1676
Replaced by a new bridge in 1970

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)

Holcomb Bridge (Fulton County, Georgia)
Built 1913
Lost Through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on Holcomb Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Holland's Ferry Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1900; Removed Novermber 1980
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

Holstein Dip Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Schneiders Creek on Private Path
Privately owned

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, replaced 1984
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

Hood's Ford Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built between 1883-85; Replaced 1971
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Flatrock River on County Road 250 West
Replaced by new bridge utilizing the old substructure

Hooksett Footbridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 2017 to replace previous Lilac Bridge
Modern Pratt half-through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians

Hoosic River Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1960; Bypassed and reopened to pedestrians 2017
Pratt 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 Bridge (Copiah County, Mississippi)
(Main design: Camelback through truss)
Replaced 1983
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Pearl River on Hopewell Road
Replaced by new bridge

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

Hopps Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Bureau Creek on 3000 E Street.
Replaced by a new bridge

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 1991, 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

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

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
Intact but closed to all traffic in June 2017

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

Hub - Little Creek Bridge (Marion County, Mississippi)
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Little Creek
Derelict/abandoned

Hubbard Creek Bridge (Shackelford County, Texas)
Built 1930
Through truss bridge over Hubbard Creek on FM 601
Open to traffic

Hubbard Furnace North Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Little Yankee Run on Abandoned access road
Abandoned

Hubbard Road Bridge (Orange County, New York)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1975
Pony truss bridge over Shawangunk Kill on Hubbard Road
Closed to all traffic

Hubbards Flats Road Bridge (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1950
Truss bridge over Huntington Creek on TR 451
Open to traffic

Hubbell Station Bridge (Owen County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1905
Pony truss bridge over Lick Creek on CR 750 South
replaced with new bridge

Hudson Bridge (Lincoln County, South Dakota)
Built 1915; east span washed out 1976
Abandoned through truss bridge over Big Sioux River south of Hudson
Abandoned with one span missing

Hueston Cemetery Bridge (Hardin County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Blanchard River on County Road 20
Replaced by a new bridge

Hufford Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1915 by Central States Bridge Company; Replaced 1979
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork White Lick Creek on County Road 225 East
Replaced by new bridge

Hufford's Ford Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1901
Pratt through truss bridge over Middle Fork Wildcat Creek on CR 400 West
Open to pedestrians

Hughes Ford Bridge (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built in 1892
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Graham Creek on Bombfield Road
Closed to all traffic

Huie Road Bridge (Iredell County, North Carolina)
Built 1910; Possibly rehabilitated 1940.
Pratt truss bridge over Rocky Creek on NC 1854
Replaced by a new bridge

Hull Drive Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1896
Pratt through truss bridge over Bermudian Creek on Hull Drive
Rehabilitation complete.

Hulser Road Bridge (Caldwell County, Missouri)
Built 1904 by the Canton Bridge Co.; bypassed by new bridge in 2003
Pony truss bridge over Tom Creek on Hulser Road
Open to pedestrians only

Humboldt River Bridge (Eureka County, Nevada)
Built 1919; Replaced 1939
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Humboldt River on Fr Eu02
Replaced by new bridge

Hummel's Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 by Nelson & Buchanan; replaced 2014
Lost pony truss bridge over Sacony Creek on TR 770 (Christman Road)
Replaced by a new bridge

Humpback Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1901, washed away by flooding in May, 2013
Pratt half-hip pony truss bridge over Dry Creek on 300th Street
Destroyed by flooding

Humpback Bridge (Gage County, Nebraska)
Built 1900; Damaged by flooding in 1973; Demolished in 1974; Never replaced
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on S. 23rd Road
Removed but not replaced

Hungry Hollow Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1935; replaced 2006 by a modern through arch bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on County Highway 1
Replaced by new bridge

Hunt Bridge (Yell County, Arkansas)
Replaced 1984
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Fourche LaFave River on AR 307
Replaced by a new bridge

Hunt Road Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Skewed Pony truss bridge over tributary of Sni-a-Bar Creek on Hunt Road south of Oak Grove
Replaced by a new bridge. Possibly in storage?

Hunter Bridge (Carter County, Tennessee)
One span demolished by an overweight truck 1977; Replaced 1982
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Watauga River on Broad Street
Replaced by new bridge

Hunter Road Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1959
Two-span through truss bridge over Mohican River on Hunter Road (TR 218)
Closed to all traffic

Hunter Road Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1889
Pony truss bridge over Moores Creek on Hunter Road
Closed to all traffic

Hunter Station Bridge (original) (Forest County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1971, bypassed, demolished Oct. 2017
Through truss bridge over Allegheny River on US 62 (Hunter Station Road)
Replaced by a new bridge

Hunter's Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on US 53
Replaced by a new bridge in 1982