Strauss underneath counterweight bascule

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112th Street Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1922; Replaced 1996
Lost Warren deck truss bascule bridge over Hudson River on 112th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

151st Street Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1916
Bascule bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on 151st Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Albany Avenue Bridge (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
Girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on State Route 40
Open to traffic

Arlington Memorial Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1986
Bascule bridge with concrete arch approaches over Potomac River on Memorial Avenue
Open to traffic

Bass River Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1924; replaced 2005
Lost bascule bridge over Bass River on US 9
No longer exists

Beach Lane Bridge (Suffolk County, New York)
Deck girder bridge over Quantuck Canal on Beach Lane
Open to traffic

Berkley Bridge (Old) (Norfolk, Virginia)
Lost Through truss bridge over East Branch Elizabeth River on US 460
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Built 1946
Bascule bridge over West-North Bay on Bridge Street in Barnstable
Open to traffic

Cass Street Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1949
Bascule bridge over Hillsborough River on Cass Street in Tampa
Open to traffic

Charlestown Elevated - Mystic River Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1919, removed 1975
Deck girder bridge over Mystic River on Boston Elevated Railway (MBTA Orange Line)
No longer exists

Crawford Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over Caumet Sag -Sanitary Canal on Crawford Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Danzinger Bridge (Old) (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Opened to traffic in May 1932; replaced in 1988
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Industrial Canal on US 90 Chef Menteur Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Dorset Avenue Bridge (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
Built 1929
Bascule bridge over Inside Thorofare on Dorset Avenue in Ventnor City
Open to traffic

East Washington Avenue Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1998
Bascule bridge over Pequonnock River on East Washington Avenue in Bridgeport
Open to traffic

Eel Pond Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Built 1940
Bascule bridge over Eel Pond on Water Street in Woods Hole
Open to traffic

Gandy Bridge (Older) (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1924; Demolished 1975
Lost Deck girder bridge over Tampa Bay on West Gandy Boulevard
No longer exists

Glen Island Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1994
Bascule bridge over New Rochelle Harbor on Glen Island Approach in New Rochelle
Open to traffic

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

I&GN - Buffalo Bayou Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1915; Replaced 1993
Underneath Counterweight Type Deck Plate Girder Bascule Bridge over Buffalo Bayou on International & Great Northern Railroad
Replaced

IC - Little Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1925
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Calumet River on Illinois Central RR
Open to traffic fixed in place

Jackson Boulevard Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Jackson Blvd. (original Rte 66)in Chicago
Open to traffic

Long Beach Road Bridge (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1953; rehabilitated 1978
Pair of bascule bridges over Reynolds Channel on Long Beach Road
Open to traffic

Lyndale Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1919; Replaced 1957
Lost Warren deck truss bascule bridge over Minnesota River on Lyndale Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Kenosha County, Wisconsin)
Built 1921
Lost Through truss bridge over Pike Creek / Kenosha Harbor on Six Avenue
No longer exists

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Built 1923; Replaced 1996
Lost Bascule Bridge over Fox River on US 141 in Green Bay
Replaced by new bridge

Matawan Creek Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1922
Bridge over Matawan Creek on New Jersey Route 6 Front Street
Open to traffic

MBTA - Gloucester Draw (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Annisquam River on Boston & Maine
Open to traffic

MBTA - Lechmere Viaduct (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River, Museum Way, and Charlestown Avenue on MBTA Green Line
Open to traffic

MoPac - Black River Bridge (Clay County, Arkansas)
Built 1907
Bridge over Black River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
No longer exists

Ocean Highway Grassy Sound Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1939
Bascule bridge over Grassy Sound on Ocean Highway (CR 619)
Open to traffic

Ohio Canal Bridge (Stark County, Ohio)
Lost Deck girder bridge over Ohio & Erie Canal on Ohio Canal
Destroyed by flooding

Old United States Naval Academy Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1924, Rehabbed 1979 after 4 of the easternmost spans were found to be in poor condition in 1978, Replaced 1995
Deck girder bridge over Severn River on Route 450
Replaced by a new bridge

Passaic River Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built 1930; Replaced 2002
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Passaic River on Market Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Pequonnock River Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1916
Bascule bridge over Pequonnock River on Grand Street
Removed but not replaced

Platt Street Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 2012
Bascule bridge over Hillsborough River on Platt Street in Tampa
Open to traffic

Polk Street Lift Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910 to replace 1872 swing bridge; removed 1972
Lost Pony truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Polk Street
Removed but not replaced

Shark River Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1927; replaced 2005
Lost bascule bridge over Shark River on NJ 35 in Belmar
No longer exists

Sloop Channel Bridge (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1993
Bascule bridge over Sloop Channel on Meadowbrook State Parkway
Open to traffic

State Street Bascule Bridge (Old) (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Built 1928
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Root River on State Street WI 38
Replaced by a new bridge

Stratford Avenue Bridge (Old) (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Lost Deck girder bridge over Pequonnock River on CT 130 Highway Stratford Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Stutson Street Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1915; replaced 2004
Lost bascule bridge over Genesee River on Stutson Street in Rochester
No longer exists

Tayco Street Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1993
Lost bascule bridge over Fox River Navigation Channel on Tayco Street in Menasha
Replaced by new bridge

Third Street Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Lost deck truss bridge over Christina River on 3rd Street
Replaced

Tomlinson Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Quinnipiac River on Route 1 Forbes Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Tuckahoe River Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1961
Bascule bridge over Tuckahoe River on NJ 50
Open to traffic

US 80 Ouachita River Bridge (Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Opened to traffic on May 1, 1936
Bascule bridge over Ouachita River on US 80/LA 15 in Monroe
Open to traffic

US90 Calcasieu River Bridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1916; Replaced 1952
Lost Bridge over Calcasieu River on US 90, northern approach still intact
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Street Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1914
Lost Deck girder bridge over Petaluma River on Washington Street
This bascule double leaf bridge was relocated to South America

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