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Oliver Swing Bridge (Douglas County, Wisconsin)
Built 1916
Double-decker swing bridge over St. Louis River on WI 105 and CN Railway
Open to traffic

Omaha Bridge #15 (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1915
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Omak Bridge (Okanogan County, Washington)
Lost Through truss with swing span drawbridge over Okanogan River
Collapsed under load during initial test of swing span

Omro Swing Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Onslow Beach Road Bridge (Onslow County, North Carolina)
Built 1953
Pony/through plate girder swing bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Onslow Beach Road
Open to traffic

Ontonagon River Bridge (Ontonagon County, Michigan)
Built 1939
Lost swing bridge over Ontonagon River on M-64 in Ontonagon
Removed

Oregon & California - Willamette River Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1881
Lost Through truss bridge over Willamette River on Oregon & California Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Osaugie Trail - Nemadji River Bridge (Douglas County, Wisconsin)
Built 1904
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Nemadji River on Osaugie Trail
Open to pedestrians only

OSRR - Muskingum River Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Ohio Southern Railroad in Zanesville
Open to traffic

Ouachita River LA 2 Bridge (Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1931
Swing through truss bridge over Ouachita River on LA 2 in Sterlington
Replaced by a new bridge

Ouachita River LA 8 Bridge (Catahoula Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1932
Swing bridge over Ouachita River on LA 8 near Harrisonburg
Closed

Overseas Highway - Seven Mile Bridge (Monroe County, Florida)
Originally built by the railroad in 1912. Replaced and swing span removed 1982; Part of the bridge now used for fishing.
Concrete Arch and Deck Girder bridge over Moser Channel on Old US 1 with a through truss swing span (removed), now used as a Fishing Pier and observation deck in Marathon


OWR&N - Chehalis River Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1911
Pratt through truss bridge over Chehalis River on Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co.
Removed

Oxbow Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1911; Draw mechanism replaced 1929; Replaced 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Duwamish Waterway on 1st Avenue South
Replaced by a new bridge

Oxford Street Trail - Grand River Bridge (Kent County, Michigan)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Grand River on Oxford Street Trail (formerly Michigan Railway)
Open to pedestrians

Padre Island Causeway (Nueces County, Texas)
Built 1950; Replaced 1973
Lost Pontoon swing bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Padre Island Causeway
Replaced by a new bridge

Pamlico River Bridge (Beaufort County, North Carolina)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1966
Swing bridge over Pamlico River on US 17 in Washington
Open to traffic

Pamunkey River Bridge (King William County, Virginia)
Built 1957; replaced 2007.
Lost Swing bridge over Pamunkey River on VA 30 in West Point
Replaced by new bridge

Park Street Bridge (Old) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1891, replaced 1934
Lost Through truss bridge over Oakland Harbor on Park Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Parkin Bridge (Cross County, Arkansas)
Lost swing through truss bridge over St. Francis River on US 64 at Parkin
Replaced by a new bridge in 1954

Passaic River Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1896; replaced 2002
Lost swing bridge over Passaic River on Union Avenue
No longer exists

Patterson Plank Road Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Berry's Creek on Patterson Plank Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Patuxent River Bridge (Calvert County, Maryland)
Built 1952
Swing bridge over Patuxent River on MD 231
Open to traffic

PC - Christina River Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Christina River on Penn Central Railroad
Removed

Penns Neck Bridge (Salem County, New Jersey)
This is the third bridge on this site. Built 1884; replaced 1927.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Salem River
Replaced by a new bridge in 1927, and that bridge was replaced in 2005.

Pentwater Channel Bridge (Oceana County, Michigan)
Lost Deck girder bridge over Pentwater Channel Lake on Longbridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Pere Marquette - Black River Bridge (Old) (St. Clair County, Michigan)
Replaced 1930
Lost Through truss bridge over Black River on Pere Marquette RailroadB
Demolished

Peru Swing Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
longest single span structure in Illinois when completed in 1870
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Route 251
No longer exists

Pierre Part Bay LA 70 Bridge (Assumption Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1967
Swing bridge over Pierre Part Bay on LA 70 in Pierre Part
Open to traffic

Plaquemine Bayou LA 3066S Bridge (Iberville Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1971
Swing bridge over Plaquemine Bayou on LA 3066S at Indian Village
Open to traffic

Pleasant Street Bridge (Old) (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1972
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Pleasant Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Pleasure Beach Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Closed when a portion of the deck burned in 1996
Warren through truss bridge over Lewis Gut on a closed section Long Beach St.
Closed to all traffic

PNWR - Blind Slough Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Built 1895
Warren through truss bridge over Blind Slough on Portland and Western Railroad
Closed

PNWR - Clatskanie River Bridge (Columbia County, Oregon)
Built 1897
Warren through truss swing bridge over Clatskanie River on Portland & Western Railroad (PNWR) in Clatskanie
Open to traffic

PNWR - John Day River Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Pony truss bridge over John Day River on Portland & Western Railroad
Open to traffic?

PNWR - Willamette River Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1921 by the Southern Pacific Railroad
Swing span through truss bridge over Willamette River on Portland and Western Railroad (PNWR) in Albany
Open to traffic

PNWTC - Skagit River Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
Built 1912; Removed ca. 1930 after being condemned in 1928
Lost Pratt through truss drawridge over Skagit River on former Bellingham and Skagit Interurban Railway
Only two piers remain

Pocahontas Bridge (Randolph County, Arkansas)
Built 1934 by the Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co.; parallel bridge built 1986; closed to traffic and demolished starting July 5, 2016
Through truss bridge with a center swing span over Black River on US 67 NB at Pocahontas
Replaced by a new bridge

Point Street Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1999
Swing bridge over Providence River on Point Street in Providence
Open to traffic

Ponquogue Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, New York)
Built 1930; Replaced 1986 with main span being dumped at the Shinnecock artificial reef and the approaches being reused as fishing piers; Section of fishing pier damaged by Hurricane Sandy 2012; Aforementioned section removed 2013
Lost Bridge over Shinnecock Bay on Lighthouse Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Poplar Street Bridge (Sussex County, Delaware)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1996
Swing bridge over Broad Creek on Poplar Street in Laurel
Open to traffic

Popps Ferry Bridge (Old) (Harrison County, Mississippi)
Replaced 1979
Lost Deck girder bridge over Biloxi Bay on Popps Ferry
Replaced by a new bridge

Port Fourchon Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1960
Through truss bridge over Greater Laf. Port Comm on LA 3090
Open to traffic

Port Mayaca Bridge (Martin County, Florida)
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over St Lucie Canal on US 98
Demolished and replaced

Portage Lake Swing Bridge (Houghton County, Michigan)
Replaced in 1960
Through truss bridge over Portage River
Replaced by a new bridge

Portage Lake Swing Bridge (Older) (Houghton County, Michigan)
Built 1875; Replaced 1891
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Portage Lake on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Portland Passenger Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1896 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Damaged by flood 1936; Demolished 1938
Lost swing bridge over Connecticut River on Main street
Replaced by a new bridge

Powow River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1891 by the Boston Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1998
Through truss swing bridge over Powwow River on Main Street
Open to traffic

PPU - Illinois River Bridge (Older) (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1881; Replaced 1911
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Peoria & Pekin Union Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

PPU - Pekin Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1896;
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on former Peoria and Pekin Union Railroad in Peoria
Replaced by new bridge

Pratts Landing Bridge (Lewis County, New York)
Built 1901 by American Bridge Co.; Replaced 1965
Lost Pratt through & swing truss bridge over Black River on Burdicks Crossing Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Princeton Swing Bridge (Green Lake County, Wisconsin)
Main span built in 1901; Approach built in 1908 by the American Bridge Co.
Riveted Warren pony truss bridge over Fox River on Recreational trail on former railroad bed
Open to traffic

Provost Bayou LA 315 Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1953
Swing bridge over Provost Bayou on LA 315
Open to traffic

PRR - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (1st) (New Castle County, Delaware)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Original Alignment C&D Canal on Pennsylvania RR
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Grays Ferry Branch Swing Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1901 by American Bridge Co. for Pennsylvania RR, opened 1902; abandoned 1984
Abandoned through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on former Pennsylvania Railroad
Under demolition July 2018

PRR - Hackensack River Freight Line Swing Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1894; Replaced 1930
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Hackensack River Passenger Line Swing Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1894; Replaced 1930
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Passaic River Bridge (Old) (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1911; Replaced 1935
Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge over the Passaic River
Replaced by a new bridge

PRSL - Corson's Inlet Drawbridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Corson's Inlet on former West Jersey & Seashore RR
Removed but not replaced

PRSL - Crook Horn Creek Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1910; abandoned 1981, removed Nov. 1992
Lost Pratt through truss drawbridge over Crook Horn Creek on Conrail RR
No longer exists

PRSL - Grassy Sound Bridge (Old) (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Replaced 1913
Movable A-frame deck plate girder over Grassy Sound on Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
Replaced by a new bridge

PRSL - Sea Isle City Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Removed 1943
Girder bridge over Ludlam Thorofare on Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines


PRSL - Townsends Inlet Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Townsends Inlet on former West Jersey & Seashore RR
Removed but not replaced

PSAP - Hoquiam River Swing Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Warren through truss bridge over Hoquiam River on Railroad (PSAP)
Open to traffic

PSAP - Wishkah River Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Swing bridge over Wishkah River on Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

PSE - Duwamish River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Duwamish River on Puget Sound Electric Railway
Removed

PTC - Illinois River Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1900; Removed ca. 1973
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Illinois River on Peoria Terminal Co.
Destroyed by collision

Putnam Street Bridge (Old) (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1951
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Putnam Street
Bridge has been replaced.

PW - Middletown Swing Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Replaced an earlier bridge at this location built in 1872.
Swing through truss bridge over the Connecticut River on the Connecticut Central Railroad in Middletown
Open to traffic

PWB Railroad Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
Built 1866, replaced in stages through the 1870s by an iron truss structure on the same footings
Lost truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Quinsippi Island Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1899 using 1867 Arches; Replaced on a new alignment 1961; Used by Narrow Gauge tourist trains until 1984, Coverted to road used after 1984; Repaired 2015-16
Plate girder swing bridge over Quincy Bay providing access to Quinsippi Island Park in Quincy
Open

Rabbit Road Bridge (Le Sueur County, Minnesota)
Pratt through truss bridge over MN22 on Rabbit Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Raccoon Creek Bridge (Gloucester County, New Jersey)
Built 1911; replaced 2004
Lost truss bridge over Raccoon Creek on Locke Avenue (CR 671) in Swedesboro
No longer exists

Rancocas Creek Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1997
Swing bridge over Rancocas Creek on CR 543
Open to traffic

Rancocas Creek Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1985; closed 2015
4-span pony truss bridge with swing span over Rancocas Creek on CR 635
Scheduled for removal because of safety concerns in 2016. Replacement in the distant future

Rapid Railway - Belle River Bridge (St. Clair County, Michigan)
Built 1899; Likely removed 1929
Bridge over Belle River on Rapid Railway
No longer exists

Rappahannock River Bridge (Caroline County, Virginia)
Built 1934
Bridge over Rappahannock River on Virginia 301
No longer exists

RCP&E - Fort Pierre Bridge (Hughes County, South Dakota)
Built 1907, Approaches Rebuilt 1928
Through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

Reading - Christina River Swing Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Christina River on Abandoned Reading Railroad
Abandoned

Red River Bridge (Grand Forks County, North Dakota)
Lost Bridge over Red River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Redstone Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
Built 1880, still the original structure piers stablized recently
Through truss bridge over Minnesota River on DM&E Railroad Spur
Open to traffic

Reedy Point Bridge (Older) (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1910; replaced 1926
Lost Concrete stringer Shear pole bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware River on Route 9
No longer exists

Reyno Bridge (Randolph County, Arkansas)
Built 1930; replaced 1978
Lost through truss bridge over Current River on AR 328 at Reyno
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Arkansas River Bridge (Old) (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Rock Island RR
Superstructure replaced

RI - Cache River Bridge (Prairie County, Arkansas)
Abandoned Deck plate girder bridge over Cache River on
Derelict/abandoned

RI - DeValls Bluff Bridge (Old) (Prairie County, Arkansas)
Built 1871; Replaced 1923
Pratt through truss bridge over White River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Hennepin Canal Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1895; Replaced in the late 60s/early 70s
Lost Bridge over Hennepin Canal on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced

RI - I&M Canal Swing Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Swing Bridge built in 1887 to move rail cars across I&M Canal
Pony Plate Girder Swing bridge over I&M Canal on abandoned railroad in Marseilles
Derelict/abandoned

Richardson Creek Bridge (Chatham County, Georgia)
Built 1926
Bridge over Richardson Creek on Georgia US 80
No longer exists

Rigolets Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Opened to traffic June 9, 1930; replaced 2009
Lost through truss swing bridge over Rigolets Pass on US 90 in New Orleans
Replaced by new bridge

Rita Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1940
Swing bridge over Bayou Lafourche on LA 655 in Lockport
Open to traffic with a weight limit

River Street Bridge (Antrim County, Michigan)
Lost TPratt pony truss swing bridge over Clam Lake/ River on River Street
Removed

River's Edge Road Bridge (Mathews County, Virginia)
Built 1938
Swing bridge over Milford Haven on River's Edge Road
Open to traffic

Riverdale Bridge (Pacific County, Washington)
Built 1924
Lost Through truss bridge over Willapa River on Route 101 Riverdale
No longer exists

Riverside Avenue Bridge (Old) (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Lost Truss bridge over Hoquiam river on Riverside Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Riverside Bridge (St. Clair County, Alabama)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1972
Through truss swing bridge over Coosa River (Logan Martin Lake) on US 78 at Riverside
Open to traffic

Riverside Drive Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
Built 1938, Replaced 2004
Swing bridge over Skagit River on Riverside Drive in Mount Vernon
Replaced by a pre-cast concrete girder bridge in 2004

Riverton Drawbridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1903 of Douglas Fir & Cedar; Closed 1919; Removed 1927
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss swing bridge over Duwamish River on Old Military Road
Removed but not replaced

Riverview-Peru Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1900 using ironwork from the first bridge at Lafayette Street
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Alafia River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

RJCM - Cumberland River Swing Bridge (Montgomery County, Tennessee)
Built 1891 by the Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Swing through truss bridge over Cumberland River on R.J. Corman Railroad/Memphis Line at Clarksville
Open to traffic