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Derek Hines Memorial Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1966
Swing bridge over Merrimack River on Main Street in Amesbury
Open to traffic

Des Cannes Bayou Bridge (Evangeline Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1916
Bridge over Des Cannes Bayou on Route 97
No longer exists

DH - Ticonderoga Creek Swing Bridge (Essex County, New York)
Built in 1895 Replaced 1935
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Ticonderoga Creek on Delaware & Hudson Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Dismal Swamp State Natural Area Bridge (Camden County, North Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Great Dismal Swamp on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Diversey Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Diversey Avenue
Superstructure replaced

DM&E - Sabula Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1906
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on IC&E RR (formerly Milwaukee Road)
Open to traffic

Dover Bridge (Talbot County, Maryland)
Built 1932, to be replaced by bypass bridge by 2016 and preserved as fishing pier
Warren truss swing bridge over Choptank River on MD 331
Open to traffic

Drew Bridge (Lafayette County, Florida)
Named after sons of George F. Drew (gov. of FL 1877-81); purchased in Brazil by Drews in 1899 & floated by barge to present location. Not in use since 1920.
Bridge over Suwannee River on Suwannee & San Pedro Railroad (1902-1905)
Closed to all traffic

DSRR - Ouachita River Bridge (Union Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1904
Abandoned through truss bridge over Ouachita River on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

DTI - Rouge River Bridge (Old) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1913; Replaced ca. 1976
Through truss bridge over Rouge River on Detroit Toledo & Ironton RR
Replaced by a new bridge

DTI - Rouge River Bridge (Oldest) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1898; Replaced 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rouge River on Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Dunn's Creek Bridge (Putnam County, Florida)
Built 1931
Warren through truss bridge on State Route 15
No longer exists

Dupre Bayou Bridge (St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana)
Bridge over Dupre Bayou on Judge Perez Drive
No longer exists

Durand Bridge (Pepin County, Wisconsin)
Built 1884; Blown down in 1902
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chippewa River
Replaced by a new bridge

Durand Swing Bridge (Pepin County, Wisconsin)
Built 1902; Replaced 1941
Baltimore through truss swing bridge over Chipewa River on State Route 10 Walcot Street
Replaced by a new bridge

E. Round Bunch Road Bridge (Orange County, Texas)
Built 1960
Swing bridge over Cow Bayou on E. Round Bunch Road in Bridge City
Open to traffic

Eagle Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Replaced 1930
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Eagle Avenue
Demolished

East Haddam Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1999
Swing through truss bridge over Connecticut River on CT 82 in East Haddam
Open to traffic

East Millstone Canal Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Amwell Road
Replaced by a new bridge

East Pearl River US 90 Bridge (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1933 by the Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co.
Swing bridge over East Pearl River on US 90
Open to traffic

Ebey Slough Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1927; replaced with fixed UCEB (ugly concrete eyesore bridge) in 2012
Lost swing bridge over Ebey Slough on WA 529
Replaced by a new bridge

Eight Mile Road Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1989
Swing bridge over Bishop Cut on Eight Mile Road
Open to traffic

Eight Mile Road Bridge II (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1975
Swing bridge over White Slu (Honker Canal) on Eight Mile Road
Open to traffic

EJ&E - Calumet River Bridge #710 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built ?; Replaced 1974
Pratt through truss swing bridge over the Calumet River on Elgin Joliet & Eastern Ry
Replaced by a new bridge

EJ&E- Sanitary Canal Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built in 1907 removed 1984
Lost Through truss bridge over Sanitary Canal
Removed but not replaced

EL - Passaic River Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built 1892
Pratt through truss bridge over Passaic River on Erie Lackawanna RR
No longer exists

Emerson E. Harrington Bridge (Dorchester County, Maryland)
Built 1935, bypassed by new bridge 1987 and converted to fishing piers with removal of center spans
Through truss bridge over Choptank River on US-50
Center truss spans and piers removed after new bridge opened 1987; approaches on both side open to pedestrians only as a fishing pier

Endom Bridge (Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1978; Repalced 2003
Swing bridge over Ouachita River on LA 3280 in Monroe
Replaced by a new bridge

Endom Bridge (Old) (Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Through truss bridge over Ouachita River on State Route 3280
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Collapsed in 1900
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Erie RR
Collapsed

Erie - Passaic River Bridge (Old) (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1876 replaced in 1922
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Passaic River on Erie Railroad (New York Division)
No longer exists

Erie Avenue Bridge (1st) (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1873; Replaced 1889
Lost Bridge over Black River on Erie Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie Avenue Bridge (3rd) (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1900; Replaced 1940
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Erie Avenue US 6
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie Street Swan Creek Sidecut Swing Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Swan Creek Sidecut/Miami & Erie Canal on Erie Street
No longer exists

Estero River Bridge (Lee County, Florida)
Lost Through truss bridge over Estero River on Florida 41
Replaced by a new bridge

Evansville Bridge (Randolph County, Illinois)
Lost 2 span pratt through truss bridge. Built 1885, razed 1927.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River in Evansville
Replaced by new bridge

Falgout Canal LA 315 Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1964
Swing bridge over Falgout Canal on LA 315 in Theriot
Open to traffic

Fassett Street Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1896; Razed 1957 after high winds unmoored a freighter, which slammed into the bridge.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Fassett Street
Partially destroyed by collision and razed

FCRD - Amelia River Swing Bridge (Nassau County, Florida)
Built 1920 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Amelia River on First Coast Railroad (formerly Seaboard Air Line Railway)
Open to traffic

FCRD - St. Mary's River Bridge (Nassau County, Florida)
Built 1926 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. for the Seaboard Air Line Railway
Deck plate girder bridge over St. Mary's River on First Coast Railroad
Open to traffic

FEC - Halifax River Bridge (Volusia County, Florida)
Lost Girder bridge over Halifax River on Florida East Coast Railway
Removed

FEC - Miami River Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Destroyed by hurricane
Through truss bridge over Miami River on Florida East Coast
No longer exists

FEC - Sebastian River Bridge (Old) (Brevard County, Florida)
Built ?; Replaced ?; Modified and Relocated to Walt Disney World
Lost Pony truss bridge over Sebastian River on Florida East Coast Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Jacksonville, Old) (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1889; Replaced 1925
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St. Johns River on Florida East Coast Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Palatka, Old) (Putnam County, Florida)
Built 1888; Collapsed 1903
Thacher through truss bridge over St Johns River on Florida East Coast RR
No longer exists

Figure Eight Swing Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Owned by the Figure Eight Island homeowner's association--gated
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway on Bridge Road
Open to traffic

First Carver Railroad Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1871 for the M&STL
Lost through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Former Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

First Cincinnati Southern Railroad Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1869-1877; superstructure replaced by current bridge in 1922
Lost through truss swing bridge over Ohio River on the Cincinnati Southern Railroad at Cincinnati
Superstructure replaced

First Frisco Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built in 1886 by Union Bridge Company the bridge was reconstructed in 1913-14 with heavier trusses.
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Frisco Railroad in Fort Smith
Replaced by new bridge

First Hannibal Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1869 under the direction of Octave Chanute; damaged by tornado in 1887, replaced 1917 by the Second Hannibal Bridge
Lost through truss bridge over Missouri River on Railroad in Kansas City
No longer exists

First Jefferson City Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Opened Oct. 15, 1896; demolished 1955
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River at Jefferson City
Replaced by the current US 54 bridge, but vestiges of south approach remain at end of Bolivar Street

First Vincennes Highway Bridge 13-51-03x / 14-42-01x (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Replaced by the Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street
Replaced by new bridge

Fishing Creek Bridge (Dorchester County, Maryland)
Built 1942
Bridge over Fishing Creek on Maryland Highway 335
No longer exists

Flint River Swing Bridge (Decatur County, Georgia)
Built 1932
Warren truss swing bridge over Flint River on CSX Transportation in Bainbridge
Open to traffic

Flushing Creek Bridge (Old) (Queens County, New York)
Built 1880
Lost Through truss bridge over Flushing Creek on Northern Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge

Forest Avenue Bridge (Dallas County, Texas)
Constructed in 1915, Bypassed in 1952, Demolished in 1955
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Trinity River on Forest Avenue Road
Demolished

Fort Denaud Swing Bridge (Hendry County, Florida)
Built 1963
Swing pony truss bridge over Caloosahatchee River on Fort Denaud Way
Open to traffic

Fort Madison Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1927
Toll double-decker through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River on IA 2/IL 9/BNSF Railroad at Fort Madison
Open to traffic

Fort Madison Bridge (Old) (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1888; Replaced 1923
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad and Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Walton Beach Bridge (Okaloosa County, Florida)
Through truss bridge over Pensacola/ Chico Bay on State Route 85 Fort Walton Beach Road
No longer exists

Fortune Street Bridge (Old) (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1892; Replaced 1926
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Hillsborough River on Fortune Street
Replaced by a new bridge

FP - Stillions Bridge (Ashley County, Arkansas)
Built 1906 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co.
Through truss swing bridge over Saline River on the Fordyce and Princeton Railroad (formerly Rock Island) northwest of Crossett
Open to railroad traffic

Franklin Canal Bridge (St. Mary Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1985
Swing bridge over Franklin Canal on Chatsworth Road in Franklin
Open to traffic

Frederica River Bridge (Glynn County, Georgia)
Lost Through truss bridge over Frederica River on Torras Causeway
Replaced by a new bridge

Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1950; rehabilitated 2008
Swing bridge over Anacostia River on South Capitol Street
Open to traffic

Frisco - Aberdeen Bridge (Old) (Monroe County, Mississippi)
Built 1887; Replaced 1969
Pratt through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on San Francisco & St Louis Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Frisco - Amory Bridge (Old) (Monroe County, Mississippi)
Lost Through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on San Francisco & St Louis Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Frisco - Black Rock Bridge (Old) (Lawrence County, Arkansas)
Built ?; Replaced 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on St. Louis-San Francisco Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Frisco - Pocahontas Bridge (Randolph County, Arkansas)
Built 1912, Lost 1986
Lost through truss railroad bridge with a center swing span over Black River at Pocahontas
Bridge removed, but several concrete piers remain

Fullerton Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Fullerton Avenue
No longer exists

Gable Street Swing Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1908. Replaced 1932
Lost Bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Gable Street (Now McKee Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Galveston Bay Wagon Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
Built 1893; Destroyed by the 1900 Hurricane
Pratt through truss swing bridge over Galveston Bay on Road
Destroyed by severe weather

GB&W - Sturgeon Bay Swing Bridge (Door County, Wisconsin)
This was the first bridge crossing the bay of Sturgeon Bay
Lost Through truss bridge over Sturgeon Bay
Lost

George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park (Nassau County, Florida)
Built 1948; Replaced by the adjacent bridge in 1999; Converted to pedestrian use 2003
Deck plate girder swing bridge over Nassa Sound on George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park
Open to pedestrians only

George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge (York County, Virginia)
Built 1952; rehabilitated 1996
Swing bridge over York River on US 17 in Gloucester Point
Open to traffic

Georgiana Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1962
Bridge over Georgiana Slough on Isleton Road
Open to traffic

Gianella Bridge (Butte County, California)
Built 1908-1911; Replaced 1987
Lost swing bridge over Sacramento River on State Route 32
Replaced by new bridge

Glendive Swing Bridge (Dawson County, Montana)
Built 1895; Sections destroyed by flooding 1899; Replaced 1900
Lost Parker through truss through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

GN - Snohomish River Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1893; Replaced 1910
Bridge over Snohomish River on Great Northern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Grand Avenue Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1984
Swing bridge over Quinnipiac River on Grand Avenue in New Haven
Open to traffic

Grand Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1869 Replaced in 1910
Lost Howe through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Grand Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Grand Chenier Bridge (Cameron Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1959
Swing bridge over Mermentau River on LA 82
Open to traffic

Grand Lake Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (Cameron Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1964
Pontoon swing bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway on LA 384 near Grand Lake
Open to traffic

Grand River Bridge (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Built 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Grand River on 68th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Grand River Bridge (Old) (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Lost Through truss bridge over Grand River on US Highway 31
Replaced by a new bridge

Grand Street Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1901; rehabilitated 1973
Swing bridge over Newtown Creek on Grand Street in New York
Open to traffic

Grant Street Streetcar Bridge (King County, Washington)
Lost Howe through truss swing bridge over Duwamish River on 14 Street on Grant Street Electric Railway
Superstructure replaced

Grassy Point Drawbridge (Douglas County, Wisconsin)
Built 1912
Pratt through truss bridge over St. Louis River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

Grayville Railroad Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Built 1881, rehabilitated in 1972, abandoned in 1996, partially destroyed by flooding in 2005
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Illinois Central Railroad south of Grayville
Partially destroyed by flood

Great Lake Spine Trail - Lake Okoboji Bridge (Dickinson County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1890 as a swing bridge, swing span became fixed span ca. 1920, became part of the bike trail network in 1995 linking Milford and Spirit Lake
Deck plate girder bridge over Strait between East and West Lake Oboji on formerly a railroad line between Spirit Lake and Milford, now a bike trail in Okoboji
Open to pedestrians

Green Island Bridge (Original) (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1835; Eastern side of the bridge burned due to sparks from a train in May 1862 and was replaced; Replaced 1884
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Hudson River on Rensselaer & Saratoga Railway & Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Greenbush Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1882; Replaced 1933
Lost Through truss bridge over Hudson River on US20/US9
Replaced by a new bridge

Greenpoint Avenue Bridge (Old) (Queens County, New York)
Built 1900; Burned down in the Locust Hill Oil Refinery disaster 1919
Lost Through truss bridge over Newtown Creek on Greenpoint Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

GRGH&M - Grand River Bridge (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Grand Rapids, Grand Haven & Muskegon Railway
Removed

Griggstown Causway Canal Swing Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Griggstown Causway
Replaced by a new bridge

Grimesland Bridge (Pitt County, North Carolina)
Built 1931
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Tar River on Grimesland Bridge Rd
Replaced by a new bridge

GRNW - Clearwater River Bridge (Lewis County, Idaho)
Whipple through truss bridge over Clearwater River on Great Northwest Railroad
Open to traffic

Grosse Ile Free Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1980
Swing bridge over Trenton Channel on Grosse Ile Pkwy
Open to traffic

Grosse Ile Toll Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1913
Bridge over Trenton Channel on Grosse Ile Toll Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Groton Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1889 for the New York, Providence & Boston Railroad; Replaced by the railroad 1919 and converted to road use; Replaced 1943
Pratt through truss bridge over Thames River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge