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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

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

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

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

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

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

Rock Island Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Built 1894; closed to traffic in 1999; swing span plus all but two remaining spans demolished in May 2010; two remaining spans converted into pedestrian pier, which included the addition of truss spans on Dakota side in Nov. 2010, reopened in 2011
Abandoned through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Paul Park
Open to pedestrians

Rocks Village Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1883; Additional spans built 1895 & 1914
Through truss swing bridge over Merrimack River on E. Main Street/Bridge Street
Open to traffic

Romeo Road Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1899 on romeo road across Chicago S&S Canal; closed to traffic 1992; relocated in 1998 to neighboring trail.
Relocated through truss swing bridge over marsh on Centennial Trail.
Open to Pedestrians

Route 40 Bridge (Cecil County, Maryland)
Built 1928
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Route 40
No longer exists

RR - Danvers River Bridge (Old) (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Danvers River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Rush Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1872, removed 1920 upon completion of Michigan Avenue bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Removed but not replaced

Rush Street Swing Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1856 as the first all-iron bridge in Chicago, destroyed 1863
Lost swing bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Replaced by a new bridge

RUT - Lake Champlain Swing Bridge #1 (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1906 by the American Bridge Co.; Demolished 1965
Lost lattice through truss bridge over Lake Champlain on Rutland Railroad
Removed

RUT - Lake Champlain Swing Bridge #2 (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1899 by Edgemoor Bridge Works; Demolished 1965
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Lake Champlain (The Gut) on Rutland Railroad
Removed

RUT - Lake Champlain Swing Bridge #3 (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1899 by Edgemoor Bridge Works; Demolished 1965
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lake Champlain (Carry Bay) on Rutland Railroad
Removed

RUT/CV - Rouses Point Bridge (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1906 by the American Bridge Co.; Swing span demolished 1965
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lake Champlain on Rutland Railroad/Central Vermont Railroad
Mostly Removed

RUT/CV Rouses Point Bridge (Old) (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lake Champlain on Rutland RR
No longer exists

Ruth Bridge (St. Martin Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1932; replaced 1993
Lost swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 351
Replaced by new bridge

S&BC - Saginaw River Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1914; Replaced 1929
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Saginaw River on Saginaw-Bay City Railroad
Removed

SA&AP - Nueces Bay Causeway (Old) (Nueces County, Texas)
Built ca. 1896, Replaced ca. 1913
Lost Howe through truss swing bridge over Nueces Bay on San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Sabine River Bridge (Newton County, Texas)
Built 1936
Swing bridge over Sabine River on TX 12/LA 12 in Deweyville
Open to traffic

Sacramento River Bridge (Glenn County, California)
Built 1948; rehabilitated 1961
Howe Through truss bridge over Sacramento River on CA 162
Open to traffic

Saginaw River Bridge (Saginaw County, Michigan)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1941
Swing bridge over Saginaw River on Sixth Street in Saginaw
Removed but not replaced

SAL - Ocmulgee River Bridge (Bibb County, Georgia)
Built 1915; lost ca. 1960s
Lost through truss bridge over Ocmulgee River on Georgia Central Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Salem Street Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Salem Street
Open to traffic

San Jacinto Street Drawbridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1881; Replaced by the current concrete arch bridge in 1914
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on San Jacinto Street
Replaced

San Joaquin River Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1933
Howe Through truss bridge over San Joaquin River on CA 4 in Stockton
Open to traffic

San Joaquin River Bridge (Fresno County, California)
Built in 1885 Removed in 1948
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over San Joaquin River on 7th Avenue
No longer exists

Sarto Bridge (Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1916
Through truss bridge over Bayou des Glaises
Closed to all traffic

Saugatuck River Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1884 by the Union Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1993
Swing through truss bridge over Saugatuck River on CT 136 in Westport
Open to traffic

SBD - Gasparilla Sound Causeway (Middle) (Charlotte County, Florida)
Built 1911; Abandoned 1981
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Gasparilla Sound on Abandoned Charlotte Harbor & Northern Railway
Abandoned with swing span in open position

SBD - Tennessee River Bridge (Old) (Limestone County, Alabama)
Lost Through truss bridge over Tennessee River on Former Seaboard System Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SCL - Altamaha River Bridge (Glynn County, Georgia)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Altamaha River on Abandoned Seaboard Coast Line Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

SCL - Ashley River Bridge (Charleston County, South Carolina)
Built 1917
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Ashley River on Charleston & Savannah RR
No longer exists

SCXF - Moore Haven Swing Bridge (Glades County, Florida)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Caloosahatchee River. on South Central Florida Express
Open to traffic

Searcy Bridge (White County, Arkansas)
Lost swing through truss bridge over Little Red River on US 67W (now Davis Road, CR 76)
No longer exists

Sears Landing Bridge (Pender County, North Carolina)
Built 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Sears Landing
No longer exists

Second Ashland Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1908 replaced in 1920
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on South Ashland Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Second Carver Railroad Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1895
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Former Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Second Dearborn Street Bridge (Older) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1888 Replaced in 1907
Howe through truss bridge on Dearborn Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Second Hannibal Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1917 to replace First Hannibal Bridge; auto deck abandoned 1956
Baltimore through truss double deck swing bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic

Selma Swing Bridge (Dallas County, Alabama)
Built 1884 and bridge demolished in 1940 due to construction of Edmund Pettus Bridge. Bridge Tender's House, however, has been preserved as a bed and breakfast.
Lost Bridge over Alabama River on Water Street in Selma
Lost

Seneca Street Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1870
Lost Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Cuyahoga River on Seneca Street
No longer exists

SF&NV - Steamboat Slough Swing Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1905 by the San Francisco and Napa Valley RR (later Southern Pacific), abandoned 1933, destroyed by fire in mid 1950s
Lost Through truss bridge over Steamboat Slough on San Francisco and Napa Railroad/Southern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Sharp's Ferry Bridge (Marion County, Florida)
Built 1928
Swing bridge over Oklawaha River on CR 314
Open to pedestrians only

Sharptown Bridge (Wicomico County, Maryland)
Built 1912
Pratt through truss bridge over Nanticoke River on Maryland State Route 313 Sharptown Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Sheboygan River Bridge (Old) (Sheboygan County, Wisconsin)
Lost Through truss bridge over Sheboygan River on 8th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Shiocton Swing Highway Bridge (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Wolf River on State Highway 54
Replaced by new bridge

Shippingsport Swing Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Replaced a bridge that had been destroyed in a flood in 1872. Opened in 1874. Cost $75,000-twice the original estimate.
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Bottom Road
Replaced by a new bridge built upstream, 1929

Silent Shade Swing Bridge (Humphreys County, Mississippi)
Bridge plans approved in 1906 and completed by January 1912.
Abandoned through truss swing bridge over Yazoo River
Abandoned

Singing River Bridge (Jackson County, Mississippi)
Lost Through truss bridge over Singing River on Beach Boulevard
No longer exists

Sixth Street Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Built in 1891, Removed in 1965
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mission Creek (China Basin) on Sixth Street
No longer exists

Skagit River Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
Built 1953
Swing bridge over Skagit River on WA 536 in Mount Vernon
Open to traffic

Slade's Ferry Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built 1875; Swing span struck 1932 by a tanker and replaced with a bascule; Replaced 1970
Lost double-decker truss bridge over Taunton River on Remington Avenue
Removed

Smith Creek Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1962
Swing bridge over Smith Creek on Castle Hayne Road in Wrightsboro
Open to traffic

Smith Ridge Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1968
Swing bridge over Bayou Little Caillou on Bayouside Drive
Open to traffic

SN - Montezuma River Bridge (Solano County, California)
Built 1912
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Montezuma River on Sacramento Northern Railway
No longer exists

Snow-Reed Bridge (Broward County, Florida)
Built 1925 by the Champion Bridge Co.
Swing bridge over North Fork New River on Palm Avenue in Fort Lauderdale
Open to traffic

Songo River Bridge (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1926
Swing bridge over Songo River in Naples
Open to traffic

SOO - Fox River Swing Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Fox River on Soo Line Railroad
Removed

South Bristol Bridge (Lincoln County, Maine)
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1984
Swing bridge over The Gut on 129 in South Bristol
Replaced by a new bridge

South Quay Road Bridge (Southampton County, Virginia)
Built 1940
Swing bridge over Blackwater River on Southquay Road in Suffolk
Open to traffic

South Shore - 130th Street Railroad Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1908; Replaced 1966
Lost Through truss bridge over Calumet River on Chicago Southshore & South Bend
Superstructure replaced

South Slough Bridge (Coos County, Oregon)
Built 1934, Replaced 1991
Lost through truss swing span bridge over South Slough on Cape Arago Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Southern - Ocmulgee River Bridge (Pulaski County, Georgia)
Built 1890 Lost 1993
Lost Warren through truss with no verticals bridge over Ocmulgee River on Southern Railway Company
Removed

SP - Calcasieu River Bridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over the Calcasieu River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by severe weather

SP - Clear Creek Swing Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
Removed in the 1990s
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clear Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

SP - Coyote Creek Bridge (Santa Clara County, California)
Built 1905
Deck girder bridge over Coyote Creek on Southern Pacific RR
No longer exists

SP - Dumbarton Bridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1910, last used 1982.
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge over San Francisco Bay on Caltrain
Abandoned

SP - Neches River Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built 1918; Replaced 1940
Through truss bridge over Neches River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Neches River Bridge (Older) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Replaced 1918
Lost Through truss bridge over Neches River on Southern Pacific RR
Removed but not replaced

SP - Newark Slough Drawbridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1910
Baltimore through truss bridge over Newark Slough on Caltrain
Closed to all traffic

SP - Snodgrass Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1912: Removed 1971
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Snodgrass Slough on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

SP - Willamette River Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1887; Replaced 1921
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Willamette River on Southern Pacific RR
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Yuma Swing Bridge (2nd) (Yuma County, Arizona)
Built 1884; Burned 1885
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Colorado River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by fire

SP - Yuma Swing Bridge (3rd) (Yuma County, Arizona)
Built 1886; Replaced 1894
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Colorado River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Spokane Street Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1991
Swing bridge over W. Waterway of Duwamish River on SW Spokane Street in Seattle
Open to traffic

Spoor's Bridge (Waushara County, Wisconsin)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Spring Street Bridge (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built 1907;
Through truss bridge over Galena River on Route 84 Spring Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Spring Valley Bridge (Old) (Bureau County, Illinois)
Replaced 1934
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

SPS - Youngs Bay Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Built 1895, Abandoned 1978; Removed 1986
Lost swing span bridge over Youngs Bay on Seattle, Portland and Spokane Railroad
Removed

St Francis River Bridge (Poinsett County, Arkansas)
Built 1928-29; Replaced 1971
Through truss bridge over St Francis River on Bus US 63
Replaced by a new bridge

St Johns River Bridge (Seminole County, Florida)
Built 1912
Lost Through truss bridge over St Johns River on State Route 46
No longer exists

St Johns River Bridge (Old) (Lake County, Florida)
Swing bridge replaced with a bascule bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over St Johns River on Florida Route 40
Replaced by a new bridge

St Jones River Bridge (Kent County, Delaware)
Through truss bridge over St Jones River on Lebanon Road
No longer exists

St Joseph River Bridge (Old) (Berrien County, Michigan)
Lost Through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Main Street
No longer exists

St. Ann Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built ca. 1960; replaced 2012
Lost swing bridge over Bayou Terrebonne on Country Drive in Bourg
Replaced by a new bridge

St. Anthony Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1958
Swing bridge over Bayou Black on LA 182 (Bayou Black Drive)
Open to traffic

St. Charles Air Line Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Replaced in 1919
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Illinois Central RR
Replaced by a new bridge

St. John Bridge (St. Martin Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1895; bypassed by a new bridge in 2002
Through Truss Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on St. John Bridge Road
Closed

St. Joseph Swing Bridge (Buchanan County, Missouri)
Built 1906
Pennsylvania through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on the Union Pacific Railroad in St. Joseph, MO and Elwood, KS.
Open to traffic

St. Louis Bay Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Built 1908, Removed 1986
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St. Louis Bay on Burlington Northern
Removed

St. Marys River Bridge (Nassau County, Florida)
Built 1927, rehabilitated 2005.
Swing bridge over St. Marys River on US 17
Open to all traffic.

Stanwood Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1909; Replaced 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Stillaguamish River on SR-532
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Bridge (Older) (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Built 1906; Replaced 1928
Lost Through truss bridge over Root River on WI 38 State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Swing Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1872 to replace bridge lost in Chicago Fire; center pier rehabilitated 1898; bridge replaced 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge