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Abandoned KCS - Blue River Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
A rail spur built in 1950 to service the Armco Steel plant
Abandoned pony/through plate girder vertical lift bridge over Blue River on Abandoned Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned NYC - Cuyahoga River Lift Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1953
Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Railroads (NS)
Open to traffic

Adam Street Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1918
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on North Adam Street in Lockport
Open to pedestrians only

AGR - lack Warrier River Bridge (Marengo County, Alabama)
Built ca. 1927
Vertical lift bridge over Black Warrior River on Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway
Open to traffic

Allen Street Bridge (Cowlitz County, Washington)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1970, Replaced 2000
Lost through truss bridge over Cowlitz River on Allen Street in Kelso
Replaced by a new bridge in 2000

AM Fort Smith Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Originally built by the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad, now used by the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad between Fort Smith and Van Buren in Van Buren
Under Repairs due to cables snapping on the lift section Jan. 21, 2014; reopened after span was lowered Jan. 23, 2014. Repairs are ongoing to allow to bridge to lift again.

Amtrak - Groton Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1919 by the American Bridge Co. as a bascule bridge; draw span replaced by vertical lift in 2008
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over Thames River on Northeast Corridor (Amtrak)
Open to traffic

Amtrak Dock Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1935
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passaic River on Amtrak (formerly Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

Amtrak S. Branch Chicago River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1915
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch of Chicago River on Amtrak (BNSF)
Open to traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Jefferson County, Arkansas)
Built 1915; Rehabilitated 1954; Replaced 1972
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on US 79
Replaced by new bridge

Arkansas River Trail - Rock Island Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1899 by the Choctaw and Memphis Railroad; lift span added 1972
Vertical-lift railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Little Rock at the Clinton Presidential Library. Open to pedestrians.
Rehabilitation complete. Open for pedestrian traffic as of 10-01-11.

Arroyo Colorado Bridge (Cameron County, Texas)
Built 1953
Vertical lift bridge over Arroyo Colorado on FM 106 in Rio Hondo
Open to traffic

ASB Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Opened to traffic on December 28, 1911; upper roadway deck removed 1987
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic

Baring Cross Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Originally completed Dec. 21, 1873; destroyed by flooding on April 3, 1927; rebuilt 1929
Vertical-lift railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Little Rock on the Union Pacific Railroad
Open to two tracks of railroad traffic

Basin Bridge Rd Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Ship basin near Schuylkill River on Basin Bridge Rd
Open to traffic

Bayou Boeuf/Kraemer Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1976
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Boeuf on LA 307
Open to traffic

Bayou La Batre Bridge (Mobile County, Alabama)
Built 1984
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou La Batre on AL 188 in Grand Bay
Open to traffic

Bayou La Loutre LA 46 Bridge (St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1957
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou La Loutre on LA 46
Open to traffic

Bayou LaCarpe LA 661 Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1964
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou LaCarpe on LA 661 in Houma
Open to traffic

Bayou Little Caillou LA 24 Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1941
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Little Caillou on LA 24 in Houma
Open to traffic

Bayou Little Caillou LA 58 Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1965
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Little Caillou on LA 58 in Chauvin
Open to traffic

Bayou Pierre Pass Bridge (Assumption Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1988
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Pierre Pass on Lee Drive in Pierre Part
Open to traffic

Bayou Teche Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 2008
Bridge over Bayou Teche on LA-87
Open to traffic

Bayou Teche LA 3361 Bridge (St. Martin Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1951
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 3361 in Breaux Bridge
Open to traffic

Bayou Teche LA 350 Bridge (St. Martin Parish, Louisiana)
Built ca. 1950
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 350
Open to traffic

Bayou Terrebonne LA 3087 Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1965
Lost vertical lift bridge over Bayou Terrebonne on Prospect Blvd. (LA 3087) in Houma
Replaced by new bridge

Bayou Terrebonne LA 58 Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1963
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Terrebonne on LA 58 in Montegut
Open to traffic

Bayou Vermilion LA 14 Bridge (Vermilion Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1938
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Vermilion on LA 14 at Abbeville
Open to traffic

Bayou Vermilion LA 14 Bypass Bridge (Vermilion Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1964
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Vermilion on LA 14 Bypass at Abbeville
Open to traffic

Bayou Vermilion LA 182 Bridge (Lafayette Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1981
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Vermilion on LA 182 (Pinhook Rd) in Lafayette
Open to traffic

Bayou Vermilion LA 733 Bridge (Lafayette Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1951
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Vermilion on LA 733 in Lafayette
Open to traffic

Bayou Vermilion LA 82 Bridge (Vermilion Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1955
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Vermilion on LA 82
Open to traffic

Bayou Vermilion LA 92 Bridge (Lafayette Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1948
Vertical lift bridge over the Bayou Vermilion on LA 92 at Milton
Open to traffic

BCLR - Buzzards Bay Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Built 1935
Through truss vertical lift bridge over Cape Cod Canal on the Bay Colony Railroad at Buzzards Bay
Open to traffic

Benjamin Harrison Memorial Bridge (Prince George County, Virginia)
Built 1967
Vertical lift bridge over James River on VA 156
Open to traffic

Billys Creek Bridge (Lee County, Florida)
Built 1941
Vertical lift bridge over Billys Creek on FL 80 Westbound in Fort Myers
Open to traffic

BNSF - Celilo Bridge (Wasco County, Oregon)
Built 1912
Vertical lift bridge over Columbia River on Oregon Trunk Railroad Line in Celilo, OR and Wishram, WA
Open to traffic

BNSF - Chambers Bay Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Originally built 1913-1914 for Northern Pacific Railway.
Vertical lift bridge over Chambers Bay on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Illinois River Bridge (Beardstown) (Cass County, Illinois)
Through truss vertical-lift bridge over Illinois River on BNSF Railway (formerly CB&Q, then BN) in Beardstown
Open to traffic

BNSF - Kennewick-Pasco Bridge (Benton County, Washington)
Built 1887
Parker through truss bridge over Columbia River on Burlington Northern - Santa Fe Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Lake Ewauna Bridge (Klamath County, Oregon)
Beam bridge over Lake Ewuana (Klamath River) on BNSF Railroad Tracks in Klamath Falls
Open to traffic

BNSF - Mississippi River Bridge (New) (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 2012
Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Portage Canal Lift Bridge (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
Former vertical-lift bridge over navigation canal, now fixed
Open to traffic

BNSF - Prescott Lift Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Built in 1984 replacing a swing span
Bridge over St. Croix River on BNSF Railways
Open to traffic

BNSF - Snake River Bridge (Franklin County, Washington)
1884 Built, Rehab.-Modifications 1950's
Vertical lift bridge over Snake River on Burlington Northern - Santa Fe Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Snowden Bridge (Richland County, Montana)
Built 1914; retrofitted to also allow vehicular toll traffic in 1925
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railroad
Open to railroad traffic

BNSF - Willamette River Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
1908 Built with swing span, 1989 Vertical lift replaces swing span
Vertical lift bridge over Willamette River on BNSF Railway Line in Portland
Open to traffic

Bullards Bridge (Coos County, Oregon)
Built 1952
Vertical lift bridge over Coquille River on US 101
Open to traffic

Burlington-Bristol Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1996
Vertical lift bridge over Delaware River on CR 413 in Burlington
Open to traffic

Burlington-Bristol Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1990
Vertical lift bridge over Delaware River on PA 413 in Bristol
Open to traffic

Caddo Lake Bridge (Caddo Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1914; lift mechanism disabled in the 1940s; replacement bridge built 1994; rehabilitated and reopened as a pedestrian bridge in 1995
Vertical lift bridge over Caddo Lake on LA 538 at Mooringsport
Open to pedestrians only

Cape Fear Memorial Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Built 1969
Vertical lift bridge over Cape Fear River on US 76/421 in Wilmington
Open to traffic

Carter Road Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1940 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Carter Road in Cleveland
Open to traffic

CBQ - Illinois River Bridge (La Salle County, Illinois)
Built approx 1880's, swing span added 1914-replaced by lift span 1932, RR line abandoned 1970's, bridge removed summer 1980
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River now removed--carried CB & Q RR
Lost

CFNR - Brazos Drawbridge (Napa County, California)
Open for traffic 2009, after vandalized in up position 2007
Bridge over Napa River on California Northern Railroad (CFNR)
Bridge is open to rail traffic with ongoing repairs

Champagne-Harrelson Memorial Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 2003
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Lafourche on LA 654
Open to traffic

Chandler Bridge (Coos County, Oregon)
Built 1952
Vertical lift bridge over Coos River on Coos River Highway
Open to traffic

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Lift Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Currently owned by Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Girder bridge over C&O Canal
Closed to all traffic

Claiborne Avenue Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1957
Vertical lift bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on Claiborne Ave. (LA 39) in New Orleans
Open to traffic

Clybourn Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1968; Closed for restoration in July 2010 & remains closed
Vertical lift bridge over Milwaukee River on Clybourn Street in Milwaukee
Closed to all traffic during restoration

CN - Des Plaines River Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Through truss lift bridge over Des Plaines River/BNSF RR on EJ&E RR in Crest Hill
Open to traffic

CN Wolf River Lift Bridge (Waupaca County, Wisconsin)
Several track upgrades have been completed since the bridge was erected in 1894. Major upgrades to the hydraulic swing machinery were completed in 1987.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wolf River on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CNJ - Newark Bay Lift Bridge (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1926; site of Newark Bay Bridge Accident in 1948; damaged in ship collision 1966; railroad abandoned 1976; lift spans demolished 1980, approach spans demolished 1988
Lost vertical lift bridge over Newark Bay on the Central Railroad of New Jersey
Removed

CNTP Ohio River Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1922 using the existing piers from a 1877 bridge
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Cincinnati
Open to traffic

Cochrane Bridge (Mobile County, Alabama)
Built 1927
Lost vertical lift truss bridge over Mobile River on US-90, AL-16
Replaced by a new bridge

Cody Bridge (Lee County, Arkansas)
Lost vertical-lift through truss bridge over St. Francis River on US 79 at Cody, northeast of Marianna
Replaced by a new bridge in 1984

Columbus Road Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1940 by the Public Works Administration
Vertical lift bridge on Columbus Road (CR 356) in Cleveland
Open to traffic

Commodore Schuyler F. Helm Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1946
Vertical lift bridge over Cerritos Channel on CA 47 in Long Beach
Open to traffic

CSX - Newark Bay Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1930 to replace trestle dating to 1913
Parker through truss bridge over Newark Bay on CSX RR (formerly Lehigh Valley RR)
Open to traffic

CSX Alabama River Bridge (Autauga County, Alabama)
Through truss bridge over Alabama River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX Kentucky Lake Bridge (Humphreys County, Tennessee)
CSX railroad bridge over Kentucky Lake adjacent to Hwy 70 bridge in Johnsonville


CSX Seneca Lift Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
Three-span through truss railroad bridge with center lift span over the Illinois River east of Seneca
Three-span Pratt through truss bridge with center lift span over Illinois River on CSX Rail spur in Seneca
In use; rail line leased by CSX Transportation through 2030

CSX Tennessee River Bridge (barge channel spans) (Jackson County, Alabama)
Swing Span replaced by Vertical Lift Span
Camelback Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX-Norfolk Southern Tennessee River Drawbridge (Decatur) (Limestone County, Alabama)
Vertical Lift Drawbridge over Tennessee River in Decatur
Open to traffic

CWI Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1967-1968 to replace earlier Strauss-type bridge; currently disused, stored in raised position
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on abandoned Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad
Closed to all traffic

Danville Railroad Bridge (Benton County, Tennessee)
The original wooden bridge was built at this location in 1859. It was modified and rehabilitated in the 1870's then rebuilt in 1931 by the VIrginia Bridge Co. Ten years later in 1941 the bridge had to be raised due to the creation of Kentucky Lake.
Abandoned through truss bridge over Tennessee River/Kentucky Lake on L & N Railroad
Disassembled on Benton County side,the two spans on the Houston County side are used as a private residence

Danziger Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1988-89
Vertical lift bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on US 90 in New Orleans
Open to traffic

De Valls Bluff Bridge (Prairie County, Arkansas)
Built 1924; new approaches added 1931; repaired in 1972 and 1988; replaced 2002
Lost vertical-lift through truss bridge over White River on US 70 at De Valls Bluff
Replaced by a new bridge

Delair Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 as a swing bridge, lift span added in 1960; was the first bridge from Philadelphia to New Jersey
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Delaware River on Norfolk Southern RR/CSX RR (formerly Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

Delcambre Canal LA 14 Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1936; Replaced 1998
Lost vertical lift bridge over Delcambre Canal on LA 14
Replaced by new bridge

DM&E Mississippi River Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1981
Vertical Lift Bridge with a Warren through truss bridge span over Mississippi River/1st Street on Railroad
Open to rail traffic

Drayton Lift Bridge (Pembina County, North Dakota)
Built 1911; Removed 1955 when new steel bridge was built north of town
Lost Through truss bridge over Red River on former Almeron Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Duffield Avenue Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1928
Vertical lift bridge over Duffield Avenue on Morristown Line
Unknown status

Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Opened as a transporter bridge in 1905; reconstructed as a vertical-lift bridge in 1930; rehabilitated 2000
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Duluth Ship Canal on Lake Avenue in Duluth
Open to traffic

Duplantis Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1973
Vertical lift bridge over Petit Caillou Bayou on Klondyke Road
Open to traffic

Eagle Avenue Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1930-31 by the Strobel Steel Construction Co.; rehabilitated 1991; closed 2005
Vertical lift bridge over Cuyahoga River on Eagle Avenue
Closed to all traffic

Eagle Harbor Road Bridge (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1910
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Eagle Harbor Road
Open to traffic

East Ave-Gulf Road Bridge (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1992
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on East Ave & Gulf Road in Holley
Open to traffic

EJ&E Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1974
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Ry (now CNRR)
Open

EJ&E Illinois River Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
4 span through truss Vertical lift bridge
Warren through truss bridge with center lift span over Illinois River on EJ&E RR
Open, original 1895 bridge replaced in 2011

Erie Canal Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1988
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on NY 250 in Fairport
Open to traffic

Erie Canal Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1972
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Union St. (N.Y.S. Rte. 259) in Spencerport
Open to traffic

Erie Canal Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1992
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Main St. in Brockport
Open to traffic

Erie Canal Bridge (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1954
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Main St. in Albion
Open to traffic

Estherwood Bridge (Acadia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1975
Pontoon bridge over Bayou Plaquemine Brule on LA 91 at Estherwood
Open to traffic

Exchange Street Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 2001
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Exchange Street in Lockport
Open to traffic

Falgout Canal Road Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1976
Vertical lift bridge over Grand Caillou Bayou on Falgout Canal Road
Open to traffic

FB&CT Trail - Fairview Lift Bridge (McKenzie County, North Dakota)
Built 1913 for Great Northern RR; was only lifted once, upon completion in 1913; carried both rail and vehicular traffic until 1956; rail traffic ceased in 1986; listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
Parker through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Trail
Open to pedestrians

FEC Port Mayaca Drawbridge (Martin County, Florida)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over St. Lucie Canal on South Central Florida Express (formerly the South Central Florida Railroad)
Open to traffic

FIR - Industrial Flats Lift Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1953
Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Flats Industrial Railroad
Open to traffic