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Lake Pend Oreille Bridge (Bonner County, Idaho)
Built 1908-10, removed 1934
Timber stringer and lift bridge over Lake Pond Oreille on Wagon
Replaced by a new bridge

Lamb-Fish Bridge (Tallahatchie County, Mississippi)
Built 1905 by the American Bridge Co.
Vertical lift bridge over the Tallahatchie River on Levee Road
Open to traffic

LDRR - Delcambre Canal Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1910 by the American Bridge Co.
Draw bridge over Delcambre Canal on the Louisiana & Delta Railroad
Open to traffic

Le Pont D'or Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1993
Bridge over Bayou Lafourche on LA 649
Open to traffic

Leeville Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1970; Replaced by new bridge in 2010
Lost vertical lift bridge over Bayou Lafourche on LA 1 at Leeville
Replaced by new bridge

LI - Powell Creek Bridge (1903) (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1903; Replaced 1926
Lost Bridge over Powell Creek on Long Island Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Lindenwood Park Bridge (Cass County, North Dakota)
Modern pratt pony truss vertical lift bridge on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

LIRC - Falls of the Ohio Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1919
Through truss railroad bridge over the Ohio River at Louisville
Open to railroad traffic

LOAM - Black River Bridge (Catahoula Parish, Louisiana)
Operations ceased 1985 and likely scrapped at or around that time.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Louisiana Midland RR
No longer exists

LOAM - Little River Bridge (Archie) (Catahoula Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1914
Lost Through truss bridge over Little River on Louisiana & Arkansas RR
No longer exists

Lockport Company Canal Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1959
Vertical lift bridge on LA 1 over Company Canal in Lockport
Open to traffic

Lockwood Avenue Drawbridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1927; Replaced 1983
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Adams Street/Lockwood Drive
Replaced by a new bridge

M Street Bridge (1934) (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1934 as temporary shoofly for Tower Bridge construction
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Sacramento River on M Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street - 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

Main Street Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1941 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.
Vertical lift bridge over St. Johns River on US 1 (Main Street) in Jacksonville
Open to four-lane traffic

Main Street Canal Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Lost Pony/through plate girder lift bridge over canal on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street-M&E Canal Bridge (Shelby County, Ohio)
Lost through truss lift bridge over Miami and Erie Canal on Main Street
Removed but not replaced

Mantua Creek Bridge (Gloucester County, New Jersey)
Built 1935
Vertical lift bridge over Mantua Creek on NJ 44 in Paulsboro
Open to traffic

Mare Island Bridge (1980) (Solano County, California)
Built 1980
Bridge over Napa River on G Street
Open to traffic

Marine Parkway Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 2001
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over Rockaway Inlet on Marine Parkway in New York
Open to traffic

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

McKinley Avenue Lift Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 2004
Bridge over Milwaukee River on W Mckinley Avenue in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Memorial Bridge (New) (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 2012-13, Opened August 2013
Through truss bridge over Piscatiqua River on US 1
Open

Memorial Bridge (Old) (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 1923, rehabilitated 1982, closed to vehicle traffic in 2011
Lost vertical lift bridge over Piscataqua River on US 1 in Portsmouth
Demolished.

Meridian Bridge (Yankton County, South Dakota)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1953; bypassed by Discovery Bridge in 2008
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on US 81 at Yankton
Open to pedestrians only

MERR - Carlton Lift Bridge (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Built 1927 by McClintic-Marshall Co. ; rehabilitated 1976; Bypassed by new highway bridge in 2000
Warren through/deck truss lift Bridge over Kennebec River on Maine Eastern Railroad and former US 1 in Bath
Open to railroad traffic only

Miami & Erie Canal Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Miami & Erie Canal on Germantown Road /Tytus Avenue
No longer exists

Miami & Erie Canal Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Filled in
Lost Beam bridge over Miami & Erie Canal on Mohawk Place/ Street
No longer exists filled in

Michigan Avenue Bridge (1930) (Erie County, New York)
Built 1930; Reconstructed using original substructure 1960; Rehabilitated in 1970s and 1996
Vertical lift bridge over Buffalo River on Michigan Avenue in Buffalo
Open to traffic

Michigan Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1978
Vertical lift bridge over Milwaukee River on Michigan Street in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Middleport Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1974
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on NY 271 in Middleport
Open to traffic

MKT - Boonville Railroad Bridge (3rd) (Cooper County, Missouri)
Built 1932, abandoned in 1992 and donated to city by Union Pacific; reopened for rail-trail use April 2016.
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on Future Katy Trail in Boonville
Partially opened to rail-trail use April 2nd, 2016

ML&T - Big Choctaw Bayou Bridge (Tensas Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Big Choctaw Bayou on ML&T RR
Demolished

MNBR - Naheola Bridge (Choctaw County, Alabama)
Built 1934 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.; Road surface removed and bridge closed to automobiles in 2000, Open to railroad traffic
Vertical lift bridge over Tombigbee River
Open to rail traffic

MNCW - Norwalk River Lift Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Planned to be replaced by vertical lift
Howe through truss bridge over Norwalk River on Metro-North RR
Still in planning stages

MNCW - Park Avenue Lift Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1954
Warren through truss vertical lift bridge over Harlem River on Metro North RR
Open to traffic

Moncla Lift Bridge (1947) (Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1947, Demolished 2000
Lost vertical lift thru truss bridge over Red River at Moncla on LA 107
Replaced by new bridge

Moss Bluff Bridge (Old US 171) (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1924; bypassed 1969; removed ca. 1972
Warren through truss bridge over Calcasieu River on former US 171
Removed but not replaced

Moss Bluff Drawbridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1968
Vertical lift bridge over West Fork Calcasieu River on LA 378 in Moss Bluff
Open to traffic

MP - Algiers Canal Bridge (Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1957 by the Missouri Pacific Railroad
Through truss bridge over Algiers Canal (Gulf Intracoastal Waterway) on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Closed to traffic

MP - Benzel Bridge (Desha County, Arkansas)
Built 1903
Vertical lift through truss bridge over White River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

MP - St Francis River Bridge (Lee County, Arkansas)
Built 1912 ; relocated in 1966 to Texas
Lost Through truss bridge over St Frances River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced and relocated To Texas

MP - Yancopin Bridge (Desha County, Arkansas)
Built 1903, ; Abandoned 1992
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

MS14 Sunflower River Bridge (Sharkey County, Mississippi)
Built 1925
Lost Through truss bridge over Sunflower River on RMS 14
No longer exists

MSTL - Keithsburg Lift Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1909; Abandoned 1971; Partially lost to fire in 1981
Vertical lift bridge that carried the M&StL across the Mississippi River at Keithsburg
Abandoned

Murray Morgan Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Opened Feb. 15, 1913; rehabilitated 1957; closed 2007; rehabilitated 2012-3
Vertical lift bridge over Foss Waterway on E. 11th Street in Tacoma
Open to traffic

Napa River Bridge (Napa County, California)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1977, replaced 2005
Vertical lift bridge over Napa River on CA 121 in Napa
Replaced by new "Maxwell Bridge", 2005

Ninth Street Lift Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Vertical lift bridge over Gowanus Canal on Ninth Street in New York
Open to traffic

NJTR - 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 NJTransit and Conrail Shared Assets Operations (formerly Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

NJTR - Lower Hack Lift Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1928
Three-track through Parker truss bridge over Hackensack River on NJT RR (formerly DL&W RR)
Open to traffic

NJTR - Raritan Bay Lift Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Construction started in 2020
Pratt through truss bridge on New Jersey Transit Railroad
Under construction

NJTR - Upper Hackensack Lift Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1959 to replace earlier 1901 bridge
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Hackensack River on New Jersey Transit
Open to traffic

North Ferry Street Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Lost Pony truss lift bridge over Erie Canal on North Ferry Street
Removed but not replaced

NPB - Elizabeth River Lift Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Through truss bridge over Elizabeth River on Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Black River Lift Bridge (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1974
Through truss bridge over Black River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Black Warrior River Bridge (Greene County, Alabama)
Vertical lift bridge over Black Warrior River on NS Railroad
Presumably open to traffic

NS - Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912-1913; originally consisted of two identical bridges side-by-side but one was demolished in 1968
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly PFW&C RR)
Open to traffic

NS - Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1971
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (former Nickel Plate Ry)
Open

NS - Decatur Drawbridge (1979) (Limestone County, Alabama)
First bridge built on this spot was burned during the Civil War, replaced with a pontoon bridge. A swing bridge was built in 1885, and it was replaced by this modern drawbridge in 1978-79.
Polygonal Warren Through Truss Vertical Lift Drawbridge over Tennessee River in Decatur
Open to traffic

NS - Elizabeth River Lift Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Through truss bridge over Elizabeth River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Iron Curtain Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1956
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Cuyahoga River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Nickel Plate Cuyahoga River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1956
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - NYC Bridge No. 6 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912-1915; currently out of use, stored in partially raised position
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry (later New York Central RR)
Abandoned prior to 1973

NS - Tenn Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1880-86, rebuilt 1917-20
Vertical lift through Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on the Norfolk-Southern Railway in Chattanooga
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Valley City Bridge (Scott County, Illinois)
Built 1959
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Wabash Bridge (1993) (Marion County, Missouri)
Lift span added in 1993
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on the Norfolk Southern Railroad at Hannibal
Open to railroad traffic

NS/CSX - Tombigbee River Bridge (Clarke County, Alabama)
Through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on Norfolk Southern, CSX
Open to traffic

NWP - Eureka Slough Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Deck plate girder bridge over Eureka Slough on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Open to authorized vehicles only

NWS Yorktown Ammunition Pier Lift Bridge (York County, Virginia)
Built 1963
Lost Bridge over York River on York Naval
Open to authorized vehicles only

NYC - DK Yard Drawbridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1953
Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on New York Central Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NYS Barge Canal Bridge (Herkimer County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over NYS Barge Canal in Little Falls.
No longer exists

NYWS&B - Oswego Canal Bridge (Oswego County, New York)
Built 1884
Lost Bridge over Oswego Canal on New York West Shore & Buffalo RR
No longer exists

O&E Canal Bridge - Newcomerstown (Tuscarawas County, Ohio)
Lost Steel stringer lift bridge over O&E Canal on Pennsylvania RR (maybe)
Removed but not replaced

Oak Grove Park Bridge (Cass County, North Dakota)
Built 2014
Modern Warren pony truss vertical lift bridge over Red River on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Ohio Street Bridge (1961) (Erie County, New York)
Built 1961
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Buffalo River on Ohio Street
Open to traffic

Old River Canal LA 15 Bridge (Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1965
Vertical lift bridge over Old River Nav. Canal on LA 15
Open to traffic

Old Rooster Bridge (Marengo County, Alabama)
Built ca.1925; Demolished 1980
Lost Through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on former Hwy 80 route
Lost

Old West Bay Drawbridge (Bay County, Florida)
Built 1945, replaced in 1993 with drawbridge section taken out
Bridge over Sr79 / Icww @ West Bay on Sr-79
Open to pedestrians only

Oldmans Creek Bridge (Salem County, New Jersey)
Built 1936; altered 1968ca; rehabilitated 1996
Vertical lift bridge over Oldmans Creek on US 130
Open to traffic

Oostanaula River Bridge (Floyd County, Georgia)
Built 1918
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Oostenaula River on 5th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Panhandle Road Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1985
Vertical lift bridge over East Fork Hoquiam River on Panhandle Road in Hoquiam
Open to traffic

Park Avenue Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1914
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Park Avenue in Brockport
Open to traffic

Park Avenue Lift Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Champlain Canal on Park Avenue
Removed but not replaced

Passaic River Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1988
Vertical lift bridge over Passaic River on US 1/US 9 Truck in Newark
Open to traffic

PC - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (2nd) (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built ca. 1925 to replace earlier bridge when canal expanded after acquisition by Army Corps of Engineers, replaced by new bridge 1/4 mile to south as canal realigned and widened in 1960s; Completely removed 1972
Lost Through truss bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on Pennsylvania RR
No longer exists

Pekin Lift Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1928-29; replaced 1980
Lost Strauss vertical-lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on IL 9 in Pekin
Replaced by a new bridge

Plaquemine LA 1 Bridge (Iberville Parish, Louisiana)
Built ca. 1950
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Plaquemine on LA 1 SB at Plaquemine
Open to traffic

Pleasant Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1972; improvements made in 1990
Vertical lift bridge over Milwaukee River on E. Pleasant Street in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Plymouth Avenue Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Lost Through lift truss bridge over Erie Canal on Highway 15 Plymouth Avenue
No longer exists

PNWR - Willamette River Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built Ca. 1910
Vertical lift bridge over Willamette River on Portland and Western Railroad (PNWR)
Open to traffic

Point Pleasant Canal Bridge (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Built 1972
Vertical lift bridge over Point Pleasant Canal on NJ 13 in Point Pleasant
Open to traffic

Point Pleasant Canal Bridge (1986) (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Built 1986
Vertical lift bridge over Point Pleasant Canal on NJ 88 in Point Pleasant
Open to traffic

PPU - Illinois River Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1985
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad in Peoria
Open to traffic

Prescott Bridge (Pierce County, Wisconsin)
Built as a private toll bridge 1923; tolls removed 1946; removed 1991
Lost Bridge over St. Croix River on US 10 in Prescott
Replaced by new bridge

Prospect Avenue Bridge (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1914
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on NY 63 in Medina
Open to traffic

Prospect Blvd Bridge (New) (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 2013
Deck girder bridge over Bayou Terrebonne on Prospect Avenue 3087
Open to traffic

PTRA - Greens Bayou Lift Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Greens Bayou on Railroad (Port Terminal Railroad Association)
Open to traffic

Puentelevadizo Laguna de Lobina (Culebra, Puerto Rico)
Built 1979; rehabilitated 2010;
Bailey pony truss vertical lift bridge over Laguna de Lobina on PR 250
Open to traffic; lift no longer in use

Puget Sound-Pt Townsend Bridge (Jefferson County, Washington)
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1982
Bridge over Puget Snd @ Pt Townsend on Sr 20
Open to traffic

Queen Street - Annapolis River Bridge (Pre 1907) (Washington County, Maine)
Lost Truss bridge over Annapolis River on Queen Street
Replaced by a new bridge