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Allen Street Bridge (Old) (Cowlitz County, Washington)
Built 1906, Collapsed 1923
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Cowlitz River on Allen Street in Kelso
Collapsed

Alsip Tank Farm Bridges (Cook County, Illinois)
Set of 4 wire suspension bridges over Cal Sag Canal on Petroleum Pipline
In active use

Androscoggin Swinging Bridge (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1892 by John A. Roebling Sons Co.; Rebuilt 1936 by WPA following a flood; Rehabilitated 2006
Suspension bridge over Androscoggin River on Pedestrian Path in Brunswick and Topsham
Open to pedestrians

Animas River Trail Suspension Bridge (La Plata County, Colorado)
Wire suspension bridge over Animas River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Arroyo Grande Swinging Bridge (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Built in 1995 to replace a similar bridge (from 1875) that was damaged in a storm
Wire suspension bridge over Arroyo Grande Creek on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only

Atwood Park Suspension Footbridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Wire suspension bridge over Kishwaukee River on Seth Atwood Park Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians

Baring Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1953
Suspension bridge over South Fork Skykomish River on NE Index Creek Road in Baring
Open to traffic

Batavia Clark Island Suspension Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Suspension Bridge on bike trail
Wire suspension bridge over Fox River on bike trail in Batavia
Open to pedestrians

Beebe Bridge (Old) (Chelan County, Washington)
Built 1919; Removed 1963
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Columbia River on Flume/Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bidwell Bar Suspension Bridge (original 1856 bridge) (Butte County, California)
Built 1856 using materials transported from Troy, NY; closed to traffic in 1954; relocated 1967
Relocated suspension bridge formerly over Feather River
Open to pedestrians

Bowl & Pitcher Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Built 1941 by the Civilian Conservation Corps
Wire suspension bridge over Spokane River on a trail at Riverside State Park
Open to pedestrians

Branstetter Swinging Bridge (Benton County, Missouri)
Built 1924 for $8,500
Lost swinging bridge over Osage River, southwest of Warsaw
No longer exists

Bridges of Moore Park (Val Verde County, Texas)
park was created in 1930 actual bridge build dates are unknown at this time
several bridges including suspension and deck arches over East and West branches of San Felipe Creek on Pedestrians
Open to pedestrians only

Bronx Whitestone Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Opened to traffic April 29, 1939
Suspension bridge over East River on I-678 in New York
Open to six lanes of traffic

Brooklyn Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Opened to traffic May 24, 1883
Suspension bridge over East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York
Open to traffic

Brookside Park Suspension Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Destroyed by flooding in May, 2008, Replaced by a MOB in 2009
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Squaw Creek in Ames
Destroyed by flooding in May, 2008.

Brown's Ford Swinging Bridge (St. Clair County, Missouri)
Replaced 1974
Lost swinging bridge over Osage River (now Truman Reservoir) on Route C northwest of Iconium
No longer exists

Buchanan Swinging / Suspension Footbridge (Botetourt County, Virginia)
Stone supports built 1851
Bridge over James River on Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Byram Swinging Bridge (Hinds County, Mississippi)
Built 1905 by W.H. Groome Son; Bypassed by new bridge in 1989
Wire suspension bridge over Pearl River
Open to pedestrians

Caddo Gap Swinging Bridge (Montgomery County, Arkansas)
Derelict swinging footbridge over Caddo River in Caddo Gap
Derelict

Calico Rock Bridge (Izard County, Arkansas)
Abandoned in 1989
Derelict swinging footbridge in Calico Rock
Derelict

Camp Hantesa Swinging Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1919,
Wire suspension bridge over Ravine on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Castle Bridge (Ida County, Iowa)
Built 1971
Wire suspension bridge over Odebolt Creek on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Cedar Rapids Country Club Suspension Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Wire suspension bridge over Indian Creek on Golf Path
Open to traffic

Chautauqua Park Swinging Bridge #1 (Livingston County, Illinois)
Built 1898 by the Joliet Bridge and Iron Co.
Wire suspension bridge over Vermillion River on a pedestrian path in Chautauqua Park
Open to pedestrians

Chautauqua Park Swinging Bridge #2 (Livingston County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1926
Wire suspension bridge over Vermillion River on a pedestrian path in Chautauqua Park
Open to pedestrians

Cheoah River Footbridge (Graham County, North Carolina)
Wire suspension bridge over Cheoah River on footpath
Open to pedestrians

Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Original two-lane spans with through-truss suspension bridge and regular cantilever design built 1949-52 and opened 1952; second three-lane span with deck suspension and arched cantilever opened 1973; rehabilitated 1988
Pair of suspension and cantilever truss bridges over Chesapeake Bay on US 50
Open to traffic

Chicago Basin Trail Suspension Bridge (La Plata County, Colorado)
Built 2008, replacing a suspension bridge that had become unstable due to age, repeated floods and general deterioration. Thought to be the third bridge at this site.
Wire suspension bridge over Animas River on Chicago Basin Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Choctaw Creek Bridge (Grayson County, Texas)
Built 1915
Abandoned wire suspension bridge over Choctaw Creek on Abandoned road
Abandoned

Clear Creek Swinging Bridge (Marion County, Arkansas)
Built 1940 by the Works Progress Administration; rehabilitated 1967; replaced 1975
Lost suspension bridge over Clear Creek on AR 125
Replaced by a modern bridge

Clinchport Swinging / Suspension Footbridge (Scott County, Virginia)
Wire suspension bridge over Clinch River on Foot Traffic in Clinchport
Open to pedestrians

Cook Forest State Park Suspension Footbridge (Clarion County, Pennsylvania)
Wire suspension bridge over Toms Run on trail
Open to pedestrians only

Cottage Grove Footbridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Suspension bridge on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only

Croswell Suspension Bridge (Sanilac County, Michigan)
Wire suspension bridge over Black River on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

Davis Swinging Bridge (Lincoln County, Missouri)
Lost swinging bridge at or near Davis
No longer exists

Des Arc Swinging Bridge (Prairie County, Arkansas)
Built 1940-41; Removed in 1970
Lost swinging bridge over White River on AR 38 at Des Arc
No longer exists

DeSoto Swinging Bridge (Jefferson County, Missouri)
Lost swinging footbridge over Joachim Creek in DeSoto
No longer exists

Eden Valley County Refuge Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Wire suspension bridge over Bear Creek on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Elkhurst Swinging Bridge (Clay County, West Virginia)
Built 1930
Suspension bridge over Elk River on CR 22
Closed to all traffic

Essex-Merrimac Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1909; rehabilitated 2003
Suspension bridge over Merrimack River on Main Street in Amesbury
Open to traffic

Estherville Suspension Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Suspension bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on a pedestrian trail in Estherville
Open to pedestrians only

Fall Creek Falls Suspension Bridge (Van Buren County, Tennessee)
Wire suspension bridge over Cane Creek on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

Flat River Swinging Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Built prior to 1910; demolished sometime after 1980
Lost swinging footbridge over Flat River between Coffman and Haney streets in Park Hills
No longer exists

Friendship Swinging / Suspension Footbridge (Abandoned) (Washington County, Virginia)
Abandoned wire suspension footbridge over South Fork Holston River
Abandoned

Gateway Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1956
Suspension bridge over Mississippi River on US 30 at Clinton
Open to traffic

General Dean Suspension Bridge (Clinton County, Illinois)
Built 1859
Suspension bridge over Kaskaskia River at Fairfax Street in Carlyle
Open to pedestrians only

George Washington Bridge (New York County, New York)
Opened to traffic October 25, 1931; lower level opened August 29, 1962
Suspension bridge over Hudson River on I-95 in New York
Open to a total of 14 lanes of traffic

Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1937
Suspension bridge over San Francisco Bay on US 101 at San Francisco
Open to traffic

Grand Auglaize Swinging Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
Built 1922 by Joseph Dice
Suspension bridge over Grand Auglaize Creek on Swinging Bridges Road (Lake Road 42-18) southwest of Brumley
Open to traffic

Guy A West Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1968
Wire suspension bridge over American River on American River Bike Trail
Open to pedestrians

Haggard's Ford Swinging Bridge (Boone County, Arkansas)
Built 1939-41 by the Works Progress Administration; rehabilitated 1977
Swinging bridge over Bear Creek next to Cottonwood Road
Open to pedestrians only

Hanapepe Swinging Bridge (Kauai County, Hawaii)
Built in 1911, extensively rebuilt after Hurricane Iniki in 1992
Wire suspension bridge over Hanapepe River on Footpath
Open to pedestrians

Hardwick 'Swinging' Footbridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Suspension bridge over Lamoille River on pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

Harmon Swinging Bridge (Boone County, Arkansas)
Built 1940 by the WPA; damaged by flash floooding in 1961 and then dismantled
Lost wire suspension bridge over Crooked Creek somewhere near Harmon
No longer exists

Hennepin Avenue Suspension Bridge (1st) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1854-55 by engineer Thomas Griffith; replaced 1876
Lost suspension bridge over the Mississippi River (West Channel) on Hennepin Avenue at Nicollet Island in Minneapolis
Replaced by the second suspension bridge

Hennepin Avenue Suspension Bridge (2nd) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1876 by engineer Thomas Griffith; demolished 1890
Lost suspension bridge over the Mississippi River (West Channel) on Hennepin Avenue at Nicollet Island in Minneapolis
Demolished to make room for a steel arch bridge

Hermitage Swinging Bridge (Hickory County, Missouri)
Built 1896
Lost suspension bridge over Pomme de Terre River somewhere near Hermitage
No longer exists

I-74 Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Northbound bridge built 1935; southbound built 1960; both rehabilitated 1975
Pair of suspension bridges over the Mississippi River on I-74 between Bettendorf and Moline
Open to traffic

Iowa Falls Swinging Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1897, Rebuilt/rehabbed in 1909, 1925, 1956,, & 1989
Suspension bridge over Iowa River on path
Open to pedestrians

Janet Street Suspension Bridge (Carbon County, Utah)
Suspension bridge over Price River
Open to pedestrians only

Jay Cooke State Park Suspension Bridge (Carlton County, Minnesota)
Built 1923; destroyed by flood 2010; restored and reopened 2013
Wire suspension bridge over St. Louis River on Pedestrian Pathway
Bridge was restored after 2010 flood and is now open to the public!

Johnstown Swinging Bridge (Bates County, Missouri)
Built 1891 by the Lyndon Wire Cable Bridge Co.; replaced 1899
Lost wire suspension bridge over North Deepwater Creek at Johnstown
Replaced by new bridge

Kapaa Stream Swinging Bridge (Kauai County, Hawaii)
Wire suspension bridge over Kapaa Stream
Open to pedestrians only

Kapaia Swinging Bridge (Kauai County, Hawaii)
Bridge closed September 2006 due to being unsafe. Damaged heavily during a storm on Friday, March 9, 2012 - tearing out most of the mainspan.
Wire suspension footbridge over Kapaia River (Hanamaulu Stream)
Deteriorated beyond a safe passage state, further damaged during a storm on Friday, March 9, 2012 - tearing out most of the mainspan.

Kaua'i Pedestrian Walkbridge (Taney County, Missouri)
Suspension Bridge over Lakeshore Drive on pedestrian traffic
Open to pedestrians only

Keigly Branch Suspension Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Wire suspension bridge over Keigly Branch on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Kings River Swinging Bridge (Carroll County, Arkansas)
Lost three-tower swinging bridge over Kings River east of Eureka Springs
No longer exists

Klenken Bridge (Cooper County, Missouri)
Built 1929 by Joseph Dice; replaced 1994
Lost swinging bridge over Lamine River on Swinging Bridge Drive
Replaced by a modern concrete bridge

Lagoon Swinging Footbridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Swinging bridge on a footbridge south of Lagoon Drive in Forest Park
Open to foot traffic

Lava Canyon Suspension Bridge (Skamania County, Washington)
Wire suspension bridge over Muddy River on Lava Canyon Trail
Open to pedestrians

Leslie Swinging Bridge (Searcy County, Arkansas)
Derelict suspension bridge over Middle Fork Little Red River, just upstream from US 65
Derelict, with deck completely missing, but towers and cables remaining

Liberty Bridge (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Opened September 2004
Wire suspension bridge over Reedy River on pedestrian trail in Greenville
Open to pedestrians only

Little Golden Gate Bridge (Champaign County, Illinois)
Built 1960
Wire suspension bridge over Lake of the Woods on a pedestrian trail in the Champaign County Forest Preserve
Open to pedestrians

Logan Creek Bridge (Reynolds County, Missouri)
Lost wire suspension bridge over Logan Creek
Lost

Longmire Service Road Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1923
Suspension bridge over Nisqually River on Longmire Service Road
Open to traffic

Lover's Leap Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
First built in 1886, replaced in 1904 with a 160 ft span, current 262 ft span built in 1922
Swinging Pedestrian bridge
Open to pedestrians

Lumberville-Raven Rock Pedestrian Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1947 by John A. Roebling's Sons Co.
Suspension bridge over the Delaware River on a pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians

MacDonald Park Bridge (King County, Washington)
Wire suspension bridge over Snoqualmie River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Manhattan Bridge (New York County, New York)
Opened to traffic December 31, 1909
Suspension bridge over East River in New York City
Open to seven lanes of highway traffic and four subway tracks

Marble Hill Swinging Bridge (Bollinger County, Missouri)
The first swinging footbridge, with two towers, was built 1899 to provide a link between Marble Hill and Lutesville when Crooked Creek flooded. A more substantial footbridge, with three towers, was built 1908
Lost three-tower swinging footbridge over Crooked Creek between Marble Hill and old Lutesville
No longer exists

Maries River Swinging Bridge (Maries County, Missouri)
Built 1928 by Joseph Dice
Lost suspension bridge over Maries River just off Route AA northwest of Vienna
Destroyed by flash flood, but remains still visible

Marquette-Prairie Bridge (Crawford County, Wisconsin)
Built 1932; Replaced 1974
Lost suspension bridge over Mississippi River on US 18
Replaced by a new bridge

Mid Hudson Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1989
Suspension bridge over Hudson River on US 44 and NY 55 in Highland and Poughkeepsie
Open to traffic

Mile High Swinging Bridge (Avery County, North Carolina)
Built 1952, Reconstructed 1999
Suspension bridge over chasm at Grandfather Mountain on pedestrian trail


Mill Creek Swinging Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1925 by Joseph Dice; rehabilitated 1978
Suspension bridge over Mill Creek on Lake Road 42-18 (Swinging Bridges Road) near Brumley
Open to one-lane traffic

Mohican Wilderness Suspension Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 2002
Suspension bridge over Mohican river on Pedestrian trail
Good condition

Moline Swinging Bridge (Elk County, Kansas)
Swinging footbridge in Moline over Wildcat Creek. Described as the "oldest swinging bridge in Kansas".
Open to pedestrians only

Mt Zion Swinging Bridge (Lawrence County, Tennessee)
Built ca.1950; Rehabilitated ca.2011
Pedestrian Bridge over Sugar Creek
Open to pedestrians

Mystery Swinging Bridge No. 1 (Benton County, Missouri)
Lost swinging bridge over Osage River in the Warsaw area
No longer exists

Mystery Swinging Bridge No. 2 (Benton County, Missouri)
Lost swinging bridge over Osage River in the Warsaw area
No longer exists

Overholt Distillery Suspension Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883, Converted to pedestrian use after 1921, Abandoned 1945,
Abandoned wire suspension bridge over Youghiogheny River on Railroad/Pedestrian Pathway
Abandoned

Pammel-Eastwoods Suspension Footbridge (Winnebago County, Iowa)
Wire suspension bridge over Winnebago River on Pedestrian Pathway betwixt Pammel Park and Eastwoods Park
Open to pedestrians only

Pamperin Park Suspension Bridge (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Wire suspension bridge over Duck Creek on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians

Powhatan Swinging Bridge (Lawrence County, Arkansas)
Built 1925-26; made obsolete by free state ferry in 1938; removed in 1952
Lost suspension bridge over Black River on old US 63 at Powhatan
No longer exists

Ramsey Park Suspension Bridge (Redwood County, Minnesota)
Wire suspension bridge over Tributary of Redwood River on Pedestrian Trail
Open to pedestrians

Rancho Equestrian Suspension Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Wire suspension bridge over Los Angeles River on Equestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Reed Creek Swinging Bridge (Madison County, Arkansas)
Abandoned wire suspension bridge over Reed Creek next to CR 2410
Abandoned

Riegelsville Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1984 and 2010-11
Suspension bridge over Delaware River on a spur off PA 611 in Riegelsville crossses over to Milford, NJ to NJ Rt. 519
Open to traffic

Rock River Suspension Bridge (Lyon County, Iowa)
Wire suspension bridge over Rock River on private road in Rock Rapids
Open to traffic