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19th Century

LARy - 4th Street Trolley Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1898; Replaced 1930
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on Los Angeles Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Last Chance Canal Tunnel & Bridge. (Caribou County, Idaho)
Built 1899
Bridge over Bear Biver for Canal


Lathers Road Bridge (Rock County, Wisconsin)
Built 1887 by Wisconin Bridge & Iron
Through truss bridge over Turtle Creek on Lathers Road
Open to traffic, weight restrictions in place

Latona Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1890; Rebuilt 1909 to allow pedestrian & vehicular traffic; Replaced 1919
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Union Lake/Lake Washington Canal on Trolley Cars
No longer exists

Lattice Bridge (Allegany County, New York)
Built 1887
Whipple through truss bridge over Genesee River on Lattice Bridge Road
Closed to all traffic

Laughery Creek Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1878 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co., restored 2008.
Triple Intersection Pratt through truss bridge over Laughery Creek on Old IN 56
Recently rehabilitated and open for pedestrian use

Laura Bradley Park Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Deck truss bridge over Dry Run Creek on a park road within Laura Bradley Park in Peoria
Closed to all traffic

Laurel Hill Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built c. 1890 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co. ; Replaced 19XX
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over on
Replaced by a new bridge

Lavender Covered Bridge 35-21-07x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built to replace an earlier covered bridge. Only bridge along the Scioto River to survive the 1913 flood
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Scioto River on Radnor Road (Del. Co. Rd 198)
Replaced by a new bridge

Lawrence Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Built 1880 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Closed pony truss bridge over Little Turkey River on 330th Avenue in Jackson Junction
Privately owned

Lawrence L. Knoebel Covered Bridge 38-19-39 / 38-49-13 (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875
Queenpost through truss bridge over South Branch Roaring Creek on Campground Road; outer sidewalk added in 1970s, and bridge modified to offer higher clearance for campers
Open to traffic

Laymon Road Bridge (Clinton County, Ohio)
Built 1871 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Relocated bowstring pony truss bridge originally over TR 272 (Laymon Rd.)
Preserved in Denver Williams Park, Wilmington, Ohio

Layton Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1892; rehabilitated 1984
Through truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on PA 4038
Open to traffic

Laytonville - Dos Rios Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1888
Deck truss bridge over Burger Creek on Laytonville - Dos Rios Road
Open to traffic

Lazaretto Creek Railroad Bridge (Chatham County, Georgia)
Built 1887; abandoned 1933
Lost bridge over Lazaretto Creek on Savannah and Tybee Railroad
No longer exists except for remnants of west approach

Le Grand Truss Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1930 Lost in flooding in 2008
Lost through truss bridge over Iowa River on Abbott Avenue, piers remain
Destroyed in 2008 flooding

Lea Bridge (Bradley County, Tennessee)
Built 1886; Demolished 1988
Lost Pony truss bridge over Candies Creek on Old Georgetown Street
Replaced by a new bridge; Moved to park in Hamilton County

Leaksville Covered Bridge 33-79-04x (Rockingham County, North Carolina)
Built 1852 in the town of Leaksville; Collapsed 1943; 30' stone piling remains
Lost Covered Lattice through truss bridge over Dan River on Old State Highway 87
Replaced by a new bridge

Leaman Place Covered Bridge 38-36-20 #2 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893
Covered bridge over Pequea Creek on Belmont Road (TR 684)
Open to traffic

Leatherwood Station Covered Bridge 14-61-25 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1899, rehabilitated in 1940, closed to traffic in 1979, moved from Williams Creek to Billie Creek in 1981
Covered bridge over Williams Creek on a pedestrian trail southeast of Rockville
Open to pedestrians

Leavenworth Terminal Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1892-94 under the direction of George S. Morison for about $300,000; dedicated Jan. 2, 1894
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River on Chicago & North Western Railway at Leavenworth
Removed

Lebanon Countryside Trail - Little Miami River Bridge (Warren County, Ohio)
Built circa 1885
Parker through truss bridge over Little Miami River on Lebanon Country Side Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Lebanon Road Stone Arch Bridge (Davidson County, Tennessee)
Built 1888
Stone arch bridge over Brown's Creek on Lebanon Pike
Intact but closed to all traffic

Lecompton-Perry Bridge (Douglas County, Kansas)
Built 1899; Damaged due to floods in 1903, 1905, & 1908; 3 spans lost to ice jam 1910; Razed 1969
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Kansas River on Halderman Street.
Replaced by a new bridge a few hundred yards downstream.

Lee Creek Road Bridge (Crawford County, Arkansas)
Built 1898; one span replaced in 1930; bypassed in 1995
Abandoned through truss bridge over Lee Creek on Lee Creek Road (West Rena Road), just north of I-40
Closed to all traffic

Leeds Bridge (Greene County, New York)
Built 1825; rehabilitated 1937
Concrete arch bridge over Catskill Creek on CR 23B in Leeds
Open to traffic

Leeper Covered Bridge 35-30-08x (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built 1850
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Salt Creek
Collapsed due to an overweight truck

Leet Street Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built 1886 by the Morse Bridge Co. at Lawrence Junction; relocated here in 1904
Through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad and PA 65 on Leet Street in Leetsdale
Intact but closed to all traffic

Lehigh Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1894; replaced 1906
Lost Deck truss bridge over Lehigh River on Lehigh Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lehigh Valley Trail - Wadsworth Junction Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1896
Truss bridge over Genesee River on Lehigh Valley Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

Lehman's Covered Bridge 38-34-B (Juniata County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1888 and rebuilt after Hurricane Agnes in 1972 using original timbers, but not original truss design
Bridge over East Licking Creek on Mayer Road
Open to traffic

Leitersburg Bridge No. 2 (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1839; rehabilitated 1983
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on Leiters Mill Road in Smithsburg
Open to traffic

Lemont Road Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Lost Through truss bridge over Sanitary Canal on Lemont Road
No longer exists

Leonard Street Covered Bridge 22-41-03#2x (Kent County, Michigan)
Built 1879; replaced 1913
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Grand River on Leonard Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Letchworth Avenue Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875; rehabilitated 1934; reconstructed 1997
Reconstructed pony truss bridge over Pennsylvania Canal on Letchworth Avenue in Yardley, PA
Open to traffic

Lewis Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1895
Through truss bridge over Little Mahoning Creek on TR 399
Demolished and replaced.

Lewis Mill Bridge (Daviess County, Missouri)
Completed Oct. 3, 1892, by the St. Joseph Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1989
Lost through truss over Grand River on CR 570 (July Avenue) west of Jameson, beyond the end of Route OO
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Lewisburg Susquehanna River Covered Railroad Bridge (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1865-68 as joint railroad/road bridge; 5 spans washed away June 1, 1889 and replaced; three spans destroyed in flood of May 21, 1894 and rebuilt; replaced 1912 with new railroad bridge
Lost Bridge over Susquehanna River between Lewisburg and Montandon
Replaced by a new bridge

Lewistown Covered Bridge 38-44-01x (Mifflin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1849 as road bridge; tracks laid across for Mifflin & Centre County RR ca. 1866; Destroyed by tornado July 4, 1874, with loss of three lives.
Lost Bridge over Juniata River
Destroyed by severe weather

Lexington Covered Bridge 46-78-02x (Rockbridge County, Virginia)
Removed 1935
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Maury River on Route 11
Replaced by a new bridge

Liberty Mills Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890
Through truss bridge over Eel River on 1st St. in Liberty Mills.
Closed

Liberty Road Bridge (DeKalb County, Missouri)
Built 1894 by the Dildine Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over North Fork Lost Creek on Liberty Road
Open to traffic on an unmaintained road

Liberty Trail Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1870; relocated here in 2000
Pony truss bridge over unknown stream on Liberty Trail
Open to pedestrians

Lick Creek Bridge (Orange County, Indiana)
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Lick Creek just off of US150
Was on an private drive that is now abandoned

Lickskillet Bridge (Logan County, Kentucky)
Built 1880 by the Penn Bridge Works; replaced 1990 and later relocated to a city park
Pratt pony truss bridge in Auburn Park
Open to traffic going through the park

Lilly Bridge (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832
Stone arch bridge over Burgoon Run on PA 53
Open to traffic

Lime Kiln / Shinn Bridge (Lewis County, Missouri)
Built 1896 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
REMOVED; Formerly abandoned wrought iron through truss bridge over Middle Fabius River on CR 373
REMOVED; Gone by Dec 2, 2014; Deck was in very bad condition, county closed it by means of piling large rocks at each end

Lime Kiln Road Bridge (Newton County, Missouri)
Built 1882 as a railroad bridge by the King Bridge Co.; later relocated here for vehicular traffic
Through truss bridge over Shoal Creek on Lime Kiln Road north of Neosho in Neosho
Open to pedestrians

Lime Springs Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Built 1878
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Former alignment of what is now Oak Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge downstream of dam.

Lime Valley Covered Bridge 38-36-23 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Covered bridge over Pequea Creek on Breneman Road
Open to traffic

Lime Valley Stone Arch (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1887
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Lime Valley creek on former C&NW Railway
Abandoned

Limekiln Pike Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1810
Stone arch bridge over Sandy Run on Limekiln Pike in Fort Washington
Open to traffic

Lincoln Covered Bridge 45-14-13 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1865; Renovated 1947; rehabilitated 1989
Covered Pratt through arch truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on Fletcher Hill Rd (C3035) in Woodstock
Open to one lane traffic with a weight limit

Lincoln Highway Mississippi River Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1891, lost in 1975
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Lincoln Highway/US 30 in Clinton
Replaced by new bridge

Lincoln Highway Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Old) (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1896, Replaced 1930; Removed in the 1950s
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Lincoln Street Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built in 1894 Removed in 1964
Lost Through truss bridge over Mormon Slough on Lincoln Street
No longer exists

Lincoln Trail Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1884, replaced in 2005
Lost through truss bridge over Stony Creek on Lincoln Trail Road southeast of Muncie
Replaced by new bridge

Linden Street Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884, rehabilitated ca. 1950, replaced in 2008
Stone arch bridge over Jordan Creek on Linden Street in Allentown
Replaced by a new bridge

Linn Creek Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built 1893; rehabilitated 1955
Pony truss bridge over Linn Creek on Langford Avenue
No longer exists

Linton Stevens Covered Bridge 38-15-03 (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886
Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Elk Creek on Kings Row Road (TR 310)
Open to traffic

Linville Creek Bridge (Rockingham County, Virginia)
Built 1898
Thacher truss bridge over Linville Creek on VA 1421 in Broadway
Bypassed and preserved for pedestrians only

Linwood Road Bridge (Wood County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1885 by the Smith Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1987
Pony truss bridge over North Branch Portage River on Linwood Road (TR 236A) in Bowling Green
Open to pedestrians only

LIRR - Atlantic Avenue Tunnel (Queens County, New York)
Built 1844, closed 1861
Tunnel on abandoned Long Island Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

LIRR - Beach Channel Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1892; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Beach Channel on Long Island Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

LIRR - DB/BLISS Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1893;
Pratt through truss bridge over Dutch Kills Creek on Long Island Railroad
Open to traffic

LIRR - English Kills Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1891
Deck plate girder bridge over English Kills on Long Island RR
Open to traffic

LIRR - Manhasset Viaduct (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1897
Steel stringer bridge over Shore Road, Manhasset Creek, Bayview Ave on Long Island Railroad
Open to traffic

LIRR - Shinnecock Canal Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, New York)
Built 1899; Replaced 1931
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Shinnecock Canal on Long Island Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Lisbon Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1872; replaced and relocated in 1966; relocated and restored in 2017.
Bowstring truss bridge formerly crossing Middle Fork Little Beaver Creek
Open to pedestrian traffic in new location.

Little America Rest Area Bridge (Fulton County, Illinois)
Built ca.1875
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Park on Pedestrian Trail
Open to pedestrians

Little Auglaize River TR 25 Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Built before 1900 by the Canton Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Little Auglaize River on TR 25
Bypassed with a new bridge but retained.

Little Blue River Bridge (Jefferson County, Nebraska)
Built 1893
Through truss bridge over Little Blue River on Romeo Road, .5 mi. west of Steele City
Open to traffic

Little Blue River Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Built in 1898 by the Brackett Bridge Company; replaced in 1988.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Blue River on CR 580W
Replaced by new bridge

Little Buffalo Creek Bridge (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1880; rehabilitated 1968
Stone arch bridge over Little Buffalo Creek on PA 34 in Newport
Open to traffic

Little Cedar Creek CR 52 Bridge (De Kalb County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Cedar Creek on County Road 52
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Deer Creek Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built in 1888 by P.E.Lane; replaced in 1989
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Deer Creek on CR 400E
Replaced by new bridge

Little Deer Creek CR 500E Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1907
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Deer Creek on County Road 500 East
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Flat Rock River Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built ca.1890; destroyed by an overweight truck in 1990.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Flat Rock River on CR 250W
Replaced by new bridge

Little Flatrock River CR 650N Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built 1899; rehabilitated 1988
Four-span stone arch bridge over Little Flatrock River on CR 650 North
Open to traffic

Little Gap Covered Bridge 38-13-02 (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880; rehabilitated 1987
Burr arch-truss bridge over Aquashicola Creek on Cover Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Little Kentucky River Bridge (Older) (Carroll County, Kentucky)
Built 1871; Replaced 1927
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Kentucky River on US-42, KY-36
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Log House Pioneer Village Spiral Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1893 over Yellow Bank River but relocated to the Little Log House Pioneer Village in 1989
Through truss bridge over a man made pond on a pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only

Little Muskegon River Bridge (Mecosta County, Michigan)
Built 1897
Pony truss bridge over Little Muskegon River on 120th Avenue
Closed to all traffic

Little Osage River Bridge (Bourbon County, Kansas)
Built in 1896 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Little Osage River on 35th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic

Little Otter Creek Bridge (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built 1876
Stone arch bridge over Little Otter Creek on CR 700 West
Replaced by a modern pony truss

Little Otter Creek CR 300N Bridge (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880; rehabilitated 1998
Stone arch bridge over Little Otter Creek on CR 300 North
Open to traffic

Little Potato Creek CR 800E Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built 1894; replaced 1991
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Potato Creek on County Road 800 East
Replaced by new bridge

Little Potato Creek CR 900E Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built 1894 by the Lafayette Bridge Company
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Potato Creek on CR 900 East
Road is closed and bridge has been removed

Little Potato Creek CR 900N Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built 1899 by the Lafayette Bridge Company
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Potato Creek on County Road 900 North
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Raccoon Creek Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; replaced in 1991
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR 21 (Pipeline Road)
Replaced by new bridge

Little River Turnpike Bridge (Loudoun County, Virginia)
Built 1824; rehabilitated 2001
Stone arch bridge over Little River on John S. Mosby Highway
Open to traffic

Little Salamonie River CR 300S Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built 1893
Lost Bedstead Warren pony truss bridge over Little Salamonie River on County Road 300 South
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Sand Creek CR 600E Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built in 1893 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company, replaced in 1987.
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Sand Creek on County Road 600E
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Sandy Creek Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1895; rehabilitated 1975
Pony truss bridge over Little Sandy Creek on TR 304 (Bombish Road)
Open to traffic

Little Sandy River Bridge (Carter County, Kentucky)
Built 1880
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on an old alignment of KY 1/a former railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Little Sandy River EL&BS Railroad Bridge 1 (Carter County, Kentucky)
Built 1873 by the EL&BS Railroad; converted to use as a vehiclular bridge following railroad abandonment
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on alignment of former Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad (now Old Fultz Road)
Open to traffic

Little Sandy River EL&BS Railroad Bridge 2 (Carter County, Kentucky)
Built 1873 by the EL&BS Railroad; converted to use as a vehiclular bridge following railroad abandonment
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on alignment of former Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad (now Old Fultz Road)
Open to traffic

Little Sandy River EL&BS Railroad Bridge 3 (Carter County, Kentucky)
Built 1873 by the EL&BS Railroad; converted to use as a vehiclular bridge following railroad abandonment
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on alignment of former Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad (now Old Fultz Road)
Open to traffic

Little Sugar Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1895
Pony truss bridge over Little Sugar Creek on TR 517
Open to traffic

Little Sugar Creek CR 175E Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built 1893
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sugar Creek on County Road 175 East
Removed but not replaced