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19th Century

Rodgers Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1890
Pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on TR 487
Open to traffic

Rodrick Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1872 by the Coshocton Iron Works using a design patented in 1841 by Squire Whipple. Relocated in 1998.
Bowstring through truss bridge originally located over Wills Creek on TR 144 in Coshocton County and relocated to Ohio State University-Newark Campus grounds
Open to pedestrians only

Roebling Suspension Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1866 by John A. Roebling. Rehabilitated 1955.
Suspension bridge over the Ohio River between Cincinnati and Covington
Rehabilitation Completed

Rogers Street Bridge (Ellis County, Texas)
Built 1889 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company Canton Ohio . Rehabilitated 2004.
Pratt through truss bridge on Rogers Street over Waxahachie Creek in Waxahachie
Open to pedestrians

Rogue's Ford Bridge (Rabun County, Georgia)
Built in 1895
Lost through truss bridge over the Chattooga River, next to US 76
Removed

Rohrbach Covered Bridge 38-19-31x (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1846; Disassembled October 1989 and places in storage at Knoebels Amusement Resort
Queenpost through truss bridge over South Branch Roaring Creek on T-369
In storage or disassembled

Roley School Covered Bridge 35-23-49 (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built in 1899 to span canal near Baltimore, later moved to Roley Road, moved to fairgrounds in 1974.
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge in Lancaster
Open to pedestrians

Roley School House Covered Bridge 35-23-49 (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1899 .5 miles north of Baltimore, Ohiow over a tributary of Paw-Paw Creek
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Dry land
In Lancaster County Fairgrounds

Rome Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Built 1886
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Skunk River on US 34
Replaced by a new bridge

Rome Ferry (Smith County, Tennessee)
Established 1830
Abandoned ferry across Cumberland River on Rome Road
Derelict/abandoned

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

Romford Road Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1998
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Bantam River on Romford Road in Washington
Replaced by a new bridge

Romley Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1881 by the Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad
Closed deck truss bridge over Pomeray Gulch (Chrysolite Creek) on FR 295 southwest of St. Elmo
Open to pedestrians only

Roosevelt Drive Bridge (Waukesha County, Wisconsin)
Built 1899; Replaced 1996
Lost Stone arch bridge over Menomonee River on Roosevelt Drive
Replaced by new bridge

Root Covered Bridge 35-84-08 (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1878 by Rolla Merydith; rehabilitated 2001
Covered bridge over South Branch Wolf Creek on CR 6
Open to pedestrians only

Root Road Covered Bridge 35-04-09 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1868; rehabilitated 1983
Two-span covered bridge over West Branch Ashtabula River on Root Road
Open to traffic

Rose Creek Bridge (Republic County, Kansas)
Lost pony truss bridge over Rose Creek, 2.0 mi. north and 4.7 mi. west of Munden
Appears to have been replaced with a culvert

Rose's Mill Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1839; rehabilitated 1979
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on Garis Shop Road in Funkstown
Open to traffic

Rose-Dunmire Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced 1912
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over North River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Rosedale Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1890
Through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Rosedale Road in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic

Rosehill Covered Bridge 38-36-14 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1849
Covered bridge over Cocalico Creek on Log Cabin Road
Open to traffic

Roseman Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1883; rehabilitated 1992
Covered bridge over Middle River next to CR G47
Open to pedestrians only

Ross Fording Road Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885 by the Phoenix Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Octoraro Creek on Ross Fording Road
Open to traffic

Rosseau Covered Bridge 35-58-32 (Morgan County, Ohio)
Built 1881; relocated 1953
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Dry land in County Fairgrounds
Closed to all vehicle traffic

Roswell Road Covered Bridge (Fulton County, Georgia)
Built 1869; Replaced 1925
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on Roswell Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Rough Hollow Bridge (Hickory County, Missouri)
Built 1890-91 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. at Hermitage; relocated here in 1932
Through truss bridge over Pomme de Terre River on CR 281 north of Hermitage, between Route Y and Route U
Open to traffic

Roundup Bridge (Musselshell County, Montana)
Built 1893-94 by the Hewett Bridge Co.; relocated in 1911
Wooden through truss bridge over Musselshell River on CR 118
Closed to all traffic and abandoned

Route 161/US 33 Bridge over Scioto River in Dublin (Franklin County, Ohio)
Lost Bridge over Scioto River on SR 161/US 33
Replaced by a new bridge

Rowe Road Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1887; Demolished January 31, 1961 and replaced by a steel stringer that lasted until 1996 when the current bridge was built
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Rowe Road (CR-133)
Replaced by a new bridge

Rowell's Covered Bridge 29-07-08 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1853; rehabilitated 1996
Covered bridge over Contoocook River on West Hopkinton Road (Clement Hill Rd) in Hopkinton
Open to traffic

Roxbury Mills Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1824; rehabilitated 2002
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on Roxbury Road in Boonsboro
Open to traffic

Royal Gorge - Hanging Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1879
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Edge of Arkansas River on Rock & Rail LLC/Cañon City & Royal Gorge Railroad
Open to traffic

Royal Springs Bridge (Scott County, Kentucky)
Built 1800 (some sources claim 1789) by Elijah Craig. For a more detailed history see above in Description.
Stone arch bridge over Royal Spring Creek on Main St. (US 460)
Open to traffic

RRVT - Adel Rail Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built 1899 for Milwaukee Road in Oxford Junction; Relocated here 1949
Pratt pony truss bridge over Raccoon River on Racoon River Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

RRVT - Raccoon River Bridge (Near Jefferson) (Greene County, Iowa)
Built 1894, Approach Spans added 1902 and 1914
Pratt through truss bridge over Raccoon River on Raccoon River Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians

Ruddles Mill Covered Bridge 17-09-02x (Bourbon County, Kentucky)
Arsoned on August 11, 1964, two days after restoration funding was approved.
Lost Long through truss bridge over Stoner Creek
Destroyed by fire

Rudolphs Camp Road Bridge 38-15-01 (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880
Covered bridge over Big Elk Creek on Rudolphs Camp Road
Open to traffic

Ruggles' Ford Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1874; Replaced 1925?
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Winnebago River on Road
No longer exists

Ruhle Road Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Originally built 1888 over Black Creek in Cambridge; relocated in 2001
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Ballston Creek at Malta
Open to pedestrians only

Ruhle Road Stone Arch Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1873; Collapsed 1993
Lost Stone arch bridge over Ballston Creek on Ruhle Road
Collapsed

Rumsey Street Bridge (Seneca County, New York)
Built in the 1870s, replaced 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Senca River on Rumsey Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Runks Bridge (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1983 and 2012
Through truss bridge over Aughwick Creek on TR 373 (Runks Road)
Open to traffic

Rupert Covered Bridge 38-19-33 (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847; rehabilitated 2000
Covered bridge over Fishing Creek on TR 409 in Bloomsburg
Open to traffic

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

Rush's Mill Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1869 over Perkiomen Creek; relocated and rehabilitated for pedestrian traffic in 1980
Iron pony truss bridge over Plum Creek on the Union Canal Trail
Open to pedestrians

Russell Bridge (Clay County, South Dakota)
Built ca. 1890 by the King Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Clay Creek Ditch on 314th Street, 3.5 mi. north and 3.2 mi. west of Vermillion in Spirit Mound Township
Intact but closed to all traffic

Russell G. Young Bridge (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1888 at Huntington Mills, relocated in 1969
Pratt pony truss bridge over Huntington Creek on private road
Open - private

Russell Hill Road Bridge 29-06-P1 (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1860; Rebuilt 1930; Rehabilitated 1973
Wooden boxed pony truss bridge over Blood Brook on Russell Hill Road
Open to Pedestrians

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

Rutland Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1874; Collapsed August 1, 1913
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Collapsed

Ruxton PRR Overpass (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1888
Lost Pony truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad on Labelle Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Ryot Covered Bridge 38-05-17 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1868; restored in 1995; rehabilitated 2004
Burr arch-truss bridge over Dunning Creek on T-549
Open to traffic

S Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1880; reconstructed 1919
Stone arch bridge over Tulpehocken Creek on PA 3061
Closed to all traffic

S Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1818
Stone arch bridge over a branch of Buffalo Creek on the old alignment of the National Road
Open to pedestrians

S Hill Covered Bridge 14-83-02 (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built 1879, disassembled in 1994
Dismantled Covered bridge originally over Brouillettes Creek on Brouillettes Road
In storage at Skinner Farm Museum and will hopefully be reassembled in the near future.

S&NP - San Rafael Bay/Creek Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built in 1878
Lost Bridge over San Rafael Bay on San Francisco & Northern Pacific RR
No longer exists

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

Sachs Covered Bridge 38-01-01 (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1852 by David S. Stoner. On June 19, 1996, a flash flood knocked the bridge from one of its abutments. It was restored: over 75% of its original structure was used. It was reconstructed in 1996. The bridge was rededicated on July 21, 1997
Through truss bridge over Marsh Creek on Waterworks Road


Saco River Covered Bridge 29-02-03 (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1989
Two-span covered Paddleford through truss bridge over Saco River on East Side Road in Conway
Open to traffic

Sacramento Street Underpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1897
Steel stringer bridge over pedestrian tunnel on MBTA Fitchburg Line
Open to traffic

Saddle Tunnel (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Built 1853
Historic Railroad Tunnel
Inundated

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

Sakatah Singing Hills Trail - Stone Culvert (Rice County, Minnesota)
Likely Built 1884
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Sakatah Singing Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Salado Creek US 167 Bridge (Independence County, Arkansas)
Built 1870, collapsed in 1928 flood
Lost two-span stone arch bridge over Salado Creek on US 167
No longer exists

Salamonie River CR 100S Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Replaced 1998
Lost pony truss bridge over Salamonie River on CR 100 S
Replaced by new bridge

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

Salamonie River CR 425E bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Salamonie River on County Road 425 East
Replaced by a new bridge

Salamonie River CR 450N Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built 1895; replaced 1992
Lost through truss bridge over Salamonie River on County Road 450 North
Replaced by new bridge

Salamonie Road Bridge (Huntington County, Indiana)
Built 1885 by the Smith Bridge Co.; replaced 1993
Lost Whipple truss over Wabash River on CR 200 W (Salamonie Road)
Replaced by modern bridge

Salinas River Bridge (Monterey County, California)
Built 1889
Lost Through truss bridge over Salinas River on Monterey Salinas Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Salisbury Bridge (Meeker County, Minnesota)
Built 1899 by the Hewett Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over North Fork Crow River on CR 362
Closed to traffic after an accident in November 2010; fate uncertain

Salisbury Covered Bridge 32-22-01 (Herkimer County, New York)
Built circa 1850
Covered Bridge over Spruce Creek on Fairview Road in Salisbury Center.
Open to traffic

Salisbury Turnpike Bridge (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1858
Stone arch bridge over Landsman Kill on Miller Road
Open to traffic

Salmond Covered Bridge 45-14-05 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1875 by James F. Tasker; Removed and used for storage 1959; Restored and put in current location 1986
Covered Multiple Kingspost through truss bridge over Sherman Brook on Henry Gould Road
Open to traffic

Salt Creek Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1897; rehabilitated 1935
Through truss bridge over Salt Creek on 285th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic

Salt Creek Bridge (Seminole County, Oklahoma)
Built as a railroad bridge in 1886, rebuilt in 1947 (widened) as a road bridge.
Through truss bridge over Salt Creek on OK 9A. Originally a railroad span built in 1886, was adapted to road use and installed in 1947.
Intact but closed to all traffic

Salt Creek Bridge Old SR 158 (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Built in 1876 by the Smith Bridge Company
Through truss bridge over Salt Creek on CR 10 South
Bridge removed by a complete act of stupidity and lack of commonsense.

Salt Creek-Marble Rd. Bridge (Republic County, Kansas)
Pony truss bridge over Salt Creek, 1.0 mi. north and 1.5 mi. east of Belleville
Closed to all traffic

Salt Fork Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1899; replaced 1994
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on TR 6A
Replaced by new bridge

Salt Fork S Bridge (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built 1828
Stone arch S bridge on the original alignment of the National Road (US 40)
Per NPS, bridge is deteriorating and unstable.

Sam Eckman Covered Bridge 38-19-08 (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876
Covered bridge over Little Fishing Creek on Covered Bridge Road, north of Sereno
Open to traffic

Sample's Crossing Bridge (Fergus County, Montana)
Built 1899 by the King Bridge Co.; replaced by new bridge in 1948 but allowed to remain standing
Lost pin-connected Parker through truss bridge over Judith River on Route 81
No longer exists

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 (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

San Toy Covered Bridge 35-58-38 (Morgan County, Ohio)
Built 1875, restored 2013-14
Covered bridge over San Toy Creek on Morganville Road south of Portersville
Under heavy reconstruction/restoration June 2013; plans are to reopen to light vehicle traffic

Sand Creek Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built 1891; replaced 1994
Lost through truss bridge over Sand Creek on CR 620 S
Replaced by new bridge

Sand Creek CR 60E Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; replaced 1998
Lost stone arch bridge over Sand Creek on CR 60 E at 280S-50E
Replaced by new bridge

Sand Creek-Old CR 150W Bridge (Jennings County, Indiana)
Built in 1897 by Lafayette Bridge Co. and probably abandoned when new SR3 bridge was built in 1935.
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Sand Creek most likely on former route of State Road 3
Abandoned

Sand Lick Creek Bridge #2 (Fleming County, Kentucky)
Built 1893
Lost Pony truss bridge over Sand Lick Creek on Ky-01013-0
Replaced by new bridge

Sanders Covered Bridge (Owen County, Kentucky)
One span collapsed by an overloaded truck in 1922. Remaining two spans lost to arson on August 23, 1948.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Eagle Creek on KY 36
Destroyed by fire

Sanderson Covered Bridge 45-11-02 #2 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1838; rehabilitated 2003
Covered Town Lattice bridge over Otter Creek on Pearl Street (C2004) in Brandon
Open to traffic

Sands Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1835, bypassed 1963
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Spicket River on Hampshire Road old alignment
Derelict/abandoned

Sandusky River Bridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1897; rehabilitated 1986; damaged and removed 1996
Lost through truss bridge over Sandusky River on CR 33
Replaced by a new bridge

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge 25-50-01 (Jefferson County, Missouri)
Built 1872 by the House Springs, Big River Valley Macadamized and Gravel Road Co. at a cost of $2,000
Covered bridge over Sandy Creek on Lemay Ferry Road north of Hillsboro
Open to pedestrians only

Sandy Hook Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1890
Pratt through truss bridge over Pootatuck River on Dayton Street
Open to pedestrians only

Sandy Watkins Park/Old Augusta-Turtle Creek Bridge (Henderson County, Kentucky)
Built 1880 and moved to Augusta, KY in 1920s; later moved to Sandy Watkins Park
Bowstring pony truss bridge over a canal linking two ponds in Sandy Watkins Park on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

Santa Fe Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built Ca. 1888, Relocated Here 1912; rehabilitated 1998
Through truss bridge over the BNSF Railroad on Santa Fe Street in Sibley
Open to traffic

Santa Fe Street International Bridge (Older) (El Paso County, Texas)
Built 1882; Collapsed & replaced July 29, 1910
Lost Double-intersection Warren & kingpost pony truss bridge over Rio Grande on Santa Fe Street/Avenida Juárez
Replaced by a new bridge