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Built during 1940s

10th Road Bridge (Marquette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1940; Refurbished 2009
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Chicago & Northwestern Railway) on 10th Road in Town of Packwaukee
Open to traffic

110th St. Willow Creek Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Built 1949
Steel stringer bridge over Willow Creek on 110th Street
Open to traffic

128th Avenue Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Built 1949; collapsed 2005
Lost pony truss bridge over North Bear Creek on 128th Avenue
Collapsed in a tractor collision

130th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1949
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on 130th Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

14th Road C&NW Bridge (Marquette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1940
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Railroad (Formerly Chicago & Northwestern Railway) on 14th Road in Town of Monroe
Open to traffic

150th Street Culvert (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1941
Concrete culvert bridge over Pine Creek on 150th Street
Open to traffic

1550th Ave Wood Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1945
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR on 1550th Ave 1.5 mi N of Orion
Open to traffic

165th Street Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1948; rehabilitated 1974
Steel stringer bridge over Ditch 7 on 165th Street
Open to traffic with a 10 ton load limit.

170th Road Bridge (Brown County, Kansas)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Gregg Creek on 170 Road
Open to traffic

17th Street Bridge (Old) (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Built 1949 replaced 2013
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over East Twin River on 17th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

180th Street Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1949
Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek(West) on 180th Street in Welton
Closed to all traffic

19th Street Bridge (Bell County, Kentucky)
Built 1943
Closed spandrel concrete arch bridge skewed 45 degrees over Yellow Creek on 19th Street in Middlesboro
Open to traffic

235th Street Bridge (Adams County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1981
Pony truss bridge over Kemp Creek on 235th Street
Open to traffic

27th Street ramp (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1986
Beam bridge over I-35 Northbound on 27th Street ramp
Open to traffic

285th Avenue Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1946
Timber stringer bridge over Railroad on 285th Avenue
Open to traffic

2nd Avenue Bridge (Rice County, Minnesota)
Built 1942
Steel stringer bridge over Straight River on 2nd Avenue
Open to traffic

2nd Street Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge (Grant County, Indiana)
Built 1940
Timber stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on 2nd Street in Upland
Open to pedestrians

320th Street Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1949
Pony truss bridge over South Skunk River on 320th Street
Open to traffic

347th Street Overpass (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1964
Timber stringer bridge over Railroad (IAIS) on 347th Street
Open to traffic

370th Street Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1940
Pony truss bridge over Nishnabotna River on 370th Street
Open to traffic

3rd Avenue Bridge (Codington County, South Dakota)
Built 1941
Concrete stringer bridge over Big Sioux River at Riverside Park on 3rd Ave N in Watertown
Open to traffic

540th Street Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1946
Timber stringer bridge over Railroad on 540th Street
Open to traffic

55th Ave Bridge (Morton County, North Dakota)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1984
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF Railroad on County Highway
Open to traffic

6th Street Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1948; Replaced 2015-6
Girder bridge over Squaw Creek on 6th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

7th Street Bridge (Forrest County, Mississippi)
Built 1946
Concrete frame bridge over 7th Street on US 49 in Hattiesburg
Open to traffic

7th Street Bridge (Cherokee County, Kansas)
Built 1942
Slab bridge over Branch of Spring River on E. 7th Street
Open to traffic

9th Street Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1943
Pratt pony truss bridge over Roanoke River on 9th Street in Roanoke
Replaced by a new bridge

A Canal Bridge (Klamath County, Oregon)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1998
Concrete deck girder bridge over USBR A Canal on Esplanade Avenue in Klamath Falls
Open to traffic

Abagadasset River Bridge (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Built 1949
Girder bridge over Abagadasset River on Browns Point Road
Open to traffic

Abandoned CNW - Kinnickinnic River Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1944
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Kinnickinnic River on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned County Rd or Old FM 1853 (Eastland County, Texas)
Built est. 1940; FM 1853 realigned in ~1958
Abandoned slab bridge over Draw
Abandoned

Abandoned LIRR - Atlantic Avenue Overpass (Queens County, New York)
Built 1940
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Atlantic Avenue on Abandoned Long Island Railroad Rockaway Branch
Abandoned, Proposed to become a rail-trail corridor

Abbott Cross Road Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1943 by the Works Progress Administration, rehabilitated 1962
Concrete slab bridge over Prairie Creek on Abbott Cross Road (CR 80)
Open to traffic

Absecon Boulevard Bridge (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
Built 1946; Rehabilitated 1994
Deck plate girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on New Jersey Route 30
Open to traffic

Academy Street Bridge (Bond County, Illinois)
Built 1943
Steel stringer bridge over Academy Street on Consl Rr in Pocahontas
Open to traffic

Access Road Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built to cross the Indian Rock Dam spill way
Bridge over an overflow control on Access/Markle Road
Open to traffic

Advance Mills Road Bridge (Albemarle County, Virginia)
Built 1943
Through truss bridge over North Fork Rivanna River on Advance Mills Road
Demolished and replaced with a welded pony truss.

Ahnapee River Bridge (Kewaunee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1949
Girder bridge over Ahnapee River on Cth S 2nd Street in Algoma
Open to traffic

Airline Drive Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1941
Steel stringer bridge over Hbt Rr on Airline Drive
Open to traffic

Alaska Highway Bridge (Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska)
Built 1944; Lost 2011
Lost cantilever truss (Subdivided Warren truss) over Tanana River on Alaska Highway in Tetlin
Replaced by a new bridge

Albion River Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1944
Deck truss bridge over Albion River on CA 1
Open to traffic

Alder Cutoff Road Overpass (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1946
Slab bridge over Tacoma Eastern Railroad on Alder Cutoff Road
Open to traffic

Alexander Valley Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1949, rehabilitated unknown year
Warren Pony truss bridge over Russian River on Alexander Valley Road
Open to traffic

All Forks Creek Wood Bridge (Putnam County, Illinois)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1991
Timber stringer bridge over All Forks Creek on Hennepin Street
Open to traffic

Allegheny Mountain Tunnel (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Westbound tunnel completed 1940; eastound tunnel completed 1965
Tunnel on Pennsylvania Turnpike/I-70/I-76
Open to traffic

Allegheny Street Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1942
Concrete arch bridge over Stony Creek on Allegheny Street in Dauphin
Open to traffic

Allen Creek Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1948; replaced 2011
Steel stringer bridge over Allen Creek on Route U
Replaced by a new bridge

Allender Road Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1945 by Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; Replaced 1998
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Csx Railroad on Allender Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Alto Pass Overpass (Union County, Illinois)
Built 1940
Steel stringer bridge over IL 127 on Chestnut Street
Open to traffic

AM - Center Street Overpass (Washington County, Arkansas)
Built 1949
Steel stringer bridge over Center Street on Arkansas-Missouri (formerly Frisco) Railroad in Fayetteville
Open to traffic

Amana Road Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1940
Steel stringer bridge over Unnamed Stream on Fm Amana Road
Open to traffic

Amarugia Road Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1940
Pony truss bridge over Black Creek on Amarugia Road
Open to traffic

Amboy Overpass (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1941 by contractor J.P. McNulty; Replaced 2017
Stringer bridge over Parkway Drive and the UPRR on AR 365 in North Little Rock
Replaced by new bridge

Angela Boulevard Bridge (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1975
Concrete arch bridge over St. Joseph River on Angela Boulevard in South Bend
Open to traffic

Angeles Forest Highway Big Tujunga Canyon Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1941
Concrete arch bridge over Big Tujunga Cyn on Angeles Forest Highway
Open to traffic

ANR - US59 Overpass (Angelina County, Texas)
Built 1949
Steel stringer bridge over US 59 Business on Angelina & Neches River Railroad
Open to traffic

Antelope Creek Bridge (Mitchell County, Kansas)
Built 1940
Stone arch bridge over Antelope Creek, 2.2 mi. north and 10.0 mi. east of Tipton
Open to traffic

Antelope Creek Bridge (Marion County, Kansas)
Built 1946
Slab bridge over Antelope Creek on 140th Road
Open to traffic

Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel (Anchorage, Alaska)
Built 1943, converted to combined railroad and highway tunnel 1998-2000
Tunnel under Maynard Mountain on Portage Glacier Highway and Alaska Railroad
Open to traffic

Apison Road Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1940
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Chestnut Creek on Apison Road in Collegedale
Open to traffic

APNC - Chariton River Bridge (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1945
Warren through truss bridge on APNC RR over Chariton River.
Open to traffic

APNC - Moulton Junction Bridge (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1946 per Wabash bridge book
Deck plate girder bridge over former Rock Island RR on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, finally APNC Railroad
Open for traffic

AR42 St Francis Bay Bridge (Old) (Cross County, Arkansas)
Moved and reerected here in 1944-45, Replaced 1970
Pratt through truss bridge over St. Francis Bay Ditch on AR 42


Arcadia UP RR Route E Bridge (Iron County, Missouri)
Built in 1948 by the Missouri State Highway Department
Concrete tee beam bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad on Iron County Route E, just south of MO 21/72
Open to traffic

Arroyo Seco River Bridge (Monterey County, California)
Built 1943
2-span Parker through truss bridge over Arroyo Seco River on Elm Avenue
Open to traffic

Artesia Avenue Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1941; rehabilitated 1966
Concrete tee beam bridge over San Gabriel River on Artesia Boulevard
Open to traffic

Artesia Boulevard Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1949
Concrete tee beam bridge over Los Angeles River on Artesia Blvd
Open to traffic

Ashton Viaduct (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1945; reconstructed 2000
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Blackstone River on RI 116
Open to traffic

Astronaut David Wolf Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1941; rehabilitated 1980, and 2008
Through truss bridge over White River on 82nd Street in Indianapolis
Open to traffic

ATSF - East Clarendon Drive Overpass (Dallas County, Texas)
Lost Bridge over East Clarendon Drive on Santa Fe RR
Removed

Auwaiakeakua Bridge (Hawaii County, Hawaii)
Built 1940
Lost wooden bridge over Auwaiakekua Gulch on Mamalahoa Road
No longer exists

Avens Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
Built 1949, raised by TVA when lake was impounded
1 3-span continuous Warren (PTC) cantilevered through truss bridge over the Holston River South Fork on Denton Valley Road (VA-670, Green Springs Road)
Replaced by a new bridge

Avenue 43 Offramp Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1940
Concrete tee beam bridge over Arroyo Seco Ave 43 Ramp on Ramp/Connector 110 in Los Angeles
Open to traffic

Badger Creek Bridge (Lyon County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1940
Pony truss bridge over Badger Creek, 3.0 mi. west and 3.0 mi. north of Neosho Rapids
Open to traffic

Bailey Bridge (Bay County, Florida)
Built 1946
Steel stringer bridge over Sr77/North Bay Bailey on Sr-77
Open to pedestrians

Baker Street Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1946
Steel stringer bridge over Big Wheeling Creek on Baker Street
Open to traffic

Barham Boulevard Overpass (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1940
Concrete bridge over Hollywood Freeway (US 101) on Barham Blvd (Dark Canyon Pass Road) in Los Angeles
Open to traffic

Bark River M-35 Bridge (Delta County, Michigan)
Built 1948
Deck plate girder bridge over Bark River on M-35
Open to traffic

Baron Fork Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1946
Through truss bridge over Baron Fork Creek on OK 51 near Eldon
Open to traffic

Barren Creek Bridge (Polk County, Missouri)
Built 1948
Concrete tee beam bridge over Barren Creek on MO 123
Open to traffic

Barrett Station Road Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built 1944
Lost wooden bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad on Barrett Station Road in Des Peres
Replaced by a new bridge

Basin Fork MO 127 Bridge (Pettis County, Missouri)
Built 1941
Concrete tee beam bridge over Basin Fork on MO 127
Open to traffic

Bassi Rd Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Built 1949
Concrete stringer bridge over Granite Creek on Bassi Rd
Open to traffic

Batesville Creek Bridge (Faulkner County, Arkansas)
Built 1940; Bypassed by new bridge 2000
Concrete tee beam bridge over Batesville Creek on Old Hwy 65
Open to traffic

Battleground Avenue Bridge (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Built 1945
Concrete rigid frame bridge over N Buffalo Creek on Battleground Ave
Open to traffic

Bayou Black Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1945
Swing bridge over Bayou Black on Carroll Street in Gibson
Open to traffic

Bayou Chico Drawbridge (Escambia County, Florida)
Built 1949; Removed 1998
Lost Deck girder drawbridge over Bayou Chico on Barrancas Ave
No longer exists

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 Patout LA 83 Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1949
Swing bridge over Bayou Patout on LA 83
Open to traffic

Bayou Pierre Relief Bridge (Copiah County, Mississippi)
Built 1947
Steel stringer bridge over Bayou Pierre Relief on MS 18
Open to traffic

Bayou Pierre Relief Bridge (Copiah County, Mississippi)
Concrete stringer bridge over Bayou Pierre Relief on MS 18
Open to traffic

Bayou Teche LA 323 Bridge (St. Mary Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1941
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 323
Open to traffic

Bayou Teche LA 324 Bridge (St. Mary Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1945
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 324 in Charenton
Open to traffic

Bayou Teche LA 671 Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1944
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 671 in Jeanerette
Open to traffic

Bayou Teche LA 96 Bridge (St. Martin Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1942
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 96 in St. Martinville
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

Beanblossom Creek Business Bridge (Monroe County, Indiana)
Built 1946; rehabilitated 1986
Pony truss bridge over Beanblossom Creek on Business IN 37
Open to traffic

Bear Creek Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Built 1946
Pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on 230th Street
Open to traffic

Bear Creek Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1940 by WPA
Concrete deck girder bridge over Reno Rd in Old Jenny Lind
Open to traffic

Bear Creek Bridge (Sevier County, Arkansas)
Built 1948
Steel stringer bridge over Bear Creek on SH 41
Open to traffic