Lost 1981

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Anchor Thread Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1882; Replaced 1981
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Crosswicks Creek on Groveville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Avila Truss Bridge No. 5 (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Built 1883, converted to automobile bridge around 1941, abandoned 1967, collapsed 1981
Lost Pratt bhrough truss bridge over San Luis Obispo Creek on Pacific Coast Railway/Avila Beach Drive
Collapsed. One concrete peir remains.

Bennett Viaduct (Webster County, Iowa)
Built 1910, Dismantled 1981.
Lost Pratt truss bridge over Des Moines River on South 3rd Street/G Street
Removed but not replaced

Broadway Arch Bridge (Bonneville County, Idaho)
Built 1928; Widened ca. 1966, Damaged by flooding from the Teton Dam failure 1976; Replaced ca. 1981
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Snake River on Broadway Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Brush Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1905; Replaced 1981
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Brush Creek on Wornall Road
Replaced by new bridge

Charleston Ave Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Built 1915; replaced 1981
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over ICRR on Charleston Ave (IL 16) in Mattoon
Replaced by new bridge

Clanahan Road Bridge (Pope County, Illinois)
Built 1897 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; replaced 1981
Lost through truss over Bay Creek on Clanahan Road near Tansill
Replaced by a concrete bridge

CNW - Amiret Rail Bridge (Lyon County, Minnesota)
Lost 1981
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Former C&NW RR
Removed but not replaced

CNW - Shady Oak Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Removed 1981
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway "Mud Line"
Removed

Colona Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1916; Replaced 1981
Lost Reinforced concrete bridge over Rock River on Rock Island-Moline-Chicago Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Crooked Creek CR 387 Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Lost bridge over Crooked Creek on CR 387 near Route RA, southwest of Crump
Replaced by a concrete span in 1981

CTA Brown Line - South Branch Chicago River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in the 1920s as a "shoo-fly", Replaced 1981
Lost Steel stringer bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Chicago Transit Authority Brown Line
Replaced by a new bridge

CTA Pink Line/BOCT Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Replaced with a TPG ca. 1981
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal on Chicago Transit Authority Pink Line
Replaced by a new bridge

Danville Railroad Bridge (Benton County, Tennessee)
The original wooden bridge was built at this location in 1859. It was modified and rehabilitated in the 1870's then rebuilt in 1931 by the VIrginia Bridge Co. Ten years later in 1941 the bridge had to be raised due to the creation of Kentucky Lake.
Abandoned through truss bridge over Tennessee River/Kentucky Lake on L & N Railroad
Disassembled on Benton County side,the two spans on the Houston County side are used as a private residence

Douglas Bridge (Juneau Borough, Alaska)
Built 1935; Replaced 1981
Lost Through truss bridge over Gastineau Channel on West 10th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Dumas Ferry Bridge (Anson County, North Carolina)
Built 1933; replaced and deomolished 1981
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Pee Dee River on NC 109
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie - Genesee River Viaduct (Allegany County, New York)
Built 1906-07; demolished 1981
Lost Deck girder bridge over Genesee River on former Erie Railroad north of Belfast
Lost

Erie - Rush Creek Bridge (Allegany County, New York)
Built 1906, demolished 1981
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Rush Creek on Erie River Line
Removed but not replaced

Erie Canal Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Replaced 1981
Lost Haunched Deck plate girder bridge over Erie Canal on Moore Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Gasparilla Sound Fishing Pier (Charlotte County, Florida)
Built 1911; Abandoned and drawbridge removed 1981; Converted 1983
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Gasparilla Sound on Seaboard System
Open to pedestrians only

Genesee Valley Park Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1917; Replaced 1981
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Red Creek on Main Park Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Georgia-Carolina Memorial Bridge (Elbert County, Georgia)
Built in 1927; Replaced 1981
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Savannah River on Sr 72
Replaced by new bridge

Green Island Bridge (New) (Albany County, New York)
Built 1981
Deck plate girder bridge over Hudson River on Bridge Avenue
Open to traffic

HH Road Bridge (Monroe County, Illinois)
Replaced 1981
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Fountain Creek on HH Road (TR 47)
Replaced by new bridge

Hulett Street Viaduct (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1904; Converted to allow for general use 1913; Converted to road sometime after 1930; Replaced 1981
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Interstate 890 on Hulett Street (Originally Schenectady Railway Co.)
Replaced by a new bridge

Indian Key Channel Bridge (Monroe County, Florida)
Replaced ca. 1981
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Indian Key Channel on US 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Kelso Creek Bridge (Knox County, Indiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over Kelso Creek on 2nd St.
Replaced by a new bridge

L&N - Bridgeport Swing Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Swing span built 1892; 114'6" (East) truss replaced 1910 w/ a 114' 8¼” riveted span; 145' (West) truss replaced 1912 w/ a 2nd-hand 143'-3¾" riveted span fabricated in 1905; Swing replaced 1981
Camelback Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on CSX Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Lake James Spillway Bridge (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Constructed in 1919 across the Lake James Spillway and replaced by a new bridge downstream in 1981 when dam was rehabilitated by Duke Energy
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lake James Spillway on NC 126
Replaced by a new bridge

Lewis Street Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1906, closed in the 70s, demolished 1981
Lost two-span through truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on Lewis Street in Humboldt
No longer exists

LL Road Bridge (Monroe County, Illinois)
Replaced 1981
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Richland Creek on LL Road (TR 121)
Replaced by new bridge

Lonsdale Avenue Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1907; replaced ca. 1981
Lost through truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Amtrak) on Lonsdale Avenue (RI 122)
Replaced by new bridge

Lukefahr Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1904; replaced 1981
Lost bridge over Whitewater River on CR 472 near the Bollinger County line northwest of Kurreville
No longer exists

Löwenbräu Footbridge (Suffolk County, New York)
Built 1959; Collapsed 1981
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Bridgehampton Race Circuit on Footpath
Collapsed

M&StL - Mississippi River 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

Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge (Jasper County, Iowa)
Bult 1927; Replaced 1981
Lost Marsh arch bridge railroad on W 8th St N in Newton
Replaced by new bridge

Metzen Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
Built 1880; Removed 1981
Whipple through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Bridge Street
Removed

MILW - Black Bridge (Jackson County, Minnesota)
Built 1899-1900; Removed 1981
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago-Milwaukee and Pacific RR in Jackson
Removed

MILW - Duck Creek Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Replaced 1981
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Duck Creek on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Hastings Swing Bridge (Old) (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1891; Replaced 1981
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Mindenhall Hill Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built in 1915 by the Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle.
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Big Blue River on 100 S in New Castle
Replaced by new bridge

Mindenhall Hill Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built in 1915 by the Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle.
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Big Blue River on 100 S in New Castle
Replaced by new bridge

Mineral Fork Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Replaced 1981 by a bridge on a new alignment
Lost through truss bridge over Mineral Fork Creek on MO 47
Replaced by a new bridge

Mollies Rock Road Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1914 by C.W. Lane; probably replaced 1981
Lost through truss bridge over Symmes Creek on Nollies Rock Road (CR 40)
Open to traffic

Mt. Vernon Fourth Creek Bridge (Rowan County, North Carolina)
Built 1916 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Company of Roanoke, VA. Replaced with new bridge in 1981.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fourth Creek on SR 1003
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Red Bluff Road Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1955; Replaced on a new alignement 1981 and abandoned
Lost Bridge over Taylor Lake
Replaced by a new bridge and abandoned

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Built 1917; Replaced 1981
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Willow Creek on Pennsylvania Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Posey Creek Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Lost 1981
Lost Pony truss bridge over Posey Creek on Yale Ave
Collapsed

Sewickley Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1911; Replaced 1981
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on River Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Sherburne Covered Bridge 17-35-01x / 17-06-01x (Fleming County, Kentucky)
Originally a privately owned toll bridge. Lost to arson on April 6, 1981.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Licking River in Sherburne
Destroyed by fire

Skunk River Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Built 1901; Replaced 1981
Lost Through truss bridge over Skunk River on White Oak Rd
Replaced by a new bridge

Smith Street Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1872; Replaced ca. 1981
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Amtrak) on Smith Street (US 44)
Replaced by new bridge

South Wea Creek Bridge (Miami County, Kansas)
Replaced 1981
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over South Wea Creek on Local Rd. U.5-21.7 (Antioch Rd)
Replaced by new bridge

Stout Ditch Bridge CR 500 S (Pulaski County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1915; Replaced 1981
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Stout Ditch on CR 500 S
Replaced with a culvert

Stout Ditch Bridge CR 600 S (Pulaski County, Indiana)
Built 1971; Replaced 1981
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Stout Ditch on CR 600 S
Replaced with a culvert

Sylvan Slough Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1932; Replaced 1981
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Sylvan Slough on 16 Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Traver Hollow Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Built 1912; Replaced 1981
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Traver Hollow Creek on NY28A
Replaced by a new bridge

Union Street Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built ?; Replaced 1981
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Jordan Creek on Union Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Village Creek Bridge (Allamakee County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1981
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Village Creek on River Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash Railroad Bridge #462.75 - Vine St. Subway (Champaign County, Illinois)
Original bridge at this location built 1933; removed 1981 account of line abandonment
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Vine St. on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Weltzin Ditch Bridge CR 600 S (Pulaski County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1913; Replaced 1981
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Weltzin Ditch on CR 600 S
Replaced with a culvert

West Side Elevated Highway - Canal Street Overpass (New York County, New York)
Built 1938, demolished 1981
Steel through arch bridge over Canal Street on West Side Elevated Highway
Demolished

Wittenberg Bridge (Perry County, Missouri)
First bridge built at an unknown date and replaced 1981 by a parallel steel stringer bridge. Second bridge replaced in 1998 by the current bridge on a new alignment downstream
Pair of lost bridges on CR 438 over Brazeau Creek at Wittenberg
Stone and concrete piers from both bridges remain