Top Ranked Nebraska Bridges

De Witt Mill Bridge (Gage County, Nebraska)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on an abandoned road
Abandoned
Built 1887 by the King Iron Bridge Co.
"Motel 6 Bridge" (Old US 34/281/Nine Bridges Road Bridge) (Hall County, Nebraska)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over North Channel Platte River on an abandoned alignment of US 34/281/Nine Bridges Road
Open to pedestrians only
See posted link (http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/nediv/bridges/hall.htm)
NCRC - Spring Branch Bridge (Madison County, Nebraska)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Spring Branch on Railroad
Replaced
Built 1889; Bypassed 2012
Big Slough Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Big Slough on CR-D, 4.8 mi. north and 3.7 mi. east of Dunbar
Closed to traffic, some decking is missing
Built 1935
Abandoned BNSF - Salt Creek Bridge (Lancaster County, Nebraska)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Baltimore through truss bridge over Salt Creek on Abandoned BNSF Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1913
Old P Rd Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Abandoned bowstring pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on an abandoned section of P Rd
Derelict/abandoned
Farm Road Bridge (Custer County, Nebraska)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over Goose Valley Creek on Road 793
Open to traffic, but used sparsely.
Borrow Ditch Bridge (Deuel County, Nebraska)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Borrow Ditch on Maple Street in Big Springs
Closed to all traffic
Built 1935
Krumm Bridge (Antelope County, Nebraska)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Bowstring through truss bridge over Elkhorn River on 519th Avenue (Old Alignment)
Open to pedestrians
Built 1883 By King Iron Bridge Co. Relocated 1929. Now Rehabilited For Pedestrian Use.
Hoyt Street Bridge (Gage County, Nebraska)
Rated 94% with 7 votes
Bowstring through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Hoyt Street
Derelict/abandoned
Built c. 1870, possibly by Ohio Bridge Company/William Rezner.
Cowboy Trail - Valentine High Bridge (Cherry County, Nebraska)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Niobrara River on Pedestrean Trail (formerly Chicago & Northwestern Railroad)
Open to pedestrians
Replaced Fremont, Elkhorn, & Missouri Valley RR bridge from 1883.
Steinhart Park Stone Footbridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over a pond on a pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians
Built by the WPA in 1939
Brewer Bridge (Cherry County, Nebraska)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Niobrara River on a county road, 13.5 mi. east of Valentine
Open to traffic
Built 1899 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; relocated 1921; rehabilitated 1991
UP - Blair Bridge (Washington County, Nebraska)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1924 by the American Bridge Co.
Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Douglas Street
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1888; widened with 3rd truss line added 1922-1924; tolls removed 1947; replaced by I-480 bridge in 1966
13th Street Bridge (Saline County, Nebraska)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Big Blue River on 13th Street in Crete
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Neligh Mill Bridge (Antelope County, Nebraska)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Elkhorn River on Elm Street at Neligh
Collapsed into river, but remains and is feasible to restore.
Built 1910 by the Western Bridge & Construction Co. Collapsed into river in June 2011, restoration planned with donation made end of 2013..
Plattsmouth Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
Rated 88% with 4 votes
Through truss toll bridge over Missouri River on old US 34 at Plattsmouth
Open to traffic
Built 1929; rehabilitated 2008
Abandoned CNW - Cameron Ditch Tributary Arch (Washington County, Nebraska)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of Cameron Ditch on Private Road (Former C&NW Railway)
Abandoned
Built 1914
UP - Salt Creek Bridge (Lancaster County, Nebraska)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Quadrangular Lattice through truss bridge over Salt Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1881
Steinhart Park Pedestrian Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Rated 87% with 11 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge over South Table Creek on a pedestrian walkway
Closed to all traffic; scheduled to be replaced in 2013 after SHPO claimed it was not historic
Clear Creek Bridge (Butler County, Nebraska)
Rated 85% with 6 votes
Through truss bridge over Clear Creek on Road Bc (Road Bc), 2.8 mi. north and 4.8 mi. west of Bellwood
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1891 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; relocated 1928
Verdigre Bridge (Cherry County, Nebraska)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Niobrara River on a pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians
Built 1910 over Verdigre Creek near Verdigre, relocated in 1922 to a site near Verdigre, and taken out of service in 1993. Relocated and rebuilt in 1996 at present location.
Old US 20 Bridge (Cherry County, Nebraska)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over unnamed creek on an old alignment of US 20
Abandoned
Logan Creek Bridge (Dodge County, Nebraska)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Logan Creek on County Rd D
Open to traffic
Built 1910
Old Vine St. Bridge (Pawnee County, Nebraska)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Pratt Through truss bridge over Taylor Branch on County Highway
Closed to all traffic
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1964
Abandoned C&NW - Deer Creek Bridge (Washington County, Nebraska)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Deer Creek on Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic
Bryan Bridge (Cherry County, Nebraska)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Deck truss bridge over Niobrara River on Old US 20
Open to traffic
Built 1931-32 by the Yant Construction Co.; rehabilitated 1997
O Road Little Nemaha River Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Rated 83% with 9 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over North Fork Little Nemaha River on CR-O, 1 mi. south of Lorton
Open to traffic, 3 to 6 ton weight limit
Built 1895
US30 Loup River Bridge (Platte County, Nebraska)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Truss bridge over Loup River on Westbound US 30/US 81
Open to traffic
Built 1931
Jimmy's Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
Rated 83% with 8 votes
Abandoned bowstring pony truss bridge over Cottier Creek on an abandoned county road
Abandoned
IC - East Omaha Swing Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Rated 80% with 4 votes
Through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on Canadian National Railway
Closed to all traffic
Built 1893 by Phoenix Bridge Company, second swing span built in 1903 by American Bridge Co.
Old County Road Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Winnebago Creek on 709 Road
Open to traffic but barely used
UP - 50th Street "Awful Tunnel" (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Rated 79% with 4 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge under railroad on 50th street
Open to traffic
Built 1905
Steinhart Park Road Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Through arch bridge over South Table Creek on Steinhart Pk Road
Open to traffic
Built 1998
Sargent Bridge (Custer County, Nebraska)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Bridge over Middle Loup River on an old alignment of US 183
Closed to all traffic
Built 1908
UP - Loup River Bridge (Platte County, Nebraska)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Pin connected Pratt through truss bridge over Loup River on railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1908
Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway at Plattsmouth
Open to traffic
Built 1903, West Approach Rebuilt 1976
UN-L East Campus Bridge (Lancaster County, Nebraska)
Rated 75% with 4 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over Deadman's Run on North 38th Street in the UNL East Campus

Built 1971
Cowboy Trail - Black Bridge (Madison County, Nebraska)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Elkhorn River on Cowboy Trail
Replaced by a new bridge after collapsing during a flood.
Collapsed by a flood in 2010, Dismantled & scrapped 2011
Nebraska City Railroad Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Removed
Built 1888 under the direction of George S. Morison