Nebraska Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Nebraska bridges: 1,397
  • Bridges with photos: 326 (23.3%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 239 (17.1%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,376 (98.5%)

  • Total photos: 3,232

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 1,233 (88.3% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 255 (20.7% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 212 (17.2% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,214 (98.5% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 145 (10.4% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 52 (35.9% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 143 (98.6% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Hoyt Street Bridge (Gage County, built 1870, abandoned)
  2. Fremont Wagon Bridge (Dodge County, built 1871, destroyed by flood)
  3. UP - Omaha Railroad Bridge (1st) (Douglas County, built 1873, unknown status)
  4. Camp Clarke Bridge (Morrill County, built 1876, lost)
  5. Wyoming Bridge (Lancaster County, built 1878, open to pedestrians)
  6. Old Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, built 1880, replaced by new bridge)
  7. CNW - Valentine High Bridge (Old) (Cherry County, built 1883, replaced by new bridge)
  8. UP - Blair Bridge (Old) (Washington County, built 1883, unknown status)
  9. Krumm Bridge (Antelope County, built 1883, closed to all traffic)
  10. 16th Street Viaduct (Douglas County, built 1886, replaced by new bridge)

Oldest Listed Extant Bridges

  1. Hoyt Street Bridge (Gage County, built 1870, abandoned)
  2. Wyoming Bridge (Lancaster County, built 1878, open to pedestrians)
  3. Krumm Bridge (Antelope County, built 1883, closed to all traffic)
  4. De Witt Mill Bridge (Gage County, built 1887, abandoned)
  5. Loosveldt Bridge (Sheridan County, built 1888, open to traffic)
  6. RI - Platte River Bridge (Cass County, built 1889, open to pedestrians)
  7. David Murdock Trail - Stevens Creek Bridge (Lancaster County, built 1889, open to pedestrians)
  8. Wolf Creek Bridge (Otoe County, built 1889, closed to all traffic)
  9. NCRC - Spring Branch Bridge (Madison County, built 1889, abandoned)
  10. UP - 14th Street Overpass (Douglas County, built 1890, open to traffic)

By Design

  • Arch: 72 (5.2%)
    • Deck arch: 70 (5.0%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 13 (0.9%)
      • Steel arch: 1 (0.07%)
      • Stone arch: 8 (0.6%)
    • Through arch: 2 (0.1%)
      • Steel through arch: 1 (0.07%)

  • Beam: 61 (4.4%)
    • Stringer: 55 (3.9%)
      • Concrete stringer: 4 (0.3%)
      • Steel stringer: 31 (2.2%)
      • Timber stringer: 13 (0.9%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 5 (0.4%)

  • Culvert: 6 (0.4%)
    • Concrete culvert: 3 (0.2%)
    • Stone culvert: 2 (0.1%)

  • Rigid frame: 7 (0.5%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 6 (0.4%)
    • Steel rigid frame: 1 (0.07%)

  • Girder: 58 (4.2%)
    • Deck girder: 25 (1.8%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 1 (0.07%)
      • Deck plate girder: 24 (1.7%)
    • Pony/through girder: 17 (1.2%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 17 (1.2%)

  • Other: 1 (0.07%)

  • Slab: 6 (0.4%)

  • Suspension: 1 (0.07%)
    • Cable-stayed: 1 (0.07%)

  • Truss: 1,161 (83.1%)
    • Bedstead pony truss: 6 (0.4%)
      • Bedstead Pratt pony truss: 4 (0.3%)
      • Bedstead Warren pony truss: 2 (0.1%)
    • Deck truss: 4 (0.3%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 1 (0.07%)
    • Pony truss: 923 (66.1%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 6 (0.4%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Howe pony truss: 1 (0.07%)
      • Kingpost pony truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Lattice pony truss: 1 (0.07%)
      • Parker pony truss: 4 (0.3%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 2 (0.1%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals: 1 (0.07%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 100 (7.2%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 18 (1.3%)
      • Queenpost pony truss: 18 (1.3%)
      • Warren pony truss: 14 (1.0%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 3 (0.2%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 1 (0.07%)
    • Through truss: 183 (13.1%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 6 (0.4%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Camelback through truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Howe through truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Lattice through truss: 10 (0.7%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 7 (0.5%)
        • Triple-intersection lattice through truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Parker through truss: 14 (1.0%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 1 (0.07%)
      • Post through truss: 1 (0.07%)
      • Pratt through truss: 70 (5.0%)
      • Warren through truss: 16 (1.1%)
        • Warren through truss with no verticals: 2 (0.1%)
      • Whipple through truss: 7 (0.5%)

  • Tunnel: 2 (0.1%)

  • Unknown: 22 (1.6%)