Nebraska Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Nebraska bridges: 1,334
  • Bridges with photos: 289 (21.7%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 203 (15.2%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,312 (98.4%)

  • Total photos: 3,027

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 1,203 (90.2% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 237 (19.7% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 186 (15.5% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,181 (98.2% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 123 (9.2% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 46 (37.4% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 123 (100.0% 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. Wyoming Bridge (Lancaster County, built 1878, open to pedestrians)
  5. Old Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, built 1880, replaced by new bridge)
  6. UP - Salt Creek Bridge (Lancaster County, built 1881, open to traffic)
  7. Krumm Bridge (Antelope County, built 1883, open to pedestrians)
  8. CNW - Valentine High Bridge (Old) (Cherry County, built 1883, replaced by new bridge)
  9. UP - Blair Bridge (Old) (Washington County, built 1883, unknown status)
  10. Jamaica North Trail - Salt Creek Bridge (Lancaster County, built 1884, open to pedestrians)

By Design

  • Arch: 70 (5.2%)
    • Deck arch: 68 (5.1%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 12 (0.9%)
      • Steel arch: 1 (0.07%)
      • Stone arch: 7 (0.5%)
    • Through arch: 2 (0.1%)
      • Steel through arch: 1 (0.07%)

  • Beam: 47 (3.5%)
    • Stringer: 44 (3.3%)
      • Concrete stringer: 4 (0.3%)
      • Steel stringer: 25 (1.9%)
      • Timber stringer: 11 (0.8%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 2 (0.1%)

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

  • Rigid frame: 5 (0.4%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 5 (0.4%)

  • Girder: 43 (3.2%)
    • Deck girder: 20 (1.5%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 1 (0.07%)
      • Deck plate girder: 19 (1.4%)
    • Pony/through girder: 14 (1.0%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 14 (1.0%)

  • Other: 1 (0.07%)

  • Slab: 5 (0.4%)

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

  • Truss: 1,141 (85.5%)
    • 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: 920 (69.0%)
      • 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 (7.5%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 16 (1.2%)
      • Queenpost pony truss: 17 (1.3%)
      • Warren pony truss: 13 (1.0%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 3 (0.2%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 1 (0.07%)
    • Through truss: 166 (12.4%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 6 (0.4%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Camelback through truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Howe through truss: 1 (0.07%)
      • Lattice through truss: 7 (0.5%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 4 (0.3%)
        • Triple-intersection lattice through truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Parker through truss: 13 (1.0%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 1 (0.07%)
      • Post through truss: 1 (0.07%)
      • Pratt through truss: 62 (4.6%)
      • Warren through truss: 16 (1.2%)
        • Warren through truss with no verticals: 2 (0.1%)
      • Whipple through truss: 7 (0.5%)

  • Tunnel: 2 (0.1%)

  • Unknown: 13 (1.0%)