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Norfolk Southern Railway

Reporting mark: NS
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NS-Horseshoe Bend Road Tunnel (Bedford County, Virginia)
Built 1913
Tunnel under NSRR on Horseshoe Bend Rd
Open to traffic

NS-Martin Street Tunnel (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Tunnel under Martin St/ Hillside on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS-Morgans Mill Road Bridge (Bedford County, Virginia)
Built 1932. Reconstructed 2016. Posted for load (10 tons)
Timber stringer bridge over NSRR on Morgans Mill Rd
Open to traffic

NS-Stone Mountain Road Bridge (Bedford County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Pony/through girder bridge over NSRR on Stone Mountain Rd
Open to traffic

NS/BSOR Overpass (Erie County, New York)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Buffalo Southern Railroad on Norfolk Southern Railway
Abandoned

NS/CSX - 4th Avenue Overpass (Wise County, Virginia)
Built 1939
Bridge over 4th Avenue on CSX and Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS/CSX - Miami Boulevard Overpass (Durham County, North Carolina)
1927 Steel stringer bridge over Miami Blvd on NSRR/CSXTRR
Open to traffic

NS/CSX - Tombigbee River Bridge (Clarke County, Alabama)
Through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on Norfolk Southern, CSX
Open to traffic

NS/CSX - Woodbourne Road Overpass (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1909
Stone arch bridge over Woodbourne Road on Nprfolks Souther/CSX rairloads (joint usage). Was former Pennsylvania RR Trenton Cut Off
Open to traffic

NS/CSX Overpass (Houston County, Alabama)
Pratt through truss bridge over CSX on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS/CSX Overpass (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Former Wheeling & Lake Erie line on New York, Chicago & St. Louis RR
Open to traffic

NS/CSX Overpass (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1907
Pony/through girder bridge over CSX on NS
Open to traffic

NS/CSX Overpass (Erie County, New York)
Abandoned Baltimore through truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Norfolk Southern Railway
Abandoned

NS/CSXT-Roxboro Street Overpass (Durham County, North Carolina)
1930 slab bridge over N Roxboro St on NSRR/CXSTRR
Open to traffic

NS/ITR Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 32' pile trestle built 1888; replaced 1907 with this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over Illinois Terminal Ry. (abandoned) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS/SH Overpass (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Slab bridge over Steelton & Highspire Railroad on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS/TRRA Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replaced an earlier through-iron girder bridge originally erected in 1902
Steel stringer bridge over Terminal Railroad (TRRA) belt line on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open

NS: Loyalhanna Creek Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Stone arch bridge over Loyalhanna Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NSRR-Kashong Creek Bridge (Ontario County, New York)
Bridge over Kashong Creek on NS RR
Open to traffic

NSRR-Wilson Creek Bridge (Ontario County, New York)
Bridge over Wilson Creek on NS RR
Open to traffic

NY Rte 7 over NS Bridge (Chenango County, New York)
Built 1936
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NS RR Mp 577.70 on Rte 7
Open to traffic

NY59 Overpass (Rockland County, New York)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1997
Through truss bridge over Metro North RR on NY 59 in Hillburn
Open to traffic

Oak Ridge Bridge (Nelson County, Virginia)
Built 1882
Pratt through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Wilson Road (Route 653)
Open to traffic

Old Lackawanna Trail Norfolk Southern Bridge (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1914
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Norfolk Southern RR on T-821 (Old Rt 11)
Open to traffic

Old Reading Pike-Norfolk Southern Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1920
Girder bridge over Norfolk Southern on Old Reading Pike
Closed to all traffic

Old Springfield Street Bridge (Greene County, Ohio)
Raiload Overpass on Springfield Street (now Kauffman St)
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over New York Central RR on Springfield Street
Replaced by new bridge

Orleans Street Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
Steel stringer bridge over Orleans Street on CSX, NS, C&O
Open to traffic

P&E Little Kickapoo Creek Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Built circa 1866 by the IB&W Railway when the line was constructed.
Abandoned bridge over Little Kickapoo Creek on Peoria & Eastern Railway
Derelict/abandoned

P&WV - Copeland Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Bypassed Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Norfolk & Western Railway)
Closed to all traffic, bypassed

P&WV - Donora Branch Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over NSRR and PA 837 on P&WV Donora Branch-now private road
Open to authorized vehicles only

PA 93 over NS Railroad Bridge (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1959
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over NS RR on Pa 93 (Lr 170)
Open to traffic

Palmetto Trail - Broad River Bridge (Fairfield County, South Carolina)
Built 1904 by the American Bridge Co. to replace a previous bridge burnt during the Civil War. Last railroad use was in the mid-1990s by Norfolk Southern. Line was originally part of the Columbia and Greenville and later Southern Railway.
Warren through truss bridge over Broad River on Rail to Trail Formerly Southern Railway
Open to pedestrians

Palmetto Trail - Crims Creek Bridge (Newberry County, South Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Crims Creek & Broad River Road on Palmetto Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Palmetto Trail - Wateree River Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
Built 1903;
Plate girder bridge over Wateree River on abandoned NS RR
Open to pedestrians only

Parish Drive - Totowa Spur Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 2012
Girder bridge over Totowa Spur- frmr DL&W Mainline on Parish Dr (Cr 668)
Open to traffic

Park Avenue Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1932
Concrete arch bridge over N&S Railroad on Park Avenue in Lynchburg
Open to traffic

Patterson Avenue Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1939
1939 Pony/through plate girder bridge
Open to traffic

Pedestrian Overpass (Schoharie County, New York)
Warren through truss bridge over NS Railroad on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Peters Creek Southern Railway Trestle (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1940
Timber stringer bridge over Peters Creek on SOURR/NSRR
Open to traffic

Pigeon Creek Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Warren through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Poplar Street Railroad Overpass (Bibb County, Georgia)
Built 1930
Steel stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on CR-289 Lower Poplar Street
Open to traffic

Portsmouth Boulevard Commonwealth Railway Bridge (Suffolk, Virginia)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Portsmouth Blvd on CWRY
Open to traffic

Powell River Trail - Appalachia Bridge (Wise County, Virginia)
Once carried tons of coal, now part of Appalachia Virginia's Powell River Trail
Warren through truss bridge over Powell River, North Fork in Appalachia, VA
Open to pedestrians only, a Rails to Trails project

Prince Street Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1925
Steel stringer bridge over NS RR Robinsville Secondary on Prince Street
Open to traffic

PRR - abandoned spur bridge (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903
Stone arch bridge over PRR abandoned spur on NSRR
Open to traffic

PRR - Allegheny River Bridge (Larabee) (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900
Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Norfork Southern Railroad (formerly Pennsylvania Railroad)
Open to traffic

PRR Bridge over Powell Creek (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Powell Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (former PRR)
Open to traffic

PRR Railroad Bridge (Juniata County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1910
Concrete arch bridge over NS Railroad on PA 75 in Port Royal
Open to traffic

Raccoon Crossing Road Overpass (Prince Edward County, Virginia)
Built 1915
Girder bridge over NS Railway on Raccoon Crossing Rd
Open to traffic

Rail Yard Crossing (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railyard on Former 17th Street Bridge
Removed but not replaced

Reedy Fork Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Reedy Fork on NSRR
Open to traffic

Ridge Avenue Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1958
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on Ridge Avenue in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

Righters Ferry Road Underpass - NS (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Stone arch bridge over Righters Ferry Road on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

Riley Road Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Railroad on Riley road
Open to authorized vehicles only

Rivermont Tunnel (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Tunnel under Columbia Ave/hillside on NSRR
Open to traffic

Roanoke Locomotive Shop Pedestrian Bridge (N) (Roanoke, Virginia)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NSRR on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

Roanoke Locomotive Shop Pedestrian Bridge (S) (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1914
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NSRR on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

Roanoke Locomotive shop Roundhouse bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over NSRR on NSRR


Roanoke Locomotive Shop Turntable Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over NSRR on NSRR
Open to traffic

Rockville Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Longest stone masonry arch railroad viaduct in the world, this is the third bridge to be built at this location completed on March 30, 1902
Masonry stone arch viaduct over Susquehanna River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Rohoic Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Petersburg, Virginia)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Rohoic Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Rt 4 Hayes Avenue - N&S RR Bridge (Erie County, Ohio)
Built 1931
Girder bridge over Route 4 Hayes Ave on N&S RR
Open to traffic

S. Elm Street Norfolk Southern Bridge (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Pony/through plate girder bridge
Open to traffic

Salem Lake Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Salem Lake on NSRR
Open to traffic

Salt Trail Bridge, Trestle 1 (Washington County, Virginia)
The Virginia and Tennessee railroad completed the Salt Branch in 1856.
Timber stringer bridge over Clinchburg Road cr748 on Salt Trail
Open to pedestrians only

SARX - Poplar Creek Bridge (Roane County, Tennessee)
Bridge was relocated here to serve the K-25 plant
Quadralateral Warren through truss bridge over Poplar Creek at the old K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Oak Ridge. Resembles a whipple truss which was very popular with railroads for their strength under heavy loads.
Open to traffic

SBRR/CSX Overpass (Erie County, New York)
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over NKP, NYC Main Lines on South Buffalo Railroad
Open to traffic

Schuylkill River Trail - Over NS Belt Line (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NS RR - Belt Line on Schuylkill River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Seaboard Coast Line Railroad Underpass (Suffolk, Virginia)
Built 1906
Pony/through plate girder bridge over SCLRR on CWRY
Open to traffic

Seaboard Triple Crossing Viaduct (Richmond, Virginia)
Bridge over single track of Norfolk Southern Railway on single track of CSX Railroad (former Seaboard Air Line Railway) in Richmond
Open to traffic

SEPTA - Wissahickon Creek Viaduct (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1881-1882; Altered 1930
Bridge over Wissahickon Creek, Lincoln Drive, and Wissahickon Bike Trail on EPTA and Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

Seward Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930 by American Bridge Co.; rehabilitated ca. 1985
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on PA 56
Replaced by a new bridge

SH/Capital Greenbelt Trail Overpass (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Unknown
Bridge over The Capital Greenbelt Trail formally a side track of the Northern Central Railroad
Open to light freight traffic on rails, pedistrants on the trail below

Shaffer's Crossing Locomotive Shop Gate 1 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over NS Rail yard on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 1 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Slab bridge over Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 2 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1904
Steel stringer bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 3 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1920
Tee beam bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 4 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1906
Deck plate girder bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge No. 5 (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1918
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Shaffer's Crossing/Boulevard Street SW on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Rail Yard Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Pratt through truss bridge over NS RR on Pedestrian Path
Still exists. If open then to private pedestrians

Shaffer's Crossing Turntable Bridge (E) (Roanoke, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over NSRR on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shaffer's Crossing Turntable Bridge (W) (Roanoke, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over NSRR on NSRR
Open to traffic

Shanois Street Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1931
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Shanois Street on SHRR/NSRR
Open to traffic

Sixth Street Bridge (Spalding County, Georgia)
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1958
Through truss bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad on Sixth Street in Griffin
In storage or disassembled

Smith River Carolina & Northwestern Railroad Bridge (Rockingham County, North Carolina)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Smith River on CNWRR/NSRR
Intact but closed to all traffic

Sou-Whiskey Run Bridge (Crawford County, Indiana)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Whiskey Run on Former Southern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

South Buffalo Creek Norfolk Southern Bridge (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over S Buffalo Ck on NSRR
Open to traffic

South Buster Pike Bridge (Boyle County, Kentucky)
Built 1935
Steel stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on South Buster Pike
Open to traffic

South Main Street Bridge over NS Lehigh Line (Warren County, New Jersey)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1992
Through truss bridge over NS Lehigh Line on South Main Street in Phillipsburg
Open to traffic

South Millvale Avenue Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1972 and 2007
Deck girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on South Millvale Avenue
Open to traffic

South Negley Avenue Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1973
Pony truss bridge over NS Railroad on South Negley Avenue in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

South Shore - Gauntlet Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1907 by American Bridge Co for ZChicago South Shore & South Bend; dismantled and replaced November 2002
Pratt through truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad/Wabash Railroad on Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge, reportedly in storage in Michigan City

South Shore - Torrence Avenue Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 2012
Modern polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Torrence Avenue on Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Open to traffic

Southern Railway Bridge (Lexington County, South Carolina)
Built 1953, probably replaced an earlier bridge at this location
Steel stringer bridge over Hwy. 321 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to railroad traffic

Southern Railway Company Overhead Bridge (Cleveland County, North Carolina)
Per NBI, Built 1950, Per NHRP listing, Built 1919
Concrete tee beam bridge over Norfolk Southern R.R. on NC-216 Connector
Open to traffic

Southern Railway Liberty Street Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
built 1928
1928 Concrete slab bridge over SOURR/NSRR on Liberty Street
Open to traffic

Spring Hill Wall Borough Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1972
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway Company on Spring Hill Road
Closed to all traffic

Stepping Stone Road Overpass (Bedford County, Virginia)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over NS RR on Stepping Stone Road
Open to traffic

Stillwell Street Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Stillwell Street on Norfolk Southern ( Formerly Nickle Plate Road)
Open to traffic

Sumner Street NS Overpass (closed) (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1921; closed to traffic, now trail to Union Station
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over NS Railroad on Sumner Street