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Norfolk Southern Railway

Reporting mark: NS
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"Eight Track" Bascule Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on Chicago & Northern Pacific
Open to traffic

4th Street Norfolk and Western Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1928 Deck plate girder bridge over 4th St on NWRR/NSRR


5th Street Norfolk And Western Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1923
1923 Deck plate girder bridge over 5th Street on NWRR/NSRR


5th Street Southern Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
1928 Pony/through plate girder bridge over 5th St on SOURR/NSRR
Open to traffic

6th Street Southern Railway Bridge (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina)
Abandoned concrete tee beam bridge over 6th Street on SOURR
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned NS - Huff Rd Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over N Huff Rd on Abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned NS - Kickapoo Creek Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Kickapoo Creek on Abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned NS - Rockhouse Creek Bridge (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Timber stringer bridge over Rockhouse Creek on Abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to pedestrians only

Abandoned NS - Youngs Fork Muddy River Branch Bridge (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Tributary of Youngs Fork Muddy River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned UP - NS Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway & Industrial Dr on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

ACL - Portsmouth Boulevard Bridge (Suffolk, Virginia)
Built 1963
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Portsmouth Blvd on ACLRR
Intact but closed to all traffic

Aden Road Bridge (Prince William County, Virginia)
Built 1882; relocated by railroad early 1900s; removed 2016 for renovation with new bridge added; reopened March 2019
Through truss bridge over Southern Railroad on Aden Road in Nokesville
Open to traffic.

AMTK - Canal Street Lift Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1915
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch of Chicago River on Amtrak
Open to traffic

Amtrak - Boot Road Overpass (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1887
Stone arch bridge over Boot Road on Amtrak in East Calan Twp, PA
Open to traffic

Amtrak - Colebrook Road Overpass (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1901, closed and ordered removed 2003, demolished 2008
Girder bridge over Amtrak Railroad on Colebrook Road
Removed

Amtrak - Gunpowder River Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1912-13 one track at a time to replace wooden pile trestle
Girder bridge over Gunpowder River on Amtrak RR ( 2 tracks)
Open to rail traffic, draw mechanism removed

Amtrak - North Broad Street Arch Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Stone arch bridge over North Broad Street on Railroad
Open to traffic

APNC - North 8th Street Overpass (Monroe County, Iowa)
Built 1915; ballasted timber deck added 1942; Replaced 1998
Lost Pony/through girder bridge over N. 8th St. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, now APNC Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

APNC/BNSF Overpass (Monroe County, Iowa)
Build 1924, Replaced 2012
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Railroad (BNSF) on Railroad (APNC)
Replaced by a new bridge

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Overpass (Suffolk, Virginia)
Built 1911
Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSXTRR on ACLRR
Intact but closed to all traffic

Attica Railroad Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
Original bridge at this location built 1880; replaced by new bridge at an unknown date
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway at Attica
Replaced by new bridge

B&O Highlandtown PRR Overpass (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built ca. 1885
Whipple through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on CSX Transportation (nee B&O)
Open to traffic

Back Creek Norfolk Southern Bridge (Alamance County, North Carolina)
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Back Creek on NSRR/NCRR
Open to traffic

Bear Creek Union Pacific Railroad Bridge (Chatham County, North Carolina)
Built 1943
Deck plate girder bridge over Bear Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Beaumont Road Bridge (Roanoke County, Virginia)
Built 1941
Slab bridge over Beaumont Road (VA Secondary Route 621) on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Belleville Turnpike NJT Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1984
Girder bridge over Boonton Line (Njt) on Nj 7
Open to traffic

Betsy Ross Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1973
Truss bridge on NJ 90 over Delaware River, Richmond Street, River Road, Hedley Street
Open to traffic

Blackwater Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
ca1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Blackwater Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Blanchet Road Bridge (Grant County, Kentucky)
Built 1917
Girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Blanchet Road
Open to traffic

Blanchet Road Bridge (Grant County, Kentucky)
Built 1930
Steel stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Blanchet Road
Open to traffic

BMH - Gallants Channel Bridge (Carteret County, North Carolina)
Built 1917
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Gallants Channel on Norfolk Southern RR
Removed but not replaced

BNSF - Des Moines River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1964
Warren through truss bridge over Des Moines River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Mud Creek Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Bridge built during a line relocation project thru Runnells, as part of the Lake Red Rock Dam project
Pony Plate Girder Bridge over Mud Creek on Railroad
Open to rail traffic

BNSF - White Breast Creek Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Warren through truss bridge over White Breast Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

Brandywine Avenue New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Bridge (Broome County, New York)
Built 1930
Slab bridge over Brandywine Ave on NYSW/ NSRR
Open to traffic

Brandywine Avenue Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Broome County, New York)
built 1930
Slab bridge over Brandywine Ave on NSRR
Open to traffic

Broadway Viaduct (Knox County, Tennessee)
Built 1927
Concrete tee bridge over Norfolk Southern railroad tracks on U.S. 11, U.S. 70, U.S. 441, State Highway 33 in downtown Knoxville
Closed, being demolished after which new spans will be built by the State DOT

Byberry Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1890
Stone arch bridge over Byberry Road on Norfolk Southern Railway in Upper Moreland Township
Open to traffic

Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park Bridge #5 - Dixon's Bridge (Calhoun County, Michigan)
Built 1891
Stone arch bridge over Dickinson Creek on the Norfolk Southern/Amtrak Railroad
Open to traffic

Capitol Boulevard Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
1956 Pony plate girder on NSRR crosses Capitol Blvd
Open to traffic

Cassandra Railfan Overlook Bridge (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Construction date unknown, reportedly abandoned by road traffic 1936, rebuilt for pedestrian traffic ca. 1999
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad (former Pennsylvania RR) on footpath
preserved for pedestrian traffic

Catawba River Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Gaston County, North Carolina)
Built 1916
Deck plate girder bridge over Catawba River on NSRR
Open to traffic

CCC&StL Railroad Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Abandoned concrete tee beam bridge over Abandoned CCC&StL Railroad Grade on Abandoned Road
Derelict/abandoned

CERA - Lawn/Green Run Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built over small ditch, but since 1950's has also had the Kokomo Reservoir litteraly at it's feet after Wildcat Creek was dammed.
Timber stringer bridge over Grass Run or Lawn Run on Central Railroad of Indianapolis(nee Norfolk Southern, Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Toledo St. Louis and Western aka Cloverleaf Route, others)
Open to traffic

CERA - Markland Avenue Overpass (Howard County, Indiana)
Single lane underpass with low clearance that was often hit by trucks causing misalignment. City of Kokomo tried for years to get Norfolk Southern(during their ownership) to put at grade crosssing. Central Railroad finally allowed city to remove.
Lost Bridge over Markland Avenue on Currently removed, formerly Central Railroad of Indianapolis (nee Norfolk Southern, N&W, Nickel Plate Road, Toledo St. Louis and Western Cloverleaf) in Kokomo
Removed but not replaced

CFE - 3rd Street Overpass (Marshall County, Indiana)
Once hosted named passenger trains including the "Broadway Limited", later Amtrak, today only one track see action, and possible Fiber Optic Cable line graces other road bed.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 3rd Street on Chicago Fort Wayne and Eastern Railroad via lease from CSX Railroad (nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, Norfolk Southern Railway)
Open to traffic

CFE - IN17 Overpass (Marshall County, Indiana)
Built 1902, formerly two tracks, currently only one side used. Line once hosted the famous PRR "Broadway Limited" passenger train, but after being downgraded and sold, then leased, today it only see's a minute amount of trains compared to it's heyday
Pony/through plate girder bridge over State Road 17 on Chicago Fort Wayne and Eastern Railroad via lease of CSX Railroad (nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, Norfolk Southern Railway)
Open to traffic

CFE - Old US31 Overpass (Marshall County, Indiana)
Formerly double tracked, current only one track, and other road bed may be used by Fiber Optic Cable line. Formerly used by Amtrak as well.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over South Michigan Street aka Old US 31 on Chicago Fort Wayne and Eastern via lease from CSX Railroad (nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, Norfolk Southern Railway)
Open to traffic

CFE/NS - Yellow River Bridge (Marshall County, Indiana)
Formerly Two Tracks, once hosted Pennsy's "Broadway Limited" and later Amtrak, second road bed may be used by Fiber Optic Cable Line.
Pony truss bridge over Yellow River on Chicago Fort Wayne and Eastern Railroad via lease of CSX Railroad (nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail, Norfolk Southern Railway)
Open to traffic

Chew Rd. (TR 314) Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Richland County, Ohio)
Built 1910
Concrete stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Chew Rd. (TR 314)
Open to traffic

Cincinnati Southern Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1922 using the existing piers from a 1877 bridge
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Cincinnati
Open to traffic

Clark Street Bridge (Audrain County, Missouri)
Built 1995 by the Continental Bridge Co.
Modern pony truss bridge over the railroad tracks on Clark Street in Mexico
Open to traffic

CLNA - Wade Avenue Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Wade Ave on CLNA Rwy
Open to traffic

CN - Noleman Street Overpass (Marion County, Illinois)
Built 1954
Steel stringer bridge over eastbound IL 161 - Noleman Street on Canadian National Railway (formerly Illinois Central) and BNSF Railway in Centralia
Open to traffic

CNTP - Cumberland River Bridge (Burnside) (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built ca. 1950 as a part of the Lake Cumberland project
Deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Cincinnati Southern Railway and leased by Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

CNTP - New River Viaduct (3rd) (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1908; Replaced by a new bridge and mostly removed 1963
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over New River once carried Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway's Cincinnati Southern Railroad (later Norfolk Southern), before being bypassed
Abandoned

CNTP - Rock Creek Bridge #1 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1906 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Deck girder bridge over Rock Creek on railroad
Open

CNYK - Lackawaxen River Bridge (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1894; altered 1907
Pratt deck truss bridge over Lackawaxen River on Norfolk Southern (formerly Erie Railway)
Open to traffic

College Street Bridge (Bibb County, Georgia)
Built in 1899; replaced in 2020 to improve RR clearances
Lost Brick arch bridge over NS RR on College Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Columbus/Allegheny Avenue Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1907; Allegheny Avenue portion closed & removed 1970; Rehabilitated 1990
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on Columbus Avenue & Allegheny Avenue in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

Commonwealth Railway Overpass (Suffolk, Virginia)
Built 1911
Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSXTRR on CWRY
Open to traffic

Cone Fabrics Pedestrian Bridge (Alamance County, North Carolina)
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern RR on Pedestrian walk
Derelict/abandoned

Conodoguinet Creek Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

Corliss Street Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1912; Designated as historic landmark 2002
Tunnel under Norfolk Southern Railroad on Corliss Street
Open to traffic

Corunna Bridge (De Kalb County, Indiana)
Built 1918; rehabilitated 1978
Pony truss bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway on IN 327 (Bridge Street) in Corunna
Removed and replaced.

CP - Tunkhannock Viaduct (Wyoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1912-15 for the Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Massive ten-span concrete arch bridge over Tunkhannock Creek on Canadian Pacific Railroad at Nicholson
Open to traffic

CP - Tunnel City Tunnel (Monroe County, Wisconsin)
Built 1875
Tunnelon Canadian Pacific Railway just W of Tunnel City
Open to traffic

CRCX - 1st Avenue Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over 1st Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

CRCX - Arthur Kill Vertical Lift Bridge (Richmond County, New York)
Built 1959; use suspended 1991; rehabilitated 2006; returned to service 2007
Through lift truss bridge over Arthur Kill on CRCX (formerly B&O RR)
Open to traffic

CRCX - Avenue C Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Avenue C on CSX/NS Railroad


CRCX - Chestnut Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chestnut Street on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Open

CRCX - Debra Place Overpass (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over Debra Place on Railroad


CRCX - Division Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Division Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad


CRCX - Galloping Hill Road Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Galloping Hill Road on Railroad
Open to traffic

CRCX - Garden State Parkway Overpass (NB) (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway (NJ 444) Northbound on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Open to traffic

CRCX - Garden State Parkway Overpass (SB) (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Garden State Parkway Southbound on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Open to traffic

CRCX - Garfield Avenue Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Garfield Avenue on Railroad


CRCX - Harsimus Branch Lift (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1930
Pratt through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Conrail Passaic & Harsimus Line
Open to traffic

CRCX - Meeker Avenue Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Steel stringer bridge over Meeker Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

CRCX - NJ 440 Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Steel stringer bridge over NJ 440 on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

CRCX - Reid Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Reid Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad


CRCX - South River Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Deck plate girder bridge over South River on Conrail Shared Assets Operations
Open to traffic

CRCX - Spring Street Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Spring Street (US1/9) on Norfolk Southern Railroad


CRCX/CNJ Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Warren through truss bridge over Central Railroad of New Jersey on Conrail Lehigh Line
Open to traffic

CSX - Decatur Drawbridge (Limestone County, Alabama)
First bridge built on this spot was burned during the Civil War, replaced with a pontoon bridge. A swing bridge was built in 1885, and it was replaced by this modern drawbridge in 1978-79.
Vertical Lift Drawbridge over Tennessee River in Decatur
Open to traffic

CSX - James River Viaduct (Richmond, Virginia)
Built 1901 by C&O Railway
Deck plate girder bridge over James River/RR/many streets on CSX RR
Open to traffic

CSX - Mehring Way Overpass (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1931
Through truss bridge over Mehring Street on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

CSX - Over NS RR Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Stone arch bridge over NS RR on CSX RR
Open to traffic

CSX - Schuylkill Arsenal Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905
Bridge over Schuylkill River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Southern Avenue Overpass (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1930
Through truss bridge over Southern Avenue on C&O Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Spartanburg Tunnel (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built by the Clinchfield Railroad in order to interchange with Atlantic Coast Line and Piedmont & Northern without going through the Southern Railway yard.
CSX Tunnel under Norfolk Southern Railway (former Southern), Magnolia Street & N. Church Street (US-221/SC-56)
Open to railroad traffic

CSX/NS - CR 75 Overpass (Jackson County, Alabama)
Bridge over CR 75 on CSX/NS
Open to traffic

CSX/NS Overpass (Suffolk, Virginia)
built 1914
Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX Railroad on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX/NS Overpass (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Pony plate girder bridge over Abandoned Railroad (NS) on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

CSX/NS Overpass (Ross County, Ohio)
Unknown
Baltimore through truss bridge over Railroad (NS)d on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

CSX/NS Overpass (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Built 1904
Bridge over Norfolk Southern line on CSX Mainline
Open to traffic

Curtis Street Overpass (Lucas County, Ohio)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Curtis Street
Demolished

Dan River Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Stokes County, North Carolina)
Built 1944
Baltimore through truss bridge over Dan River on NSRR
Open to traffic

Dan River Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Danville, Virginia)
Bridge over Dan River on NSRR
Open to traffic

DCR - Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Modern Warren through truss lift bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on Delmarva Central Railroad
In use by Norfolk Southern Railroad