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Rail-to-trail

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Any railroad bridge, tunnel, culvert, or viaduct converted to a trail or having a trail run by the railroad.

Trolley Car Trail - Trolley Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1916
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Hackett Road on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Trolley Track Trail - 69th Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Concrete stringer bridge over Pedestrian path replacing 69th Street on Trolley Track Trail
Open to pedestrians

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Belknap Bridge (Johnson County, Illinois)
Built 1906 by the King Bridge Co.
Deck plate girder bridge over Cache River on the Tunnel Hill State Trail (originally Cairo and Vincennes Railroad), northeast of Belknap
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Breeden Trestle (Johnson County, Illinois)
Steel trestle on the Tunnel Hill State Trail (originally Cairo and Vincennes Railroad) over a branch of Little Cache Creek, southwest of Tunnel Hill
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Cache River Bridge (Pulaski County, Illinois)
Girder bridge over Cache River on Tunnel Hill State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Grassy Creek Bridge (Saline County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Grassy Creek on Tunnel Hill State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Little Cache Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Illinois)
Built by the King Bridge Co.
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Cache Creek on Tunnel Hill Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Little Cache No. 1 Reservoir Bridge (Johnson County, Illinois)
Probably built by the King Bridge Co.
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Cache Creek on Tunnel Hill Trail just below the dam for Little Cache No. 1 Reservoir
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Odum Hollow Bridge (Johnson County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over a branch of Little Cache Creek on Tunnel Hill Trail downstream from Odum Tract Natural Area
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Old Channel Cache River Bridge (Pulaski County, Illinois)
Built 1905 by the King Bridge Co.
Deck plate girder bridge over Old Channel Cache River on the Tunnel Hill State Trail at Karnak
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Tunnel Hill State Trail - South Fork Saline River Bridge (Saline County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork Saline River on Tunnel Hill State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Tunnel Hill Tunnel (Johnson County, Illinois)
Tunnel on the Tunnel Hill State Trail (originally Cairo and Vincennes Railroad) under Tunnel Hill
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Unnamed Ditch Bridge (Saline County, Illinois)
Timber stringer bridge over an unnamed ditch tributary of South Fork Saline River on Tunnel Hill State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Tunnel Hill State Trail - Vienna City Park Bridge (Johnson County, Illinois)
Built 1906 by the King Bridge Co.
Pony plate girder bridge on the Tunnel Hill State Trail (originally Cairo and Vincennes Railroad) over Little Cache Creek at Vienna City Park in Vienna
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Turn Hole Tunnel (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1866
Tunnel under Lehigh Gorge State Park on Lehigh Gorge State Park Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians only

Uncompahgre RiverWay Trail - Ridgway Bridge (Ouray County, Colorado)
Buil ? at Pueblo across the Arkansas River; Relocated to here some point after 1917
Pratt through truss bridge over Uncompahgre River on Uncompahgre RiverWay Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Union Pacific Rail Trail - Echo Dam Road Overpass (Summit County, Utah)
Deck plate girder bridge over Echo Dam Road on Union Pacific Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Union Trail - Little Sioux River Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1887, 1881 Span Added 1911, Partially Removed Ca. 1999; Converted to Trail 2006
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on the Union Bridge Trail
Open to pedestrians

UP - Bridge #29.09 (Wright County, Iowa)
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of East Branch Iowa River on Unnamed Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

UP - Bridge #29.31 (Wright County, Iowa)
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of East Branch Iowa River on Unnamed Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

UP - Church Road Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1952, still in use
Arch bridge over Church Road (TR 246) on Mo Pac Rr in Worden
Open to traffic

UP/Cedar Lake Trail - MN100 Overpasses (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Both built 1936, north bridge turned into trail; demolished 2015
Lost steel stringer bridge over Mn 100 on UP RR/Cedar Lake Bike Trail
Both bridges are gone; north bridge was replaced with a new concrete pedestrian bridge, south bridge replaced by new pony plate girder rail bridge

UP/Rock Island Trail Overpass (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1901
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Rock Island Trail (former Rock Island Rwy on Union Pacific Rwy (former C&NW)
Open

Upland Trail - Corman Bridge (Montgomery County, Tennessee)
Built ca. 1950
Through truss bridge over Commerce Street on Pedestrian Trail
Open to traffic

Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Arch Street Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Stone arch bridge over Arch Street on Upper Charles Rail Trail (former CSX/Conrail/Penn Central/NYC/Boston & Albany)
Open to pedestrians only

Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Bogastow Brook Viaduct (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1847
Stone arch bridge over Bogastow Brook on Boston & Worcester Railroad, Milford Branch
Open to pedestrians only

Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Phipps Tunnel (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1848, line abandoned in 1972
Tunnel under Highland Street on Upper Charles Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Upper Dunlap Island Trail Bridge (Carlton County, Minnesota)
Deck plate girder bridge over St. Louis River on Local Trail (Former DN&E Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

US36 Kokosing Gap Trail Overpass (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 1874
Stone arch bridge over Kokosing Gap Trail on Coshocton Rd. (US 36) in Howard
Open to traffic

USAX - Little Femme Osage Creek Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Abandoned bridge over Little Femme Osage Creek in Weldon Spring Conservation Area
Abandoned

Valkommen Trail - Smoky Hill River Bridge (McPherson County, Kansas)
Through truss bridge over Smoky Hill River on Valkommen Trail.
Open to pedestrians & bicyclists

Valleybrook Park Overlook Bridge (Montgomery County, Tennessee)
Parker through truss bridge on the Cumberland River Greenway (former Illinois Central Railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Vermillion Falls Park Trail - Vermillion River Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Deck plate girder bridge over Vermillion River on Pedestrian Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Vietnam Veterans Trail - La Crosse River Overflow Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1908
Deck plate girder bridge over La Crosse River Overflow on Vietnam Veterans Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Virgil Gilman Trail - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Through truss bridge over Fox River in Aurora on Virgil GilmanTrail (former EJ&E Ry)
Pedestrian/Bike traffic only

Virgil Gilman Trail - River Street Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built in 1926 by the American Bridge Company
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. River Street in Aurora on Virgil GilmanTrail (EJ&E Ry)
Open to pedestrians

Virginia Creeper Trail - Beaverdam Creek Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
Through truss bridge over Beaverdam Creek on Virginia Creeper Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Virginia Creeper Trail - Holston River Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
Bridge over Holston River on Virginia Creeper Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Virginia Creeper Trail - Laurel Creek Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
Warren pony truss bridge over Laurel Creek on Virginia Creeper Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Virginia Creeper Trail - Laurel Creek Bridge #2 (Washington County, Virginia)
Through truss bridge over Laurel Creek on Virginia Creeper Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Virginia Creeper Trail - Town Creek Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
This section of the original railway was completed in 1900, but various trestles were subsequently rebuilt after severe flooding.
Timber stringer bridge over Town Creek on Virginia Creeper (formerly Virginia Carolina Railroad)
Open to pedestrians, Bicycles and horses

Virginia-Carolina Railway Straight Branch Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
One of many bridges, many of them timber trestles, that are part of the Virginia Creeper Rails to Trails project.
Timber stringer bridge over Straight Branch on Virginia Creeper Trail (formerly Virginia-Carolina Railway
Open to pedestrians only

Voyageur Trail/Blue Ox Trail - Big Fork River Bridge (Koochiching County, Minnesota)
Built or Relocated Here in 1907
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Fork River on Voyageur Trail/Blue Ox Trail
Open to pedestrians

W&L Pedestrian Bridge (Lexington, Virginia)
Built 1937 as a railroad overpass
Deck plate girder bridge over US 60 (W. Nelson Street) at Washington & Lee University
Open to pedestrians

Wabash Des Moines River Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Original Bridge built 1882; Upgraded 1923/1924 and 1939; Sold to County in 1970
Three-span through truss bridge over Des Moines River on 216th Place; south approach rebuilt 1943 with I-beam stringers
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Hunter's Creek Bridge (Fremont County, Iowa)
Built 1902; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Timber stringer bridge over Hunter's Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Keg Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Original bridge at this location built 1902; Girder added later
Declk Plate Girder Bridge over Keg Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Little Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Built 1898
Bridge over Little Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Pony Creek Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1936; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Timber stringer bridge over Pony Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Queen Avenue Overpass (Mills County, Iowa)
Built 1950; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Steel stringer bridge over Queen Avenue & Deer Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Silver Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Original bridge built 1902; Rebuilt 1923 with a secondhand span, Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Snake Creek Bridge (East) (Mills County, Iowa)
Original bridge built 1898, Damaged by a derailment and repaired 1924-25 ; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Deck Plate Girder Bridge over Snake Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Snake Creek Bridge (West) (Mills County, Iowa)
Original bridge built 1898; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Steel Stringer Bridge over Snake Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Tarkio River bridge (Page County, Iowa)
Built 1900; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Deck plate girder bridge over Tarkio River on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Unnamed Creek Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Unnamed Drainage Ditch Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1892; Renewed 1904; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Bridge over Unnamed drainage ditch on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Walnut Creek Bridge (Fremont County, Iowa)
Built 1890; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Deck plate girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - West Nishnabotna River Bridge (Mills County, Iowa)
Built 1884 in Decatur, Illinois; Relocated & modernised in 1910; Timber trestle approach added 1929; I-beam approach added 1951; More timber trestle added 1956; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Whipple through truss bridge over West Nishnabotna River on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - West Tarkio Creek Bridge (Page County, Iowa)
Built 1901; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Timber stringer bridge over West Tarkio Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trail - IL-4 Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1973
Deck plate girder bridge over IL-4 on Wabash Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Waddell "A" Truss Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1898 for the Quincy, Omaha and Kansas City Railroad. Abandoned in 1939, but converted into a highway bridge on MO 4 in 1953. Dismantled in 1980 to make room for Smithville Reservoir, but relocated to English Landing Park in Parkville in 1987.
Through truss bridge originally spanning Linn Branch Creek in Clinton County near Trimble, but relocated to English Landing Park in Parkville spanning Rush Creek
Open to pedestrians only

WAG Trail - Genesee River Bridge (Allegany County, New York)
Built ca. 1905
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Genesee River on WAG Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Walkway Over The Hudson (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1888 by the Union Bridge Co.; closed to railroad traffic May 8, 1974 due to fire; reopened to pedestrians on Oct. 3, 2009
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie and Highland
Open to pedestrians

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Forest Glen Road Overpass (Ulster County, New York)
Deck plate girder bridge over Forest Glen Road on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Plattekill Creek Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Built 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Plattekill Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Rosendale Trestle (Ulster County, New York)
Built 1895; closed to traffic in 1977; Rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrians 2013
Deck truss bridge over Rondout Creek and Main Street on Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Springtown Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Through truss bridge over Wallkill River on Trail
Open to pedestrians and horses

Wapsie-Great Western Line Trail - Watson Creek Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Watson Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Warren-North Warren Bike Trail - Jackson Run Bridge (Warren County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through girder bridge over Jackson Run on Warren North Warren Bike Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Washington & Old Dominion Trail Culvert (Loudoun County, Virginia)
Culvert bridge over Unnamed Tributary of South Fork Catoctin Creek on Washington & Old Dominion Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Washington Secondary Trail - Flat River Bridge (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Built 1910, rehabilitated for trail use 2014
Deck plate girder bridge over Flat River Reservoir on Washington Secondary Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Washington Secondary Trail - Moosup River Bridge (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Moosup River on Washington Secondary Trail
Derelict/abandoned

Washington Secondary Trail - Pawtuxet River Bridge (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Parker through truss bridge over Pawtuxet River on Washington Secondary Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Washington Secondary Trail - Pocasset River Arches (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Stone arch bridge over Pocasset River on Washington Secondary Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Washington Secondary Trail - South Branch Pawtuxet River Bridge #1 (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Branch Pawtuxet River on Washington Secondary Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Washington Secondary Trail - South Branch Pawtuxet River Bridge #2 (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Branch Pawtuxet River on Washington Secondary Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Washington Secondary Trail - South Branch Pawtuxet River Bridge #3 (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Through Truss Bridge over South Branch Pawtuxet River on Washington Secondary Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Watershed Trail - Cahokia Creek Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Warren deck truss bridge over Cahokia Creek on MCT Watershed Trail, former Illinois Terminal Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Watershed Trail - N. University Drive Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1969 by the Illinois Terminal Railroad. Converted to trail use in 2002 after railroad line was abanonded.
Deck plate girder bridge over N. University Drive on MCT Watershed Trail, former Illinois Terminal Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Watershed Trail/NS Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
former railroad line abandoned in 1990s, reopened 2003 as a bike trail
Pony/through plate girder bridge over UP Railroad on MCT Watershed Trail
Open to pedestrians

Wauponsee Glacial Trail - Forked Creek Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1908
Deck plate girder bridge over IL102 & Forked Creek on Wauponsee Glacial Trail
Open to pedestrians

Wauponsee Glacial Trail - Kankakee River Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Original 598' iron truss bridge (4 spans @ 150') built 1880; rebuilt 1902 with this bridge (built by Wisconsin Bridge & Iron); 1968 derailment in a unknown year damaged the easternmost truss span, and was replaced with a pony plate girder.
Pratt through truss bridge over Kankakee River on Wauponsee Glacial Trail (formerly Wabash, later N&W, then NS Railway)
Open to pedestrians

Waverly Rail Trail - Cedar River Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1903; Converted to recreational trail 1997
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Waverly Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians

Waverly Rail Trail - Ivanhoe Street Overpass (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1903; Converted to recreational trail 1997
Bridge over Ivanhoe Street on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

WB&A Trail - Horsepen Branch Bridge (Prince George's County, Maryland)
Concrete culvert bridge over Horsepen Branch on WB&A Trail
Open to pedestrians

WB&T - Chapline Hill Tunnel (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Abandoned in 1982
Abandoned tunnel for WB&T RR
Derelict/abandoned

WB&T - Mt. Wood Tunnel (North) (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1888; abandoned in 1982
Abandoned tunnel for Abandoned Wheeling Bridge &Terminal Railway Grade
Derelict/abandoned

WB&T - Mt. Wood Tunnel (South) (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1888; abandoned in 1982
Abandoned tunnel on the future Wheeling Heritage Trail in Wheeling
Abandoned and collapsed near the middle. The rest of the tunnel appears to be in good condition.

WB&T - Wheeling Creek Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Abandoned in 1982
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Wheeling Creek, Bow St. on future Wheeling Heritage Trail in Wheeling
Abandoned

WC - Barker Island Bridge (E) (Marathon County, Wisconsin)
Built 1908, using pieces fabricated 1899 and 1900
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wisconsin River on Pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians

West Cascade Snowshed (King County, Washington)
Built in 1911 after an avalanche in the same spot killed 90 people just west of the old Cascade Tunnel in 1910. Due to the high cost of building it was the only all concrete snowshed built by the Great Northern
Snowshed on former Great Northern Railway
Open to pedestrians

West Essex Trail - Pompton Avenue Overpass (Essex County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pompton Avenue on West Essex Trail (formerly Erie-Lackawanna Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

West Fork of Twelvepole Creek Bridge (Mingo County, West Virginia)
Built 1910
Girder bridge over West Fork of Twelvepole Creek on Cr 3/5
Open to traffic

West Fork River Trail - Fairmont Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork River on West Fork River Trail Bridge
Open to pedestrians only

West Papio Trail - Hell Creek Bridge (Sarpy County, Nebraska)
Built 1905
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hell Creek on West Papio Trail
Open to pedestrians only

West Penn Railroad Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903; converted for pedestrian use in 1999
Through truss bridge over the Allegheny River Back Channel on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail
Converted to pedestrian use in 1999

West Penn Trail - Conemaugh River Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1907
Stone arch bridge over Conemaugh River on West Penn Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Western Gateway Trail - 1st Avenue Overpass (Gogebic County, Michigan)
Built 1896
Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over 1st Avenue on Western Gateway Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Western Gateway Trail - Mine Street Overpass (Gogebic County, Michigan)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Mine Street on Western Gateway Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Western Gateway Trail - Montreal River Bridge (Iron County, Wisconsin)
Built 1898
Deck plate girder bridge over Montreal River on Western Gateway Trail
Open to pedestrians only