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NJTR - HX Draw (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1911
Warren through truss bascule bridge over Hackensack River on Railroad (NJ Transit Bergen County Line)
Open to traffic

NJTR - Morgan Draw (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Deck girder bridge over Cheesequake Creek on New Jersey Transit Line Railroad
Open

NJTR - Shark River Draw (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over Shark River on NJT North Jersey Coast Line
Open to traffic

NKP - Buffalo River Bascule Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1913
Through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly Nickel Plate RR)
Abandoned c1986 in favor of adjacent Buffalo Creek-Conrail bridge and left raised

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1907; Replaced in 1944 -1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on New York Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NLAX - Jay-Jay Bridge (Brevard County, Florida)
Built 1963; Deteriorated span replaced 1987.
Bridge over Indian River on NASA Railroad
Open to traffic

Nolte Creek Bridge (Baldwin County, Alabama)
Built 1921
Bridge over Nolte Creek
No longer exists

North Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1907
Double-leaf bascule through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Avenue in Chicago
Replaced by a modern bridge

North Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1924; Struck June 11, 1978; Replaced 1991
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Duwamish River on Spokane Street West Waterway
Replaced by a new bridge

North Bridge (Volusia County, Florida)
Replaced 1997
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian River on North Causeway
Replaced by a new bridge

North Coast Harbor Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Soon this pedestrian drawbridge will but constructed this summer 2021
Modern double leaf dutch Style bascule bridge over Lake Erie on Voinovich Park Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

North Halsted Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1955
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

North Halsted Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River Canal on N. Halsted Street in Chicago
Demolished and replaced

North Halsted Street Bridge (Older) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Lost Pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Halsted Street
Replaced by a new bridge

North River Bridge (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Built 1920; rehabilitated 1958
Bascule bridge over North River on Union Street in Marshfield
Open to traffic

North Western Avenue Bascule Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1905
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Western Avenue
No longer exists

Northeast Boulevard Brandywine Creek Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1994
Girder bridge (former bascule) over Brandywine Creek on Northeast Blvd
Open to traffic

Northeast Cape Fear River Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Built 1929; Replaced 1979
Lost Double leaf bascule bridge over Northeast Cape Fear River on US-74
Replaced by a new bridge

Northern Boulevard Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1939
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Flushing Creek on Northern Boulevard
Replaced in 1981

Norwalk River Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1972
Bascule bridge over Norwalk River on CT 136 Washington Street in Norwalk
Open to traffic

NP - Duwamish River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1911; Reconstructed and energy translated from the span to the counterweight in late 1920's
Bridge over Duwamish River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic Reconstructed in the late 1920's by taking the operating struts from the counterweight bridge tower and placed on the bascule truss the operating machinery was removed from the span,and built into the counterweight bridge tower

NP - Lake Washington Canal Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1914 ; removed in 1976
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Lake Washington Canal on Northern Pacific Railroad
No longer exists

NS - Albemarle Sound Trestle (Washington County, North Carolina)
Built 1910 for the Suffolk & Carolina Railway, removed ca. 1987
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over Albemarle Sound on Norfolk Southern Railway
Removed

NS - East Branch Elizabeth River Bascule Bridge (Norfolk, Virginia)
Built in 1947, west of 2 parallel bascules
Through truss bridge over East Branch Elizabeth River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Derelict/abandoned in raised position.

NS - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Bascule truss over Indiana Harbor Canal on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - JM Drawbridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built in 1911, This bascule bridge was also built by the New York Central Line Railroad
Bridge over Ashtabula River on Norfolk Southern and CSX Railroad
Still operatable open to traffic in service

NS - Kanawha Canal Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
Built by Southern Railway 1929, gears removed and bridge welded into place 1982
Bascule bridge over Kanawah Canal connecting James River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Lake Pontchartrain Trestle (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Originally built 1884. several upgrades have been made since
Bascule bridge over Lake Pontchartrain on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Southern Railway)
Open to traffic

NS - Port Clinton Bridge (Ottawa County, Ohio)
Built 1915
Baltimore through truss bridge over Portage River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Rouge River Bridge (N) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1922
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Rouge River on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly Wabash RR)
Open to traffic

NS - Rouge River Bridge (S) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1923
Warren through truss bridge over Rouge River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Sandusky Bay Bridge (Erie County, Ohio)
Bridge over Sandusky Bay on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Savannah River Bridge (Richmond County, Georgia)
Originally Southern Railway
Truss bridge over Savannah River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Augusta
Open to traffic

NS - Seabrook Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1923; rehabilitated in 2017 and outer roadways removed
Bascule bridge carrying Norfolk Southern's N.O. & N.E. District over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal in New Orleans.
Open to traffic

NS - South Branch Elizabeth River Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Built 1908;
Through truss bridge over Elizabeth River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NSF Indian Head Footbridge (Charles County, Maryland)
Built 1917
Warren pony through truss bascule footbridge over Mattawoman Creek on Pedestrian Traffic
Removed

NSR - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1906 Removed in 1994
Lost Bridge over Cuyahoga River on Newburg & South Shore Railroad
Demolished in 1994

Nueces Bay Causeway (Nueces County, Texas)
Built 1911; Heavily damaged/partially destroyed by the infamous 1919 Hurricane; Rebuilt 1921, appearing to have reused the original 1911 bascule; Replaced ca. 1963
Lost Plate girder bascule bridge over Nueces Bay on US 181
Replaced by a new bridge

NW 12th-Miami River Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Built 2009
Bridge over Miami River on Nw 12th Ave
Open to traffic

NW 7th-Miami River Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Built 2010
Bridge over Miami River on Nw 7 Ave ( Sr 7 )
Open to traffic

NWP - Corte Madera Drawbridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1930; Section over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard removed in 2003
Bascule bridge over Corte Madera Creek on abandoned Northwestern and Pacific Railroad in Corte Madera
Closed to all traffic

NWP - Gallinas Creek Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1917; Machinery removed 1947; Bridge replaced 2014
Pony plate girder hinged lift bridge over Gallinas Creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Novato Creek Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1917
Bridge over Novato Creek on Northwestern Pacific RR
No longer exists

NWP - Wingo Lift Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1920 by the Toledo Bridge & Crane Co
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Slough feeding San Pablo Bay on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Open to traffic

NYC - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1901; Replaced 1953
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Harlem River Bascule Bridge (1867) (New York County, New York)
Built 1867; Replaced 1897
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Harlem River on Metro North RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridges (Lake County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1909
Abandoned through truss bridges over Indiana Harbor Canal on Railroad (Abandoned New York Central)
Derelict/abandoned

NYC - Peekskill River Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Annsville Creek/ Peekskill River on New York Central & Hudson RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Sandusky Bay Bridge (Old) (Ottawa County, Ohio)
Built in ? :replaced maybe in 1980
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Sandusky Bay on New York Central RR
No longer exists

NYC - Wappinger Creek Bridge (Old) (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1908 ; replaced 1929
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Wappinger Creek on New York Central & Hudson RR
No longer exists

NYLE&W - Berry's Creek Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1896
Lost Bridge over Berry's Creek on New York Lake Erie & Western Railroad
No longer exists

NYSW - Overpeck Creek Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bascule bridge over Overpeck Creek on NYS&W Railroad (NYS&W)


Oakland Park Blvd. Bridge (Broward County, Florida)
Built 1955
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Oakland Park Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale
Open to traffic

Ocean Avenue Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1988
Bascule bridge over Shark River on Ocean Avenue in Avon-by-the-Sea
Open to traffic

Ocean Avenue Bridge (Old) (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built in 1935 replaced in 2001
Lost Deck girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Ocean Avenue Route 804
Demolished and replaced with new bridge

Ocean City-Longport Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1928; replaced 2002
Lost bascule bridge over Great Egg Harbor on Ocean Highway (CR 656) in Ocean City
No longer exists

Ocean Highway Corson Inlet Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1948
Bascule bridge over Corson Inlet on Ocean Highway (CR 619)
Open to traffic

Ocean Highway Grassy Sound Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1939
Bascule bridge over Grassy Sound on Ocean Highway (CR 619)
Open to traffic

Ocean Highway Middle Thorofare Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1939
Bascule bridge over Middle Thorofare on Ocean Highway (CR 621)
Open to traffic

Oceanic Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1970
Bascule bridge over Navesink River on CR 8A in Rumson
Open to traffic

Ogden Avenue Viaduct (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1932; closed to traffic March 24, 1992; demolished 1993
Lost viaduct over Chicago River North Branch and city streets on Ogden Avenue
No longer exists

Ogden Slip Lake Shore Drive Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1937, demolished 1982 and replaced with a fixed span
Through truss bascule bridge over Ogden Slip on Lake Shore Drive US 41
Replaced by a fixed span

Ogden Street Bridge (Marinette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1973
Bascule bridge over Menominee River on Ogden Street in Marinette / 1st Street in Menominee
Open to traffic

Ohio Canal Bridge (Stark County, Ohio)
Lost Deck girder bridge over Ohio & Erie Canal on Ohio Canal
Destroyed by flooding

Ohio Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1961
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Ohio Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Ohio Street Bridge (Pre 1923) (Erie County, New York)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Buffalo River on Ohio Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Okanogan River Bascule Bridge (Okanogan County, Washington)
Built 1905; Partially collapsed on opening day and repaired; Replaced 1910
Lost Timber stringer bridge with single leaf bascule span over Okanogan River
No longer exists

Okeechobee Waterway Bridge (Lee County, Florida)
Deck plate girder bridge over Okeechobee Waterway on Florida Route 41
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Dickey Road Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Lost Warren through truss with alternating verticals bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Dickey Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Dix Road Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1913, Replaced 1927
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Rouge River on Dix Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Fort Bayou Bridge (1985) (Jackson County, Mississippi)
Built 1985
Deck girder bridge over Old Fort Bayou on US 90 Biloxi Bay
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Loomis Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1904 to replace earlier swing bridge; replaced 1970
Lost Scherzer rolling lift bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Loomis Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Old MD70 Weems Creek Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1953; Replaced 2006
Deck girder bridge over Weems Creek on State Route 70
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Ninth Street Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Lost Deck girder bridge over Gowanus Canal on Nineth Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Pass Manchac Bridge (1926) (St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1926; closed to traffic 1957; destroyed by fire 1969
Lost Bridge over Pass Manchac on Old US 51
Destroyed by fire

Old Rickenbacker Causeway (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Built 1947; replaced 1985
Lost Bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Rickenbacker Causeway
Replaced by new bridge

Old Trout River Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
Ca. 1930 bascule Bridge over Trout River on Old Main St/pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only

Old United States Naval Academy Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1924, Rehabbed 1979 after 4 of the easternmost spans were found to be in poor condition in 1978, Replaced 1995
Deck girder bridge over Severn River on Route 450
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Victory Bridge (Gadsden County, Florida)
Built 1922
Open-spandrel arch bascule bridge over the Apalachicola River on an old alignment of US 90
Open to pedestrians

Oneida Street Bridge (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Built 1959
Bascule bridge over Fox River (Army Corps of Engineers canal) on Oneida Street in Appleton
Open to traffic

Orange Avenue Bridge (Volusia County, Florida)
Built 1954
Bascule bridge over Halifax River on Orange Avenue in Daytona Beach
Replaced by a new bridge in 2020

Oregon Street Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1956; rehabilitated 1994
Bascule bridge over Fox River on Oregon Street in Oshkosh
Open to traffic

Oregon Street Bridge (Door County, Wisconsin)
Built 2008
Concrete deck girder bridge over Sturgeon Bay on STH 42-57 (Business Route)
Open to traffic

Ortega River Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1996
Bascule bridge over Ortega River on FL 211 in Jacksonville
Open to traffic

Ortega River Roosevelt Blvd Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
1941 Bascule Bridge over Ortega River on Old Roosevelt Blvd
Removed but not replaced

Oswego Canal Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Lost Deck girder bridge over Oswego Canal on North Salina Street
Filled in after been destroyed

Overpeck Creek Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1913
Deck girder bridge over Overpeck Creek on Route 46
Replaced by a new bridge in 2006

Paintersville Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1952
Bascule bridge over Sacramento River on CA 160
Open to traffic

PAL - Green River Bridge (Muhlenberg County, Kentucky)
Replaced a 1870's Swing Bridge, Built 1931 for the Illinois Central Railroad by the Virginia Bridge Company.
Through truss bridge over Green River on Paducah & Louisville Railway
Open to traffic

Palm Valley Bridge (St. Johns County, Florida)
Built 1937, replaced 2003
Lost bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on County Road C210
Replaced by new bridge

Palmetto Park Road Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1987
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton
Open to traffic

Pamunkey River Bridge (2007) (King William County, Virginia)
Built 2007
Bascule Bridge on VA 30 & 33 /14th St. over Pamunkey River
Open to traffic

Papy's Bayou Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Built 1928
Bridge over Papy's Bayou on 22nd Avenue
No longer exists

Park Avenue Bridge (Old) (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built ?; Replaced 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on East Park Avenue
Demolished

Park Street Bridge (1934) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1934
Double leaf Bascule bridge over Oakland Estuary on Park Street in Oakland
Open to traffic

Pasquotank River Bridge (Pasquotank County, North Carolina)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1946
Bascule bridge over Pasquotank River on US 158 in Elizabeth City
Open to traffic,

Pasquotank River Bridge (Pasquotank County, North Carolina)
Pony/through girder bridge over Pasquotank River on US 158
Open to traffic

Pasquotank River ICWW Bridge (Pasquotank County, North Carolina)
Built 1972
Bascule bridge over Pasquotank River ICWW on US 158 in Elizabeth City
Open to traffic

Passaic River Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built 1949; last opened in 1980
Bascule bridge over Passaic River on NJ 3 in Clifton
Replaced by a new bridge

Passaic River Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built 1930; Replaced 2002
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Passaic River on Market Street
Replaced by a new bridge