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Deck truss

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A span where the truss webs are below the deck and the deck load is applied to the top chord or the top of the posts.

NS - Mackinaw River Bridge (Woodford County, Illinois)
Built 1947
Deck truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Marrowbone Creek Bridge (Henry County, Virginia)
Built 1927
Warren deck truss bridge over Marrowbone Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Martins Creek Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Deck truss bridge over Martins Creek on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - McMahon Creek Bridge (Belmont County, Ohio)
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over McMahon Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Naked Creek Bridge (Page County, Virginia)
Deck truss bridge over Naked Creek & Track Side Drive on Norfolk Southern Railroad


NS - New Hope Creek Bridge (Orange County, North Carolina)
University RR line completed in 1882. No dates found on bridge yet
Warren deck truss alt verts bridge over New Hope creek on Coal train to Chapel Hill power plant
Sole traffic is a regular, slow moving coal train. Typically engine and 5-7 hopper cars

NS - New River Bridge (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1963 to bypass Robbins Tunnel (T15) and several fault lines on old railroad
Warren deck truss bridge over New River on Cincinnati Southern (Norfolk-Southern) Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - New River Bridge - Radford (Pulaski County, Virginia)
Built 1927
Deck truss bridge over Hazel Hollow Road 626 on NS Railroad in Fairlawn
Open to traffic

NS - North Hominy Creek Bridge (Haywood County, North Carolina)
Warren deck truss bridge over North Hominy Creek and Sandy Lane on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Ohio Connecting Railroad Bridge (1915) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built in 1915 replacing a single-track wide span built in 1890
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River and Brunot's Island on Norfolk and Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Pigeon River Bridge (Cocke County, Tennessee)
Built 1916 by the American Bridge Company
Warren deck truss bridge over Pigeon River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Newport
Open to traffic

NS - Port Perry Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1903
Through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Portage Viaduct (3rd) (Wyoming County, New York)
Built 1903 reusing 1875 substructure; rehabilitated 1944; bypassed with new bridge and abandoned Dec. 2017; demolition begun Jan. 2018.
Deck truss bridge over Genesee River on Norfolk Southern Railway north of Portageville


NS - Potomac River Bridge (Shepherdstown) (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Shepherdstown
Open to traffic

NS - Powell River Bridge (Claiborne County, Tennessee)
Warren deck truss bridge over Powell River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Reed Creek Viaduct (Wythe County, Virginia)
Built 1932
Deck truss bridge over Route 655 and Reed Creek on NS Railroad in Wytheville
Open to traffic

NS - Rocky River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Rocky River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Schuylkill River Bridge - Ridgewood (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Scotts Run Bridge (Monongalia County, West Virginia)
Built 1911
Deck truss bridge over Scotts Run and Scotts Run Road
Open to traffic

NS - Smith River Bridge (Henry County, Virginia)
Built 1904 by American Bridge Co.
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Smith River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - South Yadkin River Trestle (Rowan County, North Carolina)
Deck truss bridge over South Yadkin River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Spring Creek Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Deck truss bridge over Spring Creek on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - St. Vincent High Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1890; replaced 2009
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on TR 898 (Monastery Drive)
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Staunton River Bridge (Campbell County, Virginia)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Staunton River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Tennessee River Bridge (Knoxville) (Knox County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built piers Pre-Civil War, covered wood main span completed 1867, steel pin joints installed 1903
Pratt through truss bridge, with Warren deck truss approaches over Tennessee River, Neyland Drive on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Tennessee-Tombigbee Bridge (Tishomingo County, Mississippi)
Deck truss bridge over Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Third Creek Bridge (Rowan County, North Carolina)
Built 1910
Pratt deck truss bridge over Third Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Third River Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Deck truss bridge over Third River River & Memorial Park Trail on Railroad


NS - Three and Twenty Creek Bridge (Anderson County, South Carolina)
Deck truss bridge over Three and Twenty Creek & US-76/SC-28 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Trenton Cut-off Schuylkill River Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Deck truss bridge over Schuykill River, SEPTA Norristown Line, NS on NS Trenton Cut-off
Open to traffic

NS - Whitewater River Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Originally built about 1870, current trusses built in 1902 on original stone substructures.
Deck truss bridge over Whitewater River on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Richmond
Open to traffic

NS - Yadkin River Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Yadkin River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Yadkin River Bridge (North) (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Built 1906
Warren deck truss bridge over Yadkin River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Yadkin River Bridge (South) (Davidson County, North Carolina)
Warren deck truss bridge over Yadkin River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Yellow Breeches Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Deck truss bridge over Yellow Breeches Creek on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Yellow Creek Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Deck truss bridge over Yellow Creek on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS Railroad Bridge - US 42 (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1994
Deck truss bridge over NS Railroad on US 42 in Cleveland
Replaced by a new bridge

NTZR - Saint Catherine Creek Bridge (Adams County, Mississippi)
Built 1906;
Deck truss bridge over Melvin Bayou on Natchez Rwy
Open to traffic

NW - Big Otter Bridge (Bedford County, Virginia)
Lost Fink deck truss bridge over Big Otter River on Norfolk & Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NW - High Bridge (Third) (Prince Edward County, Virginia)
Built 1886, Replaced 1914
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Appomattox River on Railroad (N&W)
Replaced by a new bridge

NWP - Island Mountain Bridge (Old) (Trinity County, California)
Built 1913; Destroyed by flooding 1964
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

NY 59 Pascack Creek Bridge (Rockland County, New York)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1989
Deck truss bridge over Pascack Creek on NY 59 in Spring Valley
Open to traffic

NY&P - Van Cortlandt Park Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Park Road on Railroad
No longer exists

NYC - Black River Canal Bridge (Lewis County, New York)
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Black River Canal on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Catskill Creek Bridge (Greene County, New York)
Built 1884
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Catskill Creek on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Erie Canal Bridge (Lockport) (Niagara County, New York)
Built 18XX; Replaced 1902
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Erie Canal on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Genesee River Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1887, Abandoned c1998
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Genesee River on New York Central RR (abandoned)
Abandoned

NYC - Mill Creek Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Originaly part of the Lake Shore &Michigan Southern Franklin Division High grade
Abandoned bridge over Mill Creek on Former rail line
Abandoned

NYC - Mohawk River Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1859, strengthened 1876, rebuilt 1889
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Mohawk River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Raisin River High Bridge (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Line abandoned 1931- bridge appears on Google aerial photos
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over Raisin River on NYC RR
Derelict/abandoned

NYC - Ransom Creek Trestle (Herkimer County, New York)
Built 1892, abandoned 1964, removed prior to 1986
Lost Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Ransom Creek on Little Falls & Dolgeville Railroad
Removed but not replaced

NYC - Rondout Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1882
Lost Triple Intersection Pratt & Whipple through truss bridge over Rondout Creek on NYC West Shore Line
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Schoharie Creek Bridge (Greene County, New York)
Lost Deck truss bridge over Schoharie Creek on New York Central -Catskill Mtn Branch
Removed but not replaced

NYC - Spur Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Abandoned bridge over Amtrak/CSX Railroad on NYC RR spur
Derelict/abandoned

NYC - Trenton Falls Bridge (Oneida County, New York)
Lost Deck truss bridge over West Canada Creek on New York Central Railroad
Removed but not replaced; line segment abandoned c1940

NYP&B - Pawtuxet River Bridge (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Built 1895; removed
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Pawtuxet River on New York, Providence & Boston Railroad
Removed but not replaced; supports remain

NYWS&B - Clyde River Bridge (1883) (Cayuga County, New York)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Built 1883; Replaced 1908
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Clyde River/Erie Canal on New York, West Shore, & Buffalo Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

O&BSL - Dunbar Creek Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Mostly removed and abandoned deck truss bridge over Dunbar Creek on Railroad
Mostly removed and abandoned

O&BSL - Youghiogheny River Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Deck truss bridge over Youghioogheny River on Railroad (O&BSL)
Removed

O&CRR - Grave Creek Bridge (Josephine County, Oregon)
Replaced
Lost Deck truss bridge over Grave Creek on Oregon & California Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

O'Neal Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1939 by the Virginia Bridge Company
Cantilevered Warren continuous through truss bridge over Tennessee River on US 43 between Florence and Sheffield
Open to traffic

O.K. Allen Bridge (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
(Main design: K-Parker through truss)
Built 1936; Lost 2015
K-Parker through truss bridge over Red River on US 71
Replaced by new bridge; destroyed September 2015

Oakland Bridge (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1925
Deck truss bridge over Calapooya Creek on Shady Highway in Oakland
Open to traffic

Oakville Road Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1999
Deck truss bridge over Chehalis River on Oakville Road
Open to traffic

Ocean-to-Ocean Highway Bridge (Yuma County, Arizona)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1914-15; rehabilitated 1943; rehabilitated again in 2002.
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Colorado River on Penitentiary Avenue
Open to traffic

Ocqueoc River Bridge (Presque Isle County, Michigan)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1994
Deck truss bridge over Ocqueoc River on US 23
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

OH8 High Level Bridge (Summit County, Ohio)
Built 1953; rehabilitated 1987
Deck truss bridge over Little Cuyahoga River and Elizabeth Park Valley on Route 8
Open to traffic

Oil Mill Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1888
Lost Lenticular deck truss bridge over Stony Brook on East Street S, Route 159, Suffield
Replaced by a new bridge

OK 32 Rock Creek Bridge (Love County, Oklahoma)
Built 1947 Replaced by a new bridge 2009
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Rock Creek on S.H. 32
Replaced by new bridge

Old Bayou Jean de Jean Bridge (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
Built c1932; Abandoned 1960s
Abandoned Warren deck truss bridge over Bayou Jean de Jean on former LA 1
Abandoned

Old Cazadero Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1940
Bailey Bridge truss bridge over Austin Creek on Old Cazadero Road
Open to traffic

Old Co Hwy 32 Bridge (Shelby County, Alabama)
Built 1905; Replaced 1996
Lost Deck truss bridge over N. Fork Yellowleaf Creek on Co Hwy 32
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Edgemere Lane Bridge (Houghton County, Michigan)
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over Salmon Trout River on Abandoned Edgemere Lane
Derelict/abandoned

Old Hales Ford Bridge (Franklin County, Virginia)
Warren deck truss bridge over Roanoke River
Inundated

Old Henry River Road Bridge (Burke County, North Carolina)
Built 1912
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Henry River on Henry River Road (Old Alignment)
Replaced by new bridge

Old Ila Road Bridge (Madison County, Georgia)
Built 1924
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over South Fork Broad River on Old Ila Road
Derelict/abandoned

Old Kinzua Bridge (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1882, replaced in 1900
Lost Deck truss bridge over Kinzua Creek on former New York, Lake Erie and Western Railway
Replaced by new bridge

Old Little River Bridge (Sevier County, Tennessee)
Built in 1908 by Little River Lumber Co.
Deck truss bridge over Little River on road/old railroad, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Closed to all traffic

Old Main Street Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1897, replaced in 1917
Lost Deck truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Main Street in Richmond
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Multnomah falls bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Lost Queenpost deck truss bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Percha Creek Bridge (Sierra County, New Mexico)
Bypassed 1994
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Percha Creek on old alignment of NM-152
Open to pedestrians only

Old Pine Street Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Replaced 1901
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Erie Canal on Pine Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Reinhart Bridge (Union County, Oregon)
Lost deck truss bridge over Grande Ronde River
Replaced by a new bridge in 1997

Old Sidney Lanier Bridge (Glynn County, Georgia)
Built 1956, replaced by new cable stay bridge
Lost vertical-lift bridge over Brunswick River on US 17 at Brunswick
No longer exists

Old Stonewall Bridge (Smith County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Camelback through truss)
Built 1904 by chicago bridge co. for two farmers for a toll bridge, sold to county in 1927 for $12,000, abandoned Jan 1973
Through truss bridge over Caney Fork River on former Lebanon-Cookeville Road.
Closed to all traffic

Old Sunshine Skyway Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
(Main design: Through truss)
Northbound bridge opened 1954, Southbound bridge opened in 1971. Southbound bridge destroyed in ship accident on May 9, 1980. Main spans imploded in 1990 but some of the approach spans surive as fishing piers
Lost Cantilevered through truss bridge over Intracoastal Waterway - Tampa Bay shipping channel on I-275, US 19
Replaced by new bridge

Old Toll Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Lost double level deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on B&M RR and road
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Yankee Jims Bridge (Placer County, California)
Built 1884 on the Yankee Jims toll road, collapsed August 1930 and replaced with Yankee Jims Suspension Bridge
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over North Fork American River on Yankee Jims Wagon Road
Collapsed and replaced

Olentangy Park Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
Lost Deck truss bridge over Glen Echo Ravine on Footpath
Removed but not replaced

Oliver Swing Bridge (Douglas County, Wisconsin)
Built 1910
Double-decker swing bridge over St. Louis River on WI 105 and CN Railway
Open to traffic

Omak Creek Bridge (Okanogan County, Washington)
Built 1961
Deck truss bridge over Omak Creek on CR 37
Open to traffic

Oologah Dam Worker Bridge (Rogers County, Oklahoma)
Built 1965
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Oologah Lake on Workers Path
Open to workers only

Orange Street Bridge (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1937; replaced 2003
Lost deck truss bridge over Clark Fork on Orange Street in Missoula
Replaced by new bridge

Oregon Street Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1914
Deck truss bridge over Oregon Street on Pedestrian Walkway in Oshkosh
Open to traffic

Osage Prairie Trail - Flat Rock Creek Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1930s
Warren deck truss bridge over Flat Rock Creek on Osage Prairie Trail (former Midland Valley RR) in Tulsa
Open to cyclists & pedestrians

OSL - American Falls Pegram Deck Truss (Power County, Idaho)
(Main design: Pegram deck truss)
Built 1883; Pegram trusses added 1894; Whipple deck truss replaced in 1902; Replaced 1911
Lost Pegram deck truss bridge over American Falls on Oregon Short Line Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Otter Creek Railroad Bridge (Meade County, Kentucky)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Otter Creek on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

Outlaw Bridge (Cook County, Minnesota)
Built 1917, Replaced 1930; currently no bridge at this location
Lost Wooden Howe deck truss bridge over Pigeon River on old Hwy 61
Replaced by a new bridge

Overall Bridge (Page County, Virginia)
Built 1938; Bypassed by new bridge in 2008
Pratt deck arch truss bridge over Overall Run on former US 340
Derelict/abandoned