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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.

Stone Cliff Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 2003
Deck truss bridge over New River and Railroad tracks on CR 25 (McKendree Road)
Open to traffic

Stouts Bayou Bridge (Old) (Warren County, Mississippi)
Lost Deck truss bridge over Stouts Bayou and IC RR on North Frontage Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Sumpter Avenue Bridge (Carroll County, Iowa)
Built 1922; Replaced 2002
Deck truss bridge over Middle Raccoon River on Sumpter Avenue in Coon Rapids
Replaced by a new bridge

Suncook Connector Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 2007
Deck truss bridge over Suncook River and Buck Street on US 3 in Suncook
Open to traffic

Suncook River Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1931; replaced 2007
Lost deck truss bridge over Suncook River on US 3 in Allenstown
Replaced by similar double-decker truss bridge

Sunderland Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1994
Deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on MA 116 in Deerfield
Open to traffic

Superior Viaduct (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1875; Replaced by the Detroit-Superior High Level Bridge in 1917; Swing span removed 1923;
Deck truss swing bridge on Superior Street over Cuyahoga River
Stone arch approach is still in use.

Susitna River Bridge (Denali Borough, Alaska)
Built 1956
Deck truss bridge over Susitna River on Denali Highway in Cantwell
Open to traffic

Swift Creek Bridge (Skamania County, Washington)
Built 1957
Deck truss bridge over Swift Creek
Open to traffic

Swindell Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1990
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over I-279 on Charles Street in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

SWP - Youghiogheny River Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Double-Intersection Warren Deck Truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to traffic

Tainter Lake Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1992
Riveted Warren deck truss bridge over Tainter Lake on CTH BB
Open to traffic

Tarentum Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1986
Deck truss bridge over Allegheny River in Tarentum
Open to traffic

Taylor Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1900; Scherzer rolling lift bridge in Chicago; removed 1929
Lost Deck truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Taylor Street
Removed but not replaced

Tecumseh Railroad Bridge (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Built 1896
Pratt deck truss bridge over Raisin River on Southern Michigan Railroad Society


Texas Electric - Oak Cliff Viaduct (Dallas County, Texas)
(Main design: Concrete stringer)
Built 1913-14, abandoned Sept. 1949; sections have been demolished over time.
Abandoned concrete stringer bridge over E. Clarendon Drive, Cedar Creek, and former AT&SF Railway on Former Texas Electric Ry. (orig. Southern Traction Co.)
Abandoned and partially removed

The Foot Bridge (Kennebec County, Maine)
Lost Deck truss bridge over Kennebec River on Footpath
Replaced by a new bridge

The Green River Bridge at Munfordville (Hart County, Kentucky)
Built in 1926 to raise and replace 1898 bridge
Warren deck truss bridge over Green River on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

Third Street Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Lost deck truss bridge over Christina River on 3rd Street
Replaced

Thomas Creek Bridge (Curry County, Oregon)
Built 1961
Continuous Warren deck truss bridge over Thomas Creek on US 101
Open to traffic

Thomas J. McCall Memorial Bridge (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1981
Deck truss bridge over Lehigh River on US 209 in Lehighton
Open to traffic

Thompson River Bridge (Sanders County, Montana)
Built 1935
Deck truss bridge over Thompson River on MT 200
Open to traffic

Thornburg Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Chartiers Creek on Route 60
Replaced by a new bridge

TIBR - Sabine River Bridge (Beauregard Parish, Louisiana)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Erected 1905 using a double trussed secondhand Whipple Truss span
Swing through truss bridge over Sabine River on Timberrock Railroad Company
Open

Tilghman Street Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1903; Replaced 1987
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Tilghman Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Tippah Canal MS 5 Bridge (Benton County, Mississippi)
Built 1953; replaced 2003
Lost deck truss bridge over Tippah Canal on MS 5
Replaced by a new bridge

TMER&L - Grafton Viaduct (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Built 1906; Removed ?
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co.
Removed

TMER&L - Wells Street Viaduct (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1892, removed 1961-62
Lost Deck truss bridge over Menomonee River on Wells Street/Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company in Milwaukee
Removed

Toe River Footbridge (Mitchell County, North Carolina)
Built 1940
Deck truss bridge over Toe River and NS RR on a pedestrian walkway in Spruce Pine
Open to pedestrians only

Toledo Terminal - Upper Maumee River Swing Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1902, last used March 1982 when a derailment damaged the structure
Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Toledo Terminal RR (abandoned)
Removed but not replaced

Townshend Dam Spillway Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1961 by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Rehabilitated 2014
Pratt deck truss bridge over Spillway on Dam Road
Open to traffic

Traffic Street Bridge (Caddo Parish, Louisiana)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1915; Removed 1968
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Red River on Traffic Street
Removed 2 years after completion of the I-20 Bridge

Trestle Road Bridge (Piscataquis County, Maine)
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1981
Deck truss bridge over Piscataquis River on Trestle Road in Medford
Open to traffic

Tri County Corridor - Bois Brule River Bridge (Douglas County, Wisconsin)
Built 1895 at Fallon, Montana; Relocated here 1921
Warren deck truss bridge over Bois Brule River on Tri County Crridor
Open to pedestrians only

TSBY - Manistee River Bridge (Wexford County, Michigan)
Abandoned along with rail line ca. 1993
Abandoned warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Manistee River on former Ann Arbor RR
Derelict/abandoned

Tualatin River Bridge (Washington County, Oregon)
Built 1929
Warren deck truss bridge over Tualatin River on OR 99W SB in Tualatin
Open to traffic

Tualatin River Bridge (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Built 1939, Replaced 2010
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Tualatin River on SW Stafford Road
Replaced by a pre-cast concrete girder bridge in 2010

Tunnel Bridge #1 (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1930
Pratt deck truss bridge over Ravine on Tunnel Drive
Open to pedestrians only

Tunnel Bridge #2 (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1930
Pratt deck truss bridge over Ravine on Tunnel Drive
Open to pedestrians only

Tuscumbia Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1932; replaced 2010
Lost through and deck truss bridge over the Osage River on MO 17 at Tuscumbia
Demolished and replaced

Tutwiler Bridge (Sumter County, Alabama)
(Main design: Through truss)
Lost Through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on SR 39
Replaced by a new bridge

Twin Falls-Jerome Bridge (Twin Falls County, Idaho)
Built 1927; replaced 1976
Lost cantilevered deck truss bridge over Snake River on US 93 at Twin Falls
Replaced by the Perrine Bridge

Two Medicine River Bridge (Glacier County, Montana)
Built 1941; rehabilitated 1985; Replaced 2012
Deck truss bridge over Two Medicine River on US 2 in East Glacier Park Village
Replaced by a new bridge

TX174 Brazos River Bridge (Hill County, Texas)
Built 1950
Deck truss bridge over Brazos River on TX 174
Open to traffic

Tyrone Bridge (Anderson County, Kentucky)
Built 1932 by the Virginia Bridge Co., this crossing was extensively rehabilitated in 2006.
Deck truss bridge over Kentucky River
Open to traffic

Uffington Bridge (Monongalia County, West Virginia)
Built 1971; rehabilitated 2004
Deck truss bridge over Monongahela River on I-79
Open to traffic

Union Avenue Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1988
Two-span deck truss bridge over the Arkansas River on Union Avenue in Pueblo
Open to traffic

University Avenue Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1895 by Groton Bridge Co.; Rehabilitated 1965; Demolished 2014
Lost deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on University Avenue in Lowell
Demolished and replaced.

UP - American Falls Bridge (Power County, Idaho)
Built 1927, Raised and strengthed 1970's
Pratt deck truss bridge over Snake River on Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Arkansas Headwaters State Park) (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Deck truss bridge over Arkansas River on Union Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Buena Vista, S) (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Deck truss bridge over Arkansas River on Railroad
Closed to all traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Nathrop) (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Deck truss bridge over Arkansas River on Union Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

UP - Armstrong Rail Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Built 1900, Rebuilt 1992
Deck truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on Union Pacific Railroad
Closed

UP - Auburn Ravine Bridge (Placer County, California)
Built 1909
Deck truss bridge carrying railroad over I-80 in Auburn
Open to traffic

UP - Black River Bridge (Jackson County, Wisconsin)
Built 1902;
Lattice deck truss bridge over Black River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Briggs Woods Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1901, Approaches Added 1909
Deck truss bridge over Boone River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Cahokia Creek Bridge (Macoupin County, Illinois)
Built 1891
Lattice deck truss bridge over Cahokia Creek on UPRR (Former C&NW)
Open

UP - Carquinez Strait Bridge (Contra Costa County, California)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Originally built for the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1929-1930, this is the last simple truss railroad bridge built in the United States at a new location (i.e. where none had existed before).
Warren through truss bridge over Carquinez Strait on double track of Union Pacific Railroad in Martinez
Open to traffic

UP - Chippewa River Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
Built 1911 by Chicago Northwestern succeeding the bridge downstream
Pratt deck truss bridge over Chippewa River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Clear Creek Bridge (Waller County, Texas)
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Clear Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Crooked River Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Built 1931 by Rock Island Railroad in a 1
Bridge over Crooked River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Devil's Gate Bridge (Weber County, Utah)
Built 1899
Deck truss bridge over Devil's Gate (Weber River) on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Doney Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1939
Warren deck truss bridge over Doney Creek (Shasta Lake) on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Eagle River Bridge (Eagle) (Eagle County, Colorado)
Pratt Deck Truss Bridge over Eagle River on Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Eau Claire River Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
Bridge replaced an 1881 lattice deck truss bridge in 1898, reused old piers. Became a gauntlet bridge in 1901, plan to build second bridge in 1916 failed, gauntlet removed 1991
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Eau Claire River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Estherville Railroad Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1894
Deck truss bridge over West Fork Des Moines River on the Union Pacific Railroad in Estherville
Open to traffic

UP - Guadalupe River Bridge (N) (Comal County, Texas)
Built 1901 by The Phoenix Bridge Co.
Pratt deck truss bridge over Gaudalupe River on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Highley Heights Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Big River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Irondale Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Deck truss bridge over Big River on the Iron Mountain Railroad (now UPRR) north of Irondale
Open to railroad traffic

UP - Janesville Rail Bridge (Rock County, Wisconsin)
Built 1896, Second Track added 1908
Deck truss bridge over Rock River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open

UP - Joso High Bridge (Walla Walla County, Washington)
Built 1914
Massive deck truss bridge over Snake River on the Union Pacific Railroad
Open to railroad traffic

UP - Keddie Wye Bridge (Plumas County, California)
First leg built 1909, second leg, creating Wye built 1931
Warren deck truss bridge over Spanish Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Lakehead Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1942
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Sacramento River (Shasta Lake) on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Lick Creek Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1921 using deck trusses built 1883
Lattice deck truss bridge over Lick Creek on Railroad
abandoned but intact

UP - Little River Bridge (LaSalle Parish, Louisiana)
Warren deck truss bridge over Little River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Marsh Station Bridge (Pima County, Arizona)
Built 1912
Warren deck truss bridge over Ciénega Creek/Union Pacific Railroad on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Milwaukee River Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1928 and 1938 (There are conflicting dates on Mfg. Plaques on several spans.)
Deck truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Molalla River Bridge (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Molalla River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Moreau River Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Built 1922
Deck truss bridge over Moreau River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Ninemile Creek Bridge (Randolph County, Illinois)
Deck truss bridge over Ninemile Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - North Boggy Creek Bridge (Atoka County, Oklahoma)
Located next to old alignment of US 69, parallel to current US 69
Pratt deck truss bridge over North Boggy Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - North Boggy Creek Bridge (Atoka County, Oklahoma)
Bridge over North Boggy Creek on Union Pacific Railroad (former KATY Railroad)
Open to traffic

UP - North Fork Middle Fork Willamette River Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1910
Warren deck truss bridge over North Fork Middle Fork Willamette River on Union Pacific Railroad in Westfir
Open to traffic

UP - Palisade Canyon Bridge No. 7 (Eureka County, Nevada)
Deck truss bridge over Humboldt River on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Palouse River Bridge Br279.10 (Whitman County, Washington)
Built 1912
Pratt deck truss bridge over Palouse River on Union Pacific RR Ayer Subdivision
Open to traffic

UP - Pecos River High Bridge (Val Verde County, Texas)
Built 1944, replacing an earlier 1892 viaduct
Massive cantilevered deck truss bridge over Pecos River on the Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Red Cedar River Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Built 1912 when the second track was added. Replaced older truss bridge
Pratt deck truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Redding Trestle (Shasta County, California)
Built 1939 as part of realignment for Shasta Lake
Warren deck truss bridge over Sacramento River on Union Pacific Railroad in Redding
Open to traffic

UP - Reeds Creek Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Built 1929
Warren deck truss bridge over Reeds Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Rio Grande Bridge (N) (El Paso County, Texas)
Built 1917
Deck truss bridge over the Rio Grande on Railroad (UP, nee SP & EPSW)
Open to traffic

UP - Rio Grande Bridge (S) (El Paso County, Texas)
Built 1917
Deck truss bridge over Rio Grande on Railroad (UP, nee SP)
Open to rail traffic

UP - River Park Bridge (Sheboygan County, Wisconsin)
Built 1906
Deck Truss bridge over New Jersey Avenue, Sheboygan River and River Park Drive on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Rock Creek Bridge (Plumas County, California)
Built 1909
Warren deck truss bridge over Rock Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Rock River Bridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1896
Warren deck truss bridge over Rock River on Union Pacific Railroad in Rockford
Open to traffic

UP - Root River Swing Bridge (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Built 1908
Deck truss swing bridge over Root River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Rough Creek Trestle (Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri)
Opened Nov. 29, 1902
Large railroad viaduct on the former Missouri-Illinois Railroad (Now Union Pacific Railroad) near Weingarten; visible from MO 32
Open to railroad traffic

UP - Sacramento Arm Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1939
Warren deck truss bridge over Sacramento Arm of Lake Shasta on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Salt Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1942
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Salt Creek (Shasta Lake) on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - San Joaquin River Bridge (Madera County, California)
Warren deck truss bridge over San Joaquin River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Shed 10 Trestle (Placer County, California)
Built 1904
Deck truss bridge over Ravine on UP RR
Open to traffic