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Pennsylvania truss

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The Pennsylvania, or Petit, truss is a sub-type of the Parker truss, but differs by the addition of half-length struts or ties in the top, bottom, or both parts of the panels.

Moxee Bridge (Yakima County, Washington)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Yakima River on WA24
Replaced by a new bridge

Myrtle Bridge (Nez Perce County, Idaho)
Built 1922, removed sometime between 1972 and 1981.
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Clearwater River
Removed but not replaced

Mystery Bridge (Scott County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge somewhere in Scott County
No longer exists

Nampa Bridge (Canyon County, Idaho)
Built 1894; Replaced ?
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Boise River on ID 44
Replaced by a new bridge

Natural Dam Bridge (Crawford County, Arkansas)
Built 1934 by contractor M.E. Gillioz, replacing an earlier truss bridge built in 1907 by the Illinois Steel Bridge Co ; Replaced 2018.
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Lee Creek on AR 59 near the community of Natural Dam
Replaced by a new bridge

New Sharon Bridge (Franklin County, Maine)
Built 1916 by the Groton Bridge Co., Demolished on February 27, 2014.
Through truss bridge over Sandy River on Town Way in New Sharon
Demolished on February 27, 2014.

Nickells Valley Road Bridge (Hickman County, Tennessee)
Bypassed by new bridge in 1962
Abandoned Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Duck River on Nickells Valley Rd
Abandoned

Nizina River Bridge (Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska)
Abandoned pennsylvania through truss bridge over Nizina River on Nizina Road (Abandoned Section)
Abandoned

NJTR - Delair Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals)
Built 1896 as a swing bridge, lift span added in 1960; was the first bridge from Philadelphia to New Jersey
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Delaware River on NJTransit and Conrail Shared Assets Operations (formerly Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

North Williston Bridge (Chittenden County, Vermont)
Built 1925 by the Standard Engineering & Contracting Co.; closed to traffic in 1990; replaced 1993
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Winooski River on North Williston Road
Replaced by new bridge

NS - Fort Wayne Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1901-1904; replaced earlier 1868 lattice truss bridge; raised 1918; lower deck tracks removed c1950s
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Kenova Bridge (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Built 1913
Pennsylvania - Baltimore through truss bridges over the Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - New Geneva Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1912-13
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Nickel Plate Cuyahoga River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1956
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Ohio Connecting Railroad Bridge (1915) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
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 - Point Pleasant Bridge (Mason County, West Virginia)
Original bridge built 1885; replaced with newer structure 1919
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Schererville Rail Crossing (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1905, demolished November 2015
Pennsylvania through truss with sub-panels bridge over Canadian National Railway on Norfolk Southern Railway
Removed but not replaced

NWP - Bohemia Grove Bridge (Marin County, California)
Lost 1907
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

NYC - Iron Curtain Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Replaced 1956
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on New York Central
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Old Basso Bridge (Stanislaus County, California)
Built 1911 converted to pedestrian use in 1987
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Tuolumne River on old Hwy 132
Open to pedestrians

Old Belle Vernon Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893; replaced ca. 1953 after the current bridge was completed.
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Brownsville Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1987
Through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Bridge Boulevard
Open to traffic

Old Colerain Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1895 by the King Bridge Co.
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bidge over Great Miami River on CR 463
No longer exists

Old Glenn Highway Foot Bridge (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska)
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Matanuska River on Pedestrian and bike trail
Open to pedestrians only

Old Glenn Highway-Knik River Bridge (Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska)
Through truss bridge over Knik River on Old Glenn Highway
Abandoned 1975

Old Lake Summit Road Bridge (Henderson County, North Carolina)
Built 1921
Abandoned Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Lake Summit on Old Summit Lake Road
Derelict/abandoned

Old Leupp Little Colorado River Bridge (Coconino County, Arizona)
Built 1921
Abandoned through truss bridge over Little Colorado River
Derelict/abandoned

Old Louisa-Ft. Gay Bridge (Lawrence County, Kentucky)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Tug Fork and Levisa Fork on E Madison Street


Old Rairden Bridge (Big Horn County, Wyoming)
Built 1916 by the Monarch Engineering Company and bypassed in 1976 by two span pony truss
Pin-connected Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Big Horn River on Old LN 55
Closed to all traffic

Old Rusty Bridge (Clay County, Iowa)
Built 1901 by the Clinton Bridge & Iron Works; relocated here in 1915
Through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on 210th Avenue north of Spencer in Spencer
Open to one-lane traffic

Old St. Charles Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Completed 1904; closed to traffic in 1992; finally dismantled in 1997
Lost four-span through truss bridge over the Missouri River at St. Charles
Replaced by the Discovery Bridge (Missouri State Highway 370) downstream, next to the Wabash Railroad Bridge

Old Vicksburg Bridge (Warren County, Mississippi)
Built 1930
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River at Vicksburg just north of the I-20 bridge in Vicksburg
Closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic, but still used by the Kansas City Southern railroad

Only Bridge (Hickman County, Tennessee)
Built 1907 by the Nashville Bridge Co.; Bypassed by a new bridge in 1962.
Derelict through truss bridge over Duck River on TN 50 near Only
Derelict with deck and approaches removed

Orr Bridge (Harrison County, Iowa)
Built in ca. 1910 either in KS or MO, relocated here in 1950. Destroyed by a tornado on 16 May, 1999, later removed.
Through truss bridge over Boyer River on 290th Street
Destroyed by a tornado in May 1999, later removed. Road now abandoned

Oswego Road Bridge (Old) (Oswego County, New York)
Replaced 1940
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Oneida River on Oswego Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Oxbow Bridge (Clinton County, New York)
Built 1898 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Rehabilitated 1979; Closed 1993; Demolished 2020
Pin Connected Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Saranac River on Kents Falls Road
Confirmed demolished in 2020

Pacific Avenue Bridge (Custer County, Montana)
Built 1897 by W.S. Hewett & Co.
Lost through truss bridge over Tongue River on CR 054 in Miles City
Replaced by a moden bridge on current site

Pembroke Bridge (Giles County, Virginia)
Built 1915-16 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.; Bypassed by new bridge in 1996
Through truss bridge over New River on former River Road (Route 623)
Bypassed by new bridge

Penobscot River Bridge (Old) (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built circa 1890's by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Replaced 1946
Lost Pennsylvania Through truss bridge over Penobscot River on Rt 155
Replaced by a new bridge

Perry Bridge (Union County, Oregon)
Lost Truss bridge over Grande Ronde river on Former US 30
Replaced by a new bridge

Piermont Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1929 by Boston Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1993
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Connecticut River on NH 25 in Piermont
Open to traffic

Piscataquis River Bridge (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built 1928 by the American Bridge Co.; replaced 2012
Lost through truss bridge over Piscataquis River on ME 116 in Howland
Replaced by a new bridge

Pomerene Bridge (1914) (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built 1914 by the Canton Bridge Company; bypassed 1996.
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Walhonding River on OH 715
Bypassed

Portland Passenger Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1896 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Damaged by flood 1936; Demolished 1938
Lost swing bridge over Connecticut River on Main street
Replaced by a new bridge

Portland Water Works Bridge (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Built 1893, dismantled and stored for reuse in 2010, moved to storage in Sherwood, under option for re-use by DNREC.
Pennsylvania-petit through truss bridge over Sandy River carrying City of Portland Bull Run Water Conduits #2 and #4 will be preserved in another location to be announced soon.
Dismantled after the completion of an under river pipeline and moved to Sherwood.

Poteau River Bridge (Le Flore County, Oklahoma)
Built 1937
Through truss bridge over Poteau River on N4812
Closed to traffic; Bypassed by new bridge

Poteau River Bridge at Pocola (Le Flore County, Oklahoma)
This bridge with west approach removed is now bypassed by a modern bridge. The appearance suggests a build date prior to 1920.
Abandoned through truss bridge over Poteau River used to carry Karl Street/Old Pocola Road in Pocola
Abandoned

Power Site Bridge (Texas County, Missouri)
First steel bridge in Texas county, built in 1911 for $12,000.
Lost through truss bridge over Piney River near Houston
No longer exists

Pruitt Bridge (Newton County, Arkansas)
Built 1931 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Through truss bridge over Buffalo River on AR 7
Open to traffic

PSAP - Wishkah River Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1909
Swing bridge over Wishkah River on Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

PTC - Illinois River Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1888; Removed ca. 1973
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Illinois River on Peoria Terminal Co.
Destroyed by collision

Puente Histórico de Añasco (Anasco, Puerto Rico)
Built 1942-4
Abandoned Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Rio Grande de Añasco on Former alignment of PR-2
Derelict/abandoned

Puente Histórico de Trujillo Alto (Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico)
Built 1939
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Río Grande de Loíza on Pedestrian Trail (Former alignment of PR-181)
Open to pedestrians only

Pulaski County Free Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over the Arkansas River at Little Rock
No longer exists

Pump Station Road Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1902 by Nelson & Buchanan
Through truss bridge over Ten Mile Creek on TR 659
Gone, replaced by new bridge

Pup Hill Bridge (Old) (Clinton County, New York)
Built 1906; Replaced 1988
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Saranac River on Pup Hill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Purple People Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
First built 1872 as a Whipple through truss bridge; reconstructed 1897; railroad service discontinued 1987; closed to road traffic 2001; rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrians 2003
Five-span through truss bridge over the Ohio River formerly carrying the Louisville & Nashville Railroad) and US 27 between Cincinnati and Newport
Open to pedestrian traffic only

Puyallup Avenue Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1925
Through truss bridge over Puyallup River on Puyallup Avenue in Tacoma
Replaced by a new bridge

R&S - Fairport Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Line built 1906; Interurban operations ceased 1917, Line abandoned 1931
Lost Pennsylvania through truss over Erie Canal on Rochester & Syracuse Railroad
Removed

RCPE - Fort Pierre Bridge (Hughes County, South Dakota)
Built 1907, Approaches Rebuilt 1928
Through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

Red Bridge (Flathead County, Montana)
Built 1912. Rehabilitated 1964. Closed To Vehicles 1989. Closed To Pedestrians 1992.
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Flathead River on CR 108 (Talbot Road)
Closed to all traffic

Red Rock Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built circa 1897-99, One span lost to flooding in 1944, Removed during the building of the Red Rock Dam (?).
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge with Camelback format (5 slope) upper chords over the Des Moines River on Polk Street
Removed

Red Wing High Bridge (Goodhue County, Minnesota)
Built 1895; Replaced 1958
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Mississippi River on US 63
Replaced by a new bridge

Redding Free Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1908; Replaced 1948; Closed 1951; Deemed unsafe after 1955 flood; Demolished 1956
Through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Smile Place
Replaced by a new bridge

Reedy River Bridge (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Replaced 1988
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Reedy River on S-23-455
Replaced by new bridge

Relief Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Central Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Remains of the Old Boonville Bridge (Santa Fe Trail Historical Site Exhibit) (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1923 as part of walkway for the Old Boonville Bridge. O.B.B. replaced in 1995 but walkway section and plaque saved and made into present historical marker in 1999.
Pennsylvania through truss bridge on a pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians only

RI - Armourdale Bridge (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
Built 1905; abandoned in 1980s after the construction of Kemper Arena
Abandoned Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Kansas River on Abandoned Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

RI - Henley/Hoecker Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
Bridge built at Hoecker/Henley, MO in 1903 for Chicago, Rock Island, & Pacific Railroad; out of service since 1980.
Through truss bridge over the Osage River on the Rock Island Railroad
Rail line currently out of service

Rice Bridge (Benton County, Minnesota)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Mississippi River on 125th Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1977

Riddle Bridge (Pulaski County, Missouri)
Built 1911 by the Canton Bridge Co.; replaced ca. 1987
Lost through truss bridge over Gasconade River on Holtsman Road beyond the end of Route Y
Replaced by modern bridge

Ridge Avenue Bridge (Older) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Stillwater River on Ridge Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Rifle Bridge (Garfield County, Colorado)
Built 1908
Closed two-span through truss bridge over the Colorado River at Rifle
Closed to all traffic

Rip Rap Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1924
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Rip Rap Road
Open to pedestrians only

RJCC - Kentucky River Bridge (Franklin County, Kentucky)
Built 1929 by the American Bridge Company
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Kentucky River on RJC Railroad
Open to traffic

Roaring Creek Road Bridge (Chelan County, Washington)
Built ca.1915 closed to traffic
Bridge over Entiat River on Roaring Creek Road
Open to pedestrians only

Robert Street Bridge (Old) (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1885; Replaced 1926
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Robert Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Rock Island Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1899 by the Choctaw and Memphis Railroad; lift span added 1972
Vertical-lift railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Little Rock at the Clinton Presidential Library. Open to pedestrians.
Rehabilitation complete. Open for pedestrian traffic as of 10-01-11.

Rockford Bridge (1891) (Jackson County, Indiana)
Pratt through truss built 1884; Pennsylvania through truss built 1891; Replaced 1971.
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over East Fork White River on Reddington Street (CR 725N)
Replaced by a new bridge

Rockport Bridge (Copiah County, Mississippi)
Built 1910; Collapsed 1999; Replaced 2004
Lost two-span Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Pearl River on Rockport Road
Collapsed

Rocks Village Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
(Main design: Double-intersection Warren through truss)
Built 1883; Additional spans built 1895 & 1914; Rehabilitated with full bridge closure 2013-2014
Through truss swing bridge over Merrimack River on E. Main Street/Bridge Street
Open to traffic

Rogers Bridge (Fulton County, Georgia)
Originally bridged Milton and Gwinnett counties. Gwinnett Bicycle User Group is persuading Gwinnett County to convert the old Rogers Bridge over the Chattahoochee River to a bike and pedestrian bridge (1999).
Abandoned through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on former Rogers Bridge Road (now carries a pipeline) in Johns Creek
Converted to pipeline bridge

Roscoe Bridge (St. Clair County, Missouri)
Replacement bridge built ca. 1976
Lost through truss on Route E over Osage River (now Truman Reservoir) at Roscoe
Replaced by a new bridge

Rosebud Bridge (Gregory County, South Dakota)
Built 1925
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Missouri River on Road
Removed and relocated to Chamberlain, South Dakota in 1953

Rosehip Lane Bridge (Big Horn County, Montana)
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Bighorn River on Rosehip Lane
Open to traffic

Route 5 West River Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1911; Replaced 1987
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over White River on Route 5
Replaced by a new bridge

Roxbury Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Built 1915
Through truss bridge over Scott River on Roxbury Drive
Closed to all traffic

RSE - Blue Cut Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge on Rochester & Syracuse Railroad over New York Central Railroad
Removed

Rt 87-Susquehanna River Bridge(Old) (Wyoming County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Rt 87
Replaced by a new bridge

Rubio Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1904; Removed in 2002
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Skunk River on Ash Avenue
Destroyed by fire

Rulo Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
Built 1938, Replaced 2013
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on US 159 at Rulo
Imploded January 19, 2014

Salmon River Bridge (Oswego County, New York)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1961; replaced 2011
Lost through truss bridge over Salmon River on CR 48
Replaced by a new bridge

San Jacinto Street Drawbridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1881; Replaced by the current concrete arch bridge in 1914
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on San Jacinto Street
Replaced

San Marcos River Bridge (Gonzales County, Texas)
Built 1915
Through truss bridge over San Marcos River on CR 465
Road leading to bridge has been abandoned and is overgrown.

Sanderson Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Replaced 1973
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over South Santiam River on OR 226/Hwy 211 (Old Alignment)
Replaced by new bridge

Sandy Creek Trail - Belmar Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Originally built for the Franklin & Clearfield Railroad
Through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Sandy Creek Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Santa Fe Avenue Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Built 1924 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on eastbound US 50 (Santa Fe Avenue) in Pueblo
Open to two lanes of traffic

Schell Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1903 by New England Structural Co.; Closed 1985
Cantilevered Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Connecticut River on East Northfield Road in Northfield
Closed to all traffic

Scioto River Bridge (Scioto County, Ohio)
Built in 1915, replaced in 1998
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Scioto River on SR Hwy. 73
Replaced by new bridge