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Plate girder

NS - Christie Road Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1927
Deck plate girder bridge over Christie Road/East River on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Church Street Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
(Main design: Warren pony truss with alternating verticals)
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1985
dual truss bridge over NS frmr Lehigh Valley Railroad on Church Street (CR 579) in Bloomsbury
Open to traffic

NS - Cicott Street Viaduct (Cass County, Indiana)
Once carried the Wabash Cannonball Passenger trains, now part of NS busy Decatur District main line. Low clearance, gets hit by trucks often. Supports built for second rail track if needed on southside. .
Bridge over Cicott Street and Goose Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Open to traffic

NS - Codorus Creek Bridge (S) (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1950 to carry extra cargo over the river
Deck plate girder bridge over Codorus Creek on the railroad
Limited rail traffic

NS - Cohocton River Bridge at Smith Hill (Steuben County, New York)
Girder bridge over Cohocton River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Compton Trestle (Page County, Virginia)
Built ca. 1915
Deck girder bridge over Unnamed Road and Dry Run on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Conemaugh River Bridge - Bolivar (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Conemaugh River on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Conewago Creek Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder over Conewago Creek and trail on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Congaree River Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Swinging Warren through truss bridge over Congaree River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Congaree River Bridge (Richland County, South Carolina)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Through truss bridge over Congaree River on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Conneaut Creek Viaduct (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
(Main design: Deck truss)
Deck plate girder bridge over Conneaut Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Conodoguinet Creek Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway


NS - Conodoguinet Creek Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Cook Street Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1988
Pony/through plate girder bridge over E. Cook Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Corydon Junction Trestle (Harrison County, Indiana)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over IN 135 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Cotton Mill Trestle (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1906
Deck plate girder bridge over Fishing Creek/Carroll Ave/NSRR on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Cove Creek Trestle (Campbell County, Tennessee)
Built 1920
Deck plate girder bridge over Old Tennessee 63 and Cove Creek on Norfolk Southern Railrway
Open to traffic

NS - Covel Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1907 for the Virginian Railway
Deck girder bridge over incorporated town of Covel, CR 10/30 & Gooney Otter Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - CR 200 North/Barton Beach Road Overpass (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Original 63' pile trestle built 1881, replaced 1900 with this bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over CR 200 North/Barton Beach Road on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to rail traffic

NS - Crabtree Creek Bridge (Wake County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder over Crabtree Creek
Open to traffic

NS - Crooked River Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Built 1907, Girders Moved Here 1923; Approaches Replaced 2007
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Crooked River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Crooked Run Trestle (Page County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Crooked Run on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - CSX Overpass (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
(Main design: Through truss)
Through truss bridge over Former Wheeling & Lake Erie line on New York, Chicago & St. Louis RR
Open to traffic

NS - Cummins Road Overpass (Blackford County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1910
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cummins Road on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Lake Erie and Western Railroads)
Open to traffic

NS - Dale Avenue Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Pony plate girder Bridge over Dale Ave on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Dan River Bridge (Pittsylvania County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Dan River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Dan River Railway Bridge (Halifax County, Virginia)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Dan River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Delaware River Bridge (CNJ) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Fishbelly deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Delaware River Bridge (L&HR) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1907
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Dovel Hollow Trestle (Page County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Dovel Hollow Road & Honey Run on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Dry Fork Branch Tunnel 4 (Tazewell County, Virginia)
The bridge is dated 1910, the tunnel 1912.
This tunnel and bridge are part of an increasingly disused Dry Fork Branch mostly carrying coal
Open to traffic

NS - Dutchman Creek Bridge (Davie County, North Carolina)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Dutchman Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Eagle Creek Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (former NYC RR) near Kangley
Open

NS - Eagle Creek Trestle (Scott County, Kentucky)
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle Creek on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - East Allentown Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lehigh River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - East River Bridge (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Deck girder bridge over I-77 and Rocky Hollow on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - East River Bridge (E) (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1946
Deck plate girder bridge over East River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - East River Bridge (spur) (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over East River on private road
Open to traffic

NS - Electric Avenue Overpass (Erie County, New York)
Built 1897
Deck plate girder bridge over Electric Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Elisha Creek Bridge (Davie County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Elisha Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Elk Creek Viaduct (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1902, rehabilitated 1944
Deck girder bridge over Elk Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Emory and Henry Railroad Bridge (Washington County, Virginia)
Pony plate girder bridge over County Road 737 on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly Norfolk and Western Railway))
Open to traffic

NS - Emory River Bridge (Roane County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Camelback through truss)
Built 1910
Warren Camelback bridge over Emory River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - English Trestle (Crawford County, Indiana)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Blue River on NS (Former Southern) Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Fall Creek Bridge #1 (Pittsylvania County, Virginia)
Built 1917
Deck plate girder bridge over Fall Creek & old Bradley Road on Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

NS - Five Points Bridges (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Bridges over South Chickamauga Creek in Chattanooga


NS - Fivemile Creek Viaduct (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1918
Deck plate girder bridge over WV112/Fivemile Creek on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Fort Avenue Overpass (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Fort Ave- Bus US 460 on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Frank's Creek Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Frank's Creek on Railroad
Abandoned

NS - Franklin Road Overpass (Roanoke, Virginia)
Bridge over Franklin Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - French Broad Bridge #4 (Cocke County, Tennessee)
Deck plate girder bridge over French Broad River on Norfolk-Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - French Broad Bridge #6 (Cocke County, Tennessee)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over French Broad River (Douglass Lake) on Norfolk Southern Railway --Bridge is referred to as French Broad Bridge Number 6 because it is the 6th French Broad River bridge on the railroad from Asheville to Knoxville
Open to traffic

NS - French Creek Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Former Pennsylvania RR Schuylkill Div
Abandoned

NS - Front Street Overpass (Cattaraugus County, New York)
Built 1917
Pony plate girder bridge over Front Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Garwood Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1907 for the Virginian Railway
Deck girder bridge over State Highway 10 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Girard Avenue Overpass (Erie County, New York)
Built 1934
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Girard Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Glen Onoko Falls Bridge (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Lehigh River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Goodwins Chapel Road Overpass (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1970
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Goodwins Chapel Road/East River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Grand River Trestle (Lake County, Ohio)
Built 1905
Steel trestle over Grand River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

NS - Harpursville Trestle (Broome County, New York)
Deck plate girder bridge over Wylie Brook & NY 235 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Harrison Avenue Overpass (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Harrison Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

NS - Hatchett Creek Trestle (Coosa County, Alabama)
Built ca. 1924
Deck plate girder bridge over Hatchett Creek
Open to traffic

NS - Haw River Bridge (Alamance County, North Carolina)
The brick abutments were built between 1851 and 1853
Deck plate girder bridge over Haw River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Hawksbill Creek Bridge (Page County, Virginia)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with alternating verticals)
Built 1932
Deck truss bridge over Business US 340 & Hawksbill Creek on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Luray
Open to traffic

NS - Herndon Viaduct (Wyoming County, West Virginia)
Built ca. 1907 for the Virginian Railway
Deck plate girder bridge over VA 10 & Gooney Otter Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Heywood Avenue Overpass (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built 1922
Deck plate girder bridge over Heywood Avenue on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Holland Road Bridge (Suffolk, Virginia)
Built 1936
Deck plate girder bridge over Holland Rd on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Holston Bridge (Hawkins County, Tennessee)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Spectacular three-span Pratt deck truss bridge over Holston River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Huron River Bridge (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
Deck plate girder bridge over Huron River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - I-65 Overpass (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1969. Used daily by over 20 trains a day on this former Wabash Railroad line.
Deck plate girder bridge over I-65 on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - I-72 Overpass (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1975
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Interstate 72 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - IL 160 Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Lost Plate girder bridge over IL 160 on the Penn Central Railroad
replaced with an at-grade crossing in 2007

NS - Indian Run Bridge (Montgomery County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork Roanoke River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Ingleside Road Bridge No. 2 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1920
Deck plate girder bridge over Ingleside Rd;East River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Ingleside Road Bridge No. 3 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1920
Deck plate girder bridge over Ingleside Rd;East River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Ingleside Road Bridge No. 4 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1922
Deck plate girder bridge over Ingleside Rd;East River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Ingleside Road Bridge No. 5 (Mercer County, West Virginia)
Built 1918
Deck plate girder bridge over Ingleside Rd;East River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - James River Bridge (Richmond, Virginia)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Through truss bridge over James River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - James River Trestle (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over James River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Jeremy's Run Trestle (Page County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Jeremy's Run and Vaughn Summit Road on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Jog Road Overpass (Walker County, Alabama)
Deck plate girder bridge over Jog Road, Frog Ague Creek on NS Railroad
Open to rail traffic

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 - Kimmetts Lock Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Lafontaine Avenue Overpass (Wabash County, Indiana)
Railroad is part of the NS Marion Branch running from Elkhart to Anderson, Indiana. Located on start of big climb out of Wabash River valley for Southbound trains. Built on new alignment, as old was just East of this location.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lafontaine Avenue near Bailey Road and Waterworks Road intersection on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, New York Central, Big Four Railroads)
Open to traffic

NS - Lagro Creek Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
(Main design: Concrete deck girder)
Once carried the famous "Wabash Cannonball" passenger train on this rail route between Detroit/Toledo and St. Louis/Kansas City. Today heavily utilized by NS.
Concrete deck girder bridge over Lagro Creek and Canal Street on Norfolk Southern Railway(nee Norfolk and Western Railway, Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

NS - Lake Hartwell Bridge (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Bridge over Seneca River/Lake Hartwell on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Lapatcong Creek Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Built 1913;
Deck plate girder bridge over Lapatcong Creek on NS Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Laurel Fork Trestle (Buchanan County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Laurel Fork and Route 635 on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Lefthand Fork Paint Creek Bridge (Raleigh County, West Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lefthand Fork Paint Creek and Sweeneysburg Road on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Lehigh Canal Bridge - Bethlehem (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lehigh Coal and Navigation Canal on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Lehigh River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Through girder portion widened in 1965
Two 7-panel Pratt through trusses
Open to traffic

NS - Levisa Fork Bridge (Buchanan County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Levisa Fork on NS RR
Open to traffic

NS - Little Beaver Creek Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Parker through truss bridge over Little Beaver Creek on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Little Darby Creek Bridge (Madison County, Ohio)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Darby Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Little Lehigh Creek Bridge (N) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Lehigh Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Little Opossum Creek Bridge (Campbell County, Virginia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Opossum Creek on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Little River Bridge (Wayne County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little River on Norfolk Southern Railway


NS - Little Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
This unique structure was rare as it not only had a creek it crossed, but an Interurban line as well(Indiana Railroad, Frankfort and Kokomo Traction, others). Was supposedly upgraded sometime in the 1980's for future traffic.
Deck plate girder Bridge over Little Wildcat Creek, County 410S and a former Interurban on abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway
Derelict/abandoned

NS - Lizzard Creek Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Northbound span erected 1902; southbound span erected 1913. Portion of southbound span dismantled 1987.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lizzard Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, Railroad
Open to rail traffic

NS - Lonesome Valley Bridge (Claiborne County, Tennessee)
Wood trestle built in 1888 has been replaced with the current steel bridge in just before the 20th century
Deck plate girder bridge on NS Railroad
Open to authorized vehicles only