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24 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: SJR . All 24 bridges from the search results appear below. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. If you don't see what you were looking for, try an image search with the same criteria: SJR. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1845 Pittsburgh Aqueduct
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (Allegheny River)
Bridgemeister ID:27
Structurae ID:0006118
References:BOB, BOP, BPL, HBE, ONF, PTS2, RDH, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Aqueduct
Status:Removed, 1861
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:7
Main spans:7 x 162f
Notes
  • In use until 1860.
1848 Delaware Aqueduct (Roebling Aqueduct)
Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania and Minisink Ford, New York, USA (Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:30
Structurae ID:0000260
O'Donnell ID:21
Coordinates:N 41.48262 W 74.98461
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BDR, BOB, BPL, GBD, LAB, LACE, RDH, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Aqueduct and Vehicular (one-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:4
Main spans:3 x 131f, 142f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Andy Warren Photo courtesy National Park Service Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1849 Lackawaxen Aqueduct
Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania, USA (Lackawaxen River)
Bridgemeister ID:31
Structurae ID:0007339
References:AAJ, BOB, BPL, RDH, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Aqueduct
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:2
Main spans:2 x 114.37f
Notes
1851 High Falls Aqueduct
High Falls, New York, USA (Roundout Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:34
Structurae ID:0007341
References:AAJ, BOB, BPL, RDH, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Aqueduct
Status:Removed, August, 1921
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:145f
Notes
1851 Neversink Aqueduct
Cuddebackville, New York, USA (Neversink River)
Bridgemeister ID:36
Structurae ID:0007334
References:AAJ, BOB, RDH, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Aqueduct
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:170f
Notes
1855 Niagara Suspension
Niagara Falls, New York, USA and Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada (Niagara River)
Bridgemeister ID:51
Structurae ID:0000047
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, BFL, BMA, BOB, BPL, HBE, LIR, NSB, ONF, PTS2, SA18810716, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Rail and Vehicular (double-deck, heavy rail, with walkway)
Status:Replaced, 1897
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:821.3f
Notes
Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg
1860 Allegheny River (Sixth Street)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (Allegheny River)
Bridgemeister ID:59
Structurae ID:0007343
References:BOB, BOP, BPL, HBE, PBR, PTS2, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:Replaced, 1892
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:4
Main spans:2 x 344f
Side spans:2 x 171f
Deck width:40f
Notes
  • BPL cites this bridge as the first suspension bridge with metal towers. However, at least two earlier suspension bridges (1857 Watertown, New York and 1856 Bidwell Bar, California) are known to have metal towers and even Roebling's 1846 Smithfield Street Bridge in Pittsburgh had cast iron towers.
  • Next to 1884 North Side (Seventh Street) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Stereoview, collection of David Denenberg
1867 John A. Roebling (Cincinnati, Cincinnati and Covington)
Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky, USA (Ohio River)
Bridgemeister ID:65
Structurae ID:0000513
O'Donnell ID:1000
Coordinates:N 39.09167 W 84.50833
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BAAW, BC3, BOB, BPL, COB, EOV, HBE, LAB, LACE, ONF, PTS2, SJR, TOB
Principals:John A. Roebling
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2013)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,057f
Side spans:2
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg
1883 Brooklyn (Great East River)
New York and Brooklyn, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:89
Structurae ID:0000011
O'Donnell ID:834
Coordinates:N 40.706 W 73.99667
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, BBTS, BC3, BFL, BLD, BMA, BOB, BOU, BPL, COB, CTW, GB, GBD, HBE, LAB, LACE, NG198305, ONF, PTS2, SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling, Washington A. Roebling
Use:Rail and Vehicular (major highway, light rail, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,595.5f
Side spans:2 x 930f
Deck width:85f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Josh Denenberg Photo by Bill Campbell
1903 Williamsburg
New York and Brooklyn, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:111
Structurae ID:0000514
O'Donnell ID:836
Coordinates:N 40.71355 W 73.97226
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BAR, BBR, BPL, GBD, HBE, PTS2, SJR
Principals:L.L. Buck
Use:Rail and Vehicular (major highway, light rail, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,600f

Notes
Photo by Bill Campbell
1909 Manhattan
New York and Brooklyn, New York, USA (East River)
Bridgemeister ID:123
Structurae ID:0000529
O'Donnell ID:835
Coordinates:N 40.70667 W 73.99167
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, BC3, BPL, GBD, HBE, LAB, PTS2, SA19050909, SJR
Principals:O.F. Nichols, Leon Moisseiff
Use:Vehicular (double-deck)
Status:In use (last checked, 2014)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,470f
Side spans:2 x 725f
Notes
Photo by Bill Campbell Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Bill Campbell
1916 Belpre-Parkersburg
Parkersburg, West Virginia and Belpre, Ohio, USA (Ohio River)
Bridgemeister ID:134
Structurae ID:0007342
References:AAJ, BPL, PTS2, SJR
Principals:Hermann Laub
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:Demolished, March 16, 1980
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:775f
Side spans:275f, 375f
Deck width:22f
1921 Kingston-Port Ewen (Wurts Street, Rondout Creek)
Kingston, New York, USA (Rondout Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:138
Structurae ID:0007345
O'Donnell ID:598
Coordinates:N 41.915 W 73.985
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, PTS, PTS2, SJR, SSS
Principals:Holton D. Robinson, Daniel E. Moran, William Yates
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:Closed, March, 2008 (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:705f
Side spans:2 x 176.25f
Deck width:37f
Notes
  • Several photos of the bridge's construction can be found at Dave Longendyke's website.
  • Closed, March, 2008 for ten weeks for cable inspection. Closure is expected to be followed by a major rehabilitation project.
Photo by Douglas Kerr Photo by David Denenberg Photograph, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1924 Bear Mountain
Anthony's Nose and Bear Mountain, New York, USA (Hudson River)
Bridgemeister ID:141
Structurae ID:0000530
O'Donnell ID:594
Coordinates:N 41.32 W 73.985
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BAAW, BBR, CPW, PTS2, SJR
Principals:Howard C. Baird
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,632f
Deck width:48f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Robert Derderian Photo by Michele Sisak Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1926 Corbett (Corbett and Stuart)
Corbett, New York, USA (East Branch Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:324
O'Donnell ID:353
Coordinates:N 42.04633 W 75.02768
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:SJR
Principals:John A. Roebling's Sons Co.
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Photo by Blaise Blabac Photo by David Denenberg
1929 Grand Mère
Grand-Mère, Quebec, Canada (St. Maurice River)
Bridgemeister ID:162
Structurae ID:0003353
Coordinates:N 46.620117 W 72.6794
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BC3, BPL, PTS2, SJR
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:948.8f
Deck width:26f
Photo by David Denenberg
1929 McPhaul (Dome, Gila River)
Yuma, Arizona, USA (Gila River)
Bridgemeister ID:161
Structurae ID:0007346
O'Donnell ID:941
Coordinates:N 32.75969 W 114.42158
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, SJR, YS20041217
Principals:Levy Construction Company
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:Closed (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:283.5m
Deck width:16f
Notes
  • YS20041217: Renamed McPhaul Bridge in honor of Henry Harrison "Harry" McPhaul, "the only Yuma resident who ever became an Arizona Ranger." Bypassed, 1968. 150 feet of deck damaged by fire, 1990.
Photo by Wynne Johnson Photo by Don Sayenga
1930 Mid-Hudson
Poughkeepsie and Highland, New York, USA (Hudson River)
Bridgemeister ID:166
Structurae ID:0000544
O'Donnell ID:596
Coordinates:N 41.702933 W 73.946683
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BPL, PTS2, SJR, USS
Principals:Ralph Modjeski
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,500f
Side spans:2 x 750f
Deck width:39f
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Douglas Kerr Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1931 Anthony Wayne
Toledo, Ohio, USA (Maumee River)
Bridgemeister ID:168
Structurae ID:0007344
O'Donnell ID:293
Coordinates:N 41.64086 W 83.53361
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, SJR, SSS
Principals:Waddell and Hardesty
Use:Vehicular (major highway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:785f
Side spans:2 x 233.5f
Deck width:60f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1931 George Washington (GWB)
New York, New York and Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA (Hudson River)
Bridgemeister ID:169
Structurae ID:0000032
O'Donnell ID:589
Coordinates:N 40.85333 W 73.955
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, AOB, ARF, BBR, BC3, BFL, BMA, BONJ, BOU, BPL, BRU, COB, CTW, ENR19270811a, ENR19270811b, ENR19290411c, GBD, LAB, LACE, PTS2, SIX, SJR
Principals:O.H. Ammann, Leon Moisseiff, Dana, Gilbert
Use:Vehicular (double-deck, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:3,500f
Side spans:2 x 650f
Deck width:120f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz Photo by John Hall Photograph, collection of David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1931 Simon Kenton Memorial (Maysville)
Maysville, Kentucky and Aberdeen, Ohio, USA (Ohio River)
Bridgemeister ID:172
Structurae ID:0000536
O'Donnell ID:825
Coordinates:N 38.65 W 83.76
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, SJR, SSS
Principals:Modjeski, Masters & Chase
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:323.1m
Side spans:2 x 141.7m
Deck width:28f
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Stephen Schutte Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz
1931 St. Johns
Portland, Oregon, USA (Willamette River)
Bridgemeister ID:174
Structurae ID:0000510
O'Donnell ID:442
Coordinates:N 45.585 W 122.76333
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ADDS, BC3, BCO, BFL, BPL, GBD, LAB, SJR
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,207f
Side spans:2 x 430.25f
Deck width:52f
Notes
  • Substantially rehabilitated, 2003-2005.
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Jason Hamm
1933 San Rafael
Mao, Dominican Republic (Rio Yakue Del Norte)
Bridgemeister ID:447
References:AAJ, SJR, SSS
Principals:John A. Roebling's Sons Co.
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:451.5f
Deck width:18f
Penn Public Service Co.
Rockwood, Pennsylvania, USA (Casselman River)
Bridgemeister ID:349
References:SJR
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1



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