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15 suspension bridges were found for search criteria: USS . All 15 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: USS. This will find the bridge if it is pictured on the site, but is not a catenary suspension bridge.
1917 Bolombolo
Bolombolo, Colombia (Cauca River)
Bridgemeister ID:433
Structurae ID:0008015
References:USS
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:390f
Deck width:10f
1925 Pandora (Southeast Passage)
Costa Rica (Estrella River)
Bridgemeister ID:436
References:PTS2, USS
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:240f
Notes
  • Originally built with a set of tram tracks designed for cars hauling bananas.
Photo courtesy of Nora Ovares
1926 Andy Warhol (Seventh Street)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (Allegheny River)
Bridgemeister ID:148
Structurae ID:0002306
O'Donnell ID:30
Coordinates:N 40.44626 W 80.00145
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BOP, BPL, PBR, PTS2, USS
Principals:Vernon R. Covell, T.J. Wilkerson, A.D. Nutter, H.E. Dodge, Stanley L. Roush
Use:Vehicular (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2014)
Main cables:Eyebar (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:442f
Side spans:2 x 221f
Deck width:62f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1926 Benjamin Franklin (Philadelphia-Camden)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey, USA (Delaware River)
Bridgemeister ID:145
Structurae ID:0000531
O'Donnell ID:403 (more: 403)
Coordinates:N 39.95333 W 75.135
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BBR, BFL, BONJ, BPL, DRB, GBD, PTL, PTS2, USS
Principals:Modjeski, Webster, Ball, Moiseff
Use:Vehicular and Rail (major highway, subway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,750f
Side spans:2 x 719.5f
Deck width:125.5f

Notes
Photo by Bill Campbell Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
1926 Hercilio Luz (Florianopolis)
Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Bridgemeister ID:437
Structurae ID:0000939
Coordinates:S 27.59393 W 48.56619
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ADDS, BBR, PTS2, USS
Principals:David B. Steinman, Holton D. Robinson
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2011)
Main cables:Eyebar (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:1,113.75f
Deck width:37f
Photo by Evandro Boff de Mello
1926 Oriente
Costa Rica (Pejivalle River)
Bridgemeister ID:438
References:PTS2, USS
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:150f
Notes
  • Built with a set of tram tracks designed for cars hauling fruit.
1926 Yunguita
Colombia (Suaza River)
Bridgemeister ID:439
Structurae ID:0008016
References:USS
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:339f
Deck width:10f
1927 Rachel Carson (Ninth Street)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (Allegheny River)
Bridgemeister ID:150
Structurae ID:0004771
O'Donnell ID:31
Coordinates:N 40.44669 W 79.99980
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BOP, BPL, PBR, PTS2, USS
Principals:Vernon R. Covell, T.J. Wilkerson, A.D. Nutter, H.E. Dodge, Stanley L. Roush
Use:Vehicular (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2014)
Main cables:Eyebar (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:430f
Side spans:2 x 215f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1928 Roberto Clemente (Sixth Street)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (Allegheny River)
Bridgemeister ID:158
Structurae ID:0004770
O'Donnell ID:29
Coordinates:N 40.44558 W 80.00332
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BOP, BPL, PBR, PTS2, SSS, USS
Principals:Vernon R. Covell, T.J. Wilkerson, A.D. Nutter, H.E. Dodge, Stanley L. Roush
Use:Vehicular (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2014)
Main cables:Eyebar (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:430f
Side spans:2 x 215f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1930 (pipeline bridge)
Hollenberg, Kansas, USA (Little Blue River)
Bridgemeister ID:167
References:USS
Principals:Matthews & Kenan
Use:Pipeline
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:500f
Side spans:2 x 230f
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 South Tenth Street (South Side)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (Monongahela River)
Bridgemeister ID:173
Structurae ID:0004772
O'Donnell ID:28
Coordinates:N 40.43166 W 79.989
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, BOP, BPL, PBR, SSS, USS
Principals:Sydney A. Shubin
Use:Vehicular (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2011)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:750f
Side spans:2 x 275f
Deck width:54f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by David Denenberg
1931 Waldo-Hancock
Verona and Bucksport vicinity, Maine, USA (Penobscot River)
Bridgemeister ID:175
Structurae ID:0001116
O'Donnell ID:847 (more: 847)
Coordinates:N 44.56 W 68.80333
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ADDS, GBD, SSS, USS
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:Bypassed, 2006 (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:800f
Side spans:2 x 350f
Deck width:27f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by R.T. Dowling Photo by Mike Seligman
1933 Little Niangua
Camden County, Missouri, USA (Little Niangua River)
Bridgemeister ID:179
O'Donnell ID:373
Coordinates:N 38.065 W 92.91
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, SSS, USS
Principals:Howard Mullins, Scully Steel Co., American Steel & Wire Co., Clinton Bridge Works
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:225f
Side spans:112.4f, 112.5f
Deck width:20f
Notes
  • Self-anchored.
  • Closed for a few weeks in October, 2007 for emergency repairs. According to an October 4, 2007 article in the Lake Sun Leader (Missouri): "a routine inspection revealed a problem in the substructure... too much movement was detected at a location underneath the north side of the bridge." Other sources mentioned a faulty "pin."
Photo by Brian Flowers Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Paul Boudreau
1936 San Francisco-Oakland Bay
Oakland and San Francisco, California, USA (San Francisco Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:184
Structurae ID:0000262
O'Donnell ID:409
Coordinates:N 37.78667 W 122.39
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, AZB, BAAW, BC3, BPL, GBD, LAB, OBB1, SFOM, USS
Principals:C.H. Purcell, Glenn B. Woodruff
Use:Vehicular (double-deck)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:6
Main spans:2,210f, 2,224.4f
Deck width:66f (58f roadway)
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Andrew Holbrook Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell



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