Cairo, Illinois

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Cairo Mississippi River Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1929; tolls removed 1954; rehabilitated 1983, 2005, 2011, and 2015
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on U. S. Highway 60 / 62 between Birds Point, MO, and Cairo, IL
Open to traffic

Cairo Ohio River Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1979
Cantilevered through truss over the Ohio River on US 51/60/62 between Cairo, Illinois and Wickliffe, Kentucky
Open to two-lane traffic

CN - Cairo Flood Gate (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built on the plan of Gatum Dam on the Panama Canal and cost a little more than $11,000 dollars.
Flood gate and tunnel on US 51 at the north end of Cairo
Open to rail traffic above and highway traffic below

CN - US51 Overpass (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1903
Plate girder bridge over US 51 on IC Railroad in Cairo
Open to rail traffic above and highway traffic below

CN - US51 Overpass (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1974
Steel stringer bridge over Us 51 on Icg Rr


CN Cairo Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1949-52, replacing the original bridge
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River carrying the Canadian National Railway (former Illinois Central Railroad) in Cairo
Open to railroad traffic

First Cairo Railroad Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1889 under engineer George S. Morison; replaced 1949-52
Lost through and deck truss bridge over the Ohio River carrying the Illinois Central Railroad in Cairo
Replaced by the current bridge, reusing many of the piers in the process

I-57 Cairo Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1978
Steel through arch bridge carrying I-57 over the Mississippi River at Cairo
Open to four lanes of traffic

STR - US51 Overpass (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1917
Girder bridge over US 51 on Penn Central Railroad in Cairo
Open to traffic