Decatur, Illinois

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A.E. Staley Viaduct (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1928; Replaced 1992
Bridge over Wabash Railroad Decatur Yard on IL Rt. 121/N. 22nd St.
Replaced by a new bridge

Children's Museum Hiking Trail Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Unnamed creek on Hiking Trail
Open to pedestrians only. Earthen fill is missing, but pathway crosses concrete arch.

Coulter's Mill Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Closed to traffic in 1967; demolished 1977
Lost Through truss bridge over Sangamon River (Lake Decatur) on Coulter's Mill Road
Removed but not replaced

Cowford Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge
No longer exists

CSX RR-Lake Shore Dr. Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1928
Slab bridge over Lake Shore Dr on Csx Rr
Open to traffic

Decatur Covered Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Covered Bridge over Sangamon River
No longer exists

IC - Franklin Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge
No longer exists. Replaced by new bridge.

Illinois Terminal - Lake Decatur Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1905; Removed ca. 1982
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Lake Decatur on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed

Lost Bridge (Old) (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1921; Replaced 1961
Lost Bridge over Decatur Lake on Lost Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lost Bridge (Older) (Macon County, Illinois)
Built ?; Removed ca. 1919 due to the construction of Lake Decatur; New bridge built 1921
Lost Parker through truss over Sangamon River on Lost Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lost Bridge (Oldest) (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge
No longer exists

Maffit Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1881
Lost Through truss bridge over Sangamon River
Demolished

Nelson Park Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1922
Lost Deck truss bridge over Lake Decatur
No longer exists. Replaced by new bridge.

Nesbitt Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Built at a cost of $16,000
Camelback through truss bridge over Sangamon River (Lake Decatur) on a closed section of Coulter's Mill Road
Derelict/abandoned

NS - Brush College Road Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1930
Deck plate girder bridge over Brush College Rd. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Decatur Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Abandoned street (W. Decatur St.) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Eldorado Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Original bridge at this location built 1896; replaced in N&W era by a new Pony/through girder bridge
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eldorado St. (Old US Hwy. 36) on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Forest Avenue Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Concrete rigid frame bridge over W. Forest Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - IL121 Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1943
Pony plate girder bridge over IL 121 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Jasper Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Jasper St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Lake Decatur Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1907; Renewed 1943 (per Wabash RR documents)
Closed-spandrel concrete arch bridge over Lake Decatur on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Main Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over W. Main St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Main Street Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1933
Deck plate girder bridge over N. Main St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Oakland Avenue Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1937
Deck plate girder bridge over Oakland Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - St. Louis Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Original bridge built 1800s; bridge rebuilt 1927 to handle longer/heavier trains
Deck plate girder bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Stevens Creek Bridge (New) (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1960 to replace the second of three different spans at this location
Bridge over Stevens Creek on Wabash, later N&W, Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Sunset Avenue Overpass (Macon County, Illinois)
Original 96' pile trestle built 1893; replaced 1927 with this bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over Sunset Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Reas Bridge #2 (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1957
Steel stringer bridge over Lake Decatur on Fau 7355(Ch 24)
Open to traffic

Salt Creek Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Creek
No longer exists

Spring Creek Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek
Collapsed

Stevens Creek Bikeway - Fairview Park Trestle (Macon County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Stevens Creek on Stevens Creek Bikeway
Open to pedestrians only

Stevens Creek Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over Stevens Creek
Collapsed

Stevens Creek Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over Stevens Creek
Collapsed

Wabash - Sangamon River Bridge (Old) (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1884; Replaced 1907; At least on span is known to have been modified & relocated in 1910
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash - St. Louis Bridge (Old) (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt Deck truss bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash Railroad
No longer exists; Replaced by new bridge

Wabash - Stevens Creek Bridge (Old) (Macon County, Illinois)
Original 116' iron deck truss bridge at this location built 1888; replaced by this bridge 1922; replaced by a new bridge in 1960
Lost Deck truss bridge over Stevens Creek on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Williams Street Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Lake Decatur
No longer exists.