There are 3,845 bridges in this category · Only showing 2,531 bridges with photos
Page: 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21 · 22 · 23 · 24 · 25 · 26 · >>

Illinois

"Eight Track" Bascule Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on Chicago & Northern Pacific
Open to traffic

"Polly "L"" Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898 for Metropolitan West Side Elevated; route abandoned 1964
Camelback through truss bridge over UP RR (formerly C&NW RR) on an Abandoned Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad line
Abandoned

1.75 West Road Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
history unknown, replaced in 1991
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lick Creek(Lake Springfield) on Iron Bridge Rd. (Formerly Boy Scout Rd.)
Replaced by a new bridge

100th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Bascule bridge over Calumet River on E 100th Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

104th Ave Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1964
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on 104th Ave (Willow Springs Rd)
Open to traffic

106th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1998
Bascule bridge over Calumet River on 106th Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

11th Street Pedestrian Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Stringer bridge over Canadian National Railway on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

127th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1968
Warren through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on 127th Street (IL 83) in Alsip/Crestwood
Open to traffic

12th Street Bridge (Unbuilt) (Cook County, Illinois)
Through truss bridge over Chicago River on 12th Street (Now Roosevelt Road)
Never built

12th Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1886; Replaced 1928
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 12th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

130th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1949
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on 130th Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

130th Street Railroad Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Ry
Open

13th Ave Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1930, removed in 2011 no plans for replacement
Bridge over BNSF RR on 13th Avenue in Orion
No longer exists

13th Avenue Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Lost Post Deck truss bridge over gully on 13th Avenue and 27th Street
Lost

13th Street Bridge (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1950
Timber and steel stringer bridge over abandoned portion of Big Four Railroad on 13th Street in Saint Francisville
Open to traffic

1400E BNSF Overpass (Henderson County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Bridge over BNSF (former Santa Fe) Rwy on CR 1400E (Abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

1550th Ave Mosquito Creek Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Steel stringer bridge over Mosquito Creek on N 1550th Ave 1.5 Mi N or Orin
Open to traffic

1550th Ave Wood Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1945
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR on 1550th Ave 1.5 mi N of Orion
Open to traffic

157th Street Pedestrian Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1968
Deck plate girder bridge over I-57 on 157th Street Pedestrian Overpass
Open to pedestrians only

15th Street Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1872; Replaced 1932
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Sylvan Slough on 2nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

16th Street Swing Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1905; removed 1993
Lost swing through truss bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on Division Street
Removed but not replaced

18th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1967
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 18th Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

18th Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1905; Replaced 1967
Warren deck truss bascule bridge over the South Branch on 18th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

18th Street Bridge (Older) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1888; Replaced 1905
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 18th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue Bridge (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Replaced 1923
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Rock River on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Street Overpass (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1892; rehabilitated 1954
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Rr on So 1st Street
Open to traffic

24th Street Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1936
Concrete bridge over Cedar Creek on IL 96 (24th Street) in Quincy
Demolished

26th Street Bridge (St. Clair County, Illinois)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1988
2 span through truss bridge over Southern Rr on 26th St in East Saint Louis
Open to traffic

27th Street Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1983
Steel stringer bridge over Rock River on 27th Street
Open to traffic

2nd Street Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony truss bridge over King Creek just west of Mineral on 2nd St (TR10B)
Open to traffic

2nd Street Overpass (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1949
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Rr on So 2nd Street
Open to traffic

35th Street Pedestrian Bridge (new) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 2016
Self-anchored suspension bridge over Metra Electric Line, South Shore Railroad, Canadian National Railway, South Lake Shore Drive (US 41), and Lakefront Trail, on pedestrian pathway that is an extention of the 35th Street sidewalks
Open to pedestrians only

39th Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork South Branch Chicago River on 39th Street
No longer exists

5 Points Rd Kishwaukee River Bridge (De Kalb County, Illinois)
Built 1956
Steel stringer bridge over S. Br Kishwaukee Rv on Five Points Road
Open to traffic

6th Street Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Town Branch on 6th Street
Open to traffic

7th St Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1930, deck and guard rails replaced in 2011
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR 7th Street just S of Orion
Open to traffic

7th Street Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Town Branch on 7th Street
Open to traffic

95th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1958
Bascule bridge over Calumet River on 95th Street (US 12/US 20) in Chicago
Open to traffic

95th Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1902; Replaced 1958
Lost bascule truss bridge over Calumet River on 95th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Abandoned 2803rd Road Overpass (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX RR (former Rock Island RR) on Abandoned alignment of 2803rd Rd
Abandoned but intact, approach piers remain

Abandoned C&A - Twin Culvert (N) (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1870, Bypassed and Closed in 1889
Stone arch bridge over Old Pearl Road on Abandoned Chicago & Alton Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned C&NW - Little Vermilion River Arch (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Abandoned deck arch bridge over Tributary of Little Vermilion River on Former C&N.W RR-line removed
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned CNW - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1879
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over Fox River in Carpentersville on C&NW RR
Abandoned

Abandoned CSX - Ogden Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Ogden Avenue on CSX Transportation
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned MoPac - Cache Channel Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1950 to span the newly created Cache River Diversion Channel
Pony plate-girder bridge over the Cache River Diversion Channel next to IL 3 on Abandoned Missouri Pacific Railroad
Still standing, but rails removed

Abandoned Mud Creek train bridge (Livingston County, Illinois)
Built 1923
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Mud Creek on abandoned wabash railroad
Abandoned wabash train bridge.

Abandoned NS - Bridge No. 6 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912-1915; currently out of use, stored in partially raised position
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry (later New York Central RR)
Abandoned

Abandoned Plum River Bridge (Carroll County, Illinois)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Plum River on Abandoned road alignment
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned roadway bridge (Schuyler County, Illinois)
Slab bridge over intermitent stream on Abandoned road


Abe Street Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1911
Arch bridge over Spring Creek on Abe Street in Joliet
Open to traffic

Academy Street Bridge (Bond County, Illinois)
Built 1943
Steel stringer bridge over Academy Street on Consl Rr in Pocahontas
Open to traffic

Adam Street Bridge (Kendall County, Illinois)
Replaced in 1997
Lost Pony truss bridge over Waubansee Creek on Adam St in Oswego
Replaced by new bridge

Adams County Fairgrounds Pony Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Originally located over Frazier Creek on CR 1800N/CR 725E; later relocated to fairgrounds
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Honey Creek at Adams County Fairgrounds
Open to pedestrians only

Adams Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1996 and 2017
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Adams Street (former westbound US 66) in Chicago
Open to traffic

Adams Street Bridge (Mason County, Illinois)
lost 3 span Pratt Through Truss Bridge
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River in Havana
Replaced by new bridge

Adams Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1889 to replace earlier 1869 swing bridge; replaced 1927
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Adams Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Addieville Pedestrian Bridges (Washington County, Illinois)
Pair of small concrete arch bridges over drainage ditches along 3rd Street in Addieville
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Drainage Ditch on sidewalk along 3rd Street in Addieville
Removed March 2013

Addison Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Replaced 1920
Lost Pony truss bridge over N Br Chicago River on Addison Street
Replaced by new bridge

AE&C/CNW Overpass (Du Page County, Illinois)
Built 1902; replaced 1907 by current bridge
Lost Pony truss bridge over C&NW RR on AE&C RR (later CA&E RR)
Replaced by a new bridge

AE&FRE - Culvert (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Slab bridge over Unnamed Stream on abandoned Aurora, Elgin & Fox River Electric Line
Open to pedestrians

AE&FRE - Unnamed Creek Bridge #2 (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Steel stringer bridge over Unnamed Creek on Fox River Trolly Museum
Open to traffic

AE&FRE - Unnamed Creek Bridge #3 (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Concrete culvert bridge over Unnamed Creek on Fox River Trolly Museum
Open to traffic

AE&FRE - Unnamed Creek Bridge #4 (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Concrete culvert bridge over Unnamed Creek on Fox River Trolly Museum
Open to traffic

Airport Road Bridge (Union County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1960
Wooden deck bridge over Dutch Creek on Airport Road (TR 209) west of IL 127
Open to one-lane traffic

Airtight Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Built 1914 by the Decatur Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2010
Through truss bridge over Embarras River on TR 275, northeast of Charleston, 3 mi. northwest of Ashmore
Open to traffic

All Forks Creek Bridge (Putnam County, Illinois)
NBI shows 1801 but I'm guessing its 1901.
Slab bridge over All Forks Creek on Division Street
Open to traffic

All Forks Creek Wood Bridge (Putnam County, Illinois)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1991
Timber stringer bridge over All Forks Creek on Hennepin Street
Open to traffic

Allendale Road Bridge (McHenry County, Illinois)
Built 1933
Lost pony truss bridge over branch of Nippersink Creek on Allendale Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Allerton Park Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1915
Lost concrete pony/through girder bridge over Sangamon River on Or 14
Closed to all traffic in 2001, replaced in 2012

Alsip Tank Farm Bridges (Cook County, Illinois)
Set of 4 wire suspension bridges over Cal Sag Canal on Petroleum Pipline
In active use

Alto Pass Overpass (Union County, Illinois)
Built 1940
Steel stringer bridge over IL 127 on Chestnut Street
Open to traffic

Alton Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1928; closed for major repairs in 1959 and 1975; permanently closed January 4, 1994; first span imploded August 11, 1994, other 6 spans imploded August-October 1994
Lost seven-span through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 67 at Alton
Replaced by the Clark Bridge

Alvin Railroad Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Locust Street and creek on former Illinois Central Railroad in Alvin
Removed

Amity Bridge (Richland County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Wooden deck bridge over Paul Creek on TR 266
Open to one-lane traffic

Amtrak/BNSF Overpass (Knox County, Illinois)
Built 1887
Steel stringer bridge over BNSF on BNSF/Amtrak
Open to traffic

Animal Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1904, rebuilt and widened 2003
Arch bridge over Jackson Park Lagoon on Lake Shore Drive/Coast Guard Drive (US 41) in Chicago
Open to traffic

AP&J - DuPage River Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1903; Removed 1923
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over DuPage River on Aurora, Plainfield & Joliet Railway
Removed

Apple River Road Bridge (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1890
Through truss bridge over Apple River on South Apple River Road
Open to traffic

Arch Street Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Built 1925
Steel stringer bridge over Rocky Run Creek on Arch Street in Tiskilwa
Open to traffic

Archer Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1997
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Archer Ave/IL 171/ IL 83
Open to traffic

Archer Avenue Bridge (old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Replaced ca. 1934
Lost Bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Archer Avenue Lift Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Lost Through truss bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Archer Avenue Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1870 to replace earlier bridge of unknown type, replaced 1906
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Archery Club Road Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Pony truss bridge over Mosquito Creek on Archery Club Road (TR 32), 1.9 mi. northeast of Blue Mound
Open to traffic

Armstrong Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1910, rehabilitated in 1970
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on TR 42A south of Armstrong
Open to traffic

Arsenal Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1896, Rehabilitated 1983 & 1997
Baltimore through truss bridge over Mississippi River on 2 lanes of traffic and 2 rail lines in Davenport
Open to traffic

Arsenal Bridge Temporary Lifting Span (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Lost Post through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Ashland Avenue Bascule Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1938
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Ashland Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

Ashland Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1998
Parker through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Ashland Avenue in Calumet Park
Open to traffic

Ashland Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1993
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Ashland Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

Ashton Road Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built 1958
Concrete tee beam bridge over I-80 on Ashton Road (TR 1)
Open to traffic

Askew Bridge (Livingston County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Scattering Point Creek on N600 E Road
Open to traffic

Atkinson Road Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1960
Slab bridge over Green River tributary on Atkinson Road
Open to traffic

ATSF - Chillicothe Rail Bridge (Old) (Peoria County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

ATSF/C&A - South Fork South Branch Chicago River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in the 1880s; Replaced 1906
Lost Pratt through truss bobtail swing bridge over Chicago River South Fork South Branch on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe/Chicago & Alton RR
No longer exists

Atwood Park Suspension Footbridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Wire suspension bridge over Kishwaukee River on Seth Atwood Park Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians

Auburn Branch Covered Bridge 13-12-A (Clark County, Illinois)
Built 2002
Modern covered bridge over Auburn Branch on Old National Trail
Open to traffic

Aulwurm Drive Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Abandoned warren pony truss bridge over Little Calumet River on Aulwurm Drive
Derelict/abandoned

Avenue G North Channel Bridge (Old) (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Built 1906; One span collapsed 1947; Replaced 1948
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Rock River North Channel on Avenue G
Collapsed and replaced

Avenue G South Channel Bridge (Old) (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Built 1906; Replaced 1948
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Rock River South Channel on Avenue G
Replaced by a new bridge