Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway

Reporting mark: EJE
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CA&E/EJ&E Overpass (Du Page County, Illinois)
Built 1909; Removed ca. 1938
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway & Chicago & North Western Railway on Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CN - Broadway Street Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over IL53/IL7 (Broadway St) on EJ&E Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

CN - Butterfield Road Overpass (Du Page County, Illinois)
Built 1941
Stringer bridge over Butterfield Rd (IL56) on EJ&E Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

CN - Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1974
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Ry (now CNRR)
Open

CN - Cemetery Road Overpass (Grundy County, Illinois)
Steel stringer bridge over Cemetery Road on EJ&E Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

CN - Charlesworth Street Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1914
Girder bridge over Charlesworth Street on EJ&E Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

CN - Collins Street Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1918
Girder bridge over Collins St (IL 171) on Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

CN - Commonwealth Avenue Overpass (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1905
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Commonwealth Ave on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CN - Des Plaines River Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1934
Through truss lift bridge over Des Plaines River/BNSF RR on EJ&E Ry in Crest Hill
Open to traffic

CN - East Branch Hickory Creek Arch Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over East Branch Hickory Creek on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic

CN - Flint Creek Arch Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Flint Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CN - Golf Road Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Modern bridge built when Golf road was widened early 1990's
Pony/through girder bridge over Golf Road (IL58) on EJ&E Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

CN - I&M Canal Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Pony/through girder bridge over I&M Canal on EJ&E Ry
Open to traffic

CN - I&M Canal Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Pony/through plate girder bridge over I&M Canal on EJ&E Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

CN - I-80 Overpass (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built 1960
Deck plate girder bridge over Interstate 80 on Elgin, Joilet & Eastern Ry (now CN)
Open to traffic

CN - LaGrange Road Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1933
Girder bridge over LaGrange Rd (US45) on EJ&E Ry (now CN)
Open to traffic

CN - McCoy Drive Overpass (Du Page County, Illinois)
Pony plate girder bridge over McCoy Dr on former EJ&E Ry (now CN)
Open to traffic

CN - Mondamin Street Overpass (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built 1903
Deck plate girder bridge over Mondamin St. (Minooka Rd) on EJ&E Ry
Open to traffic

CN - North Aurora Road Overpass (Du Page County, Illinois)
Built 1912 for the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railway
Pony plate girder bridge over North Aurora Road on former EJ&E Ry (now CN)
Open to traffic

CN - Poplar Creek Arch Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Poplar Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CN - Pratts Wayne Woods Bridge (Du Page County, Illinois)
Slab bridge over Forest Preserve access road on EJ&E Ry (now CN)
Open to traffic

CN - Ridge Road Overpass (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built 1974
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ridge Road in Minooka on EJ&E Ry (now CN)
Open to traffic

CN - Roosevelt Road Overpass (Du Page County, Illinois)
Deck plate gorder bridge over Roosevelt Rd (IL38) on former EJ&E Ry (now CN)
Open

CN - Sheridan Road Overpass (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1903
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sheridan Rd/Union Pacific RR on EJ&E Ry (now CN)
Open to traffic

CN Overpass (Du Page County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Pony/through plate girder bridge over CNRR (former ICRR) on EJ&E Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

CN- Foss Park Avenue Overpass (Lake County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Foss Park Ave on EJ&E Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

CN/BNSF Overpass (Du Page County, Illinois)
ca 1910 per EJ&E archive site
Pony/through plate girder bridge over BNSF Ry on EJ&E Ry (now CN Ry)
Open

CN/IAIS Overpass (Grundy County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over IAIS RR on EJ&E Ry in Minooka
Open to traffic

CN/UP Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
ca. late 1800's
Pony/through plate girder bridge over UPRR (former ICRR) on Elgin, Joilet & Eastern RR (now CNRR)
Open to traffic

EJ&E - Calumet River Bridge #710 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built ?; Replaced 1974
Pratt through truss swing bridge over the Calumet River on Elgin Joliet & Eastern Ry
Replaced by a new bridge

EJ&E - Illinois River Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
4 span through truss Vertical lift bridge
Warren through truss bridge with center lift span over Illinois River on EJ&E RW
Open, original 1895 bridge replaced in 2011

EJ&E - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge #631 (Lake County, Indiana)
Rehabilitated 1978 by American Bridge Co.
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railway
Open to traffic

EJ&E - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge #728 (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1908
Warren through truss bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Canadian National
Open to traffic

EJ&E - Industrial Spur Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Spring Creek on abandoned EJ&E industrial spur
Abandoned

EJ&E/CO&P Overpass (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built 1911; Service abandoned 1934; Removed ?
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chicago, Ottawa & Peoria Railway on Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway
Removed and the interurban ROW cut filled.

IHB - 5th Avenue Overpass (Lake County, Indiana)
Built August 1907 by Chicago, Indiana and Southern Railroad and Chicago Lake Shore & Eastern Railway (EJ&E) on behalf of New York Central/Lake Shore & Michigan Southern. Alco passing siding sat on top. Property of Gary & Western Railroad until 1914.
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over U.S. Route 12 on Us 12 Eb
Derelict/abandoned

Metra/CN Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Original 95' frame trestle at this location built 1879; replaced by this bridge 1912
Pony/through girder bridge over Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

North Shore Line/EJ&E Overpass (Lake County, Illinois)
Built in 1904; later replaced by pedestrian trail bridge
Pony/through plate girder bridge over CNRR (former EJ&E Ry) on Former North Shore Line (now bike path)
Replaced by a new bridge

Virgil Gilman Trail - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Through truss bridge over Fox River in Aurora on Virgil GilmanTrail (former EJ&E Ry)
Pedestrian/Bike traffic only

Virgil Gilman Trail - River Street Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built in 1926 by the American Bridge Company
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. River Street in Aurora on Virgil GilmanTrail (EJ&E Ry)
Open to pedestrians