Illinois Terminal Railroad

Reporting mark: IT
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Highland Interurban Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1910
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
No longer exists

IC/ITR Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Interurban trail (formerly ITRR) on abandoned C&NW
Derelict/abandoned

Illinois Terminal - Alton Steel Yard Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1905, Abandoned 1953
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over the rail yard in Alton, south of E. Broadway
Abandoned

Illinois Terminal - Cahokia Creek Viaduct (Madison County, Illinois)
built ca. 1900 by Illinois Terminal Railroad, removed after line discontinued
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash Railroad and Cahokia Creek on former Illinois Terminal Railroad near Edwardsville, IL
Lost

Illinois Terminal - Cahokia Diversion Channel Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1911
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Cahokia Diversion Channel Bridge on Illinois Terminal System
Derelict/abandoned

Illinois Terminal - Camp Creek Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Collapsed due to deterioration
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Camp Creek on Illinois Terminal RR
Collapsed

Illinois Terminal - Deer Creek Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Abandoned bridge over Deer Creek on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Abandoned

Illinois Terminal - East St. Louis Viaduct (St. Clair County, Illinois)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Railroad on Illinois Terminal System
Removed

Illinois Terminal - Iron Horse Trestle (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built in 1930 by the McClintic-Marshall Company of Chicago, Illinois
Elevated plate girder trestle over numerous city streets on the Illinois Terminal Railroad in St. Louis
Abandoned but awaiting plans to convert into a pedestrian trail. Purchased by Great Rivers Greenway District.

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

Illinois Terminal - Lick Creek Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lick Creek (Lake Springfield) on Illinois Terminal
Removed

Illinois Terminal - Lockman Railroad Viaduct (Madison County, Illinois)
Lost deck plate bridge over Lockman Road on former railroad line east of Collinsville, IL
Removed after the railroad line was abandoned

Illinois Terminal - Mackinaw River Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built ?; Destroyed 1977
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Destroyed by derailment

Illinois Terminal - McKinley Yard Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Railroad Yard on Illinois Terminal System
Removed

Illinois Terminal - Mitchell Viaduct (Madison County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Railroad on Alton, Granite & St. Louis Railway
Removed but not replaced

Illinois Terminal - Mud Creek Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Abandoned Deck plate girder bridge over Mud Creek on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Abandoned

Illinois Terminal - Tucker Tunnel (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built in 1931; demolished in 2010
Steel stringer bridge over the Illinois Terminal Railroad tunnel on Tucker Blvd. in St. Louis
Filled in. Tunnel has been filled in with new roadway built on top.

Illinois Terminal - Venice Trestle (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1910; Wood trestle destroyed by fire and collapsed 1990s; Portions of burned trestle removed ca. 2004; Steel trestle removed 2006-2007; Truss bridge removed late 2008.
Lost Stringer and Truss bridge over various streets on former Illinois Terminal Railroad approach to McKinley Bridge
Abandoned, with most of the structure removed

Illinois Terminal - Wood River Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wood River on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed

Illinois Terminal/Wabash Overpass (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1928-9; Removed 1955
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wabash, later N&W Railway on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed but not replaced account of IT line abandonment

Illinois Traction - Kickapoo Creek Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge over Kickapoo Creek on Illinois Traction System
Removed

Illinois Traction - McKinley Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1907, closed to traffic in 1951
Lost Bascule bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Terminal Railroad in Peoria
No longer exists

Indian Creek Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
replaced a pony plate girder railroad bridge (which was relocated) using the same abuntments
Modern pratt pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on MCT Watershed Trail in South Roxana
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists

McKinley Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1910, closed to traffic in October 2001, reopened in 2007
Through truss bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Louis
Open to traffic

McKinley Bridge Bikeway - Branch Street Trestle (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1910 with the McKinley Bridge for Illinois Traction System; closed to railroad traffic in 1977; reopened to pedestrians June 7, 2008
Deck girder bridge connecting Branch Street to the McKinley Bridge on former Illinois Terminal Railroad at St. Louis
Open to pedestrians

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

NS - Old US 36 Overpass (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1952
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Old US 36 on Norfolk Southern Railroad


NS - Route 66 Overpass (Macoupin County, Illinois)
Built 1938
Girder bridge over Old US 66 on Wabash and Illinois Terminal, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

NS - Wood River Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1946
Warren through truss bridge over Wood River Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS/ITR Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Original 32' pile trestle built 1888; replaced 1907 with this bridge
Pony/through girder bridge over Illinois Terminal Ry. (abandoned) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Schoolhouse Trail - IL203 Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1935
Girder bridge over IL 203 on former IT RR, now a bike trail in Madison
open to pedestrians, on the same rail line that included Venice Trestle

UP - Church Road Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1952, still in use
Arch bridge over Church Road (TR 246) on Mo Pac Rr in Worden
Open to traffic

UP - Old Alton-Edwardsville Road Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Open to railroad traffic above and vehicle traffic below.
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Old Alton-Edwardsville Road, MCT Watershed Trail (former Illinois Terminal Railroad) on Norfolk Southern Railway in Roxana
Open to traffic

UP - Wood River Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1923
Warren Through truss bridge over Wood River Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to railroad traffic, but rarely used

Vermilion River Interurban Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1906, closed to traffic April 8, 1946, abandoned October 16, 1946, demolished in 1947
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
Demolished

Watershed Trail - Cahokia Creek Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Warren deck truss bridge over Cahokia Creek on MCT Watershed Trail, former Illinois Terminal Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Watershed Trail - N. University Drive Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
Built 1969 by the Illinois Terminal Railroad. Converted to trail use in 2002 after railroad line was abanonded.
Deck plate girder bridge over N. University Drive on MCT Watershed Trail, former Illinois Terminal Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Watershed Trail/NS Overpass (Madison County, Illinois)
former railroad line abandoned in 1990s, reopened 2003 as a bike trail
Pony/through plate girder bridge over UP Railroad on MCT Watershed Trail
Open to pedestrians