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"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

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

BNSF - Canal Street Lift Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1915
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch of Chicago River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Fuller Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1901
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Fuller Street on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BRC/BNSF Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over BNSF/Metra RR on Belt Railway
Open to traffic

Chicago & Alton Railroad Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Moveable warren through truss with no verticals bridge over Bubbly Creek (South Fork of South Branch of Chicago River) on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Open to traffic

CN - Little Calumet River Bridges (Cook County, Illinois)
Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on CNRR (former Illinois Central), Metra, Amtrak
Open

CN/Amtrak - Cal-Sag Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Through truss bridge over Cal-Sag Channel on Canadian National RR/Amtrak
Open

CP - Addison Street Bridge (Old Irving Park) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Addison Street on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Ainslie Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Slab bridge over Ainslie Street on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Argyle Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Slab bridge over Argyle Street on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Carmen Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Slab bridge over Carmen Avenue on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Elston Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Elston Avenue on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Foster Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Slab bridge over Foster Avenue on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1905 and 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River in Elgin on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Irving Park Road Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Irving Park Road on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Lawerence Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Slab bridge over Lawerence Avenue on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Milwaukee Avenue Bridge (Old Irving Park) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Milwaukee Avenue on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Montrose Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Slab bridge over Montrose Avenue on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Wilson Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Slab bridge over Wilson Avenue on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

CP/Metra - Deerfield Road Overpass (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1915
Slab bridge over Deerfield Road on CPRR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic

CP/Metra - Kennedy Road Overpass (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1940
Girder bridge over Kennedy Rd (IL 60) on CPRR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic

CSX/BNSF - Connector Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Washington Street and York Avenue on CSX/BNSF Connector
Open to traffic

CTA Green Line - Englewood Rail Crossing (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1906
Pratt through truss bridge over Metra on Chicago Transit Authority
Open to traffic

CTA Green Line/Northwestern Terminal Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1909; Replaced when the terminal was rebuilt, sometime after 1994
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Metra on Chicago Transit Authority Green Line
Replaced by a new bridge

CTM - Bloomingdale Line Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899 to replace earlier wooden through truss swing bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Chicago Terminal Railway
Abandoned to rail traffic Feb. 2018 after severe vandalism to wiring

Grand Avenue Union Pacific Railroad Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built ca 1888 reconstructed 1977
Deck plate girder bridge over W Grand Ave and N Union Ave on UPRR
Open to traffic

Hubbard's Cave (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1959.
Tunnel on I-90/I-94 Kennedy Expy
Open to traffic

IAIS - Branch of Hickory Creek Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Steel stringer bridge over Branch of Hickory Creek on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Open to traffic

IAIS/Metra - Schoolhouse Road Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Schoolhouse Rd & Hickory Creek on Chicago Rail Link RR (former Rock Island)
Open to traffic

IAIS/Metra - US30 Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over US 30 (Lincoln Highway) on Chicago Rail Link/Metra (former Rock Island)
Open to traffic

Metra - 55th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1929
Slab bridge over East 55th Street on Metra/CN railroads
Open to traffic

Metra - 63rd Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1904
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 63rd Street on Metra
Open to traffic

Metra - 64th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1904
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 64th Street on Metra
Open to traffic

Metra - Cal-Sag Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Pair of through truss bridges over Calumet Sag Channel on Metra Rock Island Line
Open to traffic

Metra - Cal-Sag Canal Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Warren through truss bridge over Cal-Sag Channel on Norfolk Southern/Metra RR's
Open

Metra - Cermak Road Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Steel rigid frame bridge over Cermak Road on Metra
Open to traffic

Metra - Lake-Cook Road Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1997
Girder bridge over Lake-Cook Road on CPRR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic

Metra - Marley Creek Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1925
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Marley Creek (aka N. Fork Hickory Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Metra - Marley Creek Bridge #2 (Will County, Illinois)
Original 12' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1882; replaced 1925 with this bridge
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Metra - Marley Creek Bridge #3 (Will County, Illinois)
Original 55' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1930 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Metra
Open to rail traffic

Metra - Oakwood Boulevard Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1921
Steel stringer bridge over Metra Electric Line and CN Railway on Oakwood Blvd
Open to traffic during reconstruction, would be posted or closed except for temporary shoring

Metra - South Fork Hickory Creek Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork Hickory Creek on Metra Southwest Line
Open to rail traffic

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

Metra/IAIS Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1917
Baltimore through truss bridge over Iowa Interstate Railroad (former Rock Island) on Metra Southwest Line (former Norfolk & Western) in New Lenox
Open to traffic

Northbrook Rail Crossing (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Lattice through truss bridge over Canadian Pacific Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Old Plank Road Trail/Metra Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Metra on Old Plank Road Trail
Open to pedestrians only

UP - 1st Street Overpass (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 1st Street on Union Pacific Railroad in Geneva
Open to traffic

UP - Addison Street Bridge (Roscoe Village) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1959
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Addison Street and Lincoln Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Balmoral Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Balmoral Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Belmont Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Belmont Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Berteau Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Berteau Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Bloom Street Bridge (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1929
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bloom Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Clybourn Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1900
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clybourn Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Cornelia Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cornelia Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Deering Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Warren Through Truss Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Des Plaines River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910; Piers widened and spans added 1929
Two Track Pony/through plate girder bridge over Des Plaines River & Campground Rd on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Foster Avenue Bridge #2 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Foster Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Fox River Bridge (Geneva) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1920
Deck Plate Girder Bridge over Fox River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Grace Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Grace Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Hazel Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hazel Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Illinois Road Bridge (Lake County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Illinois Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Irving Park Road Bridge #4 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Irving Park Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Laurel Avenue Bridge (Lake County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Laurel Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Lawrence Avenue Bridge #2 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lawrence Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Leland Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Leland Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Lincoln Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1908
Deck plate girder bridge over Lincoln Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Melrose Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Melrose Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Montrose Avenue Bridge #2 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Montrose Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Paulina Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1905
Deck plate girder bridge over Paulina Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Prairie Alley Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Deck plate girder bridge over Canadian Pacific Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Roscoe Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Roscoe Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - School Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over School Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Sunnyside Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sunnyside Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Vine Avenue Bridge (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1901
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Vine Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Waukegan River Bridge (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1882
Stone arch bridge over Waukegan River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Webster Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1900
Steel stringer bridge over Webster Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open

UP - Wilson Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wilson Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Winnemac Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Winnemac Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Wood Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1905
Deck plate girder bridge over Wood Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP/Metra - Fox River Bridge (McHenry County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Deck truss bridge over Fox River on UPRR (Former C&NW) between Cary & Fox River Grove
Open to traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1006 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1930
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over S. Western Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1021 (Cook County, Illinois)
Original 70' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1929 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over overflow ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1024 - Stony Creek (Cook County, Illinois)
Original 126' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1917 with this bridge
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Stony Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1034 - 119th St. Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over 119th St./W. College Dr. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1035 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over S. 80th Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1037 - 121st St. Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1927; replaced by a new concrete span (unknown date)
Lost Concrete slab bridge over W. 121st St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1043A - LaGrange Rd. Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1923, Replaced 2013
Deck plate girder bridge over US Hwy. 45/S. LaGrange Rd. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1054 (Cook County, Illinois)
Original 11' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1913 with this bridge
Concrete culvert bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1057 (Cook County, Illinois)
Original 42' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1904 with this bridge; replaced at a later (unknown) date
Lost Concrete culvert bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Bridge rebuilt for one-track operation at unknown date

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1058 - Marley Creek (Cook County, Illinois)
Original 42' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1936 with this bridge; replaced by a concrete 2-track span at a later (unknown) date
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge