Fox River

Wisconsin-Illinois
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This river (not to be confused with the similarly-named `Fox River' in Northeast Wisconsin) begins west of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and flows to Ottawa, Illinois.

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

BNSF - Hurds Island Rail Bridge (E) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1920
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River in Aurora on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Hurds Island Rail Bridge (W) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1920
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River in Aurora on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

CB&Q - Fox River Bridge (Aurora) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1900
Deck Girder Bridge over Fox River in Aurora on Abandoned Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CN - Fox River Bridge (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Warren through truss bridge over Fox River on Railroad
Open to traffic

East Channel Galena Boulevard Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1997
Two-span arch bridge over Fox River, East Channel, on Galena Blvd. in Aurora
Open to traffic

I&M Canal Fox River Aqueduct (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Rebuilt in 1903
I&M Canal aqueduct over Fox River
Open to Foot & Bike Traffic. Aqueduct is dry.

I&M Canal Trail - Fox River Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1930; Abandoned 1934, Converted to trail?
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on I&M Canal Trail (Nee Chicago & Illiinois Valley Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

IAIS - Fox River Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on CSX Transportation in Ottawa
Open to traffic

IR - Fox River Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Fox River on Illinois Railway West of Sheridan
Open to traffic

IR - Fox River Bridge (Boulder Hill) (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1903, Approach added 1938
Steel stringer bridge over IL 25 & Fox River on Illinois Railway


Main Street Arch Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1922; Replaced 1997
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River on E Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bowstring Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1872; Replaced 1922
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Fox River on Main Street
Removed

Millbrook Bridge (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1897. Bypassed by a new concrete & Steel Stringer in 1984
Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River
Open to pedestrians, beautiful setting

North Avenue Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1974. Major reconstruction in 2002
Concrete bridge over Fox River on North Avenue in Aurora
Open to traffic

State Street Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Replaced ca. 1992
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River in Elgin 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/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

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

Washington Street Bridge (Older) (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built ca.1900; Replaced 1937
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on Washington Street & Aurora, Elgin & Fox River Electric Co.
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Street Bridge (Oldest) (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1867; Replaced ca. 1900
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Fox River on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

West Channel Galena Boulevard Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1996
Two-span arch bridge over Fox River, West Channel, on Galena Blvd in Aurora
Open to traffic