Illinois River

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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

Beardstown Bridge (Cass County, Illinois)
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1973
Through truss bridge over the Illinois River on US 67/IL 100 at Beardstown
Open to traffic. Weight restriction of 15 tons due to issues.

Beardstown Toll Bridge (Cass County, Illinois)
Built 1888, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on State Street in Beardstown
Replaced by new bridge

BNSF - Chillicothe Rail Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
still in use
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Illinois River on BNSF Railway near Chilicothe
Open to railroad traffic

BNSF - Illinois River Bridge (Beardstown) (Cass County, Illinois)
Through truss vertical-lift bridge over Illinois River on BNSF Railway (formerly CB&Q, then BN) in Beardstown
Open to traffic

Bob Michel Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1993
Bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Route 40 in Peoria
Open to traffic

Brussels Ferry (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Ferry across Illinois River
open to traffic, but expect seasonal delays due to ice on the river

Buzzi Unicem - LaSalle Rail Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1896, two deck truss spans removed and replaced with a Parker truss in 1932
Through truss bridge over Illinois River/I&M Canal/Railroad (IAIS) on Buzzi Unicem's private rail line in La Salle
Open

CBQ - Illinois River Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1932, RR line abandoned 1970's, bridge removed summer 1980
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River now removed Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Removed

CBQ - Illinois River Bridge (Old) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1890 minus movable span; Movable span installed 1913; Replaced in 1932 by a vertical lift span
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR
Demolished

Cedar Street Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1933, rehabilitated in 2010
Deck truss bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Route 8, 29, and 116 in Peoria
Open to traffic

Cole Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1848; Repalced 1909
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Illinois River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

CSX - Seneca Lift Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
Three-span through truss railroad bridge with center lift span over the Illinois River east of Seneca. Damaged by a train derailment and collapse in 1916.
Three-span Pratt through truss bridge with center lift span over Illinois River on CSX Rail spur in Seneca
In use; rail line leased by CSX Transportation through 2030

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

Florence Bridge (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1981; closed June 28, 2012, due to issuses with towers; reopened April 22, 2013
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 100/IL 106 (Old US 36) in Florence
Open to traffic

Franklin Street Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1913, replaced by the Bob Michael Bridge in 1993
Lost Bascule and through truss bridge over Illinois River on Franklin Street in Peoria
Replaced by new bridge

Hennepin Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Bypassed 1969 with the I-180 Bridge, removed after 2000
Lost through truss bridge over Illinois River on Old IL 26 in Hennepin
Removed but not replaced

Henry Bridge (Marshall County, Illinois)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1988
Six-span through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 18 at Henry
Open to two-lane traffic

Henry Bridge (Original) (Marshall County, Illinois)
Built 1870
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on old road at Henry
Destroyed by collision

I-39 Illinois River Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1987
Steel through arch bridge over the Illinois River on I-39/US 51 near La Salle in Oglesby
Open to four lanes of traffic

Illinois River Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1909, collapsed on May 1, 1909
Lost concrete arch bridge over Illinois River in Peoria
Collapsed, and replaced

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

IR - Illinois River Bridge (Ottawa) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1898; Lift span added ca. 1932
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad in Ottawa


Joe Page Bridge (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1983 & again in 2004
Vertical-lift bridge over the Illinois River on IL 100 at Hardin
Open to two-lane traffic

Kampsville Ferry (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Ferry across Illinois River
open to traffic, but expect seasonal delays due to ice on the river

KCS - Illinois River Bridge (Greene County, Illinois)
Built 1902, Lift Span Added 1978
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Kansas City Southern Railway (former GWWR and Chicago & Alton) Railroad
Open to traffic

Lacon Bridge (Marshall County, Illinois)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1990
Continuous through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 17 at Lacon
Open to two-lane traffic

McClugage Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Eastbound bridge built 1948; westbound bridge built 1982
Pair of cantilevered through truss bridges over the Illinois River on US 24/US 150 in Peoria
Open to four lanes of traffic

Meredosia Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1984
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 104 at Meredosia
Open to traffic

Morris Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1978; replaced 2002
Lost five-span through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 47 at Morris
Replaced by modern bridge

Murray Baker Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1958; rehabilitated 1984 and 2005
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Illinois River on I-74 in Peoria
Open to traffic

NS - Valley City Bridge (Scott County, Illinois)
Built 1959
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly Wabash Railroad)
Open to traffic

Orr Road Bridge (Washington County, Arkansas)
Built 1924
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Orr Road (CR 67) just off AR 265, southeast of Prairie Grove
Closed

Ottawa Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1910; Replaced 1933
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Illinois River on La Salle Street
Replaced by a new bridge1933

Ottawa Bridge (Old) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1885; Replaced 1910
Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on La Salle Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Pekin Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built 1982 to replace a lift-type bridge at the same location
Bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Route 9 in Pekin
Open to traffic

Peru Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Construction started 1958 , opened to traffic abt 1964, rehabbed 1992-new deck, new approach span steel
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 251 at Peru
Open to two-lane traffic

PPU - Illinois River Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1985
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad in Peoria
Open to traffic

PPU - Pekin Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1896;
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on former Peoria and Pekin Union Railroad in Peoria
Replaced by new bridge

RI - Nabisco Bridge (1) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1888
Howe Pony Truss bridge over Marseilles Power Canal on spur of Rock Island Railroad in Marseilles
Derelict/abandoned

RI - Nabisco Bridge (2) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Marseilles Power Canal on Abandoned Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway
Derelict/abandoned

RI - Nabisco Bridge (3) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Marseilles Power Canal on Abandoned Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Scott W. Lucas Bridge (Mason County, Illinois)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1998
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Illinois River on US 136/IL 78/IL 97 at Havana
Open to two-lane traffic

Seneca Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1986; destroyed 2010 (main span imploded at 7AM on 11/18/2010)
Lost four-span through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 170 at Seneca
Replaced by nasty UCEB

Shade-Lohman Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1975
Pair of cantilevered through truss bridges over the Illinois River on I-474 south of Peoria in Bartonville
Open to four lanes of traffic

Shippingsport Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Lost 7 span through truss vertical lift bridge, replaced with a modern span.
Lost through truss bridge over Illinois River on once carried US 51 and later IL 351
Replaced by new bridge

Spring Valley Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1989
Five-span through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 89 south of Spring Valley
Open to two-lane traffic

Spring Valley Bridge (Old) (Bureau County, Illinois)
Replaced 1934
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

TP&W - Illinois River Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Removed 1970 after being damaged by a barge tow.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Toledo Peoria & Western Railway
Destroyed by collision

UP - Illinois River Lift Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Union Pacific Railroad in Pekin
Open to traffic

Utica Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1962
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 178 near Utica in La Salle
Open to two-lane traffic

Utica Swing Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Three spans destroyed by tornado on June 27, 1906. Bridge rebuilt and swing span added.
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Rt 178
Replaced by a new bridge

Valley City Eagle Bridges (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1988
Concrete deck girder bridge over Illinois River on US 36/I 72 in Valley City
Open to traffic

Wabash - Meredosia Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1857 (estimated), last train crossed tracks in 1955, dismantled after a new railroad bridge in Valley City opened but one pier still survives
Lost through truss swing bridge over Illinois River on railroad
Was located just downstream from the highway bridge.

Wabash - Valley City Bridge (Old) (Scott County, Illinois)
Original bridge at this location built 1880, original spans replaced 1920/21; replaced by a new bridge 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on former Wabash Railroad in Valley City
Replaced by new bridge just down stream from the original.