Alexander County

Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cable-stayed bridge over the Mississippi River connecting MO 34 and IL 146 at Cape Girardeau
Open to four-lane traffic
Opened to traffic Dec. 13, 2003, replacing the old Cape Girardeau Bridge
Cache Channel Illinois Central Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned pony plate-girder bridge over the Cache River Diversion Channel next to IL 3
Still standing, but rails removed
Cache Channel Missouri Pacific Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony plate-girder bridge over the Cache River Diversion Channel on the Missouri Pacific Thebes-Cairo railroad line
Several concrete piers remain
Cairo I-57 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel through arch bridge carrying I-57 over the Mississippi River at Cairo
Open to four lanes of traffic
Built 1978
Cairo Mississippi River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on U. S. Highway 60 / 62 between Birds Point, MO, and Cairo, IL
Open to traffic
Built 1929; tolls removed 1954; rehabilitated 1983, 2005, and 2011
Cairo Ohio River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cantilevered through truss over the Ohio River on US 51/60 between Cairo, Illinois and Wickliffe, Kentucky
Open to two-lane traffic
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1979
Cape Girardeau Bridge   [Map]
Lost continuous through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on MO 34/IL 146 at Cape Girardeau
Replaced by Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge
Built 1928, closed to all traffic on December 13, 2003, main spans demolished on September 9, 2004
CN - Cairo Flood Gate   [Map · Street View]
Flood gate and tunnel on US 51 at the north end of Cairo
Open to rail traffic above and highway traffic below
Built on the plan of Gatum Dam on the Panama Canal and cost a little more than $11,000 dollars.
CN - US51 Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Plate girder bridge over US 51 on IC Railroad in Cairo
Open to rail traffic above and highway traffic below
Built 1903
CN Cairo Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River carrying the Canadian National Railway (former Illinois Central Railroad) in Cairo
Open to railroad traffic
Built 1949-52, replacing the original bridge
Devils Island Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned slab bridge over Picayune Chute (Mississippi River side channel) on Devils Island Road
Abandoned
Drainage Ditch IL 3 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete bridge over a drainage Ditch on IL 3 just west of IL 127
Open to traffic
Built 1948
Fayville Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost bridge over Orchard Creek on Fayville Road just north of the intersection with Rock Spring Hollow Road in Thebes
No longer standing, but north abutment remains underneath the replacement bridge
First Cairo Railroad Bridge   [Map]
Lost through and deck truss bridge over the Ohio River carrying the Illinois Central Railroad in Cairo
Replaced by the current bridge, reusing many of the piers in the process
Built 1889 under engineer George S. Morison; replaced 1949-52
Gale Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Sexton Creek on Old Illinois Route 3 just off New Route 3 near Gale
Open to traffic
Built 1933; bypassed by new bridge in 1990; rehabilitated 2011
IC Lake Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Lake Creek on Illinois Central Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Icg RR Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Us 51 on Icg Rr
Built 1974
M & O South Cache Drainage Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned wooden trestle over a drainage channel south of Unity on the former Mobile & Ohio Railroad, next to IL 3
Abandoned
Miller Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony truss bridge over Miller Creek on Old Illinois Route 3 northeast of Thebes, 1 mi. north of Thebes
Open to two-lane traffic
Built 1933
Rock Spring Hollow Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Orchard Creek on Rock Spring Hollow Road (TR 16)
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1971
Rock Spring Hollow Trestle   [Map]
Lost railroad trestle over Orchard Creek and Rock Spring Hollow south of Thebes in Thebes
Several concrete footings remain
Singing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Lake Creek on Old IL 150 (predecessor to IL 3) within Horseshoe Lake State Natural Area
Removed but not replaced
STR - US51 Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over US 51 on Penn Central Railroad in Cairo
Open to traffic
Built 1917
Thebes Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cantilevered through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Thebes
Open to railroad traffic on two tracks
Built 1905 by a consortium of five railroad companies
Thebes Overpass   [Map]
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Poplar Street
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1988
UP Old IL 3 Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Old IL 3 on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic