Coles County

10th Street Bridge   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Town Branch on 10th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1883
6th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Stone arch bridge over Town Branch on 6th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1883
7th Street Bridge   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Town Branch on 7th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1883
Airtight Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Embarras River on TR 275, northeast of Charleston, 3 mi. northwest of Ashmore
Open to traffic
Built 1914 by the Decatur Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2010
Blakeman Bridge   [Map]
Three-span arch bridge over Embarras River on TR 193 (Old IL 130)
Open to traffic
Built 1907 by the Mercantile Bridge Co. of Paris, IL
Broadway Ave Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete tee beam bridge over Illinois Central RR on Broadway Ave (Fau76) in Mattoon
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1915; replaced 2002
Broadway St Bridge   [Map]
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Flat Branch on Broadway St (former US45)
Open to traffic
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1954
Cassel Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Cassel Creek on TR 175 C
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1900; replaced 1997
Charleston Ave Bridge   [Map]
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over ICRR on Charleston Ave (IL 16) in Mattoon
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1915; replaced 1981
CN - Flat Branch Bridge   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Flat Branch on CNRR (former Illinois Central)
Open
County Line Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Embarras River on TR 1 (CR 2000N)
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1895; replaced 1982
Dewitt Ave Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete tee beam bridge over ICRR on Dewitt Av (Fau 766) in Mattoon
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1915; replaced 1994
Eastern Illinois Railroad IL 316 Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over IL 316 (W. State Street) on Eastern Illinois Railroad in Charleston
Open to traffic
Eastern Illinois Railroad Overpass   [Map]
Bridge over Cobble Lane on Eastern Illinois Railroad
Open to traffic
Embarras River Eastern Illinois Railroad Company Bridge   [Map]
Pratt deck truss bridge over Embarras River on EIRCRR
Open to traffic
Flat Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Flat Creek on TR 53, .5 mi. west of Humboldt
Open to traffic
Built 1895
Fourth Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost arch bridge over Town Branch Creek on Fourth Street in Charleston
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1895; replaced 2000
Harrison Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Embarras River on E. Harrison Road in Charleston
Bypassed and abandoned, later removed
Built 1898
Kickapoo Creek Bridge   [Map]
Arch bridge over Kickapoo creek on TR 197, 1 mi. south of Coles Airport
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Lincoln Prairie Grass Trail Bridge   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Cassell Creek on Lincoln Prairie Grass Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Little Embarras River Pennsylvania Railroad Trestle   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Little Embarras River on PRR RR(ABN)
Derelict/abandoned
NYC-Polecat Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned concrete tee beam bridge over Polecat Creek on Abandoned New York Central Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1953
PC - Embarras River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Girder bridge over Embarras River & Stone Quarry Road/CR 1940 E on Penn Central Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Built 1900
PRR - Embarras River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned deck truss bridge over Embarras River on Former Pennsylvania Railroad/Penn Central(nee Vandalia, Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad)
Abandoned
Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad, a Vandalia branch in Illinois, which no longer exists.This bridge is over the Embarras River along Route 133 west of the little town of Oakland. Thanks to Lee Appleton for this find and history.
PRR - Little Embarras River Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Little Embarras River
Appears the supporting structure is sound, but many of the cross ties are rotted.
Believed to be originally built in 1916. (unconfirmed)
Reynolds Drive Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Timber stringer bridge over EI RR on Reynolds Drive in Charleston
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Stone Quarry Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Embarras River on TR 135D, 3.0 mi. northeast of Charleston
Open to traffic
Built 1883; rehabilitated 2009
Tributary of the Little Embarrass Bridge   [Map]
Timber stringer bridge over Tributary of the Little Embarrass
Intact but closed to all traffic
Original bridge believed to be constructed in 1917