Cook County

"Eight Track" Bascule Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on Chicago & Northern Pacific
Open to traffic
Built 1909
"Polly "L"" Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Camelback through truss bridge over UP RR (formerly C&NW RR) on an Abandoned Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad line
Abandoned
Built 1898 for Metropolitan West Side Elevated; route abandoned 1964
100th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Calumet River on E 100th Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1927
104th Ave Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on 104th Ave (Willow Springs Rd)
Open to traffic
Built 1964
106th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Calumet River on 106th Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1998
106th Street Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Calumet River on 106th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced ca. 1929
11th Street Pedestrian Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Stringer bridge over Canadian National Railway on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only
127th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on 127th Street (IL 83) in Alsip/Crestwood
Open to traffic
Built 1968
12th Street Bridge (Unbuilt)   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Chicago River on 12th Street (Now Roosevelt Road)
Never built
12th Street Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 12th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1886; Replaced 1928
12th Street Swing Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 12th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1868; Replaced 1886
130th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on 130th Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1949
130th Street Railroad Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Ry
Open
157th Street Pedestrian Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over I-57 on 157th Street Pedestrian Overpass
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1968
18th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 18th Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1967
18th Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Warren deck truss bascule bridge over the South Branch on 18th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1905; Replaced 1967
18th Street Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 18th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1888; Replaced 1905
18th Street Bridge (Oldest)   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 18th Streeet
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1868; Replaced 1888
35th Street Lift Bridge   [Map]
Lost bascule lift bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on 35th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1914
35th Street Pedestrian Bridge (new)   [Map]
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
Built 2016
39th Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork South Branch Chicago River on 39th Street
No longer exists
95th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Calumet River on 95th Street (US 12/US 20) in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1958
95th Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost bascule truss bridge over Calumet River on 95th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1902; Replaced 1958
Abandoned CSX - Ogden Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Ogden Avenue on CSX Transportation
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1912
Abandoned NS - Bridge No. 6   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry (later New York Central RR)
Abandoned
Built 1912-1915; currently out of use, stored in partially raised position
Adams Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Adams Street (former westbound US 66) in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1996 and 2017
Adams Street Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Adams Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1889 to replace earlier 1869 swing bridge; replaced 1927
Addison Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over N Br Chicago River on Addison Street
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1920
Alsip Tank Farm Bridges   [Map · Street View]
Set of 4 wire suspension bridges over Cal Sag Canal on Petroleum Pipline
In active use
Animal Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Arch bridge over Jackson Park Lagoon on Lake Shore Drive/Coast Guard Drive (US 41) in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1904, rebuilt and widened 2003
Archer Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Archer Ave/IL 171/ IL 83
Open to traffic
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1997
Archer Avenue Bridge (old)   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced ca. 1934
Archer Avenue Lift Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Through truss bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1906
Archer Avenue Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1870 to replace earlier bridge of unknown type, replaced 1906
Ashland Avenue Bascule Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Ashland Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1938
Ashland Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Parker through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Ashland Avenue in Calumet Park
Open to traffic
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1998
Ashland Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Ashland Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1993
ATSF/C&A - South Fork South Branch Chicago River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bobtail swing bridge over Chicago River South Fork South Branch on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe/Chicago & Alton RR
No longer exists
Built in the 1880s; Replaced 1906
Aulwurm Drive Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned warren pony truss bridge over Little Calumet River on Aulwurm Drive
Derelict/abandoned
B&O - Calumet River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Bridge over Calumet River on B&O Railroad
Destroyed by collision
Built 1912- 1914, Destroyed 1988 leaving but a counterweight
B&O - Calumet River Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Calumet River on Baltimore & Ohio RR
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced in 1912 with a heel trunnion bascule bridge
B&OCT - South Branch Chicago River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned warren through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1930
Belmont Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Belmont Avenue
No longer exists
Bernard Street Footbridge   [Map · Street View]
Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on a pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only
Bishop Ford Expwy "Steel Bridge"   [Map · Street View]
Pair of through truss bridges over Little Calumet River on I-94 in calumet City
Open to traffic
Built 1949
Blackhawk Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Blackhawk Street
Removed but not replaced
Built 1869 at Division Street; relocated to Blackhawk Street 1902; demolished 1910
Bloomingdale Trail - Alleyway Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Alleyway on Bloomingdale Line Park
Open to pedestrians only
Bloomingdale Trail - Marshfield Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Marshfield Avenue on Bloomingdale Line Park
Open to pedestrians only
Bloomingdale Trail - Milwaukee Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Through Girder bridge over N. Milwaukee Avenue on Bloomingdale Line Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1913
Bloomingdale Trail - North Washtenaw Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over North Washtenaw Avenue on Bloomingdale Trail -
Open to pedestrians only
Bloomingdale Trail - Paulina Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Paulina Street on Bloomingdale Line Park
Open to pedestrians only
Bloomingdale Trail - Western Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Western Avenue on Bloomingdale Line Park
Open to pedestrians only
Installed here April 29, 2014 after being relocated from Ashland Avenue
Blue Island Yard Bridges   [Map · Street View]
5 different Camelback Pratt through truss bridges on several different railroads crossing Cal Sag Channel
4 wider spans still in use by railroad, a 5th narrower span not used at this time
Built in 1935, rebuit in 1964-65
Bluff City Blvd. Bridge   [Map]
Arch bridge over Poplar Creek on Bluff City Blvd. in Elgin
Open to traffic
Built 1909
BNSF - Canal Street Lift Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch of Chicago River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1915
BNSF - Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal Swing Bridge   [Map]
Pratt through truss bridge over Sanitary and Ship Canal on BNSF (former Illinois Central RR)
Open to traffic
Built 1898-1900 to Chicago Sanitary Commission design for Illinois Northern RR
BNSF - Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Bridge (Lamont)   [Map · Street View]
Swing through truss bridge over Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal on BNSF Railroad in Lemont
Open to traffic
Built 1898
BNSF - Fuller Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Fuller Street on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1901
BNSF - Kostner Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Kostner Ave on BNSF RR
Open to traffic
BNSF - Marshall Boulevard Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Marshall Boulevard on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1901
BNSF - S&S Canal Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Two track Pratt through truss bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on BNSF (former Santa Fe) Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1898
BRC - 26th Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 26th Street on Belt Railway
Open to traffic
New bridge on older abutments
BRC - Hawthorne Plant Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Abandoned Western Electric plant road on Belt Railway
Open to traffic
BRC - Ogden Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Ogden Ave (Old Rotute 66) on Belt Railway of Chicago
Open to traffic
BRC/BNSF Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over BNSF/Metra RR on Belt Railway
Open to traffic
Briarwood Lane Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete bridge over Salt Creek on Briarwood Lane in Plum Grove Estates
Open to traffic
Built 1954
CA&E - Chicago River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Chicago River on Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Built 1895 for Metropolitan-West Side Elevated Railroad, removed ca 1958 after the CA&E folded in 1957
CA&E - Des Plaines River Bridge   [Map]
Pony plate girder bridge over Des Plaines River Bridge on Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad
Removed
Removed 1958
California Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal on S. California Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1926
Calumet River I-90 Skyway Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Calumet River on I-90 Skyway in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1958
Canal Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Canal Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1948
Canal Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Canal Street
No longer exists
Built 1902; replaced 1948
Canal Street Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Chicago River South Branch
No longer exists
Cermak Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Cermak Road in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1997
Cermak Road Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Cermak Road Bridge
Replaced by a new bridge
Built in 1871 Replaced in 1905
Chatham Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Chatham Street in Blue Island
Open to pedestrians, bicycles, and emergency vehicles
Built 1964; closed 2010; reopened to pedestrians March 20, 2017
Cherry Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over North Branch Canal on Cherry Avenue, former Chicago/Milwaukee/St. Paul Railroad
Open to traffic from trains and pedestrains
Built 1901
Chicago & Alton Railroad Bridge   [Map · Street View]
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
Built 1906
Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt through truss bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on Belt Railway of Chicago (former Chicago & Western Indiana RR)
Open to traffic
Built 1899
Chicago Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Chicago Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1914
Cicero Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over the Chicago S&S Canal on S. Cicero Avenue (IL 50) in Chicago
Open to four lanes of traffic
Built 1927; widened and rehabilitated 1966
Cicero Avenue Cal-Sag Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Calumet Sag Channel on Cicero Avenue (IL 50) in Crestwood
Open to four-lane traffic
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1963
Clark Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on N. Clark Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1985
Clark Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Main Chicago River on Clark Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built in 1889 collision in 1929
CN - Calumet River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Ry (now CNRR)
Open
Built 1974
CN - Chicago Avenue Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chicago Ave on Canadian National RR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic
CN - Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt through truss bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on CNRR (original Chicago, Madison & Northern Railroad)
Open to traffic
Built 1899
CN - Collateral Channel Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Collateral Channel on Chicago & Western Illinois Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1914; intact but fixed, in use locked down
CN - Des Plaines River Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Des Plaines River on CNRR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic
CN - Flint Creek Arch Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Flint Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1910
CN - Golf Road Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through girder bridge over Golf Road (IL58) on EJ&E Ry (now CNRR)
Open to traffic
Modern bridge built when Golf road was widened early 1990's
CN - Hawthorne/Central Avenue Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Central Ave/UPRR/Hawthorne Ave on Canadian National RR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic
CN - Lake Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Lake Street on Canadian National RR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic
CN - Little Calumet River Bridges   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on CNRR (former Illinois Central), Metra, Amtrak
Open
CN - Oak Avenue Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Oak Ave on Canadian National RR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic
CN - Ogden Ave Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Ogden Ave (Old Rotute 66) on IHBrr (former Penn Central)
CN - Ogden Ave Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Ogden Ave (Old Rotute 66) & Austin Blvd on CNRR (former Illinois Central)
Open to traffic
CN - Poplar Creek Arch Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Poplar Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic
CN - US-45 Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over US-45 on CN Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1967
CN - W Higgins Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over W Higgins Road (ILL-72) on WCRR
Open to traffic
Built 1934
CN - Washington Boulevard Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Washington Blvd on Canadian National RR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic
Built 1956, this sure loosk older than 1956
CN/Amtrak - Cal-Sag Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal-Sag Channel on Canadian National RR/Amtrak
Open
CNW - Deering Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1887; Replaced 1916
CNW - Des Plaines River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Plaines River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1883; Replaced 1909
CNW - Kinzie Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Union Pacific Railroad
Officially open to traffic; carries 1 UPRR "Hy-rail" truck annually
Built 1908; Rail line abandoned ca. 2001; Declared Chicago Landmark 2007
CNW - Kinzie Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Chicago River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1898; Replaced 1908 and relocated to Milwaukee
Columbus Drive Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Columbus Drive in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1982
Congress Parkway Bridges   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Congress Parkway in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1956; Rehabilitated 2010-2012
Cortland Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Double-leaf bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on W. Cortland Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1901-02
Cortland Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Cortland Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Buit 1871, replaced 1902
Crawford Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Crawford Avenue in Alsip/Crestwood
Open to traffic
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1971
Crawford Avenue Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Caumet Sag -Sanitary Canal on Crawford Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
CRT/BRC Overpass   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Belt Railway of Chicago on Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Built 1895 for Metropolitan-West Side Elevated Railroad, removed c1958
CRT/CTA Lake Street Transfer   [Map]
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Chicago Transit Authority on Chicago Rapid Transit
Removed
Built 1895; Route abandoned and likley removed 1964
CSL - Central Station Bridge   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Illinois Central Railroad on Chicago Surface Lines
Removed
Built 1933; Removed 1974
CSX - Des Plaines Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Des Plaines Ave on CSX RR (former Baltimore & Ohio RR)
Open to traffic
CSX - Ogden Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned bridge over Ogden Ave (Old Rotute 66) on Former Penn Central RR
Abandoned
CSX/Major Taylor Trail - Little Calumet River Bridge   [Map]
Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on CSX RR Industial Spur (former Penn Central)/Major Taylor bike trail
Open
CTA - Ogden Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Ogden Ave (Old Rotute 66) on CTA Pink Line
Open to traffic
CTA Blue Line - Des Plaines Avenue Overpass   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Des Plaines Ave on CTA
Open to traffic
Built in 1959
CTA Blue Line - Eisenhower Expressway Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Eisenhower (Ike) Expy/I-290 on CTA
Open to traffic
Built 1959
CTA Brown Line - South Branch Chicago River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Chicago Transit Authority Brown Line
Replaced by a new bridge
Built in the 1920s as a "shoo-fly", Replaced 1981
CTA Green Line - Englewood Rail Crossing   [Map · Street View]
Pratt through truss bridge over Metra on Chicago Transit Authority
Open to traffic
Built 1906
CTA Green Line/IC Overpass   [Map]
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Illinois Central Railroad on Chicago Transit Authority Green Line
Removed
Built 1892; Closed 1982; Removed 1984
CTA Green Line/Northwestern Terminal Overpass   [Map]
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Metra on Chicago Transit Authority Green Line
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1909; Replaced when the terminal was rebuilt, sometime after 1994
CTA Pink Line - Ogden Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Ogden Ave (Old Rotute 66) on CTA Pink Line
Open to traffic
CTA Pink Line/BOCT Overpass   [Map]
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Baltimore & Ohio Chicago Terminal on Chicago Transit Authority Pink Line
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced with a TPG ca. 1981
CTA Purple Line - North Shore Channel Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over North Shore Channel on Chicago Transit Authority
Open to traffic
CTA Red/Green Lines - Dan Ryan Double Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over I/90-94, CTA Red Line 'L' on CTA Green Line 'L'
Open to traffic
Original 'L' line built 1905. Bridge built 1961 as part of construction of Dan Ryan Expressway
CTA Yellow Line - North Shore Channel Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren deck truss bridge over North Shore Channel on Chicago Transit Authority (formerly Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee)
Open to traffic
Built 1925
CTA/CWI Overpass   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad on Chicagoo Transit Authority
Removed
Built 1907; Removed 1957
CTM - Bloomingdale Line Swing Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Chicago Terminal Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1899 to replace earlier wooden through truss swing bridge
CTT - South Branch Chicago River Lift Bridge   [Map]
Lost Warren double leaf rolling lift through truss bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Grand Central Station RR
No longer exists
Built 1899
CTT - South Branch Chicago River Swing Bridge   [Map]
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 18XX; Replaced 1899
CTT - West Fork South Branch Chicago River Bridge   [Map]
Lost deck plate girder bridge over West Fork South Branch Chicago River (No longer exists) on Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad
No longer exists
Built 1898
CWI - 51st Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over 51st Street on Chicago & Western Indiana
Open
CWI - Calumet River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on abandoned Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad
Closed to all traffic
Built 1967-1968 to replace earlier Strauss-type bridge; currently disused, stored in raised position
CWI - Calumet River Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Calumet River on Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1912 ; Replaced in 1968
CWI - Calumet River Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Calumet River on Chicago & Western Indiana RR
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1895 Replaced 1912
Damen Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel through arch bridge over N Branch Chicago River on North Damen Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1999
Damen Avenue Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago River North Banch on North Damen Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1929
Dan Ryan Expy Chicago River Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over S Branch Chicago River on I-90,94 Dan Ryan Expressway
Open to traffic
Built 1962; rehabilitated 1988
Dearborn Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Dearborn Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1963
Dearborn Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Main Chicago River on Dearborn Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1907; Replaced 1963
Dearborn Street Drawbridge (Oldest)   [Map]
Lost Timber drawbridge over Chicago River on Dearborn Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1834 as Chicago's first drawbridge; removed 1839
Diversey Avenue Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Parker through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Diversey Avenue
Superstructure replaced
Division Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Division Street in Blue island
Reopened after rehabilitation
Built 1964; closed 2010; reopened August 4, 2016
Division Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Chicago River North Branch Canal on Division Street in Chicago
Replaced by temporary Bailey Bridge while new fixed bridge is built
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1983; demolished 2014
Division Street Bridge (new)   [Map · Street View]
Bailey pony truss bridge over Chicago River North Branch Canal on West Division Street
Open to traffic
Ordered from a catalog and assembled; opened September 30, 2014.
Douglas Park Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel arch bridge over Burkhardt Park Lake on Burkhardt Drive
Open to pedestrians
Built ca. 1879
Dundee Road Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Des Plaines River on IL 68 (Dundee Road)
Open to traffic
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1982
Eight Track Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Sanitary & Ship Canal on Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad/Chicago Junction Railway/Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1901; Replqced 1909
EJ&E - Calumet River Bridge #710   [Map]
Pratt through truss swing bridge over the Calumet River on Elgin Joliet & Eastern Ry
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ?; Replaced 1974
Erie Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River, C&NW RR on Erie Street
Removed but not replaced
Built 1910
Ewing Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Calumet River on Ewing Avenue (US 41) in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1992 and 2013
Ford City Drive Overpass   [Map]
Concrete frame bridge over S. Pulaski Road (Crawford Avenue) on Ford City Drive in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1944
Francisco Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Francisco Avenue in unincorporated area of Cook County
Open to traffic
Built 1969
Frank Lloyd Wright Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Bridge over Ravine on Sylvan Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1915 as part of a residential development; Demolished 1984; Replaced 1985
Franklin Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Franklin Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1920; rehabilitated 2002
Fullerton Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Fullerton Avenue
No longer exists
Grand Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Grand Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1974
Grand Avenue Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Howe through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Grand Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built in 1869 Replaced in 1910
Grand Avenue Union Pacific Railroad Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over W Grand Ave and N Union Ave on UPRR
Open to traffic
Built ca 1888 reconstructed 1977
Grand Avenue Viaduct   [Map]
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Railroad Tracks on Grand Avenue
Removed but not replaced
Built 1888; Removed 1975
Grand Crossing Rail Bridge #3   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Canadian National Railway on Abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway
Derelict/abandoned
Grant Memorial Arch   [Map · Street View]
Ston arch bridge over Walkway on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1894
H. Wallace Caldwell Memorial Bridge   [Map]
Wire suspension bridge over Des Plaines River on Pedestrian Trail
Open to pedestrians
Built in 1940; Refurbished in 2002 by Kovilik Constr
Halsted Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1988
Halsted Street Lift Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1894
Halsted Street Overpass   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on Halsted Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1971
Harlem Avenue Cal-Sag Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Harlem Avenue (IL 43) in Worth/Palos Heights
Open to traffic
Built 1964
Harlem Avenue S&S Canal Bridge   [Map]
Pair of bascule bridges over the Sanitary & Ship Canal on Harlem Avenue (IL 43) in Chicago
Open to traffic
Northbound bridge built 1931; southbound built 1966
Harrison Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Harrison Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1960
Harrison Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Harrison Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Hayes Drive Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Jackson Park Lagoon on Hayes Drive in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1902
Hubbard's Cave   [Map · Street View]
Tunnel on I-90/I-94 Kennedy Expy
Open to traffic
Built 1959.
IBH - Grand Calumet River Bridge   [Map]
Polygonal Warren pony truss with no verticals bridge over Grand Calumet River on Indiana Belt Harbor RR
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1907
IC - 134th Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge over 134th Street on Illinois Central RR
Removed but not replaced
IC - Little Calumet River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Calumet River on Illinois Central RR
Open to traffic fixed in place
Built 1925
IC - Little Calumet River Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Deck girder bridge over Little Calumet River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
IC - S. Michigan Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Michigan Ave on Abandoned Illinois Central RR
Abandoned
IC - S. Prairie Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over S. Prairie Ave on Abandoned Illinois Central RR
Abandoned
IC - Sibley Boulevard Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Sibley Boulevard on Railroad
Open to traffic
IHB - Madison Street Bridge (E)   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Madison Street on Indiana Harbor Belt Company
Open to traffic
Built 1951
IHB - S&S Canal Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal on Indiana Harbor Belt/Soo Line RR's
Open
Built ca. 1963
IHB - S&S Canal Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal on Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad
Collapsed
Lost ca. 1963
Indiana Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on Indiana Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1977
Indiana Avenue Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on Indiana Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1914; Replaced 1977
Indiana Avenue Canadian National Railway Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Indiana Ave on CNRR
Open to traffic
J&E - Summit Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois Central Railroad on Joliet & Eastern Traction Co.
Removed but not replaced
Jackson Boulevard Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Jackson Blvd. (original Rte 66)in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1916
Jackson Boulevard Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Jackson Blvd.
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1901, replaced 1915
Jackson Park Lagoon Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Stringer bridge over Jackson Park Lagoon on S. Lake Shore Drive (US 41) and Lakefront Trail in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1995; north approach span added 2004
Joliet Rd Des Plaines River Bridge   [Map]
Stringer bridge over Des Plaines River on Joliet Road (Old Rte 66)
Open to traffic
Kedzie Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Kedzie Avenue in Blue Island
Open to traffic
Built 1966
Kedzie Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal on Kedzie Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1969
Kingery Highway S&S Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal on Kingery Highway (IL 83)
Open to traffic
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1997
Kinzie Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Kinzie Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1999
La Grange Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pair of through truss bridges over Cal Sag Channel on La Grange Road (US 45)
Open to traffic
Built 1967
Lake Shore Drive Drawbridge   [Map · Street View]
Double-deck bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1937
Lake Street Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Des Plaines River on Lake Street in River Forest
Open to traffic
Built 1931
Lake Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Lake Street and CTA Green/Pink Lines in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1916
Lake Street Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Lake Street, Lake Street Elevated Railway
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1886, replaced 1916
LaSalle Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on N. LaSalle Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1928
Lawndale Ave S&S Canal Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal on Lawndale Ave
No longer exists
Lehman Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Silver Creek on 5th Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1929; being replaced in 2012
Lemont Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Sanitary Canal on Lemont Road
No longer exists
Built 1899
Lincoln Park Passerelle   [Map · Street View]
Through arch bridge over N Lake Shore Dr in Chicago
Open to pedestrians
Built 1940; reinforcing cross-bracing added 1991.
Linden Ave Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over North Shore Channel on Linden Avenue in Wilmette
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Little Calumet River Halsted Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on IL 1 (Halsted Street) in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1996
Loomis Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Loomis Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1976
Loomis Street Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Loomis Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Madison Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Des Plaines River on Madison Street in Chicago
No longer exists
Built 1948; replaced 2003
Madison Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Madison Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1994
Madison Street Bridge (OLD)   [Map]
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Plaines River on Madison Street
No longer exists
Madison Street Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Madison Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1891 to replace earlier swing bridge, replaced 1922
Main Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Main Street
No longer exists
Built 1902
Maple Ave Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over N Shore Channel on Maple Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Metra - 55th Street Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over East 55th Street on Metra/CN railroads
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1929
Metra - 63rd Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 63rd Street on Metra
Open to traffic
Built 1904
Metra - 64th Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 64th Street on Metra
Open to traffic
Built 1904
Metra - Cal-Sag Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pair of through truss bridges over Calumet Sag Channel on Metra Rock Island Line
Open to traffic
Metra - Cal-Sag Canal Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over Cal-Sag Channel on Norfolk Southern/Metra RR's
Open
Metra - Cermak Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel rigid frame bridge over Cermak Road on Metra
Open to traffic
Metra - Lake-Cook Road Overpass   [Map]
Girder bridge over Lake-Cook Road on CPRR (former Soo Line RR)
Open to traffic
Built 1997
Metra - Oakwood Boulevard Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Metra Electric Line and CN Railway on Oakwood Blvd
Open to traffic, would be posted or closed except for temporary shoring
Built 1921
Michigan Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Michigan Avenue (former US 14) in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1920; repaired after freak accident 1992
MILW - Madison Street Overpass   [Map]
Bridge over Madison Street on Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad
Open to traffic
MILW - North Branch Chicago River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Chicago Milwaukee St Paul & Pacific RR
Removed but not replaced
Built 1909
Milwaukee Avenue Viaduct   [Map]
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on Milwaukee Avenue
Removed
Milwaukee Avenue Viaduct (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad on Milwaukee Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1873; replaced 1914
MJ Railway Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Ogden Ave (Old Rotute 66), BNSF RR & 26th St on Manufactures Junction Railway
Open to traffic
Monroe Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on W. Monroe Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1919
N Shore Channel Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over N Shore Channel on Sheridan Road
Open to traffic
Built 1911
N Shore Channel Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over N Shore Channel on Linden Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Nichols Bridgeway   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Monroe Street on walkway from Millennium Park to Art Institute of Chicago
Open to pedestrians only
Built 2009
Norfolk Southern Little Calumet River Bridge   [Map]
Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open
North Avenue Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Double-leaf bascule through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Avenue in Chicago
Replaced by a modern bridge
Built 1907
North Branch Canal Halsted Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel through arch Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on N. Halsted St
Open to traffic
Built 2011 Tied steel through arch
North Branch Chicago River North Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 2007-Hybrid Suspension/Cable-stayed bridge
North Halsted Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1955
North Halsted Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River Canal on N. Halsted Street in Chicago
Demolished and replaced
Built 1909
North Halsted Street Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Halsted Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1897
North Western Avenue Bascule Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Western Avenue
No longer exists
Built 1905
Northbrook Rail Crossing   [Map]
Lattice through truss bridge over Canadian Pacific Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1912
NS - 59th Street Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 59th Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic
NS - 61st Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 61st Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1898
NS - Calumet River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly PFW&C RR)
Open to traffic
Built 1912-1913; originally consisted of two identical bridges side-by-side but one was demolished
NS - Calumet River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (former Nickel Plate Ry)
Open
Built 1971
NS - Calumet River Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern RR
Replaced by a new bridge
NS - Princeton Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Princeton Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1898
O'Hare Aircraft Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over I-190 on Runway
Open to airplane traffic
Built 1966
Oakwood Blvd Lake Shore Drive Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Lake Shore Drive (US 41) on Oakwood Blvd
Open to traffic
Built 1950, rehabilitated 1989
Ogden Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Concrete tee beam bridge over Des Plaines River on Ogden Ave in Lyons
Open to traffic
Built 1933
Ogden Avenue Viaduct   [Map]
Lost viaduct over Chicago River North Branch and city streets on Ogden Avenue
No longer exists
Built 1932; closed to traffic March 24, 1992; demolished 1993
Ogden Slip Lake Shore Drive Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bascule bridge over Ogden Slip on Lake Shore Drive US 41
Replaced by a fixed span
Built 1937, demolished 1982 and replaced with a fixed span
Ohio Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Ohio Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1961
Old 35th Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on 35th Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1914
Old Ashland Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Ashland Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1902, Replaced 1938
Old Donlea Road Bridge   [Map]
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Spring Creek on Old Donlea Road
Open to pedestrians only
Old Loomis Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Scherzer rolling lift bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Loomis Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1904 to replace earlier swing bridge; replaced 1970
Old Sutton Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete closed spandrel deck arch bridge over Poplar Creek on abandoned alignment of Sutton Rd in Hoffman Estates
Open to pedestrians
Built circa 1906
Polk Street Lift Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Polk Street
Removed but not replaced
Built 1910 to replace 1872 swing bridge; removed 1972
PRR - South Branch Chicago River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Pennsylvania Railroad
No longer exists
Randolph Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Twin-leaf bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Randolph Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1984
Randolph Street Bridge (Old)   [Map · Street View]
Lost Scherzer rolling lift bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Randolph Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1903; replaced 1984
Ridgeland Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Ridgeland Avenue in Alsip/Palos Hgts
Open to traffic
Built 1967
Riverside Golf Club Suspension Bridge   [Map]
Wire suspension bridge over Des Plaines River on golf cart path
Open to golf cart and pedestrian traffic
Roosevelt Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Roosevelt Road in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1994
Rush Street Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Removed but not replaced
Built 1872, removed 1920 upon completion of Michigan Avenue bridge
Rush Street Swing Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost swing bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1856 as the first all-iron bridge in Chicago, destroyed 1863
Sangamon Street Overpass   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on Sangamon Street
Removed
Removed 1973
Second Ashland Avenue Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on South Ashland Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Built in 1908 replaced in 1920
Second Dearborn Street Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Howe through truss bridge on Dearborn Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1888 Replaced in 1907
Sky Ride   [Map]
Lost Transporter bridge over Burnham Harbor
Removed
Built 1933; Demlished 1934
SOO - Ashland Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ashland Avenue on Abandoned Soo Line Railroad
Replaced and relocated
Relocated to Western Avenue April 2014
SOO - Western Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Lost Slab bridge over Western Avnue on Abandoned Soo Line Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Demolished March 2014, Replaced April 2014 with a bridge relocated from Ashland Avenue
South Damen Viaduct   [Map]
Lost girder bridge over rail yard and city streets on S. Damen Avenue
Removed but not replaced
Built 1961; removed in 1990s
South Shore - 130th Street Railroad Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Calumet River on Chicago Southshore & South Bend
Superstructure replaced
Built 1908; Replaced 1966
South Shore - Torrence Avenue Overpass   [Map]
Modern polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Torrence Avenue on Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 2012
South Shore - WMI Recycling Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Entrance Road on Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Open to traffic
South Western Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork South Branch Chicago River on South Western Avenue
Channel filled in and bridge removed.
Built 1888 at 18th Street; Relocated here 1905; Waterway filled ca. 1939 and bridge removed shortly thereafter
Southeast Highway Overpass Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over La Grange Road (US 45) on Southwest Highway (IL 7) in Orland Park
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2007
Southwest Highway Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Southwest Highway (IL 7) in Palos Heights
Open to traffic
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1971
St. Charles Air Line Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Railroad bascule bridge over the Chicago River near downtown Chicago
Open to traffic
Built in 1919, original length was 260 ft. -- later shortened to 220 ft. in 1930
St. Charles Air Line Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Illinois Central RR
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced in 1919
State Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Twin-leaf bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on State Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1949
State Street Bridge (Old)   [Map · Street View]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1903; removed 1941, replacement bridge completed 1947
State Street Swing Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1872 to replace bridge lost in Chicago Fire; center pier rehabilitated 1898; bridge replaced 1903
State Street Swing Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Destroyed by fire
Built 1864, destroyed 1871 in Great Chicago Fire
Suicide Bridge   [Map]
Lost Steel arch bridge over South Lagoon
Demolished
Built 1894; Lost 1919
Taylor Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Taylor Street
Removed but not replaced
Built 1900; Scherzer rolling lift bridge in Chicago; removed 1929
Throop Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Throop Street
Removed but not replaced
Throop Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on South Throop Street
No longer exists
Built 1868
Torrence Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Grand Calumet River on Torrence Avenue in Chicago
demolished
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1970; demolished March 3, 2016
Torrence Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Vertical lift bridge over Calumet River on Torrence Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1938
UP - Balmoral Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Balmoral Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1898
UP - Berteau Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Berteau Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
UP - Blommer Chocolate Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Blommer Chocolate Entrance on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1910
UP - Bridge #24.69   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Salt Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
UP - Clybourn Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clybourn Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1900
UP - Deering Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren Through Truss Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1916
UP - Des Plaines River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Two Track Pony/through plate girder bridge over Des Plaines River & Campground Rd on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1910; Piers widened and spans added 1929
UP - Des Plaines River Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Des Plaines River on UPRR (Former C&NW)
Open to traffic
UP - Des Plaines Street Bridge (N)   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Des Plaines Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1910
UP - Des Plaines Street Bridge (S)   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Des Plaines Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1910
UP - Foster Avenue Bridge #2   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Foster Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1898
UP - Fulton Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Fulton Street and Milwaukee Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1909
UP - Grace Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Grace Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
UP - Harrison Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Harrison Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1897
UP - I-290 Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over I-290, CTA Blue Line and Congress Parkway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1898, I-290 Spans added 1952
UP - I-80 Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Interstates 294 & 80 on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1958
UP - I90/94 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck girder bridge over I- 90,94 JFK Expressway on Union Pacific Railway (former C&NW)
Open
Built 1958
UP - Irving Park Road Bridge #4   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Irving Park Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
UP - Jefferson Street Viaduct   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Jefferson and Hubbard Streets on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1910
UP - Kinzie Street Overpass   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Kinzie Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1910
UP - Lawrence Avenue Bridge #2   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lawrence Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
UP - Leland Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Leland Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
UP - Little Calumet River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on Chicago & Western Indiana/Union Pacific RR's
Open
UP - Montrose Avenue Bridge #2   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Montrose Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
UP - N Milwaukee Avenue Overpass   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over N Milwaukee Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1931
UP - Ogden Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck Girder Bridge over Ogden Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1912
UP - Paulina Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Paulina Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1905
UP - Prairie Alley Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Canadian Pacific Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1909
UP - Prairie Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Stone and Concrete Arch Bridge over Prairie Creek Bridge on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
UP - Shermer Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Shermer Road on UPRR (Former C&NW)
Destroyed by train derailment
UP - South Western Avenue Overpass   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over South Western Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
UP - Sunnyside Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sunnyside Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
UP - Techny Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Techny Road on Railroad
Open to traffic
UP - Webster Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Webster Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open
Built 1900
UP - Wilson Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wilson Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1899
UP - Winnemac Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Winnemac Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1898
UP - Wood Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Wood Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1905
UP/CN Deval Crossing Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over US 14 (Northwest Hwy) on UPRR (Former C&NW) & CNRR (former Wisconcin Central)
Open to traffic
Van Buren Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Van Buren Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1956
Van Buren Street Bridge (Old)   [Map · Street View]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Chicago River on Van Buren Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1895 to replace a swing bridge dating to 1872; replaced by current bridge in 1956
Van Buren Street Viaduct   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago Union Station on Van Buren Street
Removed
Wabash - Calumet-Sag Channel Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Calumet-Sag Channel on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge
Original DPG bridge replaced by a through-truss span (unknown date)
Wabash Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Wabash Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1930
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1006   [Map · Street View]
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over S. Western Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic
Built 1930
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1009   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over W. 79th St./Kedzie Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic
Built 1940
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1021   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over overflow ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic
Original 70' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1929 with this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1024 - Stony Creek   [Map]
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Stony Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic
Original 126' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1917 with this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1034 - 119th St. Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over 119th St./W. College Dr. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic
Built 1914
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1035   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over S. 80th Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1914
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1037 - 121st St. Overpass   [Map]
Lost Concrete slab bridge over W. 121st St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1927; replaced by a new concrete span (unknown date)
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1043A - LaGrange Rd. Overpass   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over US Hwy. 45/S. LaGrange Rd. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1923, Replaced 2013
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1046   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over 144th St. on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Original 42' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1902 with this bridge; replaced at a later (unknown) date with a steel stringer bridge w/concrete piers
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1054   [Map]
Concrete culvert bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Open to rail traffic
Original 11' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1913 with this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1057   [Map]
Lost Concrete culvert bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Bridge rebuilt for one-track operation at unknown date
Original 42' frame trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1904 with this bridge; replaced at a later (unknown) date
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1058 - Marley Creek   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge
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
Wacker Drive Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Concrete stringer bridge over Chicago River on Wacker Drive
Replaced by a new bridge
Washington Blvd Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Washington Blvd in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1913
Washington Blvd Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on W Washington Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1913
Webster Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Webster Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1993
Webster Avenue Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Webster Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge
Weed Street Bridge (1st)   [Map]
Lost Harmon folding lift bridge over Chicago River North Branch Canal on Weed Street
No longer exists
Built 1891; Replaced 1899
Wells Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Double-leaf bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on N. Wells Street and CTA 'L' in Chicago
Open
Built 1922, rehabilitated 2013
West Division Street Bascule Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Division Street in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1992
West Division Street Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Chicago River North Branch on West Division Street
Replaced by a new bridge
Built in 1869 removed after moved to Blackhawk Street in 1902
Western Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Western Avenue in Blue Island
Open to traffic
Built 1966; rehabilitated 1999
Western Avenue Bridge   [Map]
Girder bridge over the Sanitary & Ship Canal on Western Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1942
Western Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Concrete overpass carrying Western Avenue over Belmont Avenue and Clybourn Avenue
Demolished March 5-7, 2016
Built 1961; closed March 1, 2016; demolition began March 5, 2016, Completed March 7, 2016
Willow Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Willow Creek on Orchard Place
Open to traffic
Built 1915
Wilson Avenue Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Wilson Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1993