La Salle County

Abandoned 2803rd Road Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX RR (former Rock Island RR) on Abandoned alignment of 2803rd Rd
Abandoned but intact, approach piers remain
Big Vermillion River Bridge   [Map]
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Vermilion River near Oglesby
Lost, replaced with new bridge
Built ca 1915
BNSF - 4th Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over 4th Avenue on BNSF RR in Mendota
Open to traffic
BNSF - IL23 Overpass   [Map]
Slab bridge over IL 23 on BNSF RR 2 Mi E of Leland
Open to traffic
Built 1929
BNSF - Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on BNSF Ry
Open
BNSF - US52 Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over US52 & IL 251 on BNSF RR in Mendota
Built 1936
Broadway Street Viaduct   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over BNSF railyard on Broadway Street in Streator
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1976
CB&Q - Illinois River Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR
Demolished
CBQ - I&M Canal Ghost Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge over I & M Canal on Abandoned CB&Q RR
Lost
CBQ - Illinois River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River now removed--carried CB & Q RR
Lost
Built approx 1880's, swing span added 1914-replaced by lift span 1932, RR line abandoned 1970's, bridge removed summer 1980
CO&P - I&M Canal Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois & Michigan Canal & Railroad (RI) on Chicago, Ottawa & Peoria Railway
Removed but not replaced
CO&P/RI Overpass   [Map]
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Railroad (RI) on Chicago, Ottawa & Peoria Railway
Removed
Fall Creek Bridge   [Map]
Bridge on abandoned road next to Illinois 71 west of Ottawa, Illinois
Derelict/abandoned
Hilliard Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Rt 23 & Illinois Rt 71
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1932
I & M Canal Fox River Aqueduct   [Map]
I&M Canal aqueduct/IL Traction System spaning the Fox River
Open to Foot & Bike Traffic. Aqueduct is dry.
I&M Canal Aqueduct/Illinois Traction System over the Fox River
I & M Canal Little Vermillion Aqueduct   [Map]
Aqueduct over Little Vermillion River on I&M Canal
Open to foot, bike and canoe traffic
I & M Canal Utica Rail Bridge   [Map]
Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over I & M Canal on an old railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic
I-39 Illinois River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel through arch bridge over the Illinois River on I-39/US 51 near La Salle in Oglesby
Open to four lanes of traffic
Built 1987
IAIS - Fox River Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on Iowa Interstate RR in Ottawa
Open to traffic
IAIS - Little Vermillion River Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Vermillion River on Iowa Interstate RR (former Rock Island RR) in LaSalle
Open to traffic
IC - US51 Overpass   [Map]
Lost Bridge over US 51 originally, redesignated to Illinois Rt 251 on Illinois Central Railroad
Removed
removed about 1991 after railroad was abandoned
IL178 Vermilion River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Vermilion River on Illinois Rt 178
Open to traffic
built in 1934(reconstructed in 1989) third bridge over the river near this point
Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Beam bridge over Indian Creek on E 20th Rd
Open to traffic
Built 1920; rehabilitated 1982
Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on Private Drive
IR - Fox River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Howe deck truss bridge over Fox River on Illinois Railway (former CB&Q) just W of Sheridan
Open to traffic
IR - Illinois River Bridge (Ottawa)   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad in Ottawa
The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Bridge is a multi-span railroad bridge built in 1898 by the King Bridge Company of Cleveland, Ohio.
IR - Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Illinois Railway (former CB&Q)
Matthiessen Park Bridge   [Map]
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Lake Falls on Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians
Matthiessen Park Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Deer Creek Gorge on Park Trail
Open to traffic
Matthiessen Park Footbridge   [Map]
Ribbed closed-spandrel arch bridge over Deer Creek Gorge on Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians
Built 1905
NS - 16th Road Overpass   [Map]
Bridge over E 16th Rd on Norfolk Southern RR (former New York Central RR)
Open
NS - Eagle Creek Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle Creek on Norfolk Southern RR (former NYC RR) near Kangley
Open
NS - Vermillion River Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Vermillion River on Norfolk Southern RR (former NYC RR) near Streator
Open
Old Route 52 Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Concrete tee beam bridge over Indian Creek on Private Road (Old US-52)
Open to traffic
Built 1912
Old Route 71 Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned slab bridge over drainage ditch on abandoned alignment of IL 71
Abandoned
Old US51 Overpass   [Map]
Bridge on Old US 51/I & M Canal parking lot access
Demolished
Old Water Street Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned bridge over Indian Creek
Abandoned
Built 1906
Peru Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 251 at Peru
Open to two-lane traffic
Built 1958
Peru Slough Bridge   [Map]
Pratt through truss bridge over Peru Slough (Illinois River Backwater)
Open to traffic
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1997
PVTX - LaSalle Rail Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Illinois River/I&M Canal/Railroad (IAIS) on Buzzi Unicem's private rail line in La Salle
Open
Built 1895, two deck truss spans removed and replaced with a Parker truss in 1932
RI - I&M Canal Swing Bridge   [Map]
Pony Plate Girder Swing bridge over I&M Canal on abandoned railroad in Marseilles
Derelict/abandoned
Swing Bridge built in 1887 to move rail cars across I&M Canal
RI - Nabisco Bridges   [Map]
Howe pony trusses & Pony deck plate bridges over Marseilles Power Canal on spur of Rock Island Railroad in Marseilles
Derelict/abandoned
RI - Split Rock Tunnel   [Map]
Abandoned tunnel on Railroad (RI)
Abandoned
Built 1853; Abandoned 1954
Rockwell Road Bridge   [Map]
Deck truss bridge over Little Vermillion River on Rockwell Rd in LaSalle
Open to traffic with restrictions
Built 1940
Route 52 Fox River Bridge   [Map]
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River on US Route 52
Open to traffic
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1980
Seneca Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost four-span through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 170 at Seneca
Replaced by nasty UCEB
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1986; destroyed 2010 (main span imploded at 7AM on 11/18/2010)
Shippingsport Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost through truss bridge over Illinois River on once carried US 51 and later IL 351
Replaced by new bridge
Lost 7 span through truss vertical lift bridge, replaced with a modern span.
US 52 Indian Creek Bridge,   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Indian Creek on US 52
Lost
Built 1933; Replaced 1988+
US6 Overpass   [Map]
Lost two span steel stringer bridge over Abandoned Railroad (IC) on US 6
Removed
Utica Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 178 near Utica in La Salle
Open to two-lane traffic
Built 1962
Vermilion River Bridge   [Map]
Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on Ed Hand Hwy in Oglesby
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1940; rehabilitated 1983
Vermilion River Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned 8-panel Pratt through truss bridge over Vermilion River on private property just south of Oglesby
Abandoned, but intact
Vermilion River Private Bridge   [Map]
Pratt deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on Private Industrial Road
Open to traffic
Vermillion River Ghost Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Vermillion River on Abandoned mining railroad
Lost
Vermillion River Sandy Ford Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Vermilion River on N 18th Rd 4 mi E of Leonore
Open to traffic
Built 1959
Water Street Bridge   [Map]
Concrete tee beam bridge over Indian Creek on Water Street (former IL18)
Open to traffic
Built 1925