Macon County

A.E. Staley Viaduct   [Map]
Bridge over Wabash Railroad Decatur Yard on IL Rt. 121/N. 22nd St.
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1928; Replaced 1992
Archery Club Road Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Mosquito Creek on Archery Club Road (TR 32), 1.9 mi. northeast of Blue Mound
Open to traffic
Branch Sangamon River Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Branch of Sangamon River on Unnamed road
Derelict/abandoned
Children's Museum Hiking Trail Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Unnamed creek on Hiking Trail
Open to pedestrians only. Earthen fill is missing, but pathway crosses concrete arch.
Coulter's Mill Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Sangamon River (Lake Decatur) on Coulter's Mill Road
Removed but not replaced
Closed to traffic in 1967; demolished 1977
Cowford Bridge
Lost Through truss bridge
No longer exists
CSX RR-Lake Shore Dr. Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Lake Shore Dr on Csx Rr
Open to traffic
Built 1928
Decatur Covered Bridge   [Map]
Lost Covered Bridge over Sangamon River
No longer exists
IC - Franklin Street Overpass   [Map]
Lost Bridge
No longer exists. Replaced by new bridge.
IC - Old IL 105 Bridge   [Map]
Bridge over Fap 714 (Old IL 105) on IC RR
Open to traffic
IC - Prairie Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Steel stringer bridge over Prairie St(Fau 7385) on IC RR
Unknown status
Built 1915
Illinois Terminal - Lake Decatur Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Lake Decatur on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed
Built ca. 1905; Removed ca. 1982
Lake Fork Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Lake Fork Creek on TR 22
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1900; replaced 1993
Lost Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Decatur Lake on Lost Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1921; Replaced 1961
Lost Bridge (Older)   [Map]
Lost Parker through truss over Sangamon River on Lost Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ?; Removed ca. 1919 due to the construction of Lake Decatur; New bridge built 1921
Lost Bridge (Oldest)   [Map]
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge
No longer exists
Maffit Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Sangamon River
Demolished
Built 1881
Mosquito Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete girder bridge over Mosquito Creek on Dummermuth Road (TR 253)
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Mosquito Creek Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Mosquito Creek on Meridian Avenue/CR 2100E (TR 16), 6 mi. east of Mt.Auburn
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1893
Nelson Park Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Lake Decatur
No longer exists. Replaced by new bridge.
Built 1922
Nesbitt Bridge   [Map]
Camelback through truss bridge over Sangamon River (Lake Decatur) on a closed section of Coulter's Mill Road
Derelict/abandoned
Built at a cost of $16,000
Newburg Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Friends Creek on Newburg Road (TR 23), 1.0 mi. east of Argenta
Replaced by new concrete bridge December 2008.
Built 1898
NS - Brush College Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Brush College Rd. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1930
NS - Decatur Street Overpass   [Map]
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Abandoned street (W. Decatur St.) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1927
NS - Eldorado Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eldorado St. (Old US Hwy. 36) on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Replaced by a new bridge
Original bridge at this location built 1896; replaced in N&W era by a new Pony/through girder bridge
NS - Forest Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Concrete rigid frame bridge over W. Forest Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1927
NS - IL121 Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony plate girder bridge over IL 121 on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1943
NS - Jasper Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Jasper St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
NS - Lake Decatur Bridge   [Map]
Closed-spandrel concrete arch bridge over Lake Decatur on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1907; Renewed 1943 (per Wabash RR documents)
NS - Main Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over W. Main St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1937
NS - Main Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over N. Main St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1933
NS - Oakland Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Oakland Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1937
NS - St. Louis Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original bridge built 1800s; bridge rebuilt 1927 to handle longer/heavier trains
NS - Stevens Creek Bridge (New)   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Stevens Creek on Wabash, later N&W, Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1960 to replace the second of three different spans at this location
NS - Sunset Avenue Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Sunset Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 96' pile trestle built 1893; replaced 1927 with this bridge
NS - Van Dyke Street Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cole Creek on River Trail
Replaced by a new bridge
Original through plate girder built ca. 1910; Road overpass DPG built ca. 1919
Poland Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over South Fork Creek on Poland Road (TR 17), 3.2 mi. north of Warrensburg
No longer exists
Replaced 2002
Reas Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Lake Decatur on Fau 7355
Open to traffic
Built 1957
Reas Bridge #2   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Lake Decatur on Fau 7355(Ch 24)
Open to traffic
Built 1957
Salt Creek Bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Creek
No longer exists
South Fork Lake Fork Tributary Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over South Fork Lake Fork Tributary on Il 121(Fap 320)
Open to traffic
Built 1931
Spring Creek Bridge   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Spring Creek on Taylor Rd(Fau 7426
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Spring Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek
Collapsed
Stevens Creek Bikeway - Fairview Park Trestle   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Stevens Creek on Stevens Creek Bikeway
Open to pedestrians only
Stevens Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Stevens Creek
Collapsed
Stevens Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Stevens Creek
Collapsed
Stevens creek railroad bridge   [Map]
Abandoned bridge over Stevens Creek on former railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Wabash - Sangamon River Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1884; Replaced 1907; At least on span is known to have been modified & relocated in 1910
Wabash - St. Louis Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Pratt Deck truss bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash Railroad
No longer exists; Replaced by new bridge
Wabash - Stevens Creek Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Stevens Creek on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Original 116' iron deck truss bridge at this location built 1888; replaced by this bridge 1922; replaced by a new bridge in 1960
Wabash Railroad Bridge #718.5 - Nevada Rd. underpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over County road on Wabash Railroad
Open to rail traffic
Original 73' pile trestle Bridge #718 built 1881; replaced 1888 with an 80' pile trestle; replaced 1900 with deck plate girder bridge; adjacent span erected 1906, numbered Bridge #718.5
Wabash Railroad Bridge #718A   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 73' pile trestle Bridge #718 built 1881; replaced 1888 with an 80' pile trestle; replaced 1900 with deck plate girder bridge; adjacent span erected 1906, renumbered Bridge #718A
Wabash Railroad Bridge #719A   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 25' pile trestle Bridge #719 built 1880; replaced 1888 with a 32' pile trestle; replaced 1900 with a deck plate girder bridge; replaced 1906 with this bridge and renamed Bridge #719A
Wabash Railroad Bridge #721 - Mosquito Creek   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through girder bridge over Mosquito Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 161' pile trestle built 1881; replaced 1892 by a 160' pile trestle; replaced 1916 by this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #723   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Unnamed drainage ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 99' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1888 with a 96' pile trestle; replaced 1915 with this bridge
Williams Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Lake Decatur
No longer exists.
Wise Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over South Fork Creek on West Wise Road (CH 54), 3.6 mi. northwest of Warrensbrg
No longer exists
Replaced 2005