Madison County

Alton Bridge   [Map]
Lost seven-span through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 67 at Alton
Replaced by the Clark Bridge
Built 1928; closed for major repairs in 1959 and 1975; permanently closed January 4, 1994; first span imploded August 11, 1994, other 6 spans imploded August-October 1994
Binney Road Overpass   [Map]
Bridge over Conrail Rr on TR 288
Open to traffic
Built 1901
BN - Alton Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River on the Burlington Northern Railroad at Alton
Removed after the railroad line was abandoned
Built 1892-94 under the direction of George S. Morison. Railroad line abandoned in 1988.
BN - Wood River Bridge   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wood River Creek on Burlington Northern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
abandoned pony plate girder bridge
Broadway Underpass   [Map · Street View]
Set of four deck plate girder bridges over Broadway (IL 3) on Union Pacific Railroad in Venice
Open to traffic
Brooklyn Flyover   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Terminal Railroad Assoc. of St. Louis
Open to traffic (?)
Cahokia Diversion Canal Bridge   [Map]
steel stringer bridge over Cahokia Diversion Canal on Ill 3 Sb in Hartford
Open to traffic
Built 2000, replacing through truss bridge at same location.
Canteen Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Canteen Creek on Mulberry Street in Collinsville
Replaced by a modern bridge on current site in Summer 2007.
Built 1956. replaced Summer 2007
CB&Q-GM&O crossing   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Abandoned CB&Q RR on GM&O RR
Open to traffic
Clark Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cable-stayed bridge over the Mississippi River on US 67 at Alton
Open to four lanes of traffic
Opened January 4, 1994, replacing the Alton Bridge
Conrail - Wood River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt Through truss bridge over Wood River on Abandoned Conrail and Pipeline
Intact carrying pipeline but closed to all traffic
Built 1902
CSX - Bauer Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Bauer Road on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic
CSX - Lebanon Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Lebanon Road on CSX Transportation east of Collinsville, IL
Open to traffic
CSX - Liberty Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Liberty Road on CSX Transportation east of Collinsville, IL
Open to traffic
CSX - Lockman Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Lockman Road on CSX Transportation east of Collinsville, IL
Open to traffic above and below
CSX - Loghni Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Concrete bridge over Longhi Road on CSX Transportation east of Collinsville, IL
Open to railroad traffic BUT road is closed underneath this bridge
CSX - W. Mill Creek Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Beam bridge over W. Mill Creek Road on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic
Culp Lane Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over East Fork Wood River on Culp Lane, .5 mi. northwest of Bethalto
closed as of 9 December 2008. replaced 2009
Built 1958, replaced 2009
Dorsey Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Branch of Wood River Creek on TR 150
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1958
East Alton Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Wood Rivercreek on Ill 3 Sb in East Alton
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1939
Eights Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Tributary of Canteen Creek on Eights Road (FAS 772)
Demolished
Built 1901
Fairmont Lane Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cable-stayed bridge over I-70 on Fairmont Lane in Collinsville
Open to traffic
Built 1960; rehabilitated 1984
First Hartford Highway Bridge   [Map]
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cahokia Diversion Channel on former alignment of Route 3
Replaced by the Hartford Bridge
Replaced 1954
Fruit Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over Sugar Fork on Fruit Road, 4.7 mi. west of Grantfork
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1954; replaced 2007
Glen Carbon Covered Bridge 13-60-A   [Map · Street View]
Modern covered bridge over Judy Branch on Main Street in Glen Carbon. Replaced a 1934 covered bridge that had a lower clearence. Rebuit in 2007 to be higher and wider than the previous one.
Rebuilt in 2007
Built 1976, replacing an original 1934 covered bridge. Rebuit in 2007.
Glen Carbon Electric Line Trestle
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over railroad tracks on streetcar line in Glen Carbon
Removed
lost pratt through truss bridge over railroad tracks somewhere in Glen Carbon, IL
Glen Carbon Heritage Trail - Silver Creek Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Silver Creek on Glen Carbon Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians
Originally built for Illinois Central Railroad. Converted to rail trail ca. 1991 by Village of Glen Carbon.
Goshen Rd Silver Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Trib To Silver Creek on Goshen Rd
Open to traffic
Built 1901
Hartford Bridge   [Map]
Lost pair of Warren through truss bridge over Cahokia Diversion Canal on IL 3 in Hartford
Replaced by an UCB in 2000
lost pair of Warren Through Truss Bridge over Cahokia Diversion Canal just south of Hartford, IL
Hickory Flats Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on Hickory Flats Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1901
IL 160 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Lost Plate girder bridge over IL 160 on the Penn Central Railroad
replaced with an at-grade crossing in 2007
Built 1927
IL203 McKinley Yard Overpass   [Map]
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Railroad Yard on Ill 203
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1935; Replaced 1992
IL3 Wood River Bridge (Old)   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Wood River Creek on IL 3 SB in East Alton
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1939; replaced 1992
Illinois Terminal - Alton Steel Yard Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over the rail yard in Alton, south of E. Broadway
Abandoned
Built 1905, Abandoned 1953
Illinois Terminal - Cahokia Creek Viaduct   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago & Alton Railroad and Cahokia Creek on former Illinois Terminal Railroad near Edwardsville, IL
Lost
built ca. 1900 by Illinois Terminal Railroad, removed after line discontinued
Illinois Terminal - Lockman Railroad Viaduct   [Map]
Lost deck plate bridge over Lockman Road on former railroad line east of Collinsville, IL
Removed after the railroad line was abandoned
Illinois Terminal - Venice Trestle   [Map]
Lost Stringer and Truss bridge over various streets on former Illinois Terminal Railroad approach to McKinley Bridge
Abandoned, with most of the structure removed
Built 1910; Wood trestle destroyed by fire and collapsed 1990s; Portions of burned trestle removed ca. 2004; Steel trestle removed 2006-2007; Truss bridge removed late 2008.
Illinois Terminal - Wood River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wood River on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed
Indian Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Modern pratt pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on MCT Watershed Trail in South Roxana
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists
replaced a pony plate girder railroad bridge (which was relocated) using the same abuntments
Indian Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on Dorsey To Ill 159
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1952
IT - McKinley Yard Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Railroad Yard on Illinois Terminal System
Removed
KCS - E. Fork Wood River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren through truss bridge over E. Fork Wood River on Kansas City Southern RAilway
Open to railroad traffic, but rarely used
Built 1916
KCS - Little Piasa Creek Rbidge   [Map]
Plate Girder bridge over Little Piasa Creek on Kansas City Southern Railway in Godfrey
Open to traffic
plate girder bridge over Little Piasa Creek on Southern Railway
KCS - Seminary Street Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Seminary St on KCS RR
Replaced by a new bridge in 2016
Built 1938. Replaced with a deck plate girder of similar design with concrete piers in late 2016.
Klein Avenue Underpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Klein Avenue on Terminal Railroad Assoc. of St. Louis (Merchants Bridge east approach)
Open to traffic above and below
Libbra Road Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on Libbra Road, 1.5 mi. southeast of Livingston
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1959
Little Piasa Creek US 67 Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Little Piasa Creek on US 67, 9.3 mi. south of Jerseyville
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Ludwig Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Little Silver on Ludwig Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1901
McCoy Lane Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over East Fork Woodriver Creek on McCoy Lane
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1955
McKinley Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Louis
Open to traffic
Built 1910, closed to traffic in October 2001, reopened in 2007
Melvin Price Trail Wood River Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt pony truss bridge over Wood River Creek on MCT Melvin Price Trail
Open to pedestrians
6 span Pratt Pony Truss Bridge over Wood River Creek built 2001
Merchants Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Three-span through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Venice, Illinois on Terminal Railroad Assosiation
Open to two tracks of railroad traffic. Only one train is allowed to cross the bridge at a time, due to its age.
Completed in May 1890; approaches rebuilt in 2005
Mick Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Trib To Wendall Branch on Mick Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1901; rehabilitated 1966
Midway Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Indian Creek on TR 103
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1901
Mill Creek Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Mill Creek on Ch 32 Lebanon Road
Open to traffic
Built 1901
Miners Park Bridge   [Map]
Modern bowstring pony truss bridge over Judy Branch on bike trail in Glen Carbon
Open to pedestrians
Built 2003 as part of building a new library
MoPac - Cahokia Creek Bridge   [Map]
Warren through truss bridge over Cahokia Creek on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
New Canal Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pair of cantilevered through truss bridges over Chain of Rocks Canal on I-270 in Granite City
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1963
New Chain of Rocks Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Bridge over Mississippi River on I 270
Open to traffic
Built 1966
New Chain of Rocks Eastbound   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Mississippi River on I 270 E in St. Louis
Open to traffic
Built 1964
New Douglas Road Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over a tributary of Silver Creek
Open to traffic
North University Bridge
Stone arch bridge over MCT Morris Trail on N. University Drive in Edwardsville
Open to traffic
concrete arch bridge over the MCT Morris Trail
NS - Cahokia Diversion Canal Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Cahokia Diversion Canal on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1911
NS - Judy Creek Arch   [Map]
Tunnel under Judy Creek on abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway
Closed to all traffic
small tunnel visible from MCT Nickle Plate Trail
NS - Wood River Bridge   [Map]
Warren through truss bridge over Wood River Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1946
NS/ITR Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through girder bridge over Illinois Terminal Ry. (abandoned) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 32' pile trestle built 1888; replaced 1907 with this bridge
NYC - Wood River Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned bridge over East Fork Wood River on Former NYC RR
Derelict/abandoned
Old Chain of Rocks Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on St Louis Riverfront Trail (Old US 66) just south of the modern I-270 bridge in St. Louis
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists
Built 1927-1929; opened July 5, 1929, closed to traffic in 1968; reopened for pedestrians on June 5, 1999
Old Chain of Rocks Canal Highway Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Through truss bridge over Chain of Rocks Canal on Old Chain of Rocks Road (at one time US 66) just south of I-270 in Granite City
Open to one-lane highway traffic with a dedicated bike lane
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1999
Old Poag Rd. Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Trib To Cahokia on Old Poag Rd/Mss 13
Open to traffic
Built 1901
Old US-40 Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned concrete pony/through girder bridge over Branch Sugar Creek on US-40 (Old National Road)
Abandoned
Oswald Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Michael Road, east of Highland, 1.5 mi. east of Highland
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1937, replaced in 2014-15
Penn Central Rr Bridge   [Map]
Slab bridge over Penn Central Rr on TR 172
Open to traffic
Built 1901
Pin Oak Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on TR 236 (Pin Oak Road), 4.0 mi. northwest of Marine
Closed
Built ca. 1901; rehabilitated 1968
Red Bridge   [Map]
Brown pony truss bridge over pedestrian trail on pedestrian trail in Edwardsville
Open to pedestrians
located on the SIUE Campus between Science Building and Student Fitness Center. Painted a red color between 2004 to 2006.
Rocky Branch Creek Bridge   [Map]
Bridge over Rocky Branch Creek on Mss 901
Open to traffic
Built 1928
Schoolhouse Trail - IL203 Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Girder bridge over IL 203 on former IT RR, now a bike trail in Madison
open to pedestrians, on the same rail line that included Venice Trestle
Built 1935
Schoolhouse Trail Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Pratt pony truss bridge over IL 162 on MCT Schoolhouse Trail in Troy
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists
Silver Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on E. Kirsch Road (TR 359), 3.0 mi. southeast of Troy
removed
Built ca. 1901, removed as of Spring 2007
Silver Creek Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Silver Creek on Silver Creek Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1901
Springfield Road Bridge   [Map]
abandoned pony truss bridge over Cahokia Creek, just north of UPRR on private road?
Closed to all traffic
closed pratt pony truss bridge located just north of UPRR on a private road, with the approaches removed
Trib To Little Silvr Bridge   [Map]
Bridge over Trib To Little Silvr on TR 395
Open to traffic
Built 1901
Trib To Silver Creek Bridge   [Map]
Bridge over Trib To Silver Creek on Old Hillsboro/ Tr
Open to traffic
Built 1901
TRRA over IL 3 Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over IL 3 and Union Pacific Railroad on Terminal Railroad Assoc. of St. Louis (Merchants Bridge east approach)
Open to traffic above and below
UP - Church Road Overpass   [Map]
Arch bridge over Church Road (TR 246) on Mo Pac Rr in Worden
Open to traffic
Built 1952, still in use
UP - Old Alton-Edwardsville Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Old Alton-Edwardsville Road, MCT Watershed Trail (former Illinois Terminal Railroad) on Norfolk Southern Railway in Roxana
Open to traffic
Open to railroad traffic above and vehicle traffic below.
UP - Schien Road Overpass   [Map]
Arch bridge over Schien Road on Missouri Pacific Railroad
still in use by railroad
Built 1952
UP - Staunton Road Overpass   [Map]
Arch bridge over Ch 51 (Staunton Road) on Missouri Pacific
still in use by railroad
Built 1952
UP - Wanda Road Overpass   [Map]
Lost Arch bridge over Wanda Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by new bridge
UP - Wood River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Warren Through truss bridge over Wood River Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to railroad traffic, but rarely used
Built 1923
UP/CNW Overpass   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Chicago & North Western Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to railroad traffic above
UP/NS Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Missouri Pacific Railroad
used by railraod traffic
Built 1903, still in use
Wabash Railroad Bridge #854.5   [Map]
Pony/through girder bridge over Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad (Big Four Railroad); later New York Central Railroad on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1904
Wabash Railroad Bridge #862   [Map]
Arch bridge over Unknown creek
Open to rail traffic
Original 140' pile & frame trestle built 1881; replaced 1903 by this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #864   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 160' pile trestle built 1880; replaced 1903 with this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #868   [Map]
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 163' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1904 with this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #869   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 172' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1930 with this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #870   [Map]
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 404' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1904 with this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #871   [Map]
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 273' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1904 by this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #873   [Map]
Pony/through girder bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 211' pile trestle built 1883-1884; replaced 1907 by this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #874   [Map]
Pony/through girder bridge over Mooney Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 128' Howe through-truss bridge built 1877; replaced 1926 with this bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #875   [Map]
Lost Slab bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Appears to have been filled
Built 1910
Wabash Railroad Bridge #878 (old)   [Map]
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mooney Creek (f/k/a Kahokia Creek) on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Replaced 1925 with a 68' through-plate girder bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #895   [Map · Street View]
Slab bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 36' pile trestle built 1879; replaced 1925 with this bridge
Watershed Trail - Cahokia Creek Bridge   [Map]
Warren deck truss bridge over Cahokia Creek on MCT Watershed Trail, former Illinois Terminal Railroad
Open to pedestrians
Watershed Trail - N. University Drive Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over N. University Drive on MCT Watershed Trail, former Illinois Terminal Railroad
Open to pedestrians
Built 1969 by the Illinois Terminal Railroad. Converted to trail use in 2002 after railroad line was abanonded.
Watershed Trail/NS Overpass   [Map]
Pony/through plate girder bridge over UP Railroad on MCT Watershed Trail
Open to pedestrians
former railroad line abandoned in 1990s, reopened 2003 as a bike trail
Wood Station Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost pony truss bridge over a fork of Wood River Creek on Wood Station Road, 2.5 mi. north of East Alton
Replaced by modern bridge in 2002, abutments remain alongside new bridge
Built ca. 1901, removed in 2002