Rating:
3 votes

CSX - Lockman Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in July 2008

BH Photo #117805

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This is one of the seven gates of hell according to local paranormal history.

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Lockman Road on CSX Transportation east of Collinsville, IL
Location
Madison County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic above and below
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 23.0 ft.
Also called
Gate of Hell (local legend)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.67207, -89.93793   (decimal degrees)
38°40'19" N, 89°56'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/244404/4284483 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Collinsville
Inventory numbers
IL 060-9925 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 36906 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
275

Categories 

CSX Railroad (1,249)
Haunted (24)
Have street view (22,095)
Illinois (3,842)
Madison County, Illinois (118)
Open (36,583)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Railroad (13,092)
Slab (1,528)
Span length under 25 feet (5,769)
Total length under 25 feet (1,995)

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2016: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • March 23, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: Added category "haunted"
  • September 29, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Its an underpass, NOT a tunnel
  • September 29, 2011: New photos from Kim Harvey
  • August 27, 2011: Updated by Kim Harvey: minor update to road name.
  • July 22, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

Comments 

Lockman Tunnel
Posted August 28, 2011, by Robert Thompson

"Tunnel" is an interesting description. I'd personally call it an underpass.