Vermilion County

Alvin Railroad Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Locust Street and creek on former Illinois Central Railroad in Alvin
Removed
Armstrong Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on TR 42A south of Armstrong
Open to traffic
Built 1910, rehabilitated in 1970
Back Bone Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over former C&EI Railroad on Back Bone Road south of Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1872, replaced in 1980
Bean Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Bean Creek on TR 89
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1900, replaced in 1992
Big Four - North Fork River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on former Big Four Railroad in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1868, main span collapsed in 1893, replaced in 1902
Blue Grass Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Blue Grass Creek on TR 69B
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1900, replaced in 1995
Bunker Hill Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on a pedestrian trail
No longer exists
Built ca. 1895, dismantled on August 14, 1989
Butler Ford Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on County Highway 36
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1910, replaced in 1982
C&EI - Collison Trestle   [Map]
Abandoned Deck truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on former Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad northwest of Collison
Abandoned
Built ca. 1894, abandoned ca. 1990s?
C&EI - Little Vermilion River Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned Deck girder bridge over Little Vermilion River on former Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad northeast of Sidell
Abandoned
Built ca. 1894, road span removed between 1993 and 1998
C&EI - North Fork Vermilion River Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned Deck girder bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on former Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Abandoned
Abandoned ca. 1990s?
CEI - Salt Fork River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck girder bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on former Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
Demolished
Abandoned ca. 1990s?, demolished before 1999
Cheney Ford Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on TR 106
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1912, replaced in 2002
Coal Shaft Road Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on CR2130N
No longer exists
Built ca. 1890's
College Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on College Street in Danville
Demolished
Built 1904, closed to traffic on August 20, 1947, demolished in 1958
Collison Branch Bridge   [Map]
Concrete tee beam bridge over Collison Branch on Fas 331(Ch 21)
Open to traffic
Built 1936
Conkeytown Covered Bridge 13-92-01x   [Map]
Lost Covered Bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on 1530N Road
Destroyed by fire
Built 1867, destroyed by arson in 1956
Conrail - English Street Overpass   [Map]
Abandoned girder bridge over English St on Conrail RR
Derelict/abandoned
Conrail - Possum Trot Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned Deck girder bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on former Conrail Railroad west of Danville
Abandoned
Built 1921 for the Peoria and Eastern Railroad, abandoned ca. 1990's
Conrail - Stony Creek Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned Plate girder bridge over Stony Creek on Conrail in Danville
Abandoned
Conrail - TR 269c Overpass   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over TR 269 and unknown creek on Conrail Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1901
CSX - Stony Creek Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Stony Creek on CSX Transportation in Danville
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1906 for the Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad
CSX - Stony Creek Stone Arch Bridge   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Stony Creek on CSX Transportation in Danville
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1905
Dan Beckwith Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on US 150 in Danville
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1950, replaced in 1993
Danville Sanitary District Bridge   [Map]
Through truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad south of Danville
Open to traffic as an acess roadway bridge
Denmark Ford Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River (now Lake Vermilion) on Denmark Road in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1895, replaced in 1925
Drake Camp Bridge   [Map]
Suspension bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on a pedestrian trail
Open to Boy Scouts
East Branch Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over East Branch on TR 492A
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1901, replaced in 1993
Ellis Railroad Bridge   [Map]
Timber stringer bridge over a branch of Bluegrass Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Ellsworth Park Footbridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on pedestrian path in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1907, replaced in 1964
Ellsworth Park Interurban Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
Collapsed
Built 1903, collapsed on April 27, 1928
English Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Stony Creek on East English Street in Danville
Demolished
Built 1895, demolished in 1954
Fairchild Street Conrail Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned Deck girder bridge over Fairchild Street on former Conrail Railroad in Danville
Abandoned
Built 1905 for the Big Four Railroad
Fairchild Street CSX Overpass   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over CSX Transportation on Fairchild Street in Danville
Open to traffic
Built 2013-14
Fairchild Street CSX Tunnel   [Map · Street View]
Buried concrete tunnel over Fairchild Street on CSX Transportation in Danville
Filled in
Built 1915, buried by fill in 2012-13
Fairchild Street NS Overpass   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern, CSX Railroads and Collett Street extension on Fairchild Street in Danville
Open to traffic
Built 2013-14
Fairchild Street NS Tunnel   [Map · Street View]
Buried concrete tunnel over Fairchild Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Danville
Filled in
Built 1915, buried by fill in 2012-13
Gaumer Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on TR 101, 0.5 mi. west of Alvin
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1886, damaged by flooding in 1994 and removed, replaced by new bridge in 2002
Georgetown Covered Bridge   [Map]
Lost covered bridge over Little Vermilion River on State Street south of Georgetown
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced 1917
Georgetown Interurban Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber bridge over Little Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction south of Georgetown
Lost
Built ca. 1901
Gilbert Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on Gilbert Street in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1893 by the Chicago Bridge Co., replaced in 1921-22
Grape Creek Washington St. Bridge   [Map]
Concrete tee beam bridge over Grape Creek on Wash. St(Ms 8160)
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Griffin Street Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned concrete bridge over Stony Creek on Griffin Street in Danville
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1900, replaced in 2016
Higginsville Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on N900E Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1903, replaced 1986
Highland Interurban Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
No longer exists
Built ca. 1910
Hungry Hollow Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on County Highway 1
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1935; replaced 2006 by a modern through arch bridge
IB&W - Possum Trot Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on former Indiana, Bloomington and Western Railroad west of Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1868, replaced in 1921
Illinois Traction - Possum Trot Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on Illinois Traction System west of Danville
Removed
Indianola Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Little Vermilion River on TR 130
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1895; replaced 1995
Jenkins Ford Crossing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Vermilion River on E 1100N Road
Demolished
Built 1893 by John Beard, closed to traffic on August 27, 1959, demolished in 1964
Jenkins Ford Railroad Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck girder bridge over Vermilion River on former CMStP&P Railroad
Removed
Built ca. 1906 for the Chicago Southern Railway, removed in 1987
Johnson Hill Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on a pedestrian trail
Demolished
Built 1914, demolished in 2006
Johnsonville Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on Newell Road north of Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1901, replaced in 1999
Jones Crossing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over former Peoria and Eastern Railroad on Jones Street west of Danville
Demolished
Built 1948 by the township, demolished in October 1962
Jordan Creek Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Jordan Creek on TR 315
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1900; replaced 1999
KBSR - Poland Road Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Poland Road on Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern Railroad
Open to traffic
Kistler Hill Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned bridge
Derelict/abandoned
Part of Illinois Route #10 between Danville and Urbana
Lake Vermilion Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over channel of Lake Vermilion (former North Fork Vermilion River) on Denmark Road in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1925, replaced in 1978
Lincoln Trail Bridge   [Map]
Lost through truss bridge over Stony Creek on Lincoln Trail Road southeast of Muncie
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1884, replaced in 2005
Little Vermilion River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Vermilion River on TR 443
Replaced by new bridge
Built in 1889 by P.E. Lane; replaced 1996
Little Vermilion River CMStP&P Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned concrete bridge over Little Vermilion River on former CMStP&P Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1908
Middle Fork Branch Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned Pony truss bridge over branch of Middle Fork Vermilion River on TR 42A south of Armstrong
Abandoned, with deck missing
Bypassed in 1916
Mill Street Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned concrete arch bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on Bridge Street in Danville
Abandoned
Built 1915, rehabilitated in 1921, closed to truck traffic in 1948, bypassed in 1950, closed to car and pedestrian traffic in 1960, approach spans demolished in 1965-66
Muncie Railroad Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Concrete arch bridge over Stony Creek on former Conrail Railroad east of Muncie
Abandoned
Built 1922 for the Peoria and Eastern Railroad, abandoned ca. 1990's
Myersville Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on Bismarck-Jamesburg Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1893, replaced in 1974
Newman's Creek NKP Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned culvert bridge over Newman's Creek on former New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
Abandoned
NS - Vermilion River Bridge   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Vermilion River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1902
Old Dam Road Bridge   [Map · Street View]
Abandoned concrete arch bridge over Little Vermilion River on Old Dam Road (Old IL 1) south of Georgetown
Abandoned
Built 1917, bypassed in 1992
Old Ellsworth Park Footbridge   [Map]
Lost suspension bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on pedestrian walkway in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1883 by a Danville City Engineer, replaced in 1907
Old Red Covered Bridge 13-92-02x   [Map]
Lost Covered Bridge over Vermilion River on State Street in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1864, replaced in 1893
Old Seaton Hill Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on Old Seaton Hill Road north of Danville
Demolished
Built 1916 for the Dixie Highway, bypassed in 1938-39, closed to traffic in 1989, demolished ca. 1998
Old TR 269c Bridge   [Map]
Abandoned concrete culvert bridge over unknown creek on old alignment of TR 269c west of Danville
Abandoned
Olive Branch Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Olive Branch on TR 365, 5.5 mi. southwest of Fairmount
Collapsed
Olive Branch Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Olive Branch on TR 12
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1900; replaced 1994
P&D - Salt Fork Vermilion River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on former Paris and Danville Railroad in Danville
Demolished
Built 1870, abandoned in 1879, demolished in 1882
Possum Trot Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on Route 150
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1928, replaced in 1976
Red Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Vermilion River on Backbone Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1884, replaced in 1975
Rocky Ford Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on N850E Road
Replaced by new bridge
Built ca. 1910, replaced in 1980
Salt Fork Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on TR 6A
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1899; replaced 1994
Salt Fork River Swing Bridge   [Map]
Lost Suspension bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on former pedestrian trail in Danville
No longer exists
Built before 1940, lost before 1998
Seminary Street Bridge   [Map]
Lost Pony truss bridge over Stony Creek on East Seminary Street in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1876, relocated downstream in 1896, relocated again for pedestrian use in 1938
Short's Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on Bridge Street in Danville
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1868?, replaced in 1890
Spandau Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on CR2650 southwest of Bismarck
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1910
Spelter Avenue CSX Overpass   [Map]
Slab bridge over Spelter Avenue on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1905
Steffey Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on TR 10
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1901, replaced in 2002
Sutherland Ford Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on Hungry Hollow Road
Collapsed
Built 1876, relocated to Harrison Park ca. 1935, collapsed in 1945
Swift's Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on Kickapoo Park Road
Replaced by new bridge
Replaced in 1964
The Arches   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on CSX Transportation southwest of Danville
Open to traffic
Built 1905
Township Road 24A Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Olive branch on TR 24A, 4.5 mi. southwest of Fairmount
Closed
TR 458 Bridge   [Map]
Lost Through truss bridge over former CMStP&P Railroad on TR 458
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1910, replaced in 1996
Unknown Vermilion River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Bridge over Vermilion River on CR 2100 E
Demolished
Built before 1900, demolished before 1940
UP - 4200N Road Overpass   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over 4200N Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
UP - Middle Fork Vermilion River Bridge   [Map]
Deck girder bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on Union Pacific Railroad west of Armstrong
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1901
US136 Stony Creek Bridge   [Map]
Stone arch bridge over Stony Creek on US 136 (Main Street) in Danville
Open to traffic
Built 1896, rehabilitated 1981
Vermilion River Interurban Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
Demolished
Built 1906, closed to traffic April 8, 1946, abandoned October 16, 1946, demolished in 1947
Victory Bridge   [Map]
Lost concrete arch bridge over Vermilion River on Gilbert Street in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1921-22, replaced in 1957
Wabash - Stoney Creek Bridge   [Map]
Bridge over Stoney Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 82' iron plate girder bridge at this location built 1888; replaced by this bridge at an unknown date
Wabash - Vermilion River Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Wabash Railroad in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1868, replaced ca. 1902
Wabash Railroad Bridge #10   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Wabash Railroad Bridge #11   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Wabash Railroad Bridge #13   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1914
Wabash Railroad Bridge #20   [Map]
Steel stringer bridge over Jordan Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Wabash Railroad Bridge #23   [Map]
Deck plate girder bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1929
Wabash Railroad Bridge #29   [Map]
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Olive Branch (f/k/a Smith's Branch) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Built 1912
Wabash Railroad Bridge #3   [Map]
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge
Steel stringer bridge built 1910; replaced by concrete culvert, unknown date
Wabash Railroad Bridge #5   [Map]
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Butler Branch on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Wabash Railroad Bridge #5L   [Map]
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Co. Rd. 1350N on Wabash Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Built 1935
Wabash Railroad Bridge #6   [Map]
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Concrete slab westbound span erected 1910; steel stringer eastbound span erected 1937 (two tracks)
Wabash Railroad Bridge #7   [Map]
Bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic
Western Brick Company Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck girder bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on former narrow gauge railroad
Most spans demolished
Whiskey Creek Bridge   [Map]
Pony truss bridge over Whiskey Creek on CR43
bypassed and removed
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1933, removed 2014
Winter Avenue NS Overpass   [Map · Street View]
Deck plate girder bridge over Winter Avenue & Lick Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to rail traffic
Original 195' pile trestle at this location built 1898; replaced at an unknown date with this bridge
Woolen Mill Bridge   [Map]
Lost Deck truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on Bridge Street in Danville
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1890, closed to traffic in 1914, replaced in 1915
Wyton Bridge   [Map]
Concrete arch bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on CSX Transportation at Danville
Open to traffic
Built 1902 for the Peoria & Eastern Railroad