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Cox Ferry Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River on Mud Lake Road/Old St. Louis Road/Whittenberg Road
Location
Washington County, Illinois
Status
Removed
History
Built early 1900s, closed early 1930s when the IL 15 bridge (now IL 160/177) opened upstream in late 1920s. Razed 1938.
Design
Through truss
Inventory number
BH 36922 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: added a category
  • July 28, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: added a category
  • July 23, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

Comments 

Cox Ferry Bridge
Posted July 23, 2008, by Kim Harvey

The information came from the 1968 Washington County History Book that was published in coordination of the 150th anniversary of Illinois. It was on Page 13 and provided a photo of the bridge before it was torn down.