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Michigan Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1920; repaired after freak accident 1992
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Michigan Avenue (former US 14) in Chicago
Open to traffic

MILW - North Branch Chicago River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Chicago Milwaukee St Paul & Pacific RR
Removed but not replaced

Milwaukee Avenue Viaduct (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on Milwaukee Avenue
Removed

Milwaukee Avenue Viaduct (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1873; replaced 1914
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad on Milwaukee Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Monroe Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1919
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on W. Monroe Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

N Simonds Drive Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1954
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Parking Lot Entrance on N Simonds Drive
Open to traffic

Nichols Bridgeway (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 2009
Bridge over Monroe Street on walkway from Millennium Park to Art Institute of Chicago
Open to pedestrians only

Normal Avenue Bridges (Cook County, Illinois)
Closed-spandrel arch bridges over Auburn Park Lagoon on S Normal Avenue
Open to traffic

North Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1907
Double-leaf bascule through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Avenue in Chicago
Replaced by a modern bridge

North Branch Canal Halsted Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 2011 Tied steel through arch
Steel through arch Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on N. Halsted St
Open to traffic

North Branch Chicago River North Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 2007-Hybrid Suspension/Cable-stayed bridge
Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Avenue
Open to traffic

North Halsted Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1955
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

North Halsted Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River Canal on N. Halsted Street in Chicago
Demolished and replaced

North Halsted Street Bridge (Older) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Lost Pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Halsted Street
Replaced by a new bridge

North Western Avenue Bascule Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1905
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Western Avenue
No longer exists

NS - 59th Street Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 59th Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - 61st Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 61st Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912-1913; originally consisted of two identical bridges side-by-side but one was demolished in 1968
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly PFW&C RR)
Open to traffic

NS - Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1971
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (former Nickel Plate Ry)
Open

NS - NYC Bridge No. 6 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912-1915; currently out of use, stored in partially raised position
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry (later New York Central RR)
Abandoned prior to 1973

NS - Princeton Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Princeton Avenue on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

O'Hare Aircraft Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1966
Bridge over I-190 on O'Hare International Airport Taxiway
Open to airplane traffic

Oakwood Blvd Lake Shore Drive Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1950, rehabilitated 1989
Steel stringer bridge over Lake Shore Drive (US 41) on Oakwood Blvd
Open to traffic

Ogden Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1933
Concrete tee beam bridge over Des Plaines River on Ogden Ave in Lyons
Open to traffic

Ogden Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1939
Lost Warren through truss bridge over BNSF RR on Ogden Ave - US 66
Replaced by a new bridge

Ogden Avenue Viaduct (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1932; closed to traffic March 24, 1992; demolished 1993
Lost viaduct over Chicago River North Branch and city streets on Ogden Avenue
No longer exists

Ogden Slip Lake Shore Drive Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1937, demolished 1982 and replaced with a fixed span
Through truss bascule bridge over Ogden Slip on Lake Shore Drive US 41
Replaced by a fixed span

Ohio Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1961
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Ohio Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Old 35th Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Replaced 1914
Lost Through truss bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on 35th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Loomis Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1904 to replace earlier swing bridge; replaced 1970
Lost Scherzer rolling lift bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Loomis Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Polk Street Lift Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910 to replace 1872 swing bridge; removed 1972
Lost Pony truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Polk Street
Removed but not replaced

PRR - 31st Street Railroad Viaduct (Cook County, Illinois)
Steel stringer bridge over 31st Street and Boulevard on Pennsylvania RR
Open to traffic

PRR - Calumet River Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Bridge struck 1964 and removed
Lost Pratt through truss swing bridge over Calumet River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Destroyed by collision

PRR - South Branch Chicago River Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago River South Branch on Pittsburgh Fort Wayne & Chicago Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Randolph Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1984
Twin-leaf bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Randolph Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Randolph Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1903; replaced 1984
Lost Scherzer rolling lift bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Randolph Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Roosevelt Road Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1994
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Roosevelt Road in Chicago
Open to traffic

Rush Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1872, removed 1920 upon completion of Michigan Avenue bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Removed but not replaced

Rush Street Swing Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1856 as the first all-iron bridge in Chicago, destroyed 1863
Lost swing bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Sangamon Street Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Removed 1973
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on Sangamon Street
Removed

Second Ashland Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1908 replaced in 1920
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on South Ashland Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Second Dearborn Street Bridge (1888) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1888 Replaced in 1907
Howe through truss bridge on Dearborn Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Sherman Park Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Sherman Park Lagoon on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only

Sky Ride (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1933; Demlished 1934
Lost Transporter bridge over Burnham Harbor
Removed

SOO - Ashland Avenue Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899, Relocated to Western Avenue April 2014
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ashland Avenue on Abandoned Soo Line Railroad
Replaced and relocated

SOO - Western Avenue Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Demolished March 2014, Replaced April 2014 with a bridge relocated from Ashland Avenue
Lost Slab bridge over Western Avnue on Abandoned Soo Line Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

South Ashland Avenue Bascule Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1938
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Ashland Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

South Ashland Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1902, Replaced 1938
Lost Bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Ashland Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

South Damen Viaduct (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1961; removed in 1990s
Lost girder bridge over rail yard and city streets on S. Damen Avenue
Removed but not replaced

South Shore - 130th Street Railroad Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Chicago, South Shore & South Bend Ry
Open

South Shore - 130th Street Railroad Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1908; Replaced 1966
Lost Through truss bridge over Calumet River on Chicago Southshore & South Bend
Superstructure replaced

South Shore - Torrence Avenue Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 2012
Modern polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Torrence Avenue on Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Open to traffic

South Shore - WMI Recycling Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Steel stringer bridge over Entrance Road on Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Open to traffic

South Western Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1888 at 18th Street; Relocated here 1905; Waterway filled ca. 1939 and bridge removed shortly thereafter
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork South Branch Chicago River on South Western Avenue
Channel filled in and bridge removed.

St. Charles Air Line Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1919, original length was 260 ft. -- later shortened to 220 ft. in 1930
Baltimore through truss bascule bridge over the Chicago River on CN RR
Open to traffic

St. Charles Air Line Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Replaced in 1919
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Illinois Central RR
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1949
Twin-leaf bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on State Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

State Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1903; removed 1941, replacement bridge completed 1947
Lost Deck truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Swing Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1872 to replace bridge lost in Chicago Fire; center pier rehabilitated 1898; bridge replaced 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Swing Bridge (Older) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1864, destroyed 1871 in Great Chicago Fire
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Destroyed by fire

Suicide Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1894; Lost 1919
Lost Steel arch bridge over South Lagoon
Demolished

Taylor Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1900; Scherzer rolling lift bridge in Chicago; removed 1929
Lost Deck truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Taylor Street
Removed but not replaced

Throop Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Throop Street
Removed but not replaced

Throop Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1868
Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on South Throop Street
No longer exists

Torrence Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1970; demolished March 3, 2016
Through truss bridge over Grand Calumet River on Torrence Avenue in Chicago
demolished

Torrence Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 2012
Vertical lift bridge over Calumet River on Torrence Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

Union Park Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Lagoon on Footpath
Removed but not replaced

UP - Addison Street Bridge (Old Irving Park) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1903
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Addison Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Addison Street Bridge (Roscoe Village) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1959
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Addison Street and Lincoln Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Baker Dairy Farm Cattle Pass (Cook County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder bridge over Cattle Pass on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Balmoral Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897; Replaced 2014-2020
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Balmoral Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Belmont Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Belmont Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Berteau Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897; Replaced 2014-2020
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Berteau Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Blommer Chocolate Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Slab bridge over Blommer Chocolate Entrance on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Clybourn Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1900
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clybourn Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Cornelia Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cornelia Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Deering Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Warren Through Truss Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Des Plaines Street Bridge (N) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Des Plaines Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Des Plaines Street Bridge (S) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Des Plaines Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Foster Avenue Bridge #2 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897; Replaced 2014-2020
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Foster Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Fulton Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Deck plate girder bridge over Fulton Street and Milwaukee Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Grace Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897; Replaced 2014-2020
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Grace Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Harrison Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Harrison Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - I-290 Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898, I-290 Spans added 1952
Deck plate girder bridge over I-290, CTA Blue Line and Congress Parkway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Irving Park Road Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Irving Park Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Irving Park Road Bridge #4 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897; Replaced 2014-2020
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Irving Park Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Jefferson Street Viaduct (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Jefferson and Hubbard Streets on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Kinzie Street Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Kinzie Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Lawerence Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1928
Deck plate girder bridge over Lawerence Avenue on Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway
Open to traffic

UP - Lawrence Avenue Bridge #2 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897; Replaced 2014-2020
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lawrence Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Leland Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897; Replaced 2014-2020
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Leland Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Madison Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Madison Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Melrose Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Melrose Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Milwaukee Avenue Bridge (Old Irving Park) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Milwaukee Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Montrose Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Slab bridge over Montrose Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Montrose Avenue Bridge #2 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897; Replaced 2014-2020
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Montrose Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - N Milwaukee Avenue Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1931
Deck plate girder bridge over N Milwaukee Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Ogden Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Deck Girder Bridge over Ogden Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Paulina Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1905
Deck plate girder bridge over Paulina Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Prairie Alley Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1909
Deck plate girder bridge over Canadian Pacific Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic