Fox River

Wisconsin-Illinois
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This river (not to be confused with the similarly-named `Fox River' in Northeast Wisconsin) begins west of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and flows to Ottawa, Illinois.

BNSF - Hurds Island Rail Bridge (E) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1920
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River in Aurora on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Hurds Island Rail Bridge (W) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1920
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River in Aurora on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

C&NW - Fox River Bridge (Old) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1883, Replaced 1920
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Fox River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Fox River Bridge (Aurora) (Kane County, Illinois)
Deck Girder Bridge over Fox River in Aurora on Abandoned Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CN - Fox River Bridge (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Warren through truss bridge over Fox River on Railroad
Open to traffic

CNW - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1924, Using a Relocated Truss
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over Fox River on C&NW RR
Abandoned

East Channel Galena Boulevard Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1910; rehabilitated 1997
Two-span arch bridge over Fox River, East Channel, on Galena Blvd. in Aurora
Open to traffic

I&M Canal Fox River Aqueduct (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Rebuilt in 1903
I&M Canal aqueduct over Fox River
Open to Foot & Bike Traffic. Aqueduct is dry.

I&M Canal Trail - Fox River Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1930; Abandoned 1934, Converted to trail?
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on I&M Canal Trail (Nee Chicago & Illiinois Valley Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

IAIS - Fox River Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on CSX Transportation in Ottawa
Open to traffic

IR - Fox River Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Pratt deck truss bridge over Fox River on Illinois RailNet West of Sheridan
Open to traffic

IR - Fox River Bridge (Boulder Hill) (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1903, Approach added 1938
Steel stringer bridge over IL 25 & Fox River on Illinois RailNet


Main Street Arch Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1922; Replaced 1997
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River on E Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bowstring Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1872; Replaced 1922
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Fox River on Main Street
Removed

Millbrook Bridge (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1897. Bypassed by a new bridge in 1984; closed to pedestrians 2015; demolished 2020
Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on former alignment of Whitfield Road
Demolished on 24-25 August, 2020

North Avenue Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1974. Major reconstruction in 2002
Concrete bridge over Fox River on North Avenue in Aurora
Open to traffic

Second Street Bridge (Walworth County, Wisconsin)
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Fox River on Second Street
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Replaced ca. 1992
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River in Elgin on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Fox River Bridge (Geneva) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1920
Deck Plate Girder Bridge over Fox River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP/Metra - Fox River Bridge (McHenry County, Illinois)
Built 1927
Deck truss bridge over Fox River on UPRR (Former C&NW) between Cary & Fox River Grove
Open to traffic

Virgil Gilman Trail - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Through truss bridge over Fox River in Aurora on Virgil GilmanTrail (former EJ&E Ry)
Pedestrian/Bike traffic only

Washington Street Bridge (Older) (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built ca.1900; Replaced 1937
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on Washington Street & Aurora, Elgin & Fox River Electric Co.
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Street Bridge (Oldest) (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1867; Replaced ca. 1900
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Fox River on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

West Channel Galena Boulevard Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1996
Two-span arch bridge over Fox River, West Channel, on Galena Blvd in Aurora
Open to traffic