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Historic Bridges: Alexander County, Illinois

Special Bridge Conditions Legend
! At risk for demolition or destruction.
X Confirmed demolished or collapsed.
S Dismantled and/or in storage.
L Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

Total Bridges Found: 4

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Cairo Mississippi River Bridge
Birds Point Bridge
Historic Significance Rating (HSR)
National HSR. Local HSR.
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US-60 and US-62 Over Mississippi River

Cairo and Birds Point: Alexander County, Illinois and Mississippi County, Missouri
Metal 22 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Length: 5181.7 ft
Main Span: 700 ft
Roadway: 20 ft
Main Spans: 7
Built 1929 By: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Waddell and Hardesty
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Cairo Ohio River Bridge
Historic Significance Rating (HSR)
National HSR. Local HSR.
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US-60 and US-51 Over Ohio River

Cairo: Alexander County, Illinois and Ballard County, Kentucky
Metal 22 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Deck Truss, Fixed
Length: 5865.4 ft
Main Span: 800 ft
Roadway: 20 ft
Main Spans: 5
Built 1937 By: Mount Vernon Bridge Company of Mount Vernon, Ohio and Modjeski and Masters
Gale Bridge
Historic Significance Rating (HSR)
National HSR. Local HSR.
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Old IL-3 Over Sexton Creek

Rural: Alexander County, Illinois
Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 5 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Pony Truss, Fixed
Length: 338 ft
Main Span: 172.3 ft
Roadway: 22.6 ft
Main Spans: 1
Built 1933 By: Unknown
Thebes Bridge
Historic Significance Rating (HSR)
National HSR. Local HSR.
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Railroad (Union Pacific) Over Mississippi River

Thebes: Alexander County, Illinois and Scott County, Missouri
Metal Cantilever 22 Panel Pin-Connected Baltimore Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete Closed Spandrel Deck Arch, Fixed
Length: 3817 ft
Main Span: 671 ft
Main Spans: 5
Built 1905 By: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Ralph Modjeski and Alfred Noble

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