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Baseline Bridge

Photos 

View Of East Portal, Looking West

HAER photos taken June 1986 by David Grover

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #126853

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost three-span pony truss bridge over South Platte River on 168th Avenue (Baseline Road) in Brighton
Location
Adams County, Colorado, and Weld County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Built 1926 by the Levy Construction Co.; replaced 1989
Builder
- Levy Construction Co. of Denver, Colorado
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00000, -104.82519   (decimal degrees)
40°00'00" N, 104°49'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/514922/4427771 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brighton
Inventory numbers
CO ADA168-12.05070 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 11765 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2005)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
4,624

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • June 19, 2005: Posted new photos

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