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Arkansas River CO 291 Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn in June 2007

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Arkansas River on CO 291 north of Salida
Location
Chaffee County, Colorado
Status
Open to two-lane traffic on a state highway
History
Built or reconstructed in 1959
Design
Pin-connected, 9-panel Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 267.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.54632, -106.00915   (decimal degrees)
38°32'47" N, 106°00'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/412059/4266916 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Salida West
Inventory numbers
CDOT J-12-AK (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 11777 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 53.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
3,800

Update Log 

  • November 3, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

Arkansas River CO 291 Bridge
Posted December 1, 2010, by Sheldon Wiens (sheldon_wiens77 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

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