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Big Sandy Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo From National Register Multiple Property Submission

BH Photo #193888

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wooden bridge over Big Sandy Creek on CR 20 (Old US 287)
Location
Cheyenne County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 497.0 ft.
Deck width: 25.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.74583, -102.79472   (decimal degrees)
38°44'45" N, 102°47'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/691650/4290881 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lewis Lake
Inventory numbers
CO CY20-S1.3-S40 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 11805 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2010)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 47.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
44

Categories 

Beam (12,274)
Built 1936 (1,016)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Cheyenne County, Colorado (1)
Colorado (600)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Open (36,893)
Owned by county (18,923)
Skewed (4,717)
Span length under 25 feet (5,848)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Timber stringer (3,377)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,671)
US 287 (8)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2011: New photos from Nathan Holth