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Roubideau Bridge

Photos 

Overall View Of Bridge, Showing North Web, Looking South

HAER photos taken July 1991 by Mark Nash

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #127258

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the Gunnison River on CR G50
Location
Delta County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Built 1911 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.; replaced 1991
Builders
- Milwaukee Bridge Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Pueblo Bridge Co. of Pueblo, Colorado
Design
Riveted, 12-panel polygonal Warren through truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 192.1 ft.
Total length: 194.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.74998, -108.11844   (decimal degrees)
38°44'60" N, 108°07'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/750418/4292975 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delta
Land survey
T. 15 S., R. 96 W., Sec. 16
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85000197 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
CO DELG50R-2.2-11 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 11827 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • HAER CO-70 - Roubideau Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com