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Cherry Creek Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photos submitted by Michael McMullen

BH Photo #101491

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Major rebuilding in 2003 by Kiewit-Western included replacing almost everything other than the arch ribs. Much of the replacement was precast elsewhere and assembled on the strengthened arches.

Presentation on the rebuild including extreme measures required to meet environmental protection requirements: http://www.itre.ncsu.edu/ADC30/08_TRB_Summer_Conference/Pres...

Facts 

Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Cherry Creek on CO 83
Location
Douglas County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1948, extensive rehab in 2003
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 231.9 ft.
Total length: 373.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 2002
Also called
Castlewood Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.32873, -104.73446   (decimal degrees)
39°19'43" N, 104°44'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/522887/4353290 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Russellville Gulch
Inventory numbers
CDOT G-18-BL (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
NRHP 02001147 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 83.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
6,100

Update Log 

  • November 12, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • October 16, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Information on rehab with presentation link
  • March 10, 2005: Posted photos by Michael McMullen

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