Photo taken by Thad Roan of Bridgepix.com
BH Photo #101494
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Colorado River on US 6 (I-70 service road). CDOT replaced this bridge starting in October 2012. As mentioned on their FASTER Bridge Enterprise program project list this took a year to accomplish and at a cost of roughly $11.5 million. The original bridge was closed to traffic in June 2013 and demolished. Formerly listed on the NRHP 02001155 starting on 2002-10-15 to its demise.
- Lost through truss bridge over Colorado River on the I-70 Service Road (Old US 6) at Dotsero
- Eagle County, Colorado
- Built 1934-35; replaced 2013
- Riveted, 8-panel Parker through truss
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 275.8 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.3 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.65008, -107.06312 (decimal degrees)
39°39'00" N, 107°03'47" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 13/322990/4390954 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
- Inventory numbers
- CDOT F-08-F (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
NRHP 02001155 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11839 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of June 2012)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- January 6, 2014: Updated by Roger Deschner: Bridge has been replaced
- October 12, 2011: Updated by K. A. Erickson: Bridge is doomed
- April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
- June 23, 2005: Posted photos from Thad Roan