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Cottonwood Creek Bridge

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over Cottonwood Creek on Vincent Drive
Location
Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1887 for railroad use; rehabilitated 2012 for Vicent Drive
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Rail-to-road
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 53.2 ft.
Deck width: 86.9 ft.
Also called
ATSF - Cottonwood Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92861, -104.80968   (decimal degrees)
38°55'43" N, 104°48'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/516496/4308871 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
CO CSG-H.07-15.11 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 71298 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Sufficiency rating: 100.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
500

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2016: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Cottonwood Creek Bridge
Posted March 11, 2016, by Luke

Nice find, J.P.!

Cottonwood Creek Bridge
Posted March 11, 2016, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

1887 railroad bridge rehabbed and used to bypass a 1924 bridge.....