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Fourth Street Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Thad Roan

BH Photo #101530

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Arkansas River in Canon City
Location
Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
Preserved
History
Built 1891 by the Bullen Bridge Co.; modified 1928; replaced in 2001; reconstructed 22 feet to the west ca. 2004; Repairs by Bach Steel, 2019
Builders
- BACH Steel of Holt, Michigan (2019 Rehab)
- Bullen Bridge Co. of Pueblo, Colorado [also known as Pueblo Bridge Co.]
- V. B. Humphrey (Design)
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.9 ft.
Total length: 108.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.43666, -105.24179   (decimal degrees)
38°26'12" N, 105°14'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/478897/4254292 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Canon City
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85000207 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
CO CC 2-FOURTH ST. (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 11875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2019: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added detail of relocation.
  • January 29, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge has been DELISTED from the National Register. Anybody know why?

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Comments 

Fourth Street Bridge
Posted November 21, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Not sure about the National Register delisting. However it remains on the State Register, attached.

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