Williams Fork River CR 330 Bridge
Side view, from the north
Photo taken by Roger Deschner in July 2016
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)
BH Photo #359710
This little pony truss on an unpaved county road near Hot Sulphur Springs has a mystery in its history. While most of the bridge is connected with rivets, the top chord is connected with bolts. The bolts are square-head bolts and are likely original.
- 4-panel Pratt pony truss bridge over Williams Fork River on CR 330
- Grand County, Colorado
- Open to traffic, posted for load
- Built 1929; rehabilitated 1992
- - Denver Steel Iron Works of Denver, Colorado
- Pratt pony truss
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +40.00009, -106.17982 (decimal degrees)
40°00'00" N, 106°10'47" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 13/399289/4428433 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Battle Mountain
- Inventory numbers
- CO 049033000.5020A (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 11902 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 10/2015)
- Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 26.2 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
- December 12, 2016: Updated by Matt Lohry: Updated bridge type and description.
- July 30, 2016: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added photos, corrected GPS location, added builder
- Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com
- Matt Lohry