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Sapinero High Bridge

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BH Photo #439199

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Lake Fork Gunnison River on Highway
Location
Lake Junction, Gunnison County, Colorado
Status
Inundated in 1963 by Blue Mesa Dam construction
History
Built 1923
Builders
- Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota (Fabrication)
- Winterburn & Lumsden (Contractor)
Design
180' Steel arch
1 54' Steel stringer
1 15' Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 259.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.46086, -107.32181   (decimal degrees)
38°27'39" N, 107°19'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/297420/4259504 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83707 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2018: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke