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Purgatoire River US 350 Bridge

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Deck view

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #101596

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Purgatoire River on US 350
Location
Las Animas County, Colorado
Status
Open to two-lane traffic on a major state highway
History
Built 1937
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 169.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.28703, -104.31703   (decimal degrees)
37°17'13" N, 104°19'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/560539/4126932 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Earl
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
830
Inventory numbers
CDOT O-19-H (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 11943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.6 (out of 100)
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Categories 

6-panel truss (567)
Built 1937 (741)
Built during 1930s (10,922)
Colorado (639)
Have street view (24,552)
Las Animas County, Colorado (29)
NR-eligible (3,989)
Open (37,871)
Owned by state (14,600)
Parker truss (1,562)
Pony truss (15,403)
Riveted (1,992)
Skewed (4,787)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,903)
Structurally deficient (17,487)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,496)
Truss (30,515)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

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