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Fifth Street Bridge

Photos 

Overall View And South Portal. View To Northeast

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #135083

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost four-span through truss bridge over Colorado River on Northbound US 50 at Grand Junction
Location
Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1933 by the Wisconsin Steel & Iron Works; replaced 1989
Design
Four-span, riveted, 9-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 185.0 ft.
Total length: 791.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05429, -108.56558   (decimal degrees)
39°03'15" N, 108°33'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/710652/4325622 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grand Junction
Inventory numbers
CDOT H-02-H (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 41277 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Sources 

  • HAER CO-41 - Fifth Street Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com