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Palisade Bridge

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Palisade Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #492104

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvaniahrough truss bridge over Colorado River on 8th Street (old US 6)
Location
Palisade, Mesa County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1909 by M.J. Patterson Construction Co.; replaced 1949
Builder
- M.J. Patterson Construction Co. of Denver, Colorado
Design
12-panel Pennsylvania through truss with two Pratt pony truss and at least one queenpost pony truss approach spans
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.10613, -108.34950   (decimal degrees)
39°06'22" N, 108°20'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/729185/4331899 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92320 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2021: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added category "US 6", and link to its successor bridge
  • October 21, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss types
  • October 21, 2021: Updated by Luke: Corrected builder.
  • March 6, 2021: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke
  • Paul Plassman