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Manzanola Bridge

Photos 

Overall View Of Bridge, State Highway 202 And Arkansas, Looking Southwest

Photo taken June 1984 by Clayton Fraser for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #187681

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on CO 207
Location
Otero County, Colorado, and Crowley County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Originally built 1911 by the Patterson-Burghardt Bridge Co. over the Colorado River at Clifton near Grand Junction. Relocated here in 1950; replaced 1984.
Builder
- Patterson-Burghardt Construction Co. of Denver, Colorado
Design
Riveted, 18-panel Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 300.0 ft.
Total length: 440.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.12713, -103.86156   (decimal degrees)
38°07'38" N, 103°51'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/599780/4220532 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ordway
Inventory numbers
CDOT L-21-BD (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 11980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2010: Posted additional HAER photos
  • June 19, 2005: Posted new photos

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