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Avondale Bridge

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Overview
Lost three-span closed-spandrel arch bridge over Arkansas River on CR 327 near Avondale
Location
Pueblo County, Colorado
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1913 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.; replaced 2005
Builder
- Pueblo Bridge Co. of Pueblo, Colorado
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.9 ft.
Total length: 256.8 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.24219, -104.34897   (decimal degrees)
38°14'32" N, 104°20'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/556970/4232887 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Avondale
Inventory numbers
CO PUCO 0.42-409B (Colorado off-system bridge number)
NRHP 85000225 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11996 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2004)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 41.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
1,126

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2011: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens

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Comments 

Avondale Bridge
Posted September 14, 2007, by Denise Gurule (dgurule [at] sehinc [dot] com)

Here is a photo after construction.

Avondale Bridge
Posted February 21, 2007, by Jason Triplett (jdtriple [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The Avondale Bridge was replaced in 2005 with a 2-span prestressed girder bridge.