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Fay's Crossing Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photos taken June 2007 by James Baughn

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BH Photo #109196

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Description 

Originally built as the "Elson Bridge" carrying County Road 36 across the Purgatorie River near El Moro, Colorado, moved here in 1995.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Santa Fe Avenue on a pedestrian trail in Pueblo
Location
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1905 near El Moro, Colorado, moved here in 1995
Builder
- Pueblo Bridge Co. of Pueblo, Colorado
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.9 ft.
Total length: 152.9 ft.
Also called
Elson Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.26243, -104.60692   (decimal degrees)
38°15'45" N, 104°36'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/534387/4235006 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northeast Pueblo
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
19,244
Inventory numbers
CDOT K-18-ES (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 11999 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 1998)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder, history, noted that it's "preserved" and added "relocated" category.
  • September 27, 2007: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • Luke