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Nepesta Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken July 1988 by Steve Eller for the Historic American Engineering Record

BH Photo #101622

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Nepesta Road (CR 613) southeast of Boone
Location
Pueblo County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905-06 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.; replaced 1989
Builder
- Pueblo Bridge Co. of Pueblo, Colorado
Design
Two pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 106.0 ft.
Total length: 283.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.17873, -104.13881   (decimal degrees)
38°10'43" N, 104°08'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/575427/4225995 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nepesta
Inventory numbers
CO PUCO 0.98-601F (Colorado off-system bridge number)
NRHP 85000227 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 12003 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2005: Posted new photos

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