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State Bridge

Photos 

Overall View From County Road 17. View To South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #127622

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the Rio Grande on CR 17
Location
Rio Grande County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1907-08 by the Denver Bridge Co.; replaced 1986
Builder
- Denver Bridge Co.
Design
Main span: Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
South approach: Riveted, 3-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.2 ft.
Total length: 170.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.68833, -106.46000   (decimal degrees)
37°41'18" N, 106°27'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/371271/4172238 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indian Head
Inventory numbers
CO RGD017-00.90 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 38104 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER CO-36 - State Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com