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San Miguel River Bridge

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Ice flow flood near Placerville Colorado

Upsteam ice dam breaks naturally, releasing flood waters down the San Miguel River. Photographer is standing on the vintage 1930 bridge, which is not threatened by the flood.

Video by Bill Masters, posted to Bridgehunter by Roger Deschner

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over San Miguel River on Juniper Village Ln
Location
San Miguel County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.2 ft.
Total length: 52.5 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.00528, -108.04222   (decimal degrees)
38°00'19" N, 108°02'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/759694/4210530 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Placerville
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
80
Inventory numbers
CO SMG55P-0.2-27 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 48047 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 17, 2013: New video from Roger Deschner
  • February 7, 2011: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com