New Mexico Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed New Mexico bridges: 159
  • Bridges with photos: 91 (57.2%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 90 (56.6%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 159 (100.0%)

  • Total photos: 676

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 147 (92.5% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 70 (47.6% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 85 (57.8% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 147 (100.0% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 6 (3.8% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 2 (33.3% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 6 (100.0% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. BNSF - Stone Arch (Santa Fe County, built 1880, open to traffic)
  2. Apache Canyon Railroad Bridge (Santa Fe County, built 1894, open to traffic)
  3. Mexican Canyon Trestle (Otero County, built 1899, abandoned)
  4. Green Bridge (Dona Ana County, built 1902, open to pedestrians)
  5. Glen Woody Bridge (Taos County, built 1902, closed to all traffic)
  6. Rio Hondo Bridge (Lincoln County, built 1902, removed)
  7. Pecos River Flume (Eddy County, built 1903, open to traffic)
  8. DRGW - Animas River Bridge (Cedar Hill, N) (San Juan County, built 1905, removed)
  9. DRGW - Animas River Bridge (Cedar Hill, S) (San Juan County, built 1905, removed)
  10. DRGW - Flora Vista Bridge (San Juan County, built 1905, abandoned)

By Design

  • Arch: 15 (9.4%)
    • Deck arch: 14 (8.8%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 7 (4.4%)
      • Steel arch: 1 (0.6%)
      • Stone arch: 3 (1.9%)
    • Pony arch: 1 (0.6%)
      • Concrete pony arch: 1 (0.6%)

  • Beam: 42 (26.4%)
    • Stringer: 36 (22.6%)
      • Concrete stringer: 6 (3.8%)
      • Steel stringer: 17 (10.7%)
      • Timber stringer: 12 (7.5%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 4 (2.5%)

  • Culvert: 1 (0.6%)
    • Concrete culvert: 1 (0.6%)

  • Rigid frame: 1 (0.6%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 1 (0.6%)

  • Girder: 12 (7.5%)
    • Deck girder: 9 (5.7%)
      • Deck plate girder: 9 (5.7%)
    • Pony/through girder: 3 (1.9%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 3 (1.9%)

  • Slab: 1 (0.6%)

  • Suspension: 3 (1.9%)
    • Wire suspension: 2 (1.3%)

  • Truss: 76 (47.8%)
    • Deck truss: 6 (3.8%)
      • Warren deck truss: 3 (1.9%)
        • Warren deck truss with all verticals: 1 (0.6%)
    • Pony truss: 32 (20.1%)
      • Howe pony truss: 1 (0.6%)
      • Parker pony truss: 4 (2.5%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 2 (1.3%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 1 (0.6%)
      • Warren pony truss: 10 (6.3%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 1 (0.6%)
    • Through truss: 37 (23.3%)
      • Howe through truss: 1 (0.6%)
      • Parker through truss: 11 (6.9%)
      • Pratt through truss: 19 (11.9%)
      • Warren through truss: 2 (1.3%)

  • Tunnel: 6 (3.8%)

  • Unknown: 2 (1.3%)