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Grand River Bridge

Photo 

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #411956

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Colorado River on US-191
Location
Moab, Grand County, Utah
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911; Replaced 1934
Builder
- Midland Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
(3)10-panel, pinned Parker through trusses
Dimensions
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.60391, -109.57842   (decimal degrees)
38°36'14" N, 109°34'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/623783/4273781 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moab
Inventory number
BH 79540 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1911 (828)
Built during 1910s (10,078)
Colorado River (58)
Grand County, Utah (57)
Lost (30,049)
Lost 1934 (89)
Lost during 1930s (1,082)
Midland Bridge Co. (47)
Moab, Utah (5)
Parker through truss (1,422)
Parker truss (1,817)
Replaced by new bridge (20,454)
Through truss (17,897)
Truss (36,810)
Utah (355)

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Defined truss information and deleted incorrect length.
  • November 25, 2017: Added by Dave King

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Comments 

Grand River Bridge
Posted June 7, 2022, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

At a minimum those panels are likely 15ft wide, which would make each span at least 150ft in length.

So yeah... I would say the structure was 450ft or more overall.

Grand River Bridge
Posted June 7, 2022, by Paul Plassman

The total length of this bridge looks longer than 101 feet.