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Ouray Bridge (1911)

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Ouray Bridge ( Old)

Vernal Express: February 9 1933

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BH Photo #463711

Description 

Originally built at Jensen in 1911 and moved here in 1935 after a new bridge was built there.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Green River on SR 88
Location
Uintah County, Utah
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1911 at Jensen; Relocated here 1935; Replaced in 1962.
Design
(3)8-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Also called
Green River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.08537, -109.67578   (decimal degrees)
40°05'07" N, 109°40'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/612895/4438072 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87662 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1911 (815)
Built during 1910s (9,971)
Lost (28,514)
Owned by state (16,561)
Pratt through truss (6,059)
Pratt truss (10,301)
Replaced by new bridge (19,392)
Through truss (16,803)
Truss (35,485)
Uintah County, Utah (7)
Utah (355)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 4, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Related Bridges 

  • Jensen Bridge (Successor) - Moved to a different location when new bridge was built

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Ouray Bridge (Old)
Posted August 22, 2020, by Ben Tate (benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

It looks like it's supporting a pipeline.

Ouray Bridge (Old)
Posted August 22, 2020, by Nick Boppel (nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Google Street View, although old and blurry, seems to show the remnants of a multi-span wire suspension bridge at this location.