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Poncha Springs Bridge

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Overview

Photos taken June 2007 by James Baughn

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BH Photo #109144

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Arkansas River on US 285 at Poncha Springs
Location
Chaffee County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.51034, -106.07665   (decimal degrees)
38°30'37" N, 106°04'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/406130/4262989 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Salida West
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
3,000
Inventory numbers
CDOT J-12-A (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 11800 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 41.8 (out of 100)
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Categories 

6-panel truss (668)
Built 1938 (881)
Built during 1930s (11,949)
Chaffee County, Colorado (40)
Colorado (715)
Have street view (27,839)
Open (40,324)
Owned by state (16,265)
Parker pony truss (388)
Parker truss (1,738)
Pony truss (16,665)
Riveted (2,254)
Skewed (4,970)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,478)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,269)
Truss (34,159)
US 285 (2)

Update Log 

  • September 27, 2007: Posted new photos