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Cottonwood Creek Bridge

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Description 

Build date comes from ATSF Bridge Records at the Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Cottonwood Creek on Vincent Drive
Location
Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 48.0 ft.
Deck width: 86.9 ft.
Also called
ATSF - Cottonwood Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92861, -104.80968   (decimal degrees)
38°55'43" N, 104°48'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/516496/4308871 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pikeview
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
500
Inventory numbers
CO CSG-H.07-15.11 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 71298 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2012)
Overall condition: Good
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • March 11, 2016: Added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Cottonwood Creek Bridge
Posted March 11, 2016, by Luke

Nice find, J.P.!

Cottonwood Creek Bridge
Posted March 11, 2016, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

1887 railroad bridge rehabbed and used to bypass a 1924 bridge.....