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Big Thompson Bridge #2

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Thompson River on US 34
Location
Larimer County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1937
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.38052, -105.47293   (decimal degrees)
40°22'50" N, 105°28'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/459855/4470099 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glen Haven
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
5,500
Inventory numbers
CDOT C-15-J (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 11927 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

6-panel truss (569)
Built 1937 (752)
Built during 1930s (11,061)
Colorado (640)
Have street view (25,042)
Larimer County, Colorado (11)
Lost (21,297)
NR-eligible (4,000)
Owned by state (14,907)
Parker pony truss (356)
Parker truss (1,573)
Pony truss (15,556)
Replaced by new bridge (14,047)
Riveted (2,017)
Skewed (4,800)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,200)
Structurally deficient (16,983)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,924)
Truss (30,947)
US 34 (18)

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Replaced
  • April 25, 2010: Updated by J.P.: updated corridnates

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke