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Douglas Crossing Bridge

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Douglas Crossing Bridge

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Overview
Six-span stone arch bridge over Two Butte Creek on CR 28
Location
Prowers County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936 by the Works Progress Administration
Builder
- Works Progress Administration
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.1 ft.
Total length: 112.8 ft.
Deck width: 25.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.79536, -102.25594   (decimal degrees)
37°47'43" N, 102°15'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/741611/4186657 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Plum Creek SE
Inventory numbers
CO PR28-27-10.4-88 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
NRHP 85000224 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11992 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2007)
Sufficiency rating: 99.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
15

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  • August 18, 2016: Photo imported by Dave King

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Douglas Crossing Bridge
Posted September 20, 2009, by Brenda Kelley (edandbrenk [at] hotmail [dot] com)

My grandfather, Cecil W. Houlton, began working on this bridge project by unloading rock wagons but eventually was promoted to boss over the project until he opted to leave the project to run for a County Commissioner's position.

There is a photo of the bridge at http://www.secoloradoheritage.com/about-our-heritage/Douglas...