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Manzanola Bridge, State Highway 207, spanning Arkansas River, Manzanola, Otero County, CO

Manzanola Bridge, State Highway 207, spanning Arkansas River, Manzanola, Otero County, CO

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Significance: The bridge has functioned as a locally important crossing over the two greatest rivers in Colorado: the Colorado and the Arkansas. It is one of the earliest rigid-connected vehicular trusses in Colorado and one of seven riveted Pennsylvania through trusses left in public use in Colorado. The most distinguishing feature is its length; with a simple supported span of 300'. It is the longest span roadway truss in Colorado.
Survey number: HAER CO-20
Building/structure dates: 1911 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1950

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Patterson Burghardt Bridge Company
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