National and State Register

Dotsero Bridge

Eagle County

The steel rigid connected Parker through truss structure was constructed over the Colorado River in 1935 by Denver bridge builders A.S. Horner and C.A. Switzer. 

Black and white photo of the bridge

Dotsero Bridge

Designed by the Colorado Highway Department and fabricated by Midwest Steel & Iron Works, the 276-foot long bridge with a 150-foot main span remains intact as one of the few surviving examples of a once important long span truss type.  Listed under Highway Bridges in Colorado Multiple Property Submission.