National and State Register

Douglas Crossing Bridge

Prowers County

Constructed in 1936 of locally quarried stone by an eight-man Works Progress Administration crew, this filled arch was faced with rusticated stone and features six, 14-foot span, semicircular arches springing from battered piers.

A black and white photo of the stone brick bridge with several large abutments and river on the left.

Douglas Crossing Bridge (2005 photograph.)

It served as an important crossing for the nearby agricultural community.  The property is associated with the Highway Bridges in Colorado and the New Deal Resources on Colorado’s Eastern Plains Multiple Property Submissions.