National and State Register

Gunnison River Bridge I

Gunnison County

Designed in 1926 to cross the Gunnison River by the Colorado Department of Highways, the 125 foot long steel rigid connected Pratt through truss was fabricated by American Bridge Company.  

A photo of the bridge with truss from an angle in black and white.

Gunnison River Bridge I 

Completed in 1927 by Lambie-Bate Construction Company, the essentially unaltered bridge, along with the nearby Gunnison River Bridge II, survives as one of the last remaining examples of what was a common bridge type.  Listed under Highway Bridges in Colorado Multiple Property Submission.