National and State Register

Gunnison River Bridge II

Gunnison County

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

A black and white photo of the bridge running over the river with truss.

Gunnison River Bridge II

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