National and State Register

Rito Seco Creek Culvert

Costilla County

Consisting of two 18-foot spans, the steel multiplate arch culvert is faced with local volcanic fieldstone. 

Black and white photo of the Rito Seco Creek Culvert showing local volcanic fieldstone facing.

Rito Seco Creek Culvert.

Photo from the National Register nomination.

Constructed in 1936, the culvert remains intact as a good example of one of the smaller bridges built by the Works Progress Administration during the years of the Great Depression.  Listed under Highway Bridges in Colorado Multiple Property Submission.