National and State Register

Sheely Bridge

Pitkin County

Completed in May 1911, the bridge consisted of a 120’ steel through truss designed by Charles G. Sheely.

Sheely Bridge in 2000.

Sheely Bridge in 2000.

In 1966, the bridge was shortened and moved to its present location near Aspen where it functions as a pedestrian bridge in Mill Street Park.  It is one of the state’s earliest riveted trusses.  Listed under Highway Bridges in Colorado Multiple Property Submission.