Camp George West - Bridge #92


Address: 15000 S. Golden Rd., Golden 80401

One-lane bridge over Lena Gulch in the northwest quadrant of Camp George West constructed in 1940. Designed by the architect George H. Merchant, this bridge was a Works Project Administration (WPA) project. The bridge abutments are composed of roughly split basaltic fieldstone laid in courses with concrete mortar. Side walls of the bridge are flared, rounded, and tapered. The tops of the bridge walls have a flat layer of concrete. The deck of the bridge is concrete and has a 10' roadway. There is a 3' sidewalk on the east with round metal railings.
Quad Map/Date: Morrison 1965 (1980)
Sec/Town/Range: S1, T4S, R70W
Elevation: c. 5750
Source: Historic Building Inventory Record #5JF145.56, Colorado Historical Society.
 


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