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This is a list of all 2 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Animas River. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
14th Street (Swinging)
Durango, Colorado, USA (Animas River)
Bridgemeister ID:908
Coordinates:N 37.27936 W 107.88038
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Notes
  • Scheduled for reconstruction starting April 2008. According to an article in the March 24, 2008 issue of The Durango Herald: "The wood support frames will be replaced with steel while the railing and deck will be replaced with a wood polymer such as Trex, which is made of recycled plastic and wood fibers."
Needleton
Needleton vicinity, Colorado, USA (Animas River)
Bridgemeister ID:2429
Coordinates:N 37.63323 W 107.69257
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Scheduled to be replaced Summer 2008, by Sahale, LLC.
  • Located at the Needleton stop of the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

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