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This is a list of all 10 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the state New Mexico. 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 states.
1908 (suspension bridge)
Aztec, New Mexico, USA (Las Animas River)
Bridgemeister ID:2505
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1924 Otowi
Otowi, New Mexico, USA (Rio Grande)
Bridgemeister ID:143
Structurae ID:0000958
O'Donnell ID:955
References:GBD
Principals:James A. French
Use:Vehicular
Status:Extant (last checked, 2012)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:174f
Deck width:10f
Notes
  • Bypassed, 1948.
Photo by Eric Sakowski Photo by David Denenberg
1939 Avalon Dam
Carlsbad vicinity, New Mexico, USA (Headgate Channel)
Bridgemeister ID:1960
O'Donnell ID:932
References:HAERNM4B
Principals:CCC
Use:Footbridge
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
(footbridge)
Heron Lake State Park, New Mexico, USA (Rio Chama)
Bridgemeister ID:2516
O'Donnell ID:952
Coordinates:N 36.66036 W 106.70000
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
(suspension bridge)
Lake Arthur, New Mexico, USA
Bridgemeister ID:1047
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
Catwalk Canyon
Glenwood, New Mexico, USA (Whitewater Canyon - Catwalk National Recreation Trail)
Bridgemeister ID:1663
O'Donnell ID:933
Coordinates:N 33.37611 W 108.82806
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2008)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Glenwoody
Pilar, New Mexico, USA (Rio Grande - Rio Grande Gorge State Park vicinity)
Bridgemeister ID:300
O'Donnell ID:953
Coordinates:N 36.2467 W 105.825
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:165f
Photo courtesy of Eileen O'Grady Photo by Eric Sakowski
Peggy Sue
Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA (Acid Canyon)
Bridgemeister ID:1358
Use:Pipeline and Footbridge
Status:Removed, February 1997
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Main span:550f
Deck width:3f

Notes
Pueblo Canyon
Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA (Pueblo Canyon)
Bridgemeister ID:1359
O'Donnell ID:956
Use:Pipeline
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:300f
Notes
Photo by Eric Sakowski
Swinging
Silver City, New Mexico, USA
Bridgemeister ID:1664
Use:Footbridge
Main cables:Wire
Notes
  • Was in use in 1909.

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