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Allentown Bridge

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Overview

The Old Allentown Road Bridge is actually apart of an older alignment (pre-1937) of Route 66.

Photo taken by James McCray in July 2009

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BH Photo #143790

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt deck truss bridge over Puerco River on Former alignement of Allentown Road (Old US 66)
Location
Apache County, Arizona
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1923
Builder
- Midland Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
steel rigid-connected Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 206.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 30, 1988
Also called
Rio Puerco Bridge
Old Route 66 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.28061, -109.15514   (decimal degrees)
35°16'50" N, 109°09'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/667779/3905722 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory numbers
NRHP 88001617 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
AZ 3073 (Arizona bridge number)
BH 43080 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2015: New photos from Michael Shulman
  • June 24, 2015: New photos from Justin Ruiz Photography
  • November 16, 2013: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 2, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • September 5, 2009: Updated by James McCray: Updated various bridge data
  • July 30, 2009: Updated by James McCray: added NHRP info
  • July 28, 2009: Added by James McCray

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