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Old US 60 Salt River Bridge

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Old bridge over Salt River, new one in background

7/16/09. Bridge has been bypassed. Still intact, but closed. "Little Grand Canyon" with 6% grades in area make this a must see trip.

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #143050

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Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Salt River on US 60
Location
Gila County, Arizona
Status
Intact, but bypassed by new bridge
Future prospects
In use for pedestrians only.
History
Built 1934
Builder
- Lee Moor Contracting Co. of El Paso, Texas
Design
Two-hinge girder-ribbed deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 162.0 ft.
Total length: 454.7 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Also called
Salt River Canyon Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.79805, -110.50391   (decimal degrees)
33°47'53" N, 110°30'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/545921/3739875 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mule Hoof Bend
Inventory numbers
AZ 129 (Arizona bridge number)
BH 10722 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • July 20, 2009: New photo from James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood