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Woodruff Snowflake Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo From Arizona Historic Bridge Inventory

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BH Photo #195077

Map 

Description 

This Warren through truss was relocated to this location in 1940. It came from a 1917 multiple span Little Colorado River crossing near Winslow which was replaced in 1939. The truss span was originally fabricated by the American Bridge Company for the Winslow Bridge. The bridge underwent a major rehabilitation 2017-18

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Colorado River on Woodruff-Snowflake Road
Location
Navajo County, Arizona
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940; Rehabilitated 2017
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.8 ft.
Total length: 120.7 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 30, 1988
Also called
Woodruff Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.73945, -110.03730   (decimal degrees)
34°44'22" N, 110°02'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/588127/3844571 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tenmile Cedars
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
105
Inventory numbers
NRHP 88001630 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
AZ 8156 (Arizona bridge number)
BH 10753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 11.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 11, 2019: New photos from C Hanchey
  • March 10, 2011: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • September 18, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location
  • August 2, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Rehab is planned for this bridge.

Sources 

Comments 

Woodruff Bridge
Posted October 15, 2014, by David Zimmerman (dzimmerman [at] azdot [dot] gov)

Federal funds have been obtained, and planning is underway for the restoration of this bridge in 2015.

Woodruff Bridge
Posted August 3, 2010, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge is also quite unusual in that it is a high truss with NO sway bracing.

Woodruff Bridge
Posted August 3, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmai [dot] com)

The portal bracing on this bridge makes me think that it might be a Kansas City Bridge Co. product.