Rating:
1 vote

Queen Creek Bridge

Photos 

Queen Creek Bridge, looking west

The remains of an earlier roadway wind up the canyon underneath the bridge - THAT would have been a trip! The current highway does enough winding, but with this bridge (and the tunnel just out of sight to the right) it can be done faster than walking speed.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in March 2006

Enlarge

BH Photo #150379

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Queen Creek and former US 60, on US 60
Location
Pinal County, Arizona
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1949
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Total length: 576.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.29930, -111.09023   (decimal degrees)
33°17'57" N, 111°05'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/491599/3684471 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Superior
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
7,612
Inventory numbers
AZ 406 (Arizona bridge number)
BH 10766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2015: Updated by Roger Deschner: This bridge also crosses Former US 60
  • September 29, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • December 3, 2009: New photo from Robert Thompson

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Robert Thompson
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com