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Claypool Tunnel

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Claypool tunnel today

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Description 

Tunnel carried US 60 from 1926-1952. Though officially closed and private, it remains intact, and is sometimes used by hikers and bicyclists to avoid traffic hazards on the modern highway's tunnel and bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on former US 60
Location
Pinal County, Arizona
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1926; replaced by new tunnel 1952
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.30332, -111.08068   (decimal degrees)
33°18'12" N, 111°04'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/492489/3684916 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Superior
Inventory number
BH 66922 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2015: Added by Roger Deschner

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