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Queen Creek Tunnel

Photos 

Looking west.

The highway is dropping into a canyon off a half-mile high plateau, descending while transiting the tunnel. Just after the tunnel (hidden by the outcrop at the left) is the Queen Creek Arch Bridge.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in March 2006

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BH Photo #150380

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel on US 60 in Queen Creek Canyon
Location
Pinal County, Arizona
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Design
Constructed in conjunction with the Queen Creek Arch Bridge.
Dimensions
Total length: 1,151.0 ft.
Deck width: 37.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.30495, -111.08169   (decimal degrees)
33°18'18" N, 111°04'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/492394/3685096 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Superior
Inventory numbers
AZ 407 (Arizona bridge number)
BH 43700 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2015: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added category "US 60"
  • September 29, 2014: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: imported NBI
  • December 3, 2009: Added by Robert Thompson

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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