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Perkinsville Verde River Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo From Arizona Historic Bridge Inventory

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BH Photo #195070

Description 

The two truss spans were originally constructed as part of the multi-span San Carlos Bridge over Gila River near Payson in 1921; disassembled 1935 for reservoir and two spans relocated to this location 1936. An additional span from the Gila River bridge was relocated to the Walnut Creek Bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Verde River on Perknsvle-Wms Road
Location
Yavapai County, Arizona
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936 (NBI says 1934) with truss spans relocated from San Carlos Indian Reservation bridge over the Gila River
Builder
- Midland Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 138.8 ft.
Total length: 329.7 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.89519, -112.20542   (decimal degrees)
34°53'43" N, 112°12'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/389860/3862083 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perkinsville
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
85
Inventory numbers
AZ 9474 (Arizona bridge number)
NRHP 88001671 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 10773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 6, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Changed name, added photos
  • March 10, 2011: New photo from Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Perkinsville Verde River Bridge
Posted January 27, 2022, by Randi Hulett (randahulett [at] gmail [dot] com)

Went this fall. Took dirt road from Drake Cement plant to Jerome, AZ. USE A PICKUP!! Perkinsville bride is really nice stop. They really keep the river cleaned up and place to pull over and walk around.

Verde River Bridge
Posted August 18, 2009, by Morgan (morganism [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is the old bridge from the Gila river crossing between Phx. and Tucson.

They trucked it all the way up here.