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Old Route 66 Bridge

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Trujillo Creek Bridge

Concrete stringer just west of Glenrio , Quay county

Photo taken by Michael Shulman in October 2014

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BH Photo #330825

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Description 

Steel and concrete construction, Roadway width: 30 feet, Steel from Patterson Steel co., Tulsa, OK

Facts 

Overview
Concrete stringer bridge over Trujillo Creek on the abandoned final alignment of US 66
Location
Quay County, New Mexico
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Abandoned Oct. 1, 1973 when Interstate-40 bypassed it and Rt. 66
Builder
- Jack Adams of Endee, New Mexico
Design
Concrete stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.0 ft.
Total length: 500.0 ft.
Also called
Glenrio Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.17992, -103.06008   (decimal degrees)
35°10'48" N, 103°03'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/676644/3894718 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Glenrio
Inventory numbers
5225
BH 48345 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2015: New photos from Michael Shulman
  • March 4, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Michael Shulman - mikeifish [at] aol [dot] com

Comments 

Old Route 66 Bridge
Posted June 17, 2016, by Dave (potiukd [at] gmail [dot] com)

Is this bridge on private property?