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Old Route 66 Bridge

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Route 66 wooden bridge

Old Wooden Bridge on the original 1926 alignment of Rte 66 west of Bard ghost town

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2011

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BH Photo #213805

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Trujillo Creek on 37-C020 (Old Route 66)
Location
Quay County, New Mexico
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 302.2 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.12354, -103.14490   (decimal degrees)
35°07'25" N, 103°08'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/669036/3888318 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Riley Camp
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
70
Inventory numbers
NM 1625 (New Mexico bridge number)
BH 48349 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 70.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (13,225)
Built 1931 (828)
Built during 1930s (10,863)
New Mexico (174)
Open (37,558)
Owned by county (19,115)
Quay County, New Mexico (12)
Span length under 25 feet (6,133)
Timber stringer (3,474)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,756)
US 66 (255)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2011: New photo from Steve Conro
  • March 4, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com