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Five Mile Bridge

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Pruitt Bridge over Largo Canyon

Photo taken by C Hanchey in January 2017

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Largo Canyon on CR 4450
Location
San Juan County, New Mexico
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928 in Blanco over the San Juan River; relocated to current location in 1966
Builder
- Pueblo Bridge & Construction Co.
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 253.9 ft.
Total length: 254.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.2 ft.
Also called
Pruitt Bridge (Official Name)
Largo Canyon Bridge (NMDOT Name)
Pruitt Bridge (Official Name)
Largo Canyon Bridge (NMDOT Name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.68964, -107.75690   (decimal degrees)
36°41'23" N, 107°45'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/253681/4063985 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blanco
Inventory numbers
NM 8118 (New Mexico bridge number)
BH 25692 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 4.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
317

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added local name
  • January 13, 2017: New photos from C Hanchey
  • November 21, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location

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Comments 

Pruitt Bridge
Posted January 14, 2017, by Luke

This Blogspot post mentions a book about a supposed UFO crash that says that it is, then cites the NMDOT to prove that it isn't: http://kevinrandle.blogspot.com/2013/02/aztec-in-perspective...

I couldn't find much of anything else on it, though.

Pruitt Bridge
Posted January 14, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Was this originally a RR bridge?

Largo Canyon Bridge
Posted November 16, 2011, by kingbee (wd5afr [at] juno [dot] com)

Bridge is open to only small vehicle use.