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Arroyo Aquaje De Petaca Bridge

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Arroyo Aguaje de la Petaca Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in January 2017

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

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Description 

The bridge contains a sign reading:

ARROYO AGUAJE BRIDGE

THIS HISTORIC PONY TRUSS BRIDGE WAS BUILT IN 1934 AS A NATIONAL RECOVERY PROJECT. IT HAS BEEN PRESERVED BY THE NEW MEXICO STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.

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Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Arroyo Aquaje De Petaca on former US-64
Location
Taos County, New Mexico
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1934; bypassed by new bridge in 1994; left in-place by the NM State Highway and Transportation Dept
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 103.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Also called
Arroyo Aquaje Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.64306, -105.95311   (decimal degrees)
36°38'35" N, 105°57'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/414800/4055700 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tres Piedras
Inventory numbers
NM 3806 (New Mexico bridge number)
BH 75185 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1991)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
771

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2017: Added by C Hanchey

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