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Clark Avenue Railroad Underpass

Map 

Street View 

Description 

It is significant as the underpass allowed for access between Las Vegas and the settlements west of the city. Previously, it was a dangerous undertaking to cross the Union Pacific Railroad (ex-San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad) tracks

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Bonanza Road (SR 579) on Union Pacific Railroad Company
Location
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Builder
- Works Progress Administration
Design
Tee beam
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 28, 2004
Also called
Bonanza Underpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.17733, -115.14417   (decimal degrees)
36°10'38" N, 115°08'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/666895/4005213 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Las Vegas NW
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03001509 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 72713 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,261)
Built 1937 (719)
Built during 1930s (10,688)
Clark County, Nevada (13)
Concrete tee beam (2,273)
Have street view (22,553)
Las Vegas, Nevada (4)
NR-listed (2,841)
Nevada (117)
Open (36,871)
Owned by railroad (9,938)
Railroad (13,202)
Works Progress Administration (241)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2016: New Street View added by J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com