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Escalante River Bridge

Photos 

Overview Of Bridge Structure On Escalante River, Looking North-Northwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #194781

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Slab bridge over Escalante River on UT Hwy. 12
Location
Garfield County, Utah
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1940; Replaced 1994
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Total length: 240.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.77556, -111.41861   (decimal degrees)
37°46'32" N, 111°25'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/463135/4180995 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Calf Creek
Inventory number
BH 48350 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1940 (1,004)
Built during 1940s (3,837)
Garfield County, Utah (9)
Lost (21,197)
Lost 1994 (408)
Lost during 1990s (3,801)
Owned by state (14,880)
Replaced by new bridge (13,970)
Slab (1,805)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,012)
Utah (259)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2011: Added by Jason Smith

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • HAER UT-80 - Escalante River Bridge, Spanning Escalante River at State Route 12, 9.5 miles East of Escalante, Escalante vicinity, Garfield, UT