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Rock Arch Tunnel #1

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Tunnel east of Bryce Canyon

Built by The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Public Roads, this bridge type is rare in Utah. Workers tunneled through solid rock to build this arched pass-through.

Utah Department of Transportation

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

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BH Photo #315887

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Facts 

Overview
Rock Arch Tunnel over SR-12
Location
Garfield County, Utah
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941
Builder
- U.S. Department of Agriculture of Washington, D.C.
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 32.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.74101, -112.29944   (decimal degrees)
37°44'28" N, 112°17'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/385510/4177875 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilson Peak
Inventory number
BH 65965 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com