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Moab Canyon Wash Arch Bridge

Photos 

Arches National Park, Utah, USA

Photo taken by Panoramio user JBTHEMILKER

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

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BH Photo #337711

Map 

Description 

Constructed by the CCC in 1941, the Moab Canyon Wash Culvert was built in a manner which would not intrude on the scenic quality of the area yet allow visitor access into Arches National Park.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Moab Canyon Wash on Primary access to Arches National Park and Main Entrance Road
Location
Grand County, Utah
History
Built 1941
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.61593, -109.61610   (decimal degrees)
38°36'57" N, 109°36'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/620481/4275065 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moab
Inventory number
BH 69235 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,478)
Built 1941 (439)
Built during 1940s (3,874)
Civilian Conservation Corps (137)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,748)
Deck arch (10,728)
Grand County, Utah (53)
HAER documented (1,103)
Unknown status (1,647)
Utah (263)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER UT-70-A - Arches National Park Main Entrance Road, Moab Canyon Wash Culvert, Spanning Moab Canyon wash at Main Entrance Road, Moab, Grand County, UT