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White Canyon Bridge

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Photo From Utah Historic Bridge Inventory

BH Photo #211093

Map 

Street View 

Description 

From Historic Bridge Inventory:

This bridge received an award in the short span category from the American Institute of Steel Construction. This bridge was recognized through an award for qualities related to design and aesthetics. The monumental size and overall form of this bridge distinguishes it within the post World War II period as significant for possessing high artistic value.

This bridge is eligible under Criterion C because it possesses high artistic value as illustrated through its overall design, outstanding architectural treatment, or notable use of ornamentation, and it retains historic integrity necessary to convey its design significance.

This bridge demonstrates important bridge building practices of an uncommon bridge type in Utah after 1945. As such, it illustrates the pattern of features typical of this rare bridge type and is recommended eligible under Criterion C.

Facts 

Overview
Steel rigid frame bridge over White Canyon on Sr-95
Location
San Juan County, Utah
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1965
Design
Continuous Steel rigid-frame
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 226.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.82000, -110.35139   (decimal degrees)
37°49'12" N, 110°21'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/557085/4186042 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Copper Point
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
155
Inventory number
BH 49461 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 4, 2012: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • August 30, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

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