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Painted Desert Trading Post (Old Route 66) Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by James McCray in February 2021

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BH Photo #490007

Description 

Although the bridge is open to traffic on private property, the road (Pinta Road) must be accessed by permission. The info to gain access can be found in the photos where the gate sign to the PDTP is shown.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge on Pinta Road (Old Route 66)
Location
Apache County, Arizona
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.09988, -109.69641   (decimal degrees)
35°05'60" N, 109°41'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/618813/3884896 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pinta
Inventory number
BH 47280 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Apache County, Arizona (19)
Arizona (340)
Beam (16,952)
Open (41,014)
Steel stringer (6,743)
US 66 (302)

Update Log 

  • November 28, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added bridge type
  • February 4, 2021: New photos from James McCray
  • December 11, 2010: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman

Comments 

Painted Desert Trading Post (Old Route 66) Bridge
Posted February 13, 2022, by RICK SHELTON (shltn [dot] rck66 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

June 1996. I'm glad they have restored the Trading Post, but I'm also glad I got to see it the way it was--and did not require permission at the time to see it.