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White Canyon Bridge


Photo From Utah Historic Bridge Inventory

BH Photo #211093

Street View 


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.


Steel rigid frame bridge over White Canyon on Sr-95
San Juan County, Utah
Open to traffic
Built 1965
Continuous Steel rigid-frame
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 226.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
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)
Inventory number
BH 49461 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
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: 73.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 26, 2020: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • March 4, 2012: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • August 30, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth