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Rio Puerco Bridge - I-40 exit 140 - NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 35° 02.011 W 106° 56.519
13S E 322851 N 3878483
Quick Description: This bridge (NMSHTD #2530) on historic Route 66 is no longer in use but is being preserved.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 1/12/2008 9:48:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM2YQW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 126

Long Description:
This Parker Through Truss located on historic Route 66 was built in 1933. It was fabricated by the Kansas City Structural Steel Company and erected by F.D. Shufflebarger of Albuquerque. Its 250 length is one of the longest in New Mexico. Repairs and remodeling were completed in 1957. This structure was replaced in 1999 and is being preserved by the New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department.
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Significant Interest: Bridge

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Rio Puerco I-40 Exit 140
19 miles west of Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM United States
87121


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