Rio Puerco Bridge - I-40 exit 140 - NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PeterNoG
N 35° 02.011 W 106° 56.519
13S E 322851 N 3878483
This bridge (NMSHTD #2530) on historic Route 66 is no longer in use but is being preserved.
Waymark Code: WM2YQW
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 01/12/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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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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Rio Puerco I-40 Exit 140
19 miles west of Albuquerque
Albuquerque, NM United States

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