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East Verdi Bridge, Route 425, Spanning Truckee River, West of I-80 & , Verdi, Washoe County, NV



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B&W Photos

HB855952
Elevation, View To North

HB855953
Elevation Detail, View To Northeast

HB855954
Approach, View To West

HB855955
View Of Guardrail

HB855956
Underside Of Deck & Supports, View To Northeast

HB855957
Underside Of Deck

HB855958
General Plan

HB855959
Foundation Plan

HB855960
West Approach Structure

HB855961
Arch Span Details

HB855962
East Approach Structure

HB855963
End Floor Beam & Railing Details

HB855964
Floor Beams

HB855965
West Arch Abutments

HB855966
East Arch Abutments

HB855967
Floor Beams

HB855968
Details

HB855969
Approach Deck Plan

HB855970
Arch Deck Plan

HB855971
Reinforcing Schedule


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Item Title


Location
West of I-80 &, Verdi, NV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NV-8
Building/structure dates: 1938 initial construction
Significance: The East Verdi River Bridge is one of only two examples of single span concrete arch-thru bridges in Nevada. This type of structure has been rarely used in this state. Given the complexity of design and construction several other types of structures were in wide use that would have spanned the Truckee in a more cost effective fashion. The open arch design is aesthetically pleasing and integrates well with the environment. The concrete balustrade is a blend of art deco and classical design elements. This bridge was a vital crossing point along old US-40, the first transcontinental highway.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Egan, George
Isabella Construction Company
Indermuhl, Dan
Nevada Rock & Sand Company, Incorporated
Knight, Kenneth C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Elevation, View to North
2. Elevation Detail, View to Northeast
3. Approach, View to West
4. View of Guardrail
5. Underside of Deck & Supports, View to Northeast
6. Underside of Deck
7. General Plan
8. Foundation Plan
9. West Approach Structure
10. Arch Span Details
11. East Approach Structure
12. End Floor Beam & Railing Details
13. Floor Beams
14. West Arch Abutments
15. East Arch Abutments
16. Floor Beams
17. Details
18. Approach Deck Plan
19. Arch Deck Plan
20. Reinforcing Schedule


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