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West Verdi Bridge, State Route 425, Spanning Truckee River, Verdi, Washoe County, NV



B&W Photos

HB855991
Elevation, View To Northwest.

HB855992
Detail View Of Northeast End.

HB855993
Detail View Of Guardrail

HB855994
View Of Support Work At Northeast End.

HB855995
Detail View Of Abutments, View To North.

HB855996
Approach, View To Southwest.

HB855997
General Plan.

HB855998
Foundation Plan.

HB855999
West Approach Structure.

HB856000
Arch Span Details.

HB856001
Arch Span Details

HB856002
East Approach Structure.

HB856003
West Approach Structure.

HB856004
West Arch Abutment.

HB856005
East Arch Abutment.

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Floor Beams.

HB856007
Floor Beams.

HB856008
Arch Deck Plan.

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Details.

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Approach Deck Plan.

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Layout Diagram.

HB856012
East Approach Structure.

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Reinforcing Schedule.

HB856014
End Floor Beam.


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Spanning Truckee River, Verdi, NV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NV-9
Building/structure dates: 1939 initial construction
Significance: The West 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 intercontinental highway.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Egan, George
Isbell ConstructionCompany
Nevada Rock & Sand Company
Knight, Kenneth C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. ELEVATION, VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
2. DETAIL VIEW OF NORTHEAST END.
3. DETAIL VIEW OF GUARDRAIL
4. VIEW OF SUPPORT WORK AT NORTHEAST END.
5. DETAIL VIEW OF ABUTMENTS, VIEW TO NORTH.
6. APPROACH, VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
7. GENERAL PLAN.
8. FOUNDATION PLAN.
9. WEST APPROACH STRUCTURE.
10. ARCH SPAN DETAILS.
11. ARCH SPAN DETAILS
12. EAST APPROACH STRUCTURE.
13. WEST APPROACH STRUCTURE.
14. WEST ARCH ABUTMENT.
15. EAST ARCH ABUTMENT.
16. FLOOR BEAMS.
17. FLOOR BEAMS.
18. ARCH DECK PLAN.
19. DETAILS.
20. APPROACH DECK PLAN.
21. LAYOUT DIAGRAM.
22. EAST APPROACH STRUCTURE.
23. REINFORCING SCHEDULE.
24. END FLOOR BEAM.


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