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La Verkin Creek Bridge, Spanning La Verkin Creek on State Route 17, 0.7 mi, La Verkin, Washington County, UT



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B&W Photos

HB1134012
Distant View Of West Side

HB1134013
View Of North Approach From West Side

HB1134014
View Of North Abutments And Pier

HB1134015
View Of Northeast Railing Termination; Viewed From The West

HB1134016
View Of West Side And Creek Channel

HB1134017
View Of Northwest Railing Termination And North Abutment; Viewed From The West

HB1134018
View Of North Abutment

HB1134019
View Of North Pier And Abutment

HB1134020
View Of South Pier And Abutment

HB1134021
Photographic Copy Of Original Construction Drawing, Sheet No

HB1134022
Photographic Copy Of Original Construction Drawing, Sheet No


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Item Title


Location
0.7 mi, La+Verkin+vicinity, UT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER UT-81
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N678).
Building/structure dates: 1930 initial construction
Significance: The La Verkin Creek Bridge is a standard Utah State Road Commission concrete deck girder bridge design. Its significance lies in its role as part of the highway system in Utah's "Color Country," which was established to accommodate the burgeoning tourist industry in the region.

Related Names
Hyatt, Kim A., Photographer
Christensen, James R., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DISTANT VIEW OF WEST SIDE
2. VIEW OF NORTH APPROACH FROM WEST SIDE
3. VIEW OF NORTH ABUTMENTS AND PIER
4. VIEW OF NORTHEAST RAILING TERMINATION; VIEWED FROM THE WEST
5. VIEW OF WEST SIDE AND CREEK CHANNEL
6. VIEW OF NORTHWEST RAILING TERMINATION AND NORTH ABUTMENT; VIEWED FROM THE WEST
7. VIEW OF NORTH ABUTMENT
8. VIEW OF NORTH PIER AND ABUTMENT
9. VIEW OF SOUTH PIER AND ABUTMENT
10. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, sheet no. 1 of 5, dated March 26, 1930, taken from a 11 x 17 print of a 2 x 2 negative in the possession of the Utah Department of Transportation. HALF ELEVATION, HALF LONGITUDINAL SECTION AND HALF PLAN
11. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, sheet no. 2 of 5, dated March 26, 1930, taken from a 11 x 17 print of a 2 x 2 negative in the possession of the Utah Department of Transportation. QUARTER PLAN AND DETAILS


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