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Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, Pine Creek Bridge, Spanning Pine Creek on Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, Springdale, Washington County, UT



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Location
Spanning Pine Creek on Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, Springdale vicinity, UT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER UT-39-B
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N201).
Building/structure dates: 1929 initial construction
Significance: Built of native sandstone and ashlar masonry, and designed to complement its natural surroundings, this bridge is a superb example of "National Park Service-Rustic" stone bridge engineering. It is unaltered and retains structural integrity.The Pine Creek Bridge is significant for its association with the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, constructed by the National Park Service and Bureau of Public Roads in 1927-30. The highway is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is considered significant in the contexts of tourism and engineering. The bridge is an integral and necessary component of the highway, and is also significant for its rustic style, designed to harmonize with the local setting.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
National Parks & Reserves
Stone Bridges


Related Names
MacDonald, Thomas H.
Exell, L. Dewey
Reynolds-Ely Construction Company
Bureau Of Public Roads
Jurale, James, Historian
Anderson, Michael F., Historian
Grogan, Brian C., Photographer
Fraser, Clayton B., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
VIEW OF WEST SIDE, LOOKING EAST
VIEW OF NORTH PORTAL, LOOKING SOUTH
VIEW OF WEST SIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST
DETAIL VIEW OF ARCH, LOOKING NORTHEAST
WEST ELEVATION, FACING 156o SOUTHEAST
THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF WEST ELEVATION
VIEW ACROSS DECK FACING SOUTH, NOTE DRAINAGE RETAINING WALL ON CLIFF ABOVE BRIDGE
DETAIL OF SOUTHWEST ABUTMENT
EAST ELEVATION FACING 249o WEST SOUTHWEST
PINE CREEK BRIDGE AND VALLEY SHOWING SWEEPING CURVE OF ROAD
PINE CREEK BRIDGE WITH GREAT ARCH IN BACKGROUND FACING 80o EAST
PINE CREEK BRIDGE VIEWED FROM HIGHWAY SWITCHBACKS SOUTH OF STRUCTURE
APPROACH ROAD VIEWED FROM SANDWICH ROCK SWITCHBACK
APPROACH TO PINE CREEK BRIDGE FACING EAST
PINE CREEK BRIDGE, PHOTO TAKEN SOON AFTER COMPLETION
WEST ELEVATION, FACING 156 DEGREES SOUTHEAST
PINE CREEK BRIDGE AND VALLEY SHOWING SWEEPING CURVE OF ROAD
APPROACH ROAD VIEWED FROM SANDWICH ROCK SWITCHBACK


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