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La Verkin Creek Bridge, Spanning La Verkin Creek on State Route 17, 0.7 miles northwest of La Verkin , La Verkin, Washington County, UT

La Verkin Creek Bridge, Spanning La Verkin Creek on State Route 17, 0.7 miles northwest of La Verkin , La Verkin, Washington County, UT

 
 
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Summary

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.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N678
Survey number: HAER UT-81
Building/structure dates: 1930 Initial Construction

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1969 - 1980
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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Smith Balle Hyatt Architects, contractor
Hyatt, Kim A, photographer
Christensen, James R, historian
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