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Nizina Bridge, Mile 8, Nizina Road, McCarthy, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK

Nizina Bridge, Mile 8, Nizina Road, McCarthy, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK

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Summary

Significance: Part of the McCarthy-Nizina Road, with the purpose of providing a route to the Dan Creek, May Creek and Chititu mines, the Bridge was an expensive thorn in the side of the Alaska Road Commission and a point of controversy for local residents as the Nizina River's ever shifting main channel undermined the Bridge resulting in high maintenance costs.
Survey number: HAER AK-14
Building/structure dates: 1920-1925 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1935 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Alaska Road Commission
Lowe, Jet, photographer
Faulkner, Sandra M, historian
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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