Fossil Creek Bridge (NRIS 88001620)
Forest Service Rd. over Fossil Creek,
Arizona. County/parish: Gila.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
September 30, 1988.
Part of Vehicular Bridges in Arizona MPS
- Fossil Creek Bridge
- Fossil Creek Bridge is a closed-spandrel deck arch bridge built in the U.S. state of Arizona during 1924–25 on Cottonwood-Camp Verde-Pine road across Fossil Creek. The road, also known as Fossil Creek Road, crosses the creek at a point where it forms the border between Yavapai and Gila counties, and between the Tonto and the Prescott National Forests. The nearest town is Strawberry in Gila County. It is not far from Camp Verde in Yavapai County.
It has a 70-foot (21 m) span, a 14-foot (4.3 m) arch rise, Luten arch-like reinforcing and bulkheads. It cost $10,037 to build. It was designed by the Arizona Highway Department early in 1924 and completed later that year. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/88001620