Hayden Arch Bridge

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Hayden Arch Bridge
Hayden Arch Bridge.jpg
Hayden Arch Bridge is located in Wyoming
Hayden Arch Bridge
Hayden Arch Bridge is located in the US
Hayden Arch Bridge
Location Old US 14 / US 16
Nearest city Cody, Wyoming
Coordinates 44°30′37″N 109°8′48″W / 44.51028°N 109.14667°W / 44.51028; -109.14667Coordinates: 44°30′37″N 109°8′48″W / 44.51028°N 109.14667°W / 44.51028; -109.14667
Built 1924
Architect Crocker Construction Co.; Hayden, C. E.
MPS Vehicular Truss and Arch Bridges in Wyoming TR
NRHP Reference # 85000430
Added to NRHP February 22, 1985[1]

The Hayden Arch Bridge is a concrete arch bridge on old US 14/US 16 near Cody, Wyoming. It is the only example of its kind in Wyoming. Built in 1924-25, the single-span bridge spans 115 feet (35 m) with two smaller approach arches between rock canyon walls. The bridge carries the Cody-Yellowstone Highway across the Shoshone River with a shallow open-spandrel central arch and nominally-arched approach spans.[2] The bridge is named after C.E. Hayden, an engineer with the Wyoming State Highway Department, who designed the bridge and supervised its construction. It was built by H.S. Crocker of Denver, Colorado.[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form: Wyoming Vehicular Bridges" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  3. ^ Fraser, Clayton B.; Ewig, Richard G. (November 1981). "Hayden Arch Bridge". Histopric American Engineering Record. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 

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