Bridge From Below
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A view from down below looking up, 650 feet above the Rio Grande in Northern New Mexico. It is the second highest on the U.S. Highway System, is a three-span steel continuous-deck-truss structure with a concrete-filled steel-grid deck. It was called the “bridge to nowhere” while it was being built because the funding did not exist to continue the road on the other side. In 1966 the American Institute of Steel Construction declared it the “Most Beautiful Steel Bridge” in the “Long Span” category.
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