Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is one of New Mexico’s historical landmarks that begs to be photographed.

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At 650 feet above the Rio Grande, it is the fifth highest bridge in the United States.Travel west from Taos, New Mexico on US Hwy 64 to reach the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, the second highest bridge on the U.S. Highway System. The bridge is a three-span steel continuous-deck-truss structure with a concrete-filled steel-grid deck.

At 650 feet above the Rio Grande, it is the fifth highest bridge in the United States.At 650 feet above the Rio Grande, it is the fifth highest bridge in the United States.

At 650 feet above the Rio Grande, it is the fifth highest bridge in the United States.The span is 1,280 feet; two 300-foot-long approach spans with a 600-foot-long main center span.

At 650 feet above the Rio Grande, it is the fifth highest bridge in the United States.The bridge was dedicated on September 10, 1965.

At 650 feet above the Rio Grande, it is the fifth highest bridge in the United States.In 1966 the American Institute of Steel Construction awarded the bridge “Most Beautiful Steel Bridge” in the “Long Span” category.

At 650 feet above the Rio Grande, it is the fifth highest bridge in the United States.Thanks for stopping in.

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