Marble Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw/Navajo Bridge
State of Arizona
— 1927/1928 —
Erected 1928 by Arizona State Highway Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 36° 49.021′ N, 111° 37.807′ W. Marker is in Marble Canyon, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 89A at milepost 537. Marker is near the retired bridge. An identical bridge was built adjacent to the old bridge to accommodate vehicle traffic. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marble Canyon AZ 86036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Navajo Bridge (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Navajo Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee's Ferry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marble Canyon Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee Ferry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Impossible CanyonsLee's Ferry (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lees Ferry (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marble Canyon.
Regarding Navajo Bridge Erection Toggle Screw/Navajo Bridge.
[Plaque Mounted on Bridge]:
Arch 616 feet • Total Length 834 feet • Height 467 feet
Arizona State Highway Commission
Geo W.P. Hunt, Governor
L.P. Mcbride, Chairman - H. Thompson, Vice Chairman - F.C. Steger, Commissioner
J.F. McDonald, Commissioner - Floyd Williams, Commissioner - M.C. Hankins, Secretary
W.C. LeFebvre, State Highway Engineer - W.W. Lane, Chief Engineer - R.A. Hoffman, Bridge Engineer
L.C. Lashmet, Designing Engineer - R.C. Perkins and W.R. Hutchins, District Engineers
R.C. Bond, Resident Engineer - W.K. Claypool, Inspector
In Cooperation With
The United States Department of the Interior
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Hubert Work, Secretary
C.H. Burke, Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Fabricated and Erected by the Kansas City Structural Steel Co.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by Jennifer W. of Las Cruces, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 1,203 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 1, 2010, by Jennifer W. of Las Cruces, New Mexico. 2. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Jennifer W. of Las Cruces, New Mexico. 3. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on December 1, 2010, by Jennifer W. of Las Cruces, New Mexico. 5. submitted on May 25, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.