Constructed - 1915 & Rededicated - 2002In 1913 after strong campaigning from the citizens of Yuma, Representative Carl Hayden secured funding for this bridge. When completed, it was the only highway bridge across the Colorado River for 1,200 miles. It was partially funded by the Office of Indian Affairs, with the State of Arizona and Imperial County, California each contributing $25,000.
|Series||This marker is part of the More Than Words series|
|Placed By||Arizona Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, City of Yuma, Yuma County, Quechan Indian Tribe, Arizona State Parks, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Cannon & Associates, Inc. Ashton Construction Company|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 11:18pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 723469 N 3623624|
|Decimal Degrees||32.72778333, -114.61538333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 43.667', W 114° 36.923'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 43' 40.02" N, 114° 36' 55.38" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 395-399 Penitentary Ave, Yuma AZ 85364, US|
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