PHOENIX — Eight “bridges” in Graham County are considered in poor condition, per the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The condition of bridges in every county in American was released as part of the Bridge Replacement, Rehabilitation, Preservation, Protection, and Construction Program under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
The list shows 169 structures in Graham County, almost all of which are culverts or slabs over drainage areas or washes. Eighty-five of the structures are graded as good and 76 are in fair condition.
Of the eight graded in poor condition, five are on BIA Route 3 on the San Carlos Apache Reservation. The poor condition structures are:
● 5-feet of culvert on Haekel Road, over Slick Rock Wash
● 24-feet of stringer on Layton Road over Union Canal
● 66-feet of slab on BIA Route 3 in Hint Canyon
● 152-feet of T-beam on BIA Route 3 in Oak Draw
● 128-feet of T-beam on BIA Route 3 in Calva Wash
● 80-feet of T-beam on BIA Route 3 in Acorn Draw
● 88-feet of slab on BIA Route 3 in Kelly Gulch
● 44-feet of stringer on Curtis Road over San Jose Canal
Arizona has 8,428 bridges and will receive $225 million under the Bridge Replacement, Rehabilitation, Preservation, Protection, and Construction Program.
To see the full list of bridge structures, go to Data – LTBP InfoBridge (dot.gov).