Historical Significance: Arizona Highway Department bridge engineer Merrill Butler designed a filled spandrel concrete arch. Each poured concrete arch was built and taken to the site. The Lynx Creek Bridge extended 90 feet between the abutments and had a 16‑foot‑wide roadway.
With "considerable architectural beauty," according to the Prescott Courier, the Lynx Creek Bridge was opened to traffic with great ceremony in October 1922. The Black Canyon Highway was never made a state route. The Lynx Creek Bridge carried vehicular traffic on this secondary route until a parallel structure was built immediately adjacent to the original arch in 2000. The bridge is now open for pedestrian use. This information provided by: State of Arizona Historic Bridge Inventory.
Lynx Creek Bridge is on the National and Arizona State Register of Historic Places.
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