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Arches National Park Main Entrance Road, Beginning at U.S. Highway 191, approximately 6 miles north of Moab, Moab, Grand County, UT

Arches National Park Main Entrance Road, Beginning at U.S. Highway 191, approximately 6 miles north of Moab, Moab, Grand County, UT

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Planned during the 1940s, the Main Entrance Road utilized standards of design developed cooperatively between the National Park Service and the Bureau of Public Roads, minimizing negative impact on the natural features while allowing visitor access to previously inaccessible areas of the park.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N67
Survey number: HAER UT-70
Building/structure dates: 1941-1957 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Civilian Conservation Corps
Alleman, Carl
Strong Construction Company
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
Johnson, Lyndon B
Nixon, Richard
Ringhoffer, Alexander
Mather, Stephen
Schmidt, Henry G
Richey, Charles A
Miller, Horace
Quin, transmitter
French, Christine Madrid, historian
Grogan, Brian C, photographer
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Location

Moab (Utah)38.57332, -109.54984
Google Map of 38.5733155, -109.5498395
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Source

Library of Congress
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