US 6 / US 99 – Glendale – Verdugo Wash Bridge

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Verdugo Wash – Glendale

 

Side view of the Verdugo Wash Bridge.
Side view of the Verdugo Wash Bridge.
Dedication plaque from the War Department.
Dedication plaque from the War Department.
Verdugo Wash channel upstream of the bridge.
Verdugo Wash channel upstream of the bridge.

The Verdugo Wash Bridge is the first significant bridge on US 99 north of downtown Los Angeles. It is a steel girder structure built in 1939 by the US Army Corp of Engineers. The Verdugo Wash was lined with concrete at that time and the bridge was built to accommodate the new channel.

Go North on US 99 to Bakersfield / East US 6 to Mojave

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