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Spanning the High Desert: New Mexico’s Historic Highway Bridges

From conquering the flash floods of the Rio Puerco to the beauty of the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, New Mexico’s historic highway bridges have one thing in common — they played an important role in linking the state together. Built in the spirit of efficiency & progress, the bridges are artistic structures in their own right, and have become manifestations of our state’s unique history.

October 1, 1996 | 27:30 | PRODUCER: Michael Kamins