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National and State Registers of Historic Places

North Rock Creek Masonry Arch Bridge

Picture of property V Road, 0.4 Miles E of 190th Road
Hunter vicinity (Mitchell County)
Listed in National Register Jul 25, 2014

Architect: Works Progress Administration laborers
Category: transportation
Thematic Nomination: New Deal-era Resources of Kansas

The North Rock Creek Masonry Arch Bridge is located on a rural county road northeast of Hunter in Mitchell County. This double-arch limestone structure was built between 1936 and 1940 as a project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a New Deal-era federal work program. It is built of stone mined locally. Its precise date of construction is not known, and the structure features no date stone. It is built of stone mined locally and is nearly identical to the other known WPA bridges in the area. The bridge is nominated for its local significance in the areas of government, social history, and engineering. It is nominated as part of the "New Deal-era Resources of Kansas" and "Masonry Arch Bridges of Kansas" multiple property nominations.

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