Quarry Entrance Road Drainage Channel – Jensen UT

Description

The federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted work at Dinosaur National Monument, especially at and near the Dinosaur Quarry. WPA workers constructed a “535′ long drainage ditch about 8′ wide at bottom and 12′ wide at top. The walls are large, coursed, rock-faced, mortared sandstone blocks.” A bridge carrier Quarry Entrance road across the ditch. A verbal source on-site believes the bridge was also a New Deal construction project.

Source notes

Dinosaur National Monument: Quarry Exhibit Hall: written and verbal sources
http://www.hscl.cr.nps.gov/insidenps/report.asp?STATE=&PARK=DINO&STRUCTURE=&SORT=4&RECORDNO=17

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 30, 2016.

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Location Info


Quarry Entrance Road
Jensen, UT 84035

Coordinates: 40.441195, -109.303657

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