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13th Annual Photo Contest

2024 Topic:  Desert Bridges

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who submitted photos!


Top 10 Bridge Name, Location, Photographer

Black (Kaibab Trail Suspension Bridge) Bridge; Locale: Grand Canyon- Colorado River

Photographer: Jonathan McHugh

“Cool viewpoint and bridge is really nice”


Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge; Locale: This bridge spans the Colorado River between the states of Arizona and Nevada in the Lake Meade Recreational Area.

Photographer: Damian Silverstrim

“Hard to beat this iconic bridge”


Royal Gorge Bridge; Locale: Arkansas River and Royal Gorge Railroad

Photographer: James Hyland

“A Classic”


US 191 Colorado River Bridge; Locale: Moab, Utah

Photographer: Bryan Lechner

“The starkness of the landscape is evident. The bridge blends right in


Hite Crossing Bridge; Locale: Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (Colorado River)

Photographer: Megan Feilbach

“Good shadow on cliff and bridge appears to grow from the stone”


Midgely Bridge; Locale: Wilson’s Canyon, Sedona, AZ

Photographer: Jonathan McHugh

“Nicely composed photo of the bridge and landscape”


Iran/ 33 Pol; Locale: Zayanderud River – which looks dry due to lack of rain

Photographer: Hasan Nikopour Deilami

“Very unique bridge and use of local material”


Park Union Bridge; Locale: Colorado Springs over UPRR connecting the U.S Olympic & Paralympic Museum and America the Beautiful Park

Photographer: James Hyland

“Good capture with sun on bridge and clouds over mountains”


Middle Bridge; Locale: US Route 50 crossing the Blue Mesa Reservoir (Gunnison River)

Photographer: Chris Kolasa

“Crisp picture with good illustration of a breezy day”


SOC (SEAL) Jason R. Workman Memorial Bridge; Locale: Mexican Hat, Utah, US 163 over the San Juan River

Photographer: Frank Russo

“Great scenic photo and use of natural colors in the design and construction of a bridge”