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Bidwell Park Bridge

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Bidwell Park Bridge

Bidwell Park Bridge. For bicycles and pedestrians.

Photo taken by Larry Matthews on July 22, 2011

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Description 

Located in the middle of Bidwell Park, this bridge and two others provide a lovely gateway crossing beautiful Chico Creek.

Facts 

Overview
Prefabricated bridge over Chico Creek. A bike and pedestrian bridge
Location
Chico, Butte County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians
Design
MOB pedestrian bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.74935, -121.80211   (decimal degrees)
39°44'58" N, 121°48'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/602625/4400624 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chico
Inventory number
BH 49171 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Butte County, California (52)
California (1,938)
Chico, California (8)
Open to pedestrians (2,760)
Owned by city (3,648)
Pony truss (13,644)
Pratt pony truss (2,551)
Pratt truss (6,379)
Truss (25,791)

Update Log 

  • March 22, 2012: Updated by Craig Philpott: refined design
  • November 21, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: refined design and location
  • July 22, 2011: Added by Larry Matthews

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Comments 

Bidwell Park Bridge
Posted May 7, 2013, by Anonymous the Athenia (spartansaretoodarnedserious [at] athens [dot] net)

In this valley, a stench has permeated.

'Tis a MOB the Governator should have terminated!

Bidwell Park Bridge
Posted May 6, 2013, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is a prime example of a MOB being used where a historic bridge could have been installed.