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Archie Stevenot Memorial Bridge

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Archie Stevenot Memorial Bridge

Oblique view

Photo taken by Eric Sakowski at HighestBridges.com in November 2009

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BH Photo #470790

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Description 

One of two high-level bridges across New Melones Reservoir. Although both bridges feature a modern prestressed concrete box girder construction, both bridges are notable as two of the highest bridges in the United States.

The other nearby bridge is the Parrotts Ferry Bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete segemental box girder bridge over Stanislaus River (New Melones Reservoir) on Golden Chain Highway (CA 49)
Location
Melones, Calaveras County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1976
Design
Concrete segmental box girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 550.0 ft.
Also called
Route 49 Stanislaus River Bridge
New Melones Reservoir Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.00400, -120.49982   (decimal degrees)
38°00'14" N, 120°29'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/719514/4209209 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89093 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel

Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com