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Boards Crossing Bridge

Photos 

South end

Notice the collapsed railing

Photo taken by Erik Hoffman in July 2018

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BH Photo #430607

Map 

Description 

Was bypassed in 1999 by paved road and concrete bridge, but the old dirt alignment remains open, along with the bridge. Also used often by residents of the Boards Crossing community from both sides of the river.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge with alternating verticals over the North Fork Stanislaus River on Boards Crossing Road (Forest Route 5N75)
Location
Dorrington, Tuolumne County, California, and Calaveras County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926, replacing a ford through the river
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.1 ft.
Total length: 166.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.2 ft.
Also called
Old Boards Crossing Bridge
Old Sourgrass Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.30439, -120.23433   (decimal degrees)
38°18'16" N, 120°14'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/741833/4243208 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
3925 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic
50
Inventory number
BH 82159 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 58 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 10, 2018: Added by Erik Hoffman

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