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Don Hoffman Bridge

Photos 

Structure View

Photo taken by Erik Hoffman in July 2015

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BH Photo #341144

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parallel railroad flatcar deck girder bridge over Dan Cook Creek on Alameda Diablo
Location
Diablo, Contra Costa County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built about 1940, railings redone about 2005, reinforced 2014, rededicated as Don Hoffman Bridge 2017
Design
Parallel railroad flatcar deck girder bridge with timber decking paved over with asphalt.
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Upper Alameda Diablo Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.83604, -121.95259   (decimal degrees)
37°50'10" N, 121°57'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/592165/4188140 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Diablo
Inventory number
BH 68393 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 10, 2015: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Added category "Recycled Flatcar"
  • July 8, 2015: Added by Erik Hoffman

Sources 

  • Erik Hoffman - norcalroadswebsite [at] gmail [dot] com