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Carquinez Bridge (2003)

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Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge

Looking North, west face visible.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in March 2010

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BH Photo #158388

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Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Carquinez Strait and UP railroad on I-80 Westbound
Location
Vallejo, Contra Costa County, California, and Solano County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2003
Design
Wire suspension bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 2,388.6 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Total length: 3,464.7 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Deck width: 66.9 ft.
Also called
Carquinez Strait Suspension Bridge
Alfred Zampa Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.06022, -122.22639   (decimal degrees)
38°03'37" N, 122°13'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/567865/4212778 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Benicia
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
113,000
Inventory numbers
CA 28-352L (California bridge number)
BH 44452 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • September 5, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 29, 2010: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • April 18, 2010: New photo from Nathan Morton
  • March 21, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • March 20, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • March 14, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • California DOT - Description of bridge project
  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Todd Wilson
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Mark Ketchum's Carquinez Strait Bridge Page - by Mark Ketchum, P.E., Ph.D. OPAC Consulting Engineers, Inc. (served the design team as Bridge Design Manager, Engineering Consultant, and Lead Engineer for Performance Assessment at various stages of design and construction of the bridge)