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Carquinez Strait Bridge (1958)

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Carquinez Strait 1958

Looking NE

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in March 2010

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BH Photo #158399

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Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Sacramento River, BNSF railroad on Interstate 80, eastbound
Location
Contra Costa County, California, and Solano County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1958
Design
Cantilevered Through Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 1,100.0 ft.
Total length: 5,209.0 ft. (1.0 mi.)
Deck width: 51.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.06085, -122.22491   (decimal degrees)
38°03'39" N, 122°13'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/567995/4212850 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Benicia
Inventory numbers
CA 23-15R (California bridge number)
BH 44517 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 72.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
58,000

Update Log 

  • September 13, 2014: Updated by Brad Smith: Interstate 80 not US 80.
  • September 7, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • October 23, 2013: New photo from Jann Mayer
  • July 9, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • March 21, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • March 20, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Todd Wilson
  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Brad Smith - gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Carquinez Strait Bridge (1958)
Posted November 27, 2011, by Keith Ode (keithode [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The bridge is Eastbound Interstate 80 over the UP railroad and crosses the Carquinez Strait of the San Pablo Bay.