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Lotus Bridge

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Lotus Bridge

Photo taken by Erik Hoffman in June 2015

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BH Photo #337385

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over South Fork American River on CA SR 49 (Coloma Road)
Location
Coloma-Lotus, El Dorado County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1951
Builder
- Caltrans
Design
Deck plate girder bridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 504.3 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Also called
South Fork American River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.80861, -120.90132   (decimal degrees)
38°48'31" N, 120°54'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/682225/4297629 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coloma
Inventory numbers
CA 25-21 (California bridge number)
BH 68909 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Added builder and imported photo
  • September 8, 2015: New photo from Erik Hoffman
  • August 16, 2015: New Street View added by Erik Hoffman

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Comments 

Lotus Bridge
Posted March 23, 2018, by Jeri Lee Hicks (jl_riverdays_09 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The new bridge being built is now experiencing high water and the supports used to assist the folks working on it are unstable and in danger of floating down stream.

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