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Riverton Bridge

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Riverton Bridge

A major crossing of the American River on the old Lake Tahoe Wagon Road. Photo from the archives of the California Department of Transportation

Submitted by Craig Philpott

BH Photo #182745

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over South Fork American River on US HIGHWAY 50
Location
El Dorado County, California
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1901, replaced 1930.
Design
Closed spandrel stone arch.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Also called
South Fork American River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.76653, -120.37104   (decimal degrees)
38°45'60" N, 120°22'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/728410/4294151 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kyburz
Inventory number
BH 46574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2012: New photo from Brian Smith
  • October 18, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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