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Van Duzen River Bridge

Photos 

Pete Asano, Photographer September 1981 View Southwest Of Downstream Side

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #133642

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Van Duzen River on CA 36
Location
Humboldt County, California
Status
Replaced by a reinforced concrete box girder bridge in 1984
History
Built 1922
Builder
- John B. Leonard of Union City, Michigan (Engineer)
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 207.5 ft.
Total length: 464.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47607, -123.96225   (decimal degrees)
40°28'34" N, 123°57'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/418435/4481043 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Redcrest
Inventory numbers
CA 04-101Z (California bridge number)
BH 10920 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/1995)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 48.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
1,340

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2009: New photos from Michael Goff
  • August 11, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER CA-9 - Van Duzen Bridge

Comments 

Van Duzen River Bridge
Posted August 7, 2014, by Rebecca Evans (rebeccaevans3914 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I swam here as a child in the 60,s and 70,s with my family and friends.Such great memories.