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Fernbridge

Photos 

Fernbridge

Photo taken by Walt Frazer in May 2008

BH Photo #121850

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Eel River on CA 211
Location
Humboldt County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1918
Builder
- John B. Leonard of Union City, Michigan (Engineer)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 194.9 ft.
Total length: 2,408.3 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 2, 1987
Also called
Eel River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61333, -124.20167   (decimal degrees)
40°36'48" N, 124°12'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/398348/4496528 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fortuna
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
5,300
Inventory numbers
CA 4-134 (California bridge number)
CA 04-134 (California bridge number)
NRHP 87000566 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 10900 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2018: New photos from Mike Goff
  • June 23, 2013: New photos from Brian Smith
  • June 22, 2013: New photo from Mike Lynch
  • June 1, 2012: New photos from Larry Matthews
  • February 22, 2012: New photo from Brian Smith
  • December 15, 2009: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • August 18, 2008: New photo from Walt Frazer

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Walt Frazer - abooks [at] humboldt1 [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Brian Smith - casigns28 [at] outlook [dot] com
  • Larry Matthews
  • Mike Lynch - lynch3212 [at] wavecable [dot] com
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia - Fernbridge

Comments 

Eel River Bridge
Posted February 4, 2007, by Matthew Filar (mfilar [at] pacbell [dot] net)

Fernbridge and Eel River by Matthew Filar