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Bald Hills Road Bridge

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Bald Hills Road Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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BH Photo #180552

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Description 

Steel deck truss with emergency repairs on North end. North end of bridge is supported in part by emergency vertical supports after engineering survey in 2007 identified that the North pier and abutment was sliding South and compressing steel truss. Bridge was closed for a period of time and re-opened in 2008.

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Klamath River on Bald Hills Road
Location
Humboldt County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1965, emergency repairs 2008.
Design
Steel Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 299.9 ft.
Total length: 793.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Martins Ferry Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.20762, -123.75692   (decimal degrees)
41°12'27" N, 123°45'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/436541/4562081 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
French Camp Ridge
Inventory numbers
CA 4C-7 (California bridge number)
CA 04C-7 (California bridge number)
BH 10889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
43

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2015: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • April 10, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • October 3, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added photos, updated status.
  • June 20, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location

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Comments 

Bald Hills Road Bridge
Posted May 20, 2013, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

I have not visited the area since the photos were taken in 2010.

Bald Hills Road Bridge
Posted May 16, 2013, by Glenn (bungeemaster [at] gmail [dot] com)

How current are the photos of Martins Ferry bridge?